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Michael Shanks was born on December 15, 1970 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada as Michael Garrett Shanks. He is an actor and producer, known for Stargate SG-1 (1997), Stargate: Continuum (2008) and Elysium (2013). He has been married to Lexa Doig since August 2, 2003. They have two children. See full bio »

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Known For

Stargate SG-1
Stargate SG-1 Dr. Daniel Jackson / Thor / Aegir / Android Daniel Jackson / Ma'chello / Colonel Jack O'Neill / John Crichton / Keenin / Penegal / Sovereign Martice / The Cowardly Lion / Tryan / Vala Mal Doran
(1997-2007)
Stargate: Continuum
Stargate: Continuum Daniel Jackson
(2008)
Elysium
Elysium CCB Agent
(2013)
Saving Hope
Saving Hope Dr. Charlie Harris
(2012-2017)

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 2017 Yellow (TV Movie) (post-production)
Blind Date Guy
 2017 Christmas Homecoming (TV Movie)
Master Sergeant Jim Mullins
 2012-2017 Saving Hope (TV Series)
Dr. Charlie Harris
- Hope Never Dies (2017) ... Dr. Charlie Harris
- First and Last (2017) ... Dr. Charlie Harris
- La Famiglia (2017) ... Dr. Charlie Harris
- Fix You (2017) ... Dr. Charlie Harris
- We Need to Talk About Charlie Harris (2017) ... Dr. Charlie Harris
 2016 Hearts of Spring (TV Movie)
Andy
 2013 Mr. Hockey: The Gordie Howe Story (TV Movie)
Gordie Howe
 2012 Mr. Young (TV Series)
Mr. Lewis
- Mr. Poet (2012) ... Mr. Lewis
 2011 Captain Starship (TV Series)
Brock Hunter (2011)
 2011 Flashpoint (TV Series)
David Fleming
- Blue on Blue (2011) ... David Fleming
 2011 The Pastor's Wife (TV Movie)
Matthew Winkler
 2011 Christmas Lodge (TV Movie)
Jack
 2011 Endgame (TV Series)
Casey Roman
- The Caffeine Hit (2011) ... Casey Roman
 2010 Smallville (TV Series)
Carter Hall / Hawkman
- Icarus (2010) ... Carter Hall / Hawkman
- Shield (2010) ... Carter Hall
- Salvation (2010) ... Carter Hall / Hawkman (uncredited)
- Absolute Justice (2010) ... Carter Hall / Hawkman
 2010 Tower Prep (TV Series)
Dr. Literature
- Book Report (2010) ... Dr. Literature
 2010 The Good Guys (TV Series)
Capt. Shaw
- Supercops (2010) ... Capt. Shaw
 2009-2010 SGU Stargate Universe (TV Series)
Dr. Daniel Jackson
- Incursion: Part 1 (2010) ... Dr. Daniel Jackson
- Subversion (2010) ... Dr. Daniel Jackson
- Human (2010) ... Dr. Daniel Jackson
- Air: Part 1 (2009) ... Dr. Daniel Jackson
 2010 Supernatural (TV Series)
Rob
- 99 Problems (2010) ... Rob
 2009 Sanctuary (TV Series)
Jimmy
- Penance (2009) ... Jimmy
 2009 Living Out Loud (TV Movie)
Brad Marshall
 2008-2009 Burn Notice (TV Series)
Victor
- Lesser Evil (2009) ... Victor
- Sins of Omission (2009) ... Victor
- Truth and Reconciliation (2009) ... Victor
- Bad Blood (2008) ... Victor
 2009 Desperate Escape (TV Movie)
Michael Coleman
 2008 The Lost Treasure of the Grand Canyon (TV Movie)
Jacob Thain
 2004-2008 Stargate: Atlantis (TV Series)
Dr. Daniel Jackson
- The Lost Tribe (2008) ... Dr. Daniel Jackson
- First Contact (2008) ... Dr. Daniel Jackson
- Rising (2004) ... Dr. Daniel Jackson
 2007 Eureka (TV Series)
Christopher Dactylos
- All That Glitters (2007) ... Christopher Dactylos
 2007 Mega Snake (TV Movie)
Les Daniels
 2007 24 (TV Series)
Mark Bishop
- Day 6: 3:00 a.m.-4:00 a.m. (2007) ... Mark Bishop
- Day 6: 2:00 a.m.-3:00 a.m. (2007) ... Mark Bishop
- Day 6: 1:00 a.m.-2:00 a.m. (2007) ... Mark Bishop
 2007 Judicial Indiscretion (TV Movie)
Jack Sullivan
 1997-2007 Stargate SG-1 (TV Series)
Dr. Daniel Jackson / Thor / Aegir / ...
- Unending (2007) ... Dr. Daniel Jackson / Thor
- Dominion (2007) ... Dr. Daniel Jackson
- Family Ties (2007) ... Dr. Daniel Jackson
- Talion (2007) ... Dr. Daniel Jackson
- Bad Guys (2007) ... Dr. Daniel Jackson
 2006 Under the Mistletoe (TV Movie)
Kevin Harrison
 2005 CSI: Miami (TV Series)
Doug Stets
- Payback (2005) ... Doug Stets
 2005 Swarmed (TV Movie)
Kent Horvath
 2001-2003 Andromeda (TV Series)
Balance of Judgment / Remiel / Gabriel
- Day of Judgement, Day of Wrath (2003) ... Remiel / Balance of Judgment
- Star-Crossed (2001) ... Gabriel / Balance of Judgment
 2002 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Donnie
- Shades of Guilt (2002) ... Donnie
 2002 The Chris Isaak Show (TV Series)
Trevor
- The Hidden Mommy (2002) ... Trevor
 2002 Door to Door (TV Movie)
John
 2002 All Around the Town (TV Movie)
Justin Donnelly
 1998-2000 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Dr. Will Olsten / Melburn Ross
- Manifest Destiny (2000) ... Dr. Will Olsten
- Mary 25 (1998) ... Melburn Ross
 1999 Escape from Mars (TV Movie)
Bill Malone, Mission Architect
 1997 The Call of the Wild: Dog of the Yukon (TV Movie)
Fellow Gambler #1
 1995 University Hospital (TV Series)
Jake
- Shadow of a Doubt (1995) ... Jake
 1995 A Family Divided (TV Movie)
Todd
 1994 Madison (TV Series)
Gordon
- Junior Partner (1994) ... Gordon
 1993 The Commish (TV Series)
Sean
- Rising Sun (1993) ... Sean (as Michael G. Shanks)
 1993 Highlander (TV Series)
Jesse Collins
- The Zone (1993) ... Jesse Collins (as Michael G. Shanks)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

AXN Online Chat with Michael Shanks (Sony Pictures Japan) on July 27, 2003 See more »

Publicity Listings:

27 Interviews | 2 Articles | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Michael G. Shanks

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

[about his character Daniel's relationship with his love interest Janet began] "There seems to be this funny beat that they seemed to have this off-camera familiarity with each other. So we started playing with it. And it became an ongoing thread throughout the show. So whenever we did a scene together, we'd throw in an extra look or an extra glance. I'll let you guys fill in the blank of where ... See more »

Trivia:

Grew up as a huge Star Wars and Star Trek fan. Michael was also a fan of the cult television series, Xena: Warrior Princess. See more »

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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