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Also Known As: Jason Bradford Priestley Died:
Born: August 28, 1969 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Vancouver, British Columbia, CA Profession: Cast ... actor director producer


Charming and charismatic, actor-director Jason Priestly rocketed to stardom as one of television's most popular teen heartthrobs in the early 1990s. Cast as conscientious Midwestern transplant Brandon Walsh on the cultural phenomenon "Beverly Hills, 90210" (Fox, 1990-2000), Priestly was the opposite side of the coin to the show's equally popular "bad boy" Dylan McKay, played by Luke Perry. A role that ranked him as one of TV Guide's Top 25 Teen Idols, it also provided a platform for the actor to pursue endeavors as a producer and director. Additionally, "90210" led to prominent film work for the young actor, who was seen alongside Kurt Russell and Val Kilmer in the hit Western "Tombstone" (1993) and starred opposite John Hurt in the critically-acclaimed independent drama "Love and Death on Long Island" (1998). Indulging his love for the band Barenaked Ladies, Priestly directed the concert documentary "Barenaked in America" (1999), in addition to several made-for-TV movies over the next decade. After several false starts on short-lived shows like "Love Monkey" (CBS, 2006), he again found series success in his home country as the ethically-challenged star of the black comedy "Call Me Fitz" (HBO Canada, 2010- ). An instant hit in the Great White North, it began airing in American in 2011. A rare instance of early fame leading to a lengthy, prolific career, Priestley's varied interests and professional drive kept him busy both in front of and behind the camera.

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