Alec McClure played the character Chris Hobbs in Showtime's U.S. series Queer as Folk. Much like former co-star John Furey (who played Justin Taylor's dad Craig in the series), McClure appeared in another Showtime drama Women: Stories of Passion in the late 1990s and has appeared in several TV and film movies and a few TV shows.
He was born in 1977 (unknown date) in Amarillo, Texas, U.S. and grew up in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. He attended York University and Glendon College in Toronto, Ontario, Canada (as well as Thea Gill). He also graduated from the University of Alberta Conservatory Acting Program in Calgary, Alberta, Canada.