Canada-based television, film and theatre actor who is best known for his role as Dr. Carson Beckett in the science fiction television series, Stargate Atlantis.
He was born sixth in a family of seven children and immigrated from Scotland to Canada when he was only 2 years old and as a young adult, he graduated with a degree in Teaching.
He was involved in many sports including wrestling before he began an acting career.
He married Courtney Armstrong in 2010 and they had a son, Hugh in August, 2012.
He played the role of Ben opposite Melora Hardin in the 2008 television movie, Mom, Dad and Her about a divorced couple and their child.