James Callis stars in "Eureka" on Syfy as Dr. Grant, a former resident of Eureka whose unexpected return is cause for serious alarm for all and significant friction for Sherriff Jack Carter (Colin Ferguson), considering the debonair Doctor's romantic interest in Allison Blake (Salli Richardson-Whitfield).

Callis's role on "Eureka" marks a return to Syfy having garnered both critical acclaim and fan adoration for his portrayal of the self-serving, opportunistic and conniving genius, Dr. Gaius Baltar, on the award-winning series "Battlestar Galactica," throughout the four-season run on the channel. Scientific genius and moral weakling, Baltar unwittingly helped the Cylons destroy humanity. While carrying on an internal dialogue with Number Six, Gaius is torn between self interest and the demands of his new role as vice-president.

Most recently Callis appeared in the film "Re-Uniting the Rubins" co-starring Rhona Mitra and Timothy Spall, played Merlin in the telefilm "Merlin and the Book of Beasts," guest starred on CBS's "Numb3rs" and ABC's "Flash Forward."

London-born James Callis studied English and Related Literature at the University of York. After graduating in 1993, he gained a place at the renowned London Academy of Music & Dramatic Arts. He graduated from LAMDA in 1996 and has since appeared in various West End stage productions, as well as in film and on TV and radio.

Callis made his West End debut in "Old Wicked Songs" alongside Bob Hoskins in 1996, earning the London Critics Circle's Jack Tinker Award for Most Promising Newcomer. He appeared at the Almeida Theatre in George Bernard Shaw's "The Doctor's Dilemma" in 1998, and at the Soho Theatre in London last year in Peter Ackerman's "Things You Shouldn't Say Past Midnight." He broke into television in 1996 with a guest role on the British series "Murder Most Horrid" and with a recurring role in the ensemble of the long-running U.K. drama "Soldier Soldier."

Callis went on to a number of telefilms and miniseries, including "The Scarlet Pimpernel" (1999) and "Jason and the Argonauts" (2000). He played Bridget's pal Tom in the hit movie "Bridget Jones's Diary" (2001) and its sequel "Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason" (2004). He co-wrote and co-directed the film "Beginner's Luck" (2001), in which he starred opposite Julie Delpy. He was Menelaus in USA Network's miniseries "Helen of Troy," and he has recently completed shooting in India for the feature film "One Night With the King," with Omar Sharif and Peter O'Toole.

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Age: 46 years old
Birthday: June 4, 1971
Height: 5' 8"
Birthplace: London, England, UK
Wife: Neha Callis (12/30/1998, 3 children)

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