Birthplace: Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland, United Kingdom
Paul Telfer (born 30 October 1979) is a Scottish actor, who has lived and worked in both his native United Kingdom and the United States. He portrayed the role of Xander Kiriakis on the NBC's soap opera drama series Days of Our Lives.Telfer appeared in episodes of two Sky One series: Is Harry on the Boat? (2002) (as Matt) and Mile High (2003) (as Rory).
He also appeared in a series of ancient history and mythological epics: as Gannicus in the 2004 TV movie Spartacus, Hephaestion in the 2007 movie Young Alexander the Great and the title role in the 2005 TV miniseries Hercules.
In 2007, Telfer appeared in five episodes of the second series of the BBC drama Hotel Babylon (as Luke), and in three episodes of the TV series NCIS,, as Marine Corporal Damon Werth: "Corporal Punishment", "Outlaws and In-laws" and "Jack Knife."
Telfer lived in New Zealand during the past few years, and has co-written theatre work. Away from acting, he posed naked in the women's magazine Cosmopolitan in support of the testicular and prostate cancer charity Everyman.
He appeared in the 2011 movie Son of Morning.
In 2012, he appeared in The Vampire Diaries, 3 episodes of season four, titled The Five (The Vampire Diaries), as Alexander.
In late January 2015, Telfer played a small role as Victor Kiriakis's hit man, Damon, before being cast in the contract role of Victor's nephew Xander Kiriakis on Days of Our Lives. He debuted on 24 March 2015 and departed on 25 August 2015.
He appeared as "Lord Macintosh" in the episodes "The Bear and the Bow" and "The Bear King" on the ABC television series Once Upon a Time broadcast November 2015.
Telfer graduated with First Class honours in Film Studies from the University of Kent at Canterbury in 1999. He is married to Broadway actress Carmen Cusack.
|2010||Young Alexander the Great||Hephaestion|
|2011||Son of Morning||Glenn|
|2002||Is Harry on the Boat?||Matt||Episode 1.03|
|2004||Mile High||Rory||Episode 1.01|
|2007||Hotel Babylon||Luke||5 episodes|
|2007-2010||NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service||Damon Werth||3 episodes|
|2012-2013||The Vampire Diaries||Alexander||3 episodes|
|2012||Co-op of the Damned||Zombie Bill||Episode: "Braaaaiinnsss..."|
|2013||Body of Proof||Tanner Brennan||Episode: "Dark City"|
|2014||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Lex||Episode: "Love for Sale"|
|2014||Cosmos: A Space-Time Odyssey||Angry Scholar #2||Episode: "Standing Up in the Milky Way"|
|2015||Days of Our Lives||Damon|
|2015-2018||Days of Our Lives||Xander Kiriakis||Recurring role|
|2015||Once Upon a Time||Lord Macintosh||Episode: "The Bear and the Bow"|
Episode: "The Bear King"
|2014||Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare||Will Irons||Voice and likeness|