|Also Known As:||Michael Garrett Shanks|
|Fan Website(s):||The Michael Shanks Webring|
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Michael Shanks (born December 15, 1970) is a Canadian actor, writer and director. He is known for playing Dr. Charles Harris on the medical drama Saving Hope and Dr. Daniel Jackson on the military sci-fi series Stargate SG-1 (in which he also provided the voice of Thor).
The Boy Fanfiction Archive started in the early 2000's to collect fic about any of Shanks' characters.
Interactions with fandom
At the 2004 Stargate Convention, Michael and fellow SG-1 actor Christopher Judge (who plays Teal'c) were asked their opinion on Jack/Daniel slash. Both actors were good-natured about the subject, with Michael summarizing:
For those of you not in the know, there's a subculture- [audience laughs and claps] Or maybe there's a lot of you that are in the know, I'm not sure. There's a subculture of what seem to be our fans that are devoted to seeing the subliminal nature of the Jack and Daniel relationship.
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