McGillion, Paul 1969–

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McGillion, Paul 1969–


Born January 5, 1969, in Paisley, Scotland; immigrated to Ireland, then Canada. Education: Brock University, B.F.A.; Memorial University, B.Ed.; studied voice with David Smuckler; did master scene study with Chris O'Brian and Cameron Thor.

Addresses: Agent—Lauren Levitt & Associates, 1525 West 8th St., 3rd Floor, Vancouver, BC V6J 1T5 Canada.

Career: Actor and producer. Appeared in many television commercials, including Tic Tacs, 1998; taught theater in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and scene study at Vancouver Film School, 1998–99. Former freestyle wrestling champion; competed as a swimmer; worked as a personal athletic trainer and university sports instructor.

Member: Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television, and Radio Artists, Canadian Actors Equity Association, Union of British Columbia Performers.

Awards, Honors: Leo Award nominations, feature length drama—best lead performance by a male and feature length drama—best feature length drama (with others), Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Foundation of British Columbia, 2004, both for See Grace Fly; Leo Award nomination, dramatic series—best supporting performance by a male, 2005, for Stargate: Atlantis; Jessie Award nomination, for Reservations for Two.


Film Appearances:

Conway, The Final Goal, 1995.

Detective, Crying Freeman, Warner Bros., 1995.

Gene, Saving Grace, 1998.

Angus, Sploosh (short), 1998.

Chris, Something More, First Look Pictures Releasing, 1999.

Double Edged, 2000.

Phillip Broger, Dangerous Attraction, Kassirer-Meyer Entertainment, 2000.

Paul the waiter, My 5 Wives (also known as Mes cinq cheries), Artisan Entertainment, 2000.

Hal the captain, Replicant, Artisan Entertainment, 2001.

Curt, A Guy Thing, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2003.

Jim, Lonesome Joe (short; also known as Lonely Joe), 2003.

Dominic McKinley, See Grace Fly, 2003.

Richard Kester, The Deal, Front Street Productions, 2005.

Also appeared as Sonny, Red River Canyon; Kevin Willis, Crazed.

Film Work:

Producer, See Grace Fly, 2003.

Television Appearances; Series:

Marlon Carlson, Skullduggery, Comedy Network, 2000.

Dr. Carson Beckett, Stargate: Atlantis, Sci-Fi Channel, 2004–.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Mr. McQuinn, Have You Seen My Son, ABC, 1996.

Marshall, She Woke Up Pregnant (also kwon as Crimes of Silence), ABC, 1996.

Deputy Nancy, NightScream, NBC, 1997.

Young policeman, A Cooler Climate, Showtime, 1999.

Richard Keith, Love and Treason, CBS, 2001.

Sheriff Kirkland, Thanksgiving Family Reunion (also known as National Lampoon's "Holiday Reunion," Holiday Reunion, National Lampoon's "Thanksgiving Family Reunion," and National Lampoon's "Thanksgiving Reunion), TBS, 2003.

Joe, NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323, 2004.

Bob, Jack, Showtime, 2004.

(Uncredited) Carson Beckett, Preview to Atlantis, 2004.

Also appeared as Richard Kester, The Deal; Jerry, The Life; Richard Keith, Dark Targets.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Dr. Carson Beckett, Stargate Atlantis: Rising (movie), Sci-Fi Channel, 2004.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Himself, Beyond the Stargate: Secrets Revealed, Sci-Fi Channel, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Officer Lee Burnett, "Ghost," The Commish, ABC, 1994.

First officer, "Obsession," Sliders, Fox, 1996.

Fred Neiman/angry husband, "Small Potatoes," The X Files (also known as The X-Files), Fox, 1997.

Young Ernest Littlefield, "The Torment of Tantalus," Stargate SG-1, Showtime, 1997.

Boz Tate, "Love Kills," The Sentinel, UPN, 1998.

Private Banes, "New Arrivals," Mercy Point, UPN, 1998.

Raphael, "Lungfish," First Wave, Sci-Fi Channel, 1998.

"Dwayne Douglas Smith," Cold Squad, CTV, 1998.

John Kane, "Seminar from Hell," Viper, syndicated, 1999.

"Our Strongest Link," Higher Ground, Fox Family, 2000.

Brandon, "Playmates and Presidents," Seven Days (also known as Seven Days: The Series), UPN, 2000.

Constable Kozak, "The Sparkle Tour," Da Vinci's Inquest, CBC, 2001.

"Code of Silence," Just Cause, PAX, 2002.

Neil Cranston, "Life'll Kill Ya: Part 1," Cold Squad, CTV, 2002.

Lex's lackey, "Insurgence," Smallville (also known as Smallville Beginnings and Smallville: Superman the Early Years), The WB, 2003.

George, "It's Still a Good Life," The Twilight Zone, UPN, 2003.

Earl Wenk, "The Prince and the Revolution," Jake 2.0, UPN, 2003.

"No Life Like It," Cold Squad, CTV, 2004.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared as Jim, Reservations for Two, Havana Theatre; Larry, El Salvador, Vancouver East Cultural Centre, Vancouver, Canada; Sam, A Promise Is a Promise, Big Secret Theatre, Calgary, Canada; Bob, Lullaby in a Flat; Rev. Marshall Lee, The Foreigner, Western Canada Theatre; David, Pyrate Tryais, Vancouver Fringe Theater, Vancouver, Canada; Edward, Spike Heels, Station Street Theatre; Murph, Men Without Dates, Gastown Theatre; Mrak, Living to Be Fat, Gastown Theatre; Tony, Savage in Limbo, St. John's Theatre; Lieutenant, Piano, Alumnae Theatre.

Stage Work:

Directed and produced a production of Reservations for Two, Vancouver East Cultural Centre, Vancouver, Canada.

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