Paul McGillion - Biography
Last Modified: Apr 13, 2020
|Best Known For:||Stargate Atlantis|
|Net Worth:||$3 million|
|Born on :||January 5, 1969 (age 53)|
|Birth Name /
|Birth Place:||Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland|
|Married Date:||September 18, 2010|
|Wife's Name:||Courtney Armstrong|
Hugh McGillion (son)
|Height:||1.74 meter (5 feet 9 inch)|
|Weight:||78 kg (171.96 lb)|
|Hair Color:||Light Brown|
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Who is Paul McGillion?
Paul McGillion is an actor by profession and Scottish by nationality. He is well known for starring in Stargate Atlantis as Dr. Carson Beckett.
Paul McGillion in Stargate Atlantis as Dr. Carson Beckett (Image: DVDBAsh)
Paul McGillion – Age, Parents, Siblings
Paul McGillion’s birth took place on January 5, 1969, in Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland. He is not the only child of his parents and has six siblings, five older siblings, and a younger sibling. McGillion was just two years old when his family moved to Canada. He returned to Scotland for a few years during his early teens.
After graduation from high school, Paul McGillion went on to study at Brock University. He earned a degree in teaching and as a student was a part of the university's championship-winning wrestling team.
Other details of his early life including the name of his mother, father, siblings, and ethnicity are not shared with the public.
Paul McGillion – Girlfriend, Wife, Children, Divorce
Paul McGillion married his longtime girlfriend Courtney Armstrong on 18 September 2010 after years of dating. With his wife, he has two children- son Hugh McGillion (born on August 5, 2012) and a daughter who was born in 2016.
Paul McGillion's wife and daughter (Image: Twitter- Jan 2017)
As of 2020, the couple is living a blissful marriage without rumors of extra-marital affairs and divorce.
Paul McGillion – Net Worth, Salary
The net worth of McGillion is estimated to be around $3 million while the figure on his annual salary is under review.
Paul McGillion – Career
Following graduation, he started teaching theatre in Toronto while managing time to attend auditions. McGillion eventually moved to Vancouver where he taught at the Vancouver Film School in 1998 and 1999.
Since starting his career in 1995, Paul McGillion has played roles in the films Crying Freeman (1995), NightScream (1997), Sploosh (1998), Something More (1999) and in the TV series The Commish (1994), The X-Files (1997), Viper (1999), among others.
In the last two decades, Paul McGillion has starred in films Replicant (2001), See Grace Fly (2003), Star Trek (2009), Tomorrowland (2015), Skyscraper (2018) and in the TV movies Engaged to Kill (2006), Mom, Dad and Her (2008), to name a few.
McGillion’s acting work is much prominent in the TV series Stargate: Atlantis (2004-2009) as Dr. Carson Beckett, Sanctuary (2010), Once Upon a Time (2012), When Calls the Heart (2015), Frontier (2018), etc. Moreover, he has been actively involved with the Hallmark Channel starring in several films – Christmas Magic (2011), Witchslayer Gretl (2012), Ice Sculpture Christmas (2015).
Paul McGillion in The Flash (Image: Tell-Tale TV)
On Stargate: Atlantis, Paul McGillion starred alongside Joe Flanigan, Rachel Luttrell, Jewel Staite, Torri Higginson, Rainbow Sun Francks.
Paul McGillion – Instagram, Twitter, Facebook
On social media handle such as Twitter and Instagram, Paul McGillion is active with over 33k and 7k followers respectively but is absent from Facebook. He also has an official website - paulmcgillion.com.
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