Stargate Universe‘s Robert Carlyle is the Best Actor in Canada, according to Gemini Award voters! Carlyle won the award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role, for his role as Dr. Nicholas Rush in the Season One episode “Human.”
The 25th annual award gala was held last night in Toronto, with the entire cast in attendance. Carlyle’s fellow nominees included Michael Riley (Being Erica), Luke Kirby (Cra$h & Burn), Allan Hawco (Republic of Doyle), and fellow SGU cast member Louis Ferreira (“Everett Young”).
SGU was also up for Best Dramatic Series. The trophy went to The Tudors.
In total, Stargate Universe was nominated for nine awards in this year’s Geminis, including Best Direction (Andy Mikita), Best Original Music Score (Joel Goldsmith), Best Photography (Jim Menard), Best Picture Editing (Rick Martin), Best Sound (Kelly Cole and team), and Best Visual Effects (Mark Savela and team). The awards honor the best English-language television produced in Canada, as determined by members of the Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television and other industry professionals.
Congratulations to Robert and the entire cast and crew!