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September 9, 1959 |
Snow Lake, Manitoba, Canada
Brent Stait (born September 9, 1959) is a Canadian actor, best known for his roles as Rev Bem in the science fiction television series Andromeda and Louis Ferretti in Stargate SG-1. He had a supporting role as Roy in Final Destination 5. He was born in Snow Lake, Manitoba.
Though it is commonly said that Stait left Andromeda due to an allergic reaction to the prosthetics his character required, a 2011 interview revealed his departure was motivated by "physical exhaustion" from wearing the full Rev Bem costume.
Stait substituted for the body of Michael Kenmore in his Wraith form in the Stargate Atlantis episode "Allies", though Connor Trinneer continued to provide the voice. Trinneer returned to the full role after this singular episode as shown in "The Kindred (Part 1)".
Stait played DC Comics superhero Dr. Fate in Absolute Justice, movie which takes place inside the events of the ninth season of the Superman television series Smallville. The first live action appearance of the character. In the movie, Fate will be allied with fellow members of the Justice Society and come into conflict (and later align) with the Justice League. Brent Stait received very positive reviews for his portrayal. He is also known for his portrayal of Nigel Ramsey in "The Wrath of Kali," a fourth season episode of Highlander: The Series.
- "INTERVIEW: Brent Stait". Republibot. July 25, 2011. Retrieved 2011-08-17.
- "Exclusive: Two of Smallville's Justice Society - TV News at IGN". IGN. October 19, 2009. Retrieved May 9, 2011.
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