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1983 The Dead Zone Ambulance Driver

1985 Head Office University Dean

1989 Beyond the Stars Hal Simon

1989 Look Who's Talking Drug Doctor

1991 The Hitman Dr. Atkins

1995 Dangerous Intentions Group Leader

1996 Unforgettable Dr. Smoot

1998 The X-Files The Smoking Man

1998 The Last Tzaddik Mr. Drazien Short film

2000 Perpetrators of the Crime Henderson

2001 The Proposal Agent Frank Gruning

2001 Out of Line Russell

2001 Mindstorm Parish

2001 Jay and Silent Bob Strike Back The Smoking Man Uncredited

2001 Andhrax Tye Crow

2002 Polished Phillip Short film

2002 Aftermath Deputy Director Edwards

2002 Body & Soul Dr. Edward A. Esseff

2003 Broken Saints Benjamin Palmer

2003 Arbor Vitae Old Soul Short film

2004 Snakehead Terror Doc Jenkins

2004 Lyon King Finance Minister Short film

2004 Packing Up Jenkins Short film

2005 The Cost of Living Mark Mortinson Short film

2005 The Last Round Mitchell

2005 Max Rules Rick Brinkley

2006 The Janitors Harvey Short film

2006 Sisters Dr. Bryant

2007 The Messengers Colby Price

2007 Numb Peter Milbank

2008 The Femme Fatale Sam Video short film

2008 A Pickle Mack Short film

2008 Passengers Jack, with Anne Hathaway

2008 Reverse Chris Short film

2009 Possession Dr. Creane

2009 The Shortcut Benjamin Hartley

2009 The Thaw Ted

2009 Damage Veltz

2010 Blob The Boss Short film

2010 Flowers for Norma Older Gentleman #2 Short film

2010 Amazon Falls Calvin

2011 Goose on the Loose Alphonse David

2011 Rise of the Damned Doctor

2012 The Tall Man Sheriff Chestnut

2012 The Package Dr. Willhelm

2013 Singularity Principle Lawrence Cason

2014 Focus Mr. Grant

2016 Residue Lamont

2016 Abduct Zane

2016 2BR02B: To Be or Naught to Be Granddad Short film

2017 Death Note Radio Host

2018 Game Over, Man! Ray Security

2018 Bad Times at the El Royale Judge Gordon Hoffman

2019 Phil Father Grant

2020 Crystal's Shadow Zane Mcallister

with Dylan McDermott, 2007
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In addition to the iconic role of The Smoking Man, on The X-Files where he made frequent appearances for the next nine years, William B. Davis has played a wide range of roles, on series from Stargate SG-1 to Smallville and a host of television movies and other projects. 


1985 The Cuckoo Bird Ted

1987 Deadly Deception Lawyer

1987 Sworn to Silence Peter Massio

1987 The Little Match Girl Dr. Sam Easton

1989 Matinee Heath Harris

1990 Anything to Survive Dr. Reynolds

1990 It Mr. Gedreau

1991 Omen IV: The Awakening Lawyer Uncredited

1992 Diagnosis Murder Marvin Parkins

1994 Heart of a Child Vern

1994 Beyond Suspicion Capt. Dick Roth

1994 Don't Talk to Strangers Huddleston

1995 Not Our Son Police Chief Uncredited

1995 Circumstances Unknown Gene Reuschel

1995 Courting Justice Dr. Alexander

1996 The Limbic Region Teacher

1998 Voyage of Terror Dr. Norman Ellisy

1999 Murder Most Likely Detective Inspector

2000 Killing Moon Ed

2000 Becoming Dick Dr. Hardwin

2002 Damaged Care Dr. Sam Verbush

2002 Saint Sinner Father Michael

2002 100 Days in the Jungle N/A

2003 Word of Honor Lewis Kaplan

2004 The Cradle Will Fall Dist. Atty. Alex Myerson

2005 Dark Pines Shannon Fraser

2006 Dark Storm General Killion

2006 Her Fatal Flaw Richard O'Brien

2006 The Secret of Hidden Lane Judge Landers

2007 Judicial Indiscretion Senator Garland Wolf

2009 Something Evil Comes Mr. Dutton

2009 Web of Desire Dr. Charles Friedman

2010 Medium Raw: Night of the Wolf Dr. Robert Parker

2011 Behemoth William Walsh

2013 Stonados Ben

With Jay Brazeau, 2002
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As David Choak 2020
With Cainan Wiebe 2008
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1984 SCTV Channel Man on the phone Episode: "Half Wits Save the World Parade"

1986 The Beachcombers Dave Douglas Episode: "Trial Balloon"

1987 Danger Bay Norris Episode: "High Five"

1987 Airwolf "Company" official 4 episodes

1987 21 Jump Street Mr. Wiedlin Episode: "Mean Streets and Pastel Houses"

1988 Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future Arvin Episode: "Judgement"

1988 Danger Bay Jack Kane Episode: "Racing Against Time"

1988 21 Jump Street Mr. Wickenton Episode: "Champagne High"

1988 Wiseguy Curant Episode: "The Merchant of Death"

1989 Wiseguy Inspector #2 Episode: "People Do It All the Time"

1991 21 Jump Street Judge Harrison Episode: "Crossfire"

1991 MacGyver Judge Episode: "Trail of Tears"

1991 The Commish Don Chesley 2 episodes

1992 Street Justice Badgely Episode: "Homecoming"

1992 Nightmare Cafe Doctor Episode: "Sanctuary for a Child"

1993 North of 60 Inspector Nelson Episode: "Out of the Blue"

1993–2018 The X-Files The Smoking Man 43 episodes

1995 Sliders Prof. Myman Episode: "Eggheads"

1995 The Outer Limits Ed Episode: "The Conversion"

1996 Poltergeist: The Legacy Dr. Bill Nigel Episode: "Do Not Go Gently"

1996 The Outer Limits John Wymer Episode: "Out of Body"

1999 Mentors Sir Arthur Conan Doyle Episode: "The Truth Is in Here"

2000 The Fearing Mind Michell Cofax Episode: "Gentlemen Caller"

2001 First Wave Sagon Episode: "Checkmate"

2001 The Outer Limits Dr. Biemler Episode: "Worlds Within"

2001 Mythquest Head Priest Episode: "The Oracle"

2001 Andromeda Professor Logitch Episode: "Pitiless as the Sun"

2003 Smallville Mayor William 'Billy' Tate 2 episodes

2004 Kingdom Hospital Dean Swinton Episode: "The Young and the Headless"

2004 Murdoch Mysteries Alderman Godfrey Shepcote Episode: "Expect the Dying"

2005 Tilt Father Mike Episode: "Nobody Ever Listens"

2005 Robson Arms Dr. Carlisle Wainwright 10 episodes

2005–2006 Stargate SG-1 Ori Prior Damaris 2 episodes

2006 Supernatural College Professor Episode: "Scarecrow"

2006 Canadian Comedy Shorts Finance Minister Episode: "Episode #10.9"

2007 Masters of Science Fiction The President Episode: "The Awakening"

2008 Fear Itself Father Chris Episode: "In Sickness and in Health"

2009 Caprica Minister Chambers Episode: "Pilot"

2010 Human Target Whitey Doyle Episode: "Run"

2012–2015 Continuum Older Alec Sadler 10 episodes

2013 R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Plumberg Episode: "Bad Egg"

2019 The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina Methuselah 2 episodes

2020 50 States of Fright  Frank  TV short

2020 - 2022 Upload - David Choak 10 episodes

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