Born in December 15th, 1970
From Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. Michael Garrett Shanks (born December 15, 1970) is a Canadian actor who achieved fame for his role as Dr. Daniel Jackson in the long-running Canadian-American military science fiction television series Stargate SG-1. Description above from the Wikipedia article Michael Shanks, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.