Character Evan Cross
Date of birth October 20th, 1980
Place of birth Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Appearances Primeval: New World

Niall Matter (born October 20th, 1980) is a Canadian actor.  He portrays Evan Cross in Primeval: New World.

Before he began his acting career, he worked on the oil rigs in Northern Alberta for eight years.  At the age of 25, he was involved in an rigging accident which almost resulted in an amputation of his right leg.  After six months of rehabilitation and learning how to walk, he was about to go back to his home in Vancouver.

He is probably best known to TV viewers as Zane Donovan, the rebel genius on Eureka.


Year Title Role Notes
2008 Beyond Loch Ness Josh Riley Television film
2008 Dr. Dolittle: Tail to the Chief Cole Fletcher Direct-to-video
2008 Secrets of the Summer House Peter Hughes Television film
2009 Watchmen Byron Lewis/Mothman
2010 Dawna Pimp Short film
2011 Exley George Wilson
Year Title Role Notes
2007 The Best Years Trent Hamilton Main cast (Season 1)
2007–2012 Eureka Zane Donovan Recurring (Season 2)

Main Cast (Seasons 3–5)

49 Episodes

2007–2008 Stargate Atlantis Dillion Everett 2 Episodes
2008 Fear Itself Eddie Season 1 - Episode 6: "New Year's Day"
2009 Mistresses Sam Hollister Unsold Lifetime pilot
2009 Warehouse 13 Gary Whitman Season 1 - Episode 8: "Duped"
2009–2010 Melrose Place Rick Paxton 3 Episodes
2011–2012 90210 Greg 5 Episodes
2012–2013 Primeval: New World Evan Cross Main Cast
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