|Birthday||April 18, 1968|
|Birth Place||Redhill, Surrey, England, United Kingdom|
|Seasons|| Season 1 |
David Ian Hewlett (born April 18th 1968) is a British-born Canadian actor, writer, director and voice actor best known all over the world for his role as Dr. Meredith Rodney McKay on the Canadian/American science fiction TV shows Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis and Stargate Universe.
Hewlett first gained fame for his role as Grant Jansky in the 1996 Canadian TV series, "Traders" and a year later, appeared as David Worth in the 1997 Canadian psychological horror film Cube.
He later played bad-tempered airplane pilot, Douglas Hunsiker in the 2011 movie, Rise of the Planet of the Apes.
In addition, Hewlett is also known for his role in the 1988 horror movie, "Pin" or "Pin: A Plastic Nightmare" as well as the 1991 science-fiction movie, "Scanners II: The New Order".
Hewlett was born in Redhill, Surrey, England, United Kingdom and moved with his family to Canada when he was four years old with the Hewletts settling in or around Toronto.
Hewlett got his first computer in his mid-teens and became a self-described "computer nerd".
While in St. George's College Choir School for Boys in Toronto, Hewlett met American-born and future sci-fi director, Vincenzo Natali and the two began creating movies together while forming a strong friendship that remains to this day with Hewlett going to appear in the majority of movies that Natali has directed, prime examples being the 1997 psychological horror movie, "Cube" and the 2009 science-fiction horror film, "Splice".
Hewlett later dropped out of high school in his senior year to pursue careers in both acting and computing, beginning his acting career in 1984 when he was only sixteen years old, making his debut appearance in the 1980s TV series, "The Edison Twins" with his acting career continuing to this day.
Hewlett was previously married to Canadian actress Soo Garay with the two divorcing in 2004.
In 2008, Hewlett married his long-time girlfriend, film producer Jane Loughman who like Hewlett is British-born.
The couple have a son, Sebastian "Baz" Flynn Loughman Hewlett who was born during the filming of the Stargate Atlantis Season 4 finale episode, "The Last Man" and a dog named "Mars" with Mars appearing in Hewlett's directional debut movie, "A Dog's Breakfast".
In addition to being an actor and voice actor, Hewlett has in recent years embarked on directing and writing various films, his directional debut being the 2006 dark comedy, "A Dog's Breakfast" which he also starred in.
The movie itself also starred Hewlett's younger sister, Kate Hewlett, his Stargate Atlantis alumni/fellow actress, Rachel Luttrel, Christopher Judge who is best known for playing Teal'c on Stargate Atlantis's parent series, "Stargate SG-1" and Irish TV presenter Amanda Byram.
In recent years, Hewlett has also written and directed two movies, "Rage of the Yeti" which Hewlett also appeared in and which was released in 2011.
Hewlett's latest movie, "Debug" which he wrote and directed was released in 2014. Unlike "A Dog's Breakfast" and "Rage of the Yeti", Hewlett did not appear on-screen in any kind of role whatsoever.
Hewlett has also created a YouTube channel named Fanatical in which he often posts various videos of himself discussing anything and everything geek-related.
He has also started posting videos of himself and his young son, Baz playing Minecraft together with the Minecraft videos being titled "Minecraft Let's Play" with Hewlett using the name, ""Roddy Rhino", and Baz using the names "Super Pig" and "IronHam". 
Hewlett is also a huge fan of the long-running British science fiction series, Doctor Who and his favorite Doctor is Tom Baker.
The show was what originally sparked his love of the science fiction genre with Hewlett's own dreams of working in science fiction later becoming a reality when he was ultimately cast as Rodney McKay in Stargate SG-1 and later Stargate Atlantis with the role of Dr. McKay becoming Hewlett's best known role to date and also giving him international recognition among sci fi fans.
|The Dark Side||1987||Chuckie|
|The Penthouse||1989||Joe Dobson|
|Where the Heart Is||1990||Jimmy|
|Desire and Hell at Sunset Motel||1991||Deadpan|
|Scanners II: The New Order||1991||David Kellum|
|A Savage Christmas: The Fall of Hong Kong||1992||Walter Jenkins|
|The First Circle||1992||'Ruska' Rostislav|
|Black Death||1992||Nyles Chapman|
|The Boys of St. Vincent: 15 Years Later||1992||Steven Lunney (age 25)|
|Split Images||1992||Gary Hammond|
|Blood Brothers||1993||Detective Trayne|
|Joe's Wedding||1996||Rob Fitzgerald|
|Bad Day on the Block||1997||Andrew|
|On the 2nd Day of Christmas||1997||Mel|
|Milkman||1998||Martin / Soldier|
|The Life Before This||1999||Nick|
|And Never Let Her Go||2001||Gerry Capano|
|The Triangle||2001||Gus Gruber|
|Cypher||2002||Virgil C. Dunn|
|Father Lefty||2002||Father Gregory|
|Boa vs. Python||2004||Emmett|
|A Dog's Breakfast||2007||Patrick|
|The Whistleblower||2010||Fred Murray|
|Rise of the Planet of the Apes||2011||Hunsiker|
|Time Machine: Rise of the Morlocks||2011||Dr. James Radnor|
|Rage of the Yeti||2011||Mills|
|The Shape of Water||2017||Fleming|
|Lucky Day||2019||Derrek Blarney|
|Who You Know||2019||Michael|
|The Edison Twins||1984||Howard|
|My Secret Identity||1988||Rock|
|T and T||1988-1989||Ronnie / Detective Jones|
|The Campbells||1990||Ned Kane / Captain Henderson|
|Rin Tin Tin: K-9 Cop||1991-1992||The Strangler|
|Forever Knight||1992||Matthew Reed|
|Shining Time Station||1993||Ted Typo|
|Monster Force||1994||Lance McGruder|
|Street Legal||1988-1994||Tim Woolrich / Dave Lister|
|Kung Fu: The Legend Continues||1993-1996||Dr. Nicholas (Nickie) Elder|
|Twice in a Lifetime||1999||Mr. Green|
|Mutant X||2003||Hector Freimark|
|Without a Trace||2004||Fred Watkins|
|Stargate SG-1||2001-2007||Dr. Rodney McKay|
|Stargate: Atlantis||2004-2009||Dr. Meredith Rodney McKay|
|The Closer||2009||Special Agent Jerry Moore|
|Hellcats||2010-2011||Dr. Thurton Egan|
|SGU Stargate Universe||2011||Dr. Rodney McKay|
|State of Syn||2013||Aslin Kane|
|The Stanley Dynamic||2014||Glenn Cooper|
|Dark Matter||2015-2016||Tabor Calchek|
|Incorporated||2016 - 2017||Chad Peterson|
|Murdoch Mysteries||2016 - 2017||Dilbert Dilton|
|Hudson & Rex||2019|
|Serious Sam: The Second Encounter||2002||Additional Voices|
|Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty||2014||Mudokons|
|The Alpha Device||2018||Narrator|
|A Dog's Breakfast||2007|
|A Dog's Breakfast||2007|
|Rage of the Yeti||2011|
|Made in Canada, Volume 1: Best of the CFC||2002||Himself|
|Preview to Atlantis||2004||Himself / Rodney McKay|
|From Stargate to Atlantis: Sci Fi Lowdown||2004||Himself / Rodney McKay|
|Sci Fi Lowdown: Behind the Stargate - Secrets Revealed||2005||Himself / Rodney McKay|
|Sci Fi Inside: Sci Fi Friday||2005||Himself / Rodney McKay|
|Sci Fi Inside: Stargate SG-1 200th Episode||2006||Himself|
|NBC Nightly News with Brian Williams||2007||Himself|
|FedCon XIX: Beyond Imagination||2010||Himself|
|Waking the Green Tiger||2011||Narrator|
- This is the second time David Hewlett has worked with both Joseph Mallozzi and Paul Mullie as all three previously worked on the Canadian/American sci-fi TV series, "Stargate SG-1" and its spin-offs, "Stargate Atlantis" and "Stargate Universe". David first appeared in "Stargate SG-1" with a recurring role in the show's fifth, sixth, eighth and tenth seasons. He later joined "Stargate Atlantis" and for five seasons, was a member of the main cast and like Michael Shanks (Dr. Daniel Jackson on Stargate SG-1) was given the credit "And". Hewlett also appeared in "Stargate Universe" in the Season 2 episode, "Seizure". Mallozzi and Mullie first served as writers, creating various episodes for Stargate SG-1 before both were promoted to Executive Producers.
- David previously worked with Jodelle Ferland in an episode of Stargate Atlantis called "Harmony".
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