Kavan Smith

Kavan Smith is an intelligent, thoughtful actor, blessed with a wide and versatile range.

Born in Edmonton, Alberta both Smith and his brother were raised by his father when his parents divorced. He excelled in many sports as a child and focused on football and martial arts. During his teenage years he cultivated a love for performing with a friend. They would often skip school to record and rehearse skits they would eventually take public on local busses and to shopping centers. After graduation, Smith attended the University of Calgary and worked towards a degree in Economics but dropped out after a year and-a-half. He spent a year contemplating his next move and then enrolled in the Mount Royal University performing arts program. It was here that he developed a love of books and started writing. Soon after graduating he landed a lead role on the Canadian television show Destiny Ridge and moved to Vancouver.

Smith has been continuously adding versatile film and television roles to his acting repertoire since discovering his passion for performance. In 1999 he caught the eye of Brian DePalma and was cast in the sci-fi adventure "Mission to Mars." Since then he has played key roles in FOX's "Human Target," The CW series "Smallville" and "Supernatural," SyFy's "The Outer Limits," "Sanctuary," "Battlestar Galactica", USA's "Fairly Legal" and DirectTV's "Rogue. Smith has also had large recurring roles in USA's "The 4400" as Jed Garrity, SyFy's "Stargate: Atlantis" as Major Evan Lorne, SyFy's "Eureka" as Deputy Andy, ABC's "Mistresses" as Ellis Boone, CW's "Supernatural" as Cuthbert Sinclair and Hallmark Channel's original series "When Calls the Heart" as Leland Coulter.

Known For


Cast Credits

Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency (2016)
Guest starring as Nathan (2 episodes)
  • Episode 1x02: Lost & Found (Oct 29, 2016) [Co-Star]
  • Episode 1x01: Horizons (Oct 22, 2016) [Co-Star]
When Calls the Heart (2014)
Starring as Leland Coulter (22 episodes)
Guest starring as Leland Coulter (16 episodes)
Almost Human (2013)
Guest starring as A.D.A. Ortega
Rogue (2013)
Starring as Tom Travis (20 episodes)
Motive (2013)
Guest starring as Keith Carson
Fairly Legal (2011)
Guest starring as Jessie Willis
Human Target (2010)
Guest starring as Nathan
Sanctuary (2008)
Guest starring as Detective Joe Kavanaugh (2 episodes)
Jetstream (2008)
Starring as Narrator
Eureka (2006)
Guest starring as Andy 2.0 (21 episodes)
Blade: The Series (2006)
Guest starring as Alex
Supernatural (2005)
Guest starring as Spa Victim
Guest starring as Cuthbert Sinclair (2 episodes)
Godiva's (2005)
Guest starring as Zach
Battlestar Galactica (2005)
Guest starring as Lt. Richard "Buster" Baier
Stargate Atlantis (2004)
Guest starring as Major Lorne (29 episodes)
The 4400 (2004)
Guest starring as Jed Garrity (23 episodes)
The Crow: Stairway to Heaven (1998)
Guest starring as Frank Moran
First Wave (1998)
Guest starring as Tommy Cranston
Cold Squad (1998)
Guest starring as Kavan
Stargate SG-1 (1997)
Guest starring as Major Lorne (2 episodes)
The Sentinel (1996)
Guest starring as Quinn
The Outer Limits (1995)
Guest starring as Allan
Guest starring as Harrison Taylor
Guest starring as Lieutenant O'Neill
Guest starring as Dominic Langton
  • Episode 6x09: Stasis (Apr 14, 2000)
Guest starring as Quarterback