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David Hewlett

David Hewlett, actor,

B: April 18, 1968 in Redhill, Surrey, England

David Ian Hewlett came to Canada with his family at an early age and says he has been acting for almost half his life. After dropping out of Toronto`s St. George’s College Choir School for Boys in Grade 12, he pursued careers in computers and acting simultaneously. He describes himself as self-taught in both specialties. Hewlett gravitated toward acting in high school and continued along the classic struggling actor career path for about ten years before his career began to take off. Hewlett is best known for his role as Dr. Rodney McKay on the science fiction television shows Stargate SG1 and Stargate Atlantis. He also played the character of Grant Jansky on 73 episodes of Traders between 1996 and 2000.

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