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Winston Rekert

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Winston Rekert
Winston Rekert
Portrays: Priest (TRS)
Obal Ferras (Caprica)
Date of Birth: July 10, 1949
Date of Death: September 14, 2012
Age at Death: 63
Nationality: CAN CAN

Winston Rekert (July 10, 1949—September 14, 2012) was the Canadian actor who portrayed an unnamed priest in the Re-imagined Series and Obal Ferras in Caprica's "Unvanquished."

Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, he has acted in such genre series as Andromeda, First Wave, Stargate SG-1, and Star Wars: Droids. He is better known for being the series leads on Adderly and Neon Rider; Neon Rider was also co-created by Rekert and Danny Virtue.

Rekert has won three awards and been nominated for nine awards, including the Leo Award and Gemini award.[1]

In April 2012, he received the Sam Payne Lifetime Achievement Award from the Union of British Columbia Performers for his body of work as an actor.[2]

Rekert died of cancer early Friday of September 14, 2012.[2]


  1. Winston Rekert's award listing at the IMDb (backup available on (in ). Retrieved on 24 November 2007.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Leiren-Young, Mark (15 September 2012). Winston Rekert starred in TV's Neon Rider (backup available on . Retrieved on 15 September 2012.