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Grant Bowler
Grant bowler
Key Information
Character Joshua Nolan
Birthdate July 18, 1968
Birthplace Auckland, New Zealand
Spouse(s) Roxane Wilson (divorced)
Children Daughter, Edie Bowler
Son, Zeke Bowler

Grant Bowler is a Kiwi actor who has worked in American, Australian and New Zealand films and television.

He is known for playing the role of Constable Wayne Patterson in Blue Heelers and also appeared as Wilhelmina Slater's love interest Connor Owens in Ugly Betty. In November 2010, he was announced as the host of The Amazing Race Australia which currently airs on the Seven Network


In the Syfy channel's upcoming television series Defiance, Bowler plays the protagonist, Joshua Nolan. Nolan is a former Lieutenant in the Earth Military Coalition who must protect his hometown, Defiance, from aliens in a post-war world.