Dean Stewart Marshall is a Canadian film, television, and theater, actor, writer, and director. Who is probably best known for portraying Sgt. Bates on Syfy original series Stargate Atlantis, and for portraying Carter on both Da Vincis Inquest, and Da Vincis City Hall.
Marshall began performing at a young age in a steel band. His family was originally from Trinidad and Tobago, but immigrated to Canada before he was born. He was born and raised in a Montreal suburb.