Paul Popowich
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Full Name

Paul Popowich


March 2, 1973 (age 41)


Hamilton, Ontario, Canada

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Paul Popowich


J.R. Godfrey


Season 1

Paul Popowich (born March 2, 1973) who plays J.R. Godfrey on netflix's Hemlock Grove is a Canadian actor.


Popowich was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada and was raised in Stoney Creek, Ontario. In high school, he studied dramatic art and played classical piano. He has also obtained a B.A (Combined Honours; McMaster University) and B.Ed (OISE at University of Toronto) in addition to a number of academic awards and scholarships.

Popowich made his beginning in the cinematography at age of 15, when he received his first professional role as Cass in the movie Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller. Beside his theatre appearances, he has performed in many television series (such as Beverly Hills, 90210) and features.

Paul is best known for his portrayal of Mr. Smith in Season 2 of Twice in a Lifetime, where he played an angel who had to help people change their past for a better future.

He also starred as drummer Jesse alongside Neve Campbell on the Canadian TV show Catwalk, about a struggling band of musicians, and as Joe Hardy in the 1995 The Hardy Boys television series.

He made a Star Trek appearance in the Star Trek: Deep Space Nine episode "Valiant", in which he played Tim Watters, a Starfleet cadet who received a field promotion to Captain, which makes Popowich one of the few actors to record a Captain's Log on Star Trek.

In 2012, he appeared in Season 12 of Degrassi: The Next Generation as Clare Edwards' boss, Asher Shostak.



  • Tommy Tricker and the Stamp Traveller (1988)
  • The Club (1994)
  • Any Mother's Son (1997)
  • Pirates of Silicon Valley (1999)
  • Children of the Corn 666: Isaac's Return (Video) (1999)
  • Silver Man (2000)
  • Vlad (2003)
  • Vampires Anonymous (2003)
  • Phil the Alien (2004)
  • Fatal Trust (2006)
  • The Roommate (Video short) (2006)
  • The Roommate (2007)
  • The Best Years (2007)
  • I Me Wed (2007)
  • Long Island Confidential (2008)
  • When Love Is Not Enough: The Lois Wilson Story (2010)
  • My Daughter Must Live (2014)
  • The Good Witch's Wonder (2014)
  • Let's Rap (2015)


  • The Hidden Room (1991)
  • Catwalk (1992)
  • Ready or Not (1995)
  • Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1995)
  • Nancy Drew (1995)
  • The Hardy Boys (1995)
  • Flash Forward (1996)
  • F/X: The Series (1997)
  • Beverly Hills, 90210 (1998)
  • Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1998)
  • Unhappily Ever After (1998)
  • Nash Bridges (1998)
  • Promised Land (1999)
  • Dark Angel (2000)
  • Twice in a Lifetime (2000-2001)
  • The Outer Limits (2001)
  • Mutant X (2002)
  • Beautiful People (2005)
  • This Is Wonderland (2005)
  • The L Word (2006)
  • Angela's Eyes (2006)
  • 'Til Death Do Us Part (2007)
  • The Bridge (2010)
  • Degrassi: The Next Generation (2012)
  • Flashpoint (2012)
  • Cracked (2013)
  • Hemlock Grove (2013)

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