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Niall appeared in the season two episode “Overboard” of the CTV police drama series “Motive” as former special ops soldier Damien Cutter.

Trivia: “Motive” featured a host of Canadian stars, including Niall’s former cast mates Eric Cerra,  Louis Ferreira, Roger Cross, Kavan Smith, Giacomo Baessato, Jewel Staite, Miranda Frigon, Ryan Robbins and Rebecca Marshall.

Motive was a  Canadian police procedural, centering around the investigations of Detective Angie Flynn (Kristin Lehman) and Detective Oscar Vega (Louis Ferreira). Each episode would begin with the murder, letting the audience know the guilty party, then follow the investigation as the Detectives uncovered the truth.


Niall starred as the killer in the episode “Overboard“.  A former special ops operative, he is looking to avenge the death of his sister, which was ruled an accident.  His character Damien is (rightly) convinced that her husband Kurt (Carlos Bernard) actually murdered her.  In revenge, Damien murders Kurt’s lover, to make him experience the pain of loss. Damien is eventually caught, and Detective Vega implies that he will pursue Kurt for the death of his wife.

Appearance: Season 2 – Episode; “Overboard” (airdate March 20, 2014)

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