Ben Browder

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Ben Browder


Ben Browder portrays Lt. Col. Cameron Mitchell, an accomplished F-302 pilot, who led the F-302 squadron in the battle with Anubis over Antarctica. He was gravely injured in the battle, protecting the lives of SG-1 as they gained access to the Antarctic Outpost and the Ancient weaponry powerful enough to destroy Anubis' attacking fleet. Mitchell was promised a position in Stargate Command once he made a complete recovery. He chose to join SG-1, but upon his entry into the Stargate Program, he found that he was to become the commander of SG-1 and pick his team. Mitchell wanted to have the former members of SG-1 on his team and set about rounding them up from their new assignments or retirements.

Modified From Browder portrayed Commander John Crichton, a 20th-century American astronaut who was accidentally shot through a wormhole to the other side of the universe, in the popular SciFi series, Farscape. A stranger in a strange land, he found that his only friends were a band of fugitives on board a living ship named Moya.

Browder is well-known to television audiences for his role as "Sam," Neve Campbell's boyfriend in the FOX series Party of Five. In addition, he appeared in several TV movies, including Paper Mansions: The Dottie West Story starring Michelle Lee, Danielle Steel's Secrets starring Christopher Plummer and Josie Bissett, Innocent Victims with Rick Schroeder, and A Wing and a Prayer with Patty Duke. His serial TV credits include guest-starring roles in Melrose Place, Grace Under Fire, Murder She Wrote and Boys of Twilight with Wilford Brimley.

Browder made his feature-film debut in Memphis Belle. He also appeared in Nevada with Gabrielle Anwar and Kirstie Alley, A Kiss Before Dying with Matt Dillon, and the independent feature Boogie Boy, directed by Craig Hamann.

Browder appeared in the Broadway production of The Merchant of Venice starring Dustin Hoffman, as well as other regional theatre productions.

Born in Memphis, Tenn., and raised in Charlotte, N.C., where his family owns and operates a NASCAR Busch series racecar, Browder is a graduate of Furman University in Greenville, S.C. He received his acting training at Central School of Speech and Drama in London.

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  • 2007: Nominated for Best Male Performance in a 2006 Science Fiction Television Episode: 10.09 "Company Of Thieves"
  • 2006: Won Spacey Award for Favourite New TV Character (Cameron Mitchell)
  • 2006: Nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television

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