John Pyper-Ferguson

John Pyper-Ferguson (born February 27, 1964) is an Australian-born Canadian actor. He has appeared in a wide range of films and television shows. His notable works include playing Sonny Hamilton on Hamilton's Quest, Peter Hutter on The Adventures of Brisco County, Jr., and Joe Whedon on Brothers & Sisters. He recently portrayed Tomas Vergis on the science fiction drama television series Caprica. John Pyper-Ferguson was born in Mordialloc, Australia, the son of Olympic swimmer Kathleen (née MacNamee) and Richard Ferguson. After a brief period in his country of birth, he moved to Vancouver, Canada, where he was raised by his parents. Pyper-Ferguson went to high school at Handsworth Secondary School. He later graduated with distinction from the University of Alberta with a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Performance. Pyper-Ferguson began his acting career on the prime time drama Hamilton's Quest (1986) as Sonny Hamilton. This brought about Hollywood film roles in movies such as Prom Night II (1987), Pin (1988), Ski School (1990), Bird on a Wire (1990), Stay Tuned (1992), a brief appearance in Unforgiven (1992), and Killer Image (1992).


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