Ben Browder

Active - 1990 - Present  |   Born - Dec 11, 1962 in Memphis, Tennessee, United States  |   Genres - Science Fiction

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  • Best known for playing Cdr. John Crichton on Farscape (1999-2003) and Lt. Col. Cameron Mitchell on Stargate SG-1 (2005-07).
  • Family owns and operates NASCAR race cars.
  • Wanted to be an astronaut while growing up.
  • Studied at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London.
  • Played Leonardo in a 1989 London production of The Merchant of Venice that starred Dustin Hoffman; in 1990, the production moved to Broadway.
  • Made his movie debut with a small part in 1990's Memphis Belle.
  • Had a recurring role on Party of Five as Sam Brody during the 1996-97 season.
  • Was originally cast to play football coach Red Raymond on the CW drama Hellcats in 2010, but dropped out so he could focus on films.