Michael Shanks

Michael Shanks

  • Highest Rated: 71% The College Admissions Scandal (2019)
  • Lowest Rated: 10% Red Riding Hood (2011)
  • Birthday: Dec 15, 1970
  • Birthplace: Vancouver, BC, Canada
  • Dreamed of playing professional hockey as a teen. Studied business in college but switched to theater after failing a calculus course. Was inspired to pursue an acting career after seeing future Stargate SG-1 costar Richard Dean Anderson shoot a scene from MacGyver on a Vancouver beach. Performed at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival for two seasons. Met his wife, Lexa Doig, while guest-starring in an episode of her sci-fi series, Gene Roddenberry's Andromeda. Played hockey on the Stargate SG-1 team that competed against other productions, such as Smallville, that also shot in British Columbia.

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Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

Movies

Rating

Title

Credit

Box
Office

Year

71% The College Admissions Scandal Rick Singer 2019
No Score Yet Christmas Homecoming Master Sergeant Jim Mullins 2017
No Score Yet Hearts of Spring Andy Summers 2016
66% Elysium CCB Agent $90.9M 2013
No Score Yet The Bouquet Actor 2013
No Score Yet Mr Hockey: The Gordie Howe Story Gordie Howe 2013
No Score Yet 13 Eerie Tomkins 2013
No Score Yet Christmas Lodge Jack 2011
10% Red Riding Hood Adrien Lazar $37.3M 2011
No Score Yet The Pastor's Wife Actor 2011
No Score Yet Faces in the Crowd Bryce 2011
No Score Yet Tactical Force Demetrius 2011
No Score Yet Desperate Escape Michael 2010
No Score Yet Arctic Blast Jack Tate 2010
No Score Yet Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods - Final Cut Actor 2009
No Score Yet Living Out Loud Actor 2009
No Score Yet The Lost Treasure of the Grand Canyon Jacob Thain 2008
No Score Yet Stargate: Continuum Dr. Daniel Jackson 2008
No Score Yet Stargate: The Ark of Truth Dr. Daniel Jackson 2008
No Score Yet Mega Snake Les 2007
No Score Yet Judicial Indiscretion Actor 2007
No Score Yet Under the Mistletoe Kevin Harrison 2006
No Score Yet Swarmed Kent 2005
No Score Yet Sumuru Actor 2003
60% Door to Door John 2002
No Score Yet Mary Higgins Clark's 'All Around the Town' Justin Donnelly 2002
No Score Yet Escape from Mars Malone 1999

TV

Rating

Title

Credit

Year

No Score Yet Unspeakable
2019
  • 2019
No Score Yet Saving Hope
2012-2016
Director Charlie Harris
  • 2019
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2012
No Score Yet Flashpoint
2008-2013
David Fleming
  • 2011
92% Smallville
2001-2011
Carter Hall/Hawkman Carter Hall
  • 2010
88% Supernatural
2005
Rob
  • 2010
68% The Good Guys
2010
Shaw
  • 2010
70% Stargate Universe
2009-2011
Dr. Daniel Jackson Daniel Jackson
  • 2010
  • 2009
88% Burn Notice
2007-2013
Victor
  • 2009
  • 2008
No Score Yet Sanctuary
2008-2011
Jimmy
  • 2009
  • 2008
No Score Yet Stargate Atlantis
2004-2009
Guest Dr. Daniel Jackson Daniel Jackson
  • 2008
  • 2005
  • 2004
77% Eureka
2006-2012
Christopher Dactylos
  • 2007
No Score Yet Stargate SG-1
1997-2007
Director Dr. Daniel Jackson Daniel Jackson
  • 2007
  • 2006
  • 2005
  • 2004
  • 2003
  • 2002
  • 2001
  • 2000
  • 1999
  • 1998
  • 1997
No Score Yet CSI: Miami
2002-2012
Doug Stets
  • 2005
No Score Yet The Outer Limits
1995-2002
Melburn
  • 1998

QUOTES FROM Michael Shanks CHARACTERS

Daniel Jackson
I thought there were no fish in your pond.