Hunk # 48 – Michael Shanks
January 6th, 2010

Hunk # 48 – Michael Shanks

Actor Michael Shanks was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.  He grew up playing hockey and rugby in school as he moved towards an acting career.  He is probably best known for playing Dr. Daniel Jackson for ten seasons on “Stargate SG-1.”  His many other genre credits include:  “Highlander”, “Escape from Mars”, “The Outer Limits”, “The Twilight Zone”, “Andromeda” (where he met his wife Lexa Doig), “Eureka”, “Stargate: Atlantis”, “SGU Stargate Universe”, “Sanctuary”,  “Smallville” and others.  He is also a big “Star Wars” and “Star Trek” fan and attends many conventions.  I look forward to seeing more of Michael in many future genre roles – and more Stargate.