Dewshane Williams as Tommy LaSalle
Born in the early years of the war, Tommy arrived in Defiance an orphan, bearing the scars of his painful upbringing. Eager for a fresh start and a desire to put his past behind him, he eventually found his purpose as the Lawkeeper’s deputy. His bright optimism – and sharp survival skills – make him a good man to have in your corner.
Originally from Jamaica, Dewshane Williams moved to Canada in 1997. He enrolled at the Wexford Collegiate for the Arts and was cast as a lead in his first musical Grease. He went on to star in Fiddler on the Roof, The Music Man and Metamorphosis.
Film and TV credits include Lullaby for Pi (staring Rupert Friend), Jesus Henry Christ (with Toni Collette and Michael Sheen), Flashpoint, Lost Girl and Saving Hope. He is best known for his recurring role as Dr. Fred on Being Erica and Frank in the prison drama Dog Pound.
Besides acting, he enjoys writing, dance and making music in his spare time.