Don S. Davis

Active - 1977 - 2008  |   Born - Aug 4, 1942 in Aurora, Missouri, United States  |   Died - Jun 29, 2008   |   Genres - Drama, Action, Comedy, Horror, Science Fiction

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  • Served three years in the Army, including a stint in Korea during the Vietnam War.
  • Taught at the University of British Columbia in Vancouver, B.C. during the 1980s; left teaching to pursue acting.
  • Worked as a stunt double for Dana Elcar on the TV series MacGyver; there he met star Richard Dean Anderson, with whom he would later costar on Stargate SG-1
  • Best known for his roles as base commander Gen. George Hammond on Stagate SG-1 and Maj. Garland Briggs in the series Twin Peaks
  • His artistic endeavors included set design, painting and woodcarving; his pieces reflected his love of the Missouri Ozarks, where he grew up.