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Browder at the 2014 Phoenix Comic Con
|Born||Robert Benedict Browder
December 11, 1962
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
|Alma mater||Furman University|
|Spouse(s)||Francesca Buller (m. 1989)|
Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Browder grew up in Charlotte, North Carolina. His parents were race car owners and operators. He attended Furman University in Greenville, South Carolina and graduated with a degree in psychology. He was a star player on the Furman football team. Browder met his wife, actress Francesca Buller, while studying at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London.
Browder appeared as a recurring guest on the U.S. television show Party of Five as Sam Brody in its 3rd season in 1997. Browder and Buller moved with their two children to Australia during the production of Farscape (1999–2003), on which Browder starred as American astronaut John Crichton. Buller played several guest roles on the show. The two returned to the United States in 2003 following the cancellation of Farscape. He has received two Saturn Awards for Best Actor in a Television Role for his acting in Farscape. He appeared in the 2004 movie A Killer Within, co-starring C. Thomas Howell and Sean Young. Also in 2004, he portrayed fellow actor Lee Majors in the made-for-TV film Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Charlie's Angels.
He returned to play John Crichton in the 2004 SciFi Channel mini-series Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars. The mini-series wrapped up the remaining plotlines of Farscape, while leaving open the possibility of future adventures.
In January 2005, Browder voiced the character Bartholomew Aloysius "Bat" Lash in an episode of the animated series Justice League Unlimited entitled "The Once and Future Thing, Part 1: Weird Western Tales".
Browder returned to the SciFi Channel as he joined the cast of Stargate SG-1 for its ninth season in 2005. He played the character of Lieutenant Colonel Cameron Mitchell, the new commanding officer of SG-1. Browder's former Farscape co-star Claudia Black appeared on SG-1 in the eighth season episode entitled "Prometheus Unbound" and again during the first episodes of the ninth season before becoming a regular cast member on the series at the beginning of its tenth season in 2006. Several episodes of Stargate SG-1, most notably "200", comically alluded to Farscape during Browder and Black's time on the series. In addition to being a series regular on Stargate SG-1, Browder also performed the majority of his own stunts.
Browder played the role of Max the Janitor in the 2012 live-action feature film Bad Kids Go to Hell, based on the graphic novel of the same name. He will reprise the role, as well as make his directorial debut, in the 2016 sequel Bad Kids of Crestview Academy.
|1990||Memphis Belle||Rookie Captain|
|1991||Daughters of Privilege||Randy||Television film|
|1991||A Kiss Before Dying||Tommy Roussell|
|1992||Secrets||William "Bill" Warwick||Television film|
|1995||Big Dreams and Broken Hearts: The Dottie West Story||Al Winters||Television film|
|1996||Innocent Victims||Gary Eatburn||Television film|
|1997||Steel Chariots||D.J. Tucker||Television film|
|1997||Bad to the Bone||Brent||Television film|
|1998||The Sky's on Fire||Racer||Television film|
|2004||A Killer Within||Sam Moss|
|2004||Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars||John Crichton||Television film
Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television
|2008||Stargate: The Ark of Truth||Lt. Colonel Cameron Mitchell|
|2008||Stargate: Continuum||Colonel Cameron Mitchell|
|2012||Bad Kids Go to Hell||Max|
|2014||The Adventures of RoboRex||Robert Miller|
|2014||Dead Still||Brandon Davis||Television film|
|2016||Bad Kids of Crestview Academy||Max||Post-production|
|1992||The Boys of Twilight||Tyler Clare||Unknown episodes|
|1993||Grace Under Fire||Eric||Episode: "Grace Undergraduate"|
|1994||Melrose Place||Adam||Episode: "The Two Mrs. Mancinis"|
|1994||Thunder Alley||Marcus||Episode: "Girls' Night Out"|
|1994||Murder, She Wrote||Ollie Rudman||Episode: "Murder by Twos"|
|1996||Strangers||Eric||Episode: "My Ward, My Keepers"|
|1996–1997||Party of Five||Sam Brody||10 episodes|
|1999–2003||Farscape||John Crichton||88 episodes
Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television
Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television (2000–01, 2003)
|2003||CSI: Miami||Danny Maxwell||Episode: "Tinder Box"|
|2005||Justice League||Bat Lash||Episode: "The Once and Future Thing: Part One"|
|2005–2007||Stargate SG-1||Lt. Colonel Cameron Mitchell||40 episodes
Nominated—Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television
|2012||Chuck||Ron||Episode: "Chuck vs. The Bullet Train"|
|2012||Doctor Who||Isaac||Episode: "A Town Called Mercy"|
|2013–2014||Arrow||Ted Gaynor||2 episodes|
|2014||CSI: Crime Scene Investigation||Randall "Randy" Pruitt||Episode: "Dead Woods"|
|2014||Modern Family||Wrestling Coach (Uncredited)||Episode: "The Feud"|
|2015||Call of Duty: Black Ops III||Player (Male)||Voice & mo-cap|
- 2000 – Nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Genre TV Actor for Farscape
- 2001 – Nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television for Farscape
- 2002 – Won the Saturn Award for Best Actor in a Television Series for Farscape
- 2003 – Nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor in a Television Series for Farscape
- 2004 – Won the Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television for Farscape: The Peacekeeper Wars
- 2005 – Nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor on Television for Stargate SG-1
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