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Michael Shanks

Facts of Michael Shanks

Date of Birth: 1970 , December-15
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet
Name Michael Shanks
Birth Name Michael Garrett Shanks
Father Peter Moore Smith
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Vancouver
Ethnicity White
Profession Actor
Net Worth $215 million
Married Yes
Married to Lexa Doig (m. 2003)
Music Group South Crack
Books Black Privilege: Opportunity Comes to Those Who Create It
Nick Name Juli
Working For Movies
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Black
Face Color White
Body Measurements 36-26-35
Affair with Bart Freundlich
Movies Stargate: The Ark of Truth 2008
TV Show Zoo
Siblings Peter Moore Smith
Mother Anne
Weight in KG N/A
Education University of British Columbia (1994)
Religion Atheist
Salary N/A
Breast Size 34B
Waist size 26
Hip Size 35
Shoe Size 7.5 (US)
Children Tatiana Shanks, Mia Tabitha Shanks, Samuel David Shanks
Divorce Yes
Awards Best Lead Performance By A Male in a Television Movie 2014
Sisters Valerie Smith

Quick Timeline of Michael Shanks

1970 Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
1994 Graduated from University of British Columbia
1993 Began his acting career
1995 First movie, A Family Divided
1997 Began dating Vaitiare Bandera
1998 First child, Tatiana
2003 Married to Lexa Doig
2004 Second child, Mia Tabitha Shanks
2006 Third child, Samuel David Shanks
2004 Won Leo Awards

Detail Timeline of Michael Shanks

December 15 , 1970

Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada

Tall and handsome, Michael Shanks was born as Michael Garrett Shanks at the end of 1970 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. He was raised in Kamloops, British Columbia. His nationality is Canadian and he is of white ethnicity.

1994

Graduated from University of British Columbia

Though Michael was born in Vancouver, Canada, he spent his childhood days in Kamloops, BC, Canada. With the completion of his high school graduation, he joined University of British Columbia in 1990. He finally earned his BFA in Acting Program in 1994.

1993

Began his acting career

In the mid 1990s, he appeared in several plays. He also worked as an apprenticeship at the prestigious Stratford Festival for about two years. In 1993, he played the role of Jesse Collins in an American fantasy science fiction action-adventure television series Highlander: 

1995

First movie, A Family Divided

In 1995, she starred the role of Todd in the movie A Family Divided. In 1997, he appeared in the movie The Call of the Wild: Dog of the Yukon. At the end of 1990s, he appeared in the movie Escape from Mars. 

1997

Began dating Vaitiare Bandera

In the late 1990s while Michael was starring in the TV series Stargate SG-1, he fell in love with Vaitiare Bandera. Vaitiare Bandera is also an actress and she is famous for playing the role of Sha're/Sha're and Amonet in the TV series Stargate SG-1.

1998

First child, Tatiana

He became father for the first time in his life at the end of 1990s. He and his ex partner Vaitiare Bandera welcomed their first child together in August 1998 and that time it was a daughter and they named her Tatiana. 

August 2 , 2003

Married to Lexa Doig

With the turn of 21st century, Michael began dating Lexa Doig. Lexa Doig is an actress and she is popular for starring the lead role in the television series Andromeda. After several years of love life, they finally got married on 2nd of August 2003.

September 13 , 2004

Second child, Mia Tabitha Shanks

He became father for the second time in his life at the end of 2004. He and his loving wife Lexa Doig welcomed their first child together on 13th of September and that time it was a daughter and they named her Mia Tabitha Shanks. 

March 19 , 2006

Third child, Samuel David Shanks

He became father for the third time in his life in the early 2006. He and his loving wife Lexa Doig welcomed their second child together on 19th of March and that time it was a son and they named him Samuel David Shanks.

2004

Won Leo Awards

In 2004, he was honored with Leo Awards for the first time in his life. He won this award that year for Dramatic Series: Best Lead Performance by a Male. Half a decade later, he was honored with this award for Best Lead Performance by a Male in a Feature Length Drama. 

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In the late 1990s while Michael was starring in the TV series Stargate SG-1, he fell in love with Vaitiare Bandera. Vaitiare Bandera is also an actress and she is famous for playing the role of Sha're/Sha're and Amonet in the TV series Stargate SG-1. Together they welcomed their only child a daughter named Tatiana.

With the turn of 21st century, Michael began dating Lexa Doig. Lexa Doig is an actress and she is popular for starring the lead role in the television series Andromeda. After several years of love life, they finally got married on 2nd of August 2003. As a husband and wife, they have been parents twice. His nationality is Canadian and he is of white ethnicity.

Though Michael was born in Vancouver, Canada, he spent his childhood days in Kamloops, BC, Canada. With the completion of his high school graduation, he joined University of British Columbia in 1990. He finally earned his BFA in Acting Program in 1994. In the mid 1990s, he appeared in several plays. He also worked as an apprenticeship at the prestigious Stratford Festival for about two years. In 1993, he played the role of Jesse Collins in an American fantasy science fiction action-adventure television series Highlander: The Series. In the mid 1990s, he appeared in the TV series like The Commish, Madison, University Hospital, Eye Level and so on. In 1995, she starred the role of Todd in the movie A Family Divided. In 1997, he appeared in the movie The Call of the Wild: Dog of the Yukon. He has been earning the annual salary of $25,294,118 and his net worth is $215 million. He is now aged 45 years old.