Paul McGillion

Paul McGillion is a Scottish born and Vancouverbased actor, who has worked in television, film and theatre. He is best known for his role on the television series Stargate Atlantis as Dr. Carson Beckett.

McGillion was born in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. His family moved to Canada when he wasyears old. McGillion returned to Scotland with his family during his early teens for a few years, while his father worked on the Shetland oil rigs. He is the sixth of seven children. He has a degree in teaching and while studying at Brock University, was part of their national championship winning wrestling team. After graduating, McGillion began his career teaching theatre in Toronto, squeezing in time to attend auditions. He finally made the move to Vancouver, where he has worked extensively in film, TV and theatre.

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