Saving Hope actor stops by Kamloops deli

Left to right: Actor Benjamin Ayres, Karen Sage, and Mark Ayres at Murphy's Meats and Deli in Kamloops on Wednesday, June 6, 2017.
Image Credit: SUBMITTED/Tom Murphy

KAMLOOPS – A deli in Kamloops had a celebrity visitor yesterday.

Actor Benjamin Ayres, who is from Kamloops, stopped by Murphy's Meats and Deli in Westsyde with his father yesterday, June 6.

Ayres is best known for his role as Dr. Zachary Miller on the television medical drama Saving Hope. He's also been in several TV shows including Dan for Mayor, jPod and HBO's Less Than Kind.

Store owner Tom Murphy says Aryes came by to surprise deli employee and Saving Hope fan Karen Sage.

"His dad, Mark, is a regular. One of our employees watches the show all the time and he came in for a visit yesterday," Murphy says. "She was really excited."


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