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Also Known As: Perce Blackboro, Don Davis, Don Sinclair Davis Died: June 29, 2008
Born: August 4, 1942 Cause of Death: heart attack
Birth Place: Aurora, Missouri, USA Profession:

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Actor Don S. Davis made his name playing two military officers on TV; his own military service informed his characterizations. Davis began his career in the 1980s appearing on shows like "MacGyver," where he also worked as a stunt double. His big break came when he was cast on David Lynch's off-kilter mystery show "Twin Peaks" as Major Garland Briggs, an Air Force officer who harbors secrets about the military's UFO investigations. After a wide range of small parts during the rest of the decade he landed his career-defining role on the sci-fi favorite "Stargate SG-1" in 1997, playing the role of Major General George Hammond for 10 seasons before dying of a heart attack in 2008.

Actor Don S. Davis made his name playing two military officers on TV; his own military service informed his characterizations. Davis began his career in the 1980s appearing on shows like "MacGyver," where he also worked as a stunt double. His big break came when he was cast on David Lynch's off-kilter mystery show "Twin Peaks" as Major Garland Briggs, an Air Force officer who harbors secrets about the military's UFO investigations. After a wide range of small parts during the rest of the decade he landed his career-defining role on the sci-fi favorite "Stargate SG-1" in 1997, playing the role of Major General George Hammond for 10 seasons before dying of a heart attack in 2008.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Wyvern (2009)
2.
 Uninvited, The (2009)
3.
 Vipers (2008)
4.
 Unquiet, The (2008)
5.
 Beyond Loch Ness (2008)
7.
 Miracle (2004)
8.
 Savage Island (2004)
9.
 Hostage Negotiator (2001) Alexander Daniels
10.
 6th Day, The (2000) Cardinal De La Jolla
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