Niall Matter, originally from small town Alberta, Canada, started out working on oil rigs before pursuing a career in film. He got his first break when he signed on as Trent Hamilton for the hit Canadian TV series “The Best Years.”
He is best known for his series regular role, Zane, on “Eureka” (NBC/UNI/SYFY) and as the lead on “Primeval: New World” (SPACE/SYFY). Niall keeps a balance of working on Canadian as well as American projects; recently guest starring on TNT's “Rizzoli and Isles” starring Angie Harmon, NBC’s “Constantine,” ABC’s “Motive,” as well as a starring role alongside Julia Styles in TNT’s pilot “Guilt by Association.”
In the past, he has also appeared on the Canadian series “Arctic Air” in a recurring role and the independent feature film “Ally Was Screaming” alongside Camille Sullivan. Notably, Niall was also hand selected to portray the Mothman in Zach Snyder's “Watchmen” and had major recurring roles on “Melrose Place” and “90210” (CW).
In 2015 Niall had a major recurring role on Global's “Remedy” alongside Enrico Colantoni and (Primeval: New World costar) Sarah Canning and most recently completed filming a lead role in the Hallmark movie “Stop the Wedding.”