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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 5 January 1967Los Angeles, California, USA
Birth NameJoseph Harold Dunnigan III
Height 6' (1.83 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Joe Flanigan was born on January 5, 1967 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Joseph Harold Dunnigan III. He is an actor and writer, known for Stargate: Atlantis (2004), 6 Bullets (2012) and The Other Sister (1999). He was previously married to Katherine Kousi.

Spouse (1)

Katherine Kousi (1996 - 2013) (divorced) (3 children)

Trivia (13)

He was tapped for the lead in the NBC pilot Sherman's March (2000).
Graduate of University of Colorado, major in history.
Of the five original Stargate: Atlantis (2004) regulars, he is the only American. Torri Higginson, Rainbow Francks and Rachel Luttrell are all Canadian, and David Hewlett is English (though he now also lives in Canada).
Wife, Katherine Kousi, is a painter.
Is a very good skier, proved by the fact he won two prizes at the Waterkeepers' Alliance event in Lake Louise in January 2006.
He and his wife, Katherine Kousi, have three sons, Aidan, Truman and Fergus.
Joe and his wife welcomed a third son in September 2006.
Appeared in one episode of Birds of Prey (2002), "Prey for the Hunter", before fellow Stargate franchise member Carmen Argenziano, of Stargate SG-1 (1997), appeared in the episode "Nature of the Beast".
Only he and David Hewlett have both appeared in all 100 episodes of Stargate: Atlantis (2004). Rachel Luttrell has been credited in all episodes but has not appeared in them all.
Worked as an advance man in President George Bush' administration and as a bartender, but fired from both jobs.
When he was a child, his mother remarried, he was adopted by his step father and took his last name, Flanigan.
Playing Major/Lt. Colonel John Sheppard on the TV series Stargate: Atlantis (2004). [August 2004]
Playing Lieutenant Colonel John Sheppard on Stargate: Atlantis (2004) (his character received a promotion.) [July 2005]

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