In NBC's new drama series "The Cape" David Lyons stars as The Cape/Vince Faraday. Faraday is an honest cop on a corrupt police force, who finds himself framed for a series of murders and presumed dead. He is forced into hiding and, fueled by a desire to reunite with his family, becomes The Cape - his son's favorite comic book superhero.
Lyons, a native of Australia, has built an impressive list of credits since graduating from Australia's most prestigious drama school, National Institute of Dramatic Art (NIDA).
Most recently, Lyons completed a lead role in the Australian feature film "Swerve," as well as a high-impact cameo opposite Julia Roberts in the Columbia Pictures film "Eat, Pray, Love."
In 2009, Lyons played a lead role in NBC's pilot "Day One" and also starred as the charismatic Dr. Simon Brenner in Season 15 of the long-running NBC series "ER." That same year, Lyons also starred as E.T. Holiday in Australia's Nine Network action series "Sea Patrol" and as convicted murderer Gordon Wood in the Network Ten movie "A Model Daughter: The Killing of Caroline Byrne."
Other feature film credits include the 2008 crime thriller "Cactus" and Jamie Blank's 2007 horror film "Storm Warning."
Lyons has performed on stage for both The Sydney Theatre Company in "A Hard God" and the Melbourne Theatre Company in "Cyrano De Bergerac."
Lyons resides in Los Angeles.