ACTOR

Michael Shanks

1970 - Today

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Michael Garrett Shanks (born December 15, 1970) is a Canadian actor, writer and director. He is known for playing Dr. Daniel Jackson in the long-running Canadian–American military science fiction television series Stargate SG-1 and as Dr. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Michael Shanks has received more than 2,299,359 page views. His biography is available in 38 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 37 in 2019). Michael Shanks is the 4,750th most popular actor (down from 4,648th in 2019), the 388th most popular biography from Canada (down from 383rd in 2019) and the 127th most popular Canadian Actor.

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  • 2.3M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 57.24

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 38

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.29

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.26

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Michael Shanks ranks 4,750 out of 10,030Before him are Celia Imrie, Jimmy Gardner, Nancy Cartwright, David Garrison, Jeanne Eagels, and Leland Orser. After him are Ally Walker, Michael Harney, Pierre Coffin, Joan Van Ark, Margaret Leighton, and Robert Earl Jones.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1970, Michael Shanks ranks 180Before him are Daniela Peštová, Julián Gil, Jamie Kennedy, Jia Zhangke, Robert L. Behnken, and Júnior Baiano. After him are Jonathan Stroud, Ted Cruz, Robert Horry, Noureddine Morceli, Sibel Can, and Avishai Cohen.

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In Canada

Among people born in Canada, Michael Shanks ranks 388 out of 1,130Before him are Rachelle Lefevre (1979), Leslie Hope (1965), Tamara Taylor (1970), Howie Morenz (1902), Douglas Rain (1928), and Sven Delblanc (1931). After him are Jack Pickford (1896), Ted Cruz (1970), Richard Manuel (1943), Shay Mitchell (1987), Alex Trebek (1940), and Jack Kruschen (1922).

Among ACTORS In Canada

Among actors born in Canada, Michael Shanks ranks 127Before him are Erica Durance (1978), Michael Hogan (1949), Rachelle Lefevre (1979), Leslie Hope (1965), Tamara Taylor (1970), and Douglas Rain (1928). After him are Jack Pickford (1896), Shay Mitchell (1987), Jack Kruschen (1922), Lucile Watson (1879), Roy Dupuis (1963), and Mia Kirshner (1975).

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