J.R. Bourne

Active - 1995 - 2018  |   Born - Apr 8, 1970 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada  |   Genres - Science Fiction, Drama, Horror

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  • Originally auditioned for the part of a villain on Stargate SG-1, but got cast as a hero instead.
  • Said he was never comfortable in the Tok'ra outfit on Stargate SG-1 (preferred the few times he was in the SG outfit).
  • Starred in a Molson beer commercial featuring their popular "I am Canadian" slogan.
  • Became involved with the Canadian Cystic Fibrosis Foundation after his niece was diagnosed with the disease.
  • Is a supporter of the Thirst Project, a nonprofit organization devoted to providing people with clean water, and cohosted the second annual Thirst Project Gala in Beverly Hills in 2011.