Michael Shanks Bio
Michael Shanks whose birth name is Michael Garrett Shanks is a Canadian actor, writer and director. He was born on December 15, 1970 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.known mostly for playing Dr. Daniel Jackson in the long-running Canadian–American military science fiction television series Stargate SG-1 and as Dr. Charles Harris on the Canadian medical drama Saving Hope.
Michael Shanks Age
He is 48 years old as of 2019, having been born on December 15, 1970 Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada where he grew while manifesting his acting talent as a teenager.
Michael Shanks Height and Weight
He stands tall at an estimated perfect height of 6 feet while his weight is about 65 kg.
Michael Shanks Education
He finished his education from the University of British Columbia. Furthermore, he was in the BFA Acting Program from 1990 to 1994.
Michael Shanks Family
Having been born on December 15, 1970, in Vancouver and was raised in Kamloops, British Columbia. He grew up together with his two brothers in his family and his siblings were very naughty in their childhood. His parents details are not yet updated but very soon it will.
Michael Shanks Wife
He married actress Lexa Doig, they met in 2001 while guest-starring on the series Andromeda, in which she starred.After dating for a couple of months, the couple decided to marry on August 2, 2003.
Before that, he had a relatinship with model and actress Vaitiare Bandera who has portrayed Sha’re his character’s wife, on Stargate SG-1 and the had a daughter by the name Tatiana Shanks who was born in 1998.
Michael Shanks Children
Michael has had children from both the relationship that he has had. Firstly he got his eldest daughter, Tatiana Shanks who was born in 1998 is from his relationship with model and actress Vaitiare Bandera.
Then in his marriage with the actres Lexa Doig, they have welcome their daughter, Mia Tabitha Shanks on 2004. Likewise, their son, Samuel David Shanks was born in 2006.
Michael Shanks Net Worth
As actor has appeared in various movies and tevevison shows of which he produced himself.He has good earning and is living a luxurious lifestyle after becoming popular and fame in the industry. His net worth is $215 million.
Michael Shanks Career
Shanks played archaeologist Dr. Daniel Jackson throughout the first five seasons of Stargate SG-1 before leaving the show at the end of Stargate SG-1’s fifth season, citing creative differences concerning the under-use of his character and the direction of the show as a whole.
Shanks returned for the seventh and subsequent seasons, winning the Leo Award for Best Lead Performance By A Male in a Dramatic Series in 2004 for the seventh season episode “Lifeboat”.
In 2008-2009, Shanks had a recurring role on the second season of the USA Network spy series Burn Notice, playing Victor Stecker-Epps, a fellow burned spy and maniacal counterpoint to series lead Jeffrey Donovan’s character.
In 2008, Shanks had a guest starring role in one episode of the SciFi Channel series Eureka, as an alchemist somewhat responsible for the near destruction of the town due to a student’s mixing chemicals in his lab and thereby creating the “Alchemist curse”.
In 2010, Shanks appeared in an episode of Sanctuary, which stars fellow Stargate actor Amanda Tapping.
Shanks’ latest television guest roles were as archaeologist Carter Hall, DC Comics’ superhero Hawkman, in the Smallville episode “Absolute Justice”.
In 2011, Shanks was the guest star in the third episode of the Showcase show Endgame, where he plays an amnesiac.
Michael Shanks Movies
- Stargate: Continuum
- Stargate: The Ark of Truth
- Welcome Home Warrior
- Hearts of Spring
- Mr Hockey: The Gordie Howe Story
- Christmas Lodge
- Arctic Blast 2010
- Elysium (film)
- Sumuru 2003
- The Bouquet
- Mega Snake
- Door to Door 2002
- Faces in the Crowd 2011
- 13 Eerie
- Red Riding Hood 2011
- The Lost Treasure of the Grand Canyon
- The Pastor’s Wife (film)
- Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods –
- All Around the Town 2002
- Judicial Indiscretion
- swarmed 2005
- Tactical Force 2011
- The Call of the Wild: Dog of the Yukon
- Suspicious River 2000
- Escape from Mars 1999
- Suddenly Naked
- Desperate Escape
- Living Out Loud 2009
- Under the Mistletoe
- The Eastmans
- November Criminals
- Classified: The Edward Snowden Story
Michael Shanks TV Shows
- Saving Hope
- Burn Notice
- Stargate Atlantis
- Stargate SG-1
- Unspeakable (TV series)
Michael Shanks books
- The Archaeological Imagination
- Archaeology: The Discipline of Things
- Art and the Early Greek State
- Classical archaeology of Greece
- Experiencing the Past: On the Character
- Re-constructing archaeology
Michael Shanks Controversy
He seems to have maintained good relation all of the other people in her personal and professional life. And hence he doesn’t fall under any of the rumors or controversies.
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