Gil Bellows is a Canadian actor. He’s been acting since the 1980s, debuting in the 1988 film The First Season. In the 1990s, he’s had one-time roles in numerous shows, including Law & Order and Flying Blind. He later landed roles in Hollywood, such as in the films The Shawshank Redemption, Miami Rhapsody, Black Day Blue Night, and Snow White: A Tale of Terror. From 1997 to 2002, he gained recognition for his role as Billy Thomas in the TV series Ally McBeal. After this, he had performances in such movies as Blind Horizon, Childstar, The Weather Man, and The Promotion. In the 2010s, he starred as Nikoli Putin in the TV action series True Justice. He also became known for playing Lawrence Lacroix in Prime Video’s Patriot.