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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), Elysium (2013) and Saving Hope (2012). 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)
Elysium
Elysium CCB Agent
(2013)
Saving Hope
Saving Hope Dr. Charlie Harris
(2012-2017)
Stargate: Continuum
Stargate: Continuum Daniel Jackson
(2008)

Filmography

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 2017 Yellow (TV Movie) (post-production)
Blind Date Guy
 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/I Elysium
CCB Agent
 2013 Mr. Hockey: The Gordie Howe Story (TV Movie)
Gordie Howe
 2013 13 Eerie
Tomkins
 2013 Stargate SG-1: Unleashed (Video Game)
Dr. Daniel Jackson (voice)
 2013 The Bouquet
Sam
 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 Faces in the Crowd
Bryce
 2011 Tactical Force
Demetrius
 2011 Endgame (TV Series)
Casey Roman
- The Caffeine Hit (2011) ... Casey Roman
 2011 Red Riding Hood
Adrien Lazar
 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 Arctic Blast
Jack Tate
 2010 Supernatural (TV Series)
Rob
- 99 Problems (2010) ... Rob
 2009 Sanctuary (TV Series)
Jimmy
- Penance (2009) ... Jimmy
 2009 Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods - Final Cut (Video)
Dr. Daniel Jackson
 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
 2008 Stargate: Continuum (Video)
Daniel Jackson
 2008 Stargate: The Ark of Truth (Video)
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
 2003 Sumuru
Adam Wade
 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
 2001 Suddenly Naked
Danny Blair / Donny Blitzer
 2000 Mr. Fortune's Smile
James
 2000 The Artist's Circle (Short)
Artist
 2000 Suspicious River
Ball Cap Man
 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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Other Works:

AXN In Depth, AXN Channel (Sony Pictures Japan) on February 11, 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:

Had an emergency appendectomy when his appendix ruptured the day before filming was to begin on Stargate SG-1 Season 3 episode "Nemesis". The script had to be rewritten to explain his character's reduced role. The writers decided to have the character recovering from an appendectomy as well. See more »

Star Sign:

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