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is a Canadian actor, best known for his roles as Rev Bem in the science fiction television series Andromeda
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and Louis Ferretti in Stargate SG-1
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. He was born in Snow Lake, Manitoba
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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
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form in the Stargate Atlantis
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episode , though Connor Trinneer
Connor Trinneer is an American film, stage and television actor. His highest profile role has been the role of Charles "Trip" Tucker III on Star Trek: Enterprise and Michael on Stargate Atlantis.-Biography:...
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 Smallville: Absolute Justice
. The movie takes place inside the events of the ninth season of the Superman prequel series Smallville
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. 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.