Known For: Stargate SG-1, Farscape
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Ben Browder is an American actor, writer and director. Browder’s acting career started in Charlotte, North Carolina where he was raised. In 1987, he and his future wife, Francesca Buller, were cast in Dustin Hoffman's London West End production of Shakespeare's "Merchant of Venice" (which went on to play on Broadway in New York). He worked as a guest on various TV series, TV pilots and movies before he got his first noted TV series role as Sam Brody in the 3rd season of Party of Five. In 1999, Ben was cast after numerous auditions to play the lead on a science fiction TV series, Farscape. Ben also starred as Lt. Colonel Cameron Mitchell in Sci-fi Channel's, Stargate SG-1. During his time as lead actor on the show, Ben was given credit for developing the story for Season 10's "Bad Guys." In 2008, Stargate SG-1 filmed two made-for-TV movies staring the actors from the television show including Ben playing Lt. Col. Cameron Mitchell. Ark of Truth dealt with the fall of Adria and Ben played a double-role of his grandfather and Cameron Mitchell in the followup movie, Continuum. From 2012, Ben appeared in guest-starring roles twice on the TV show Arrow, playing Ted Gaynor, on Chuck playing a Thug, and on CSI New Orleans playing a sociopath named Randy Pruitt. He made a huge splash as Sheriff Isaac on the seventh season episode of Doctor Who called, "A Town Called Mercy." Ben has been nominated for the genre industry's Saturn award five times. He took home the award in 2002 for Best Actor in a Television Series for Farscape and again in 2005 for Best Actor on Television Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars.