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Walter Gyver (born August 2, 1960) is a British-American director, producer, comedian, writer, animator, and actor.

Early life and career

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Walter in 1986

Walter Gyver was born on August 2, 1960 in London in the United Kingdom. His father was a cook, while his mom was an accountant for HSBC, a London-based bank. After graduating from Birkbeck, University of London in 1985 earning a degree in film and animation, he would move to Sacramento, CA in the United States and begin his career by pitching a pilot to CBS in 1986, which would become The Devons, where he also played the leading role as Bernie Devon, while El Kadsriean actress, Linda Grundy played the role as Tia Devon, a West Indian-American mother and Bernie's wife.

Filmography

Film

  • The Wolfen Kids and The Wolf (1989); Animated and produced the movie. Co-produced by Flying Bark Productions. Direct-to-video release
  • The Devons Movie (1991); Played lead role and directed the movie.
  • Uh-Oh! Another Devons Movie (1993) Played lead role and directed and produced the movie.
  • Ice Cream-Man (1995) Played role as Rodney "Ice Cream-Man" Jenkins. Parody of Candyman (1992).
  • Dropout, Dropout! (1995) Played lead role.
  • Mr. and Mr. Reeves (1998) Played lead role and directed and wrote the movie.
  • Ted & Billy (2000) Played lead role. Remake of Kramer vs. Kramer (1979).
  • Mr. and Mr. Reeves II: Kyle's Payback (2002) Played lead role and wrote the movie.
  • The Devons Go to Hollywood (2002) Plated lead role and directed the movie. Direct-to-video release.
  • Thrill City (2004) Played lead role, animated, produced and directed the movie.
  • Covert OOps (2007) Played lead role and wrote the movie
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Print logo used since 1990.

Television

  • The Devons (1987-1995); Played lead role and directed and produced the show.
  • 406 Salisbury Lane (1990-1998) Directed and produced the show.
  • The Adventures of Max Morph (1990-1993) Animated and produced the show.
  • The Walter Gyver Show (1991-present) Plays lead role and directs and produces most of the episodes.
  • Def Comedy Jam (1992-1997) Appeared in one episode.
  • Reverend Aidan Smith (1999-2013) Plays lead role and directs most of the episodes.
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