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Jeffrey Bowyer-Chapman is a Canadian actor, fashion model, and one of the permanent judges on Canada's Drag Race, alongside Brooke Lynn Hytes and Stacey McKenzie. He also appeared as a guest judge on RuPaul's Drag Race Season 9, All Stars 3, and All Stars 5.
Bowyer-Chapman lived in Red Deer, Alberta till his teenage years, at which point he moved to Vancouver, then began traveling as a model at age 15 throughout Europe, South Africa, and all across North America. He ended up in Vancouver again at age 21, which was when he began acting in television and film. He made his first movie, then moved to New York, living there for seven years before moving to Los Angeles in September 2016.
Alongside modeling, Bowyer-Chapman also began acting career, making his screen debut in gay-themed film Shock to the System (2006). He was named one of "Five of the Best..." in Out magazine's 2007 feature article "Canada's Coolest" and was listed in Mwinda magazine's 2009 special issue "The 10 Most Beautiful Africans In Entertainment". He has modeled in many venues including USA, Canada, South Africa, and Europe and modeled in international campaigns for American Apparel and Levi's.
He went to appear in the television series Noah's Arc and The L Word, and well as the film The Break-Up Artist (2009). From 2009 to 2011, Bowyer-Chapman had a recurring role in the Syfy series, Stargate Universe.
In 2012, he starred alongside Jussie Smollett in Patrik-Ian Polk's LGBT-themed romantic-comedy-drama film The Skinny. In 2015, he began starring alongside Constance Zimmer and Shiri Appleby in the critically acclaimed Lifetime dark comedy-drama series Unreal, playing the role of Jay, a gay reality television producer. In 2016, Bowyer-Chapman appeared in the comedy film Dirty Grandpa.
- Jeffrey is the second guest judge to become a permanent judge of a Drag Race spinoff (after Graham Norton) and the third guest to become permanent, following Ross Matthews and Todrick Hall in the American version of the show and Graham Norton on the UK Version.