MINI BIO'S of MICHAEL SHANKS:
AMANDA TAPPING: DON DAVIS: CHRISTOPHER JUDGE:CORIN NEMEC
Michael Shanks was born on December 15, 1970 and grew up in Vancouver, Canada. Acting was something he always wanted to do. And has been doing it since he was about five years old on a very amateur basis, mostly through school and community theatre. A high school teacher made him pursue it, and he was grateful to her for that. Hard work, determination would would do the rest.
When young Michael Shanks went to Vancouver to pursue a
business degree. The first celebrity he spotted was
Richard Dean Anderson, on location for an episode of
MacGyver. He watched Richard work for a while, and he got
very excited about the possibilities of becoming a
professional actor. Thirteen years later, Shanks stars
opposite Richard in Stargate SG-1. needless to say
business school is a distant memory. He has not looked
Amanda Tapping was born in England, and moved to Toronto, Canada, where she grew up. Tapping was aware early on of the possibilities of a career in the dramatic arts. she always wanted to be an actress. In high school, she won the Dramatic Arts Award and the Environmental Science Award .Her parents wanted her to go into science. She has three brothers the eldest is a biochemist.
accepted into the University Dramatic Art in Windsor,
Ontario, this was for four years. Then a further four
years studying theatre and stage productions. Theatre
remains Tapping's "first love," Getting the
role on Stargate SG-1 was not an overnight thing. It has
been eight to 10 years of plugging away and slowly
building up her name. In order to have solid grasp on
Carter's military side, she talked to people in the know
S.E.A.L.S. also to gun experts.
Don S. Davis was born in 1942 in the Ozark Mountains, Missouri. Didn't really have a television until about the time he went to high school, he preffered athletics. He was the youngest of four children. He studied theatre in college. And then went on to serve for 3 years in the US army.
He taught theatre in his old University. And says
he owes his acting career to a break Richard Dean
Anderson and Michael Greenburgh gave him. they hired him
him for a MacGyver episode. Since then he has been in
countless movies and TV shows. Stargate being his most
notable performance Besides from acting Don loves to
paint does sculpture, and is well known for his wood
carving. Don is married to Sandy and has a son.
Christopher Judge was born in LA. . during his school years he was an athlete. but acting was his first love. He went to the University or Oregon earning his degree in telecommunications and film. He had a choice now of acting or an athletic career he like the impression actor's made on people.
Although Christopher was serious
about acting he did go into football and was a three time
All American who played in the Hula Bowl during his
senior year. Before his big break he was a DJ in Oregon.
He went for an audition for Bird on a Wire this
was the start. His biggest role to date is Stargate as
the Character Teal'c.
Corin Nemec was born on November 5, 1971 in
Little Rock, Arkansas in the United States. Later,
he moved to Atlanta. Currently, he lives in California.
His mother is an artist, His father an architect.
Like his parents, Corin has a very creative spirit.
He draws, writes short stories and poems. At the
age of 10 years he learned how to act. He made several appearances in TV, series
and films. I Know My First Name is Steven " Drop Zone "Operation Dumbo
His biggest success, was in the series "Parker Lewis.
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Long Life and Happiness My friends.