Adam Butcher

Adam Butcher (born October 20, 1988) is a Canadian actor.

Adam Butcher
Born (1988-10-20) October 20, 1988
Years active2001–present

Early life

Born in Cambridge, Ontario, Butcher has an older sister, actress Mandy Butcher. Butcher started acting at the age of nine when his aunt (a talent agent) and uncle (a stuntman/coordinator) suggested that Butcher and his sister Mandy get their headshots taken.


Butcher starred as a teenage long-distance runner in the drama film Saint Ralph (2004). His most current roles were guest appearances on the Disney Original show Life with Derek in the episode "Show-Off-Tune", originally aired August 11, 2007, the episode "Allergy Season", originally aired June 16, 2008, and the episode "Just Friends," appearing as the character of Noel.

In 2009, he appeared in Flashpoint in the episode "The Farm". He portrayed the main character in the 2010 film Dog Pound.

Butcher has also appeared in an episode of Falling Skies, a 2011 alien invasion TV series produced by Steven Spielberg and in three Republic of Doyle episodes as a boy named Dylan. In 2012 he played Darcy in the movie adaptation of The Lesser Blessed. [1]

He had a small role in season 1 episode 1 of Bomb Girls (2012-2013) as pvt Lewis Pine who briefly courts Gladys Witham (and asks her to marry him) before shipping out overseas. His letters to Gladys show up in later episodes that causes grief between her and her "actual" fiancé James.

In 2014, he appeared in the Rookie Blue Season 5 Episode 1 "Blink" as well as the web series Long Story, Short opposite Katie Boland.

He has been starring as Officer Jesse Calvert in the Canadian television show Played since 2013 and also appeared in the 2014 movie Debug, which was written and directed by British-born Canadian actor David Hewlett.

Awards and nominations

He was nominated for a Genie Award in 2006.[2]


  1. DeFore, John (June 12, 2013). "The Lesser Blessed: Film Review". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved April 30, 2020.
  2. "Genies nod to the good and the weak". February 9, 2006. Retrieved June 15, 2018.

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