SyFy has confirmed with us that Brian J. Smith is set to guest star in an all-new episode of Defiance. ou can get your first details at the episode below, and read about Smith’s character.
The new episode is set to debut on Monday, June 10 at 9PM ET/PT. Smith portrays Gordon McClintock, a NASA hero from the pre-Arkfall days who was presumed dead following a space station catastrophe in 2013. The astronaut is discovered to still be alive when he is revived from an induced sleep, and is overcome with shock and disbelief at the dangerous new world of Defiance.
Smith starred in the Syfy original series Stargate Universe and the Syfy original movie Red Faction. Originally from Dallas, Texas, Smith is a graduate of the four-year acting program at The Julliard School in New York City. He also starred in the 2009 feature film The War Boys, written by award-winning playwright Naomi Wallace and Bruce McLeod, and appeared in the 2009 thriller Redhook. His additional television credits include Poirot : Murder on the Orient Express and a guest star role on NBC’s Law and Order.
Smith appeared on Broadway in The Columnist opposite John Lithgow, Come Back, Little Sheba opposite S. Epatha Merkerson, and, off-Broadway, in Good Boys and True, and Three Changes, opposite Dylan McDermott and Maura Tierney. This fall Smith will return to Broadway, reprising his role as Jim in the American Repertory Theater’s acclaimed production of The Glass Menagerie (opposite cast mates Cherry Jones and Zachary Quinto).