Stargate SG-1

Season 8 Overview

In the thrilling eighth season, Jack O'Neill (Richard Dean Anderson) takes command of the S.G.C., while old enemies prove they can't be written off so easily. 

Cast Bios

  1. Amanda Tapping

    Major Samantha Carter is an astrophysicist and USAF Captain who joins the SG-1 team after years spent at the Pentagon trying to get the Stargate operational.


    Tapping continued to play Carter in Stargate: Atlantis, SGU Stargate Universe, Stargate: The Ark of Truth, and Stargate: Continuum. She starred in the series Sanctuary and has been in other sci-fi projects including the series' Outer Limits and Supernatural, and the film Space Milkshake. Amanda co-founded the Canadian comedy group "Random Acts".

  2. Christopher Judge

    Teal'c is a Jaffa warrior from the planet Chulak. Though he attained the most senior rank under System Lord Apophis, Teal'c leaves his position to join the SG-1 team, hoping to defeat the Goa'uld and achieve freedom for all Jaffa.


    Judge played Teal'c in Stargate: The Ark of Truth and Stargate: Continuum. He voiced characters in X-Men: Evolution and Wacky Races. Other credits include the television series' 21 Jump Street, NCIS: Los Angeles and The Mentalist, and the film Mega Shark vs. Mecha Shark. Christopher wrote four episodes of Stargate SG-1. 

  3. Michael Shanks

    Dr. Daniel Jackson is an archaeologist who joins the SG1 team to save his wife and brother-in-law, who have been abducted by the Goa'uld.


    Shanks reprised his role of Daniel Jackson in Stargate: The Ark of Truth and Stargate: Continuum. He had guest roles in Stargate: Atlantis, SGU Stargate Universe, 24, Smallville, and Burn Notice. He starred in the series Saving Hope. Shanks is adept at ice hockey and even played Gordie Howe in a biographical television film.

  4. Richard Dean Anderson

    Jack O'Neill is a USAF colonel and Air Force Special Ops veteran who is persuaded out of retirement to lead the SG-1 team. 


    Anderson is best known for starring in the series MacGyver. He made guest appearances playing O'Neill in Stargate: Atlantis and SGU Stargate Universe, and also played the character in Stargate Continuum. Other TV credits include Legend and Fairly Legal. Anderson had a variety of odd jobs including whale handler, musician in a medieval dinner theater, and street mime and juggler.

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