Joe Flanigan



  • Birth Place: Los Angeles, CA
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/05/1967, Capricorn
  • Profession: Actor
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Joe Flanigan Fast Facts:
  • Raised near Reno, NV, where his parents owned a ranch.
  • Had his first taste of the limelight at 14 when he starred as Stanley Kowalski in a school production of A Streetcar Named Desire.
  • Spent his junior year of college in France.
  • Some of his post-collegiate jobs included working as a White House advance man and as a magazine writer.
  • Studied at the Neighborhood Playhouse in New York City. 
  • First TV series role was on the NBC drama Sisters.
  • Had never seen an episode of Stargate SG-1 until he was cast for the pilot of the spin-off Stargate Atlantis.
  • Developed the story for the Atlantis episode "Epiphany," in which his character is stuck on a planet where time speeds up.
  • Works with Waterkeeper Alliance, an environmental organization that protects bodies of water from pollution.
  • Raises his own honeybees and has an organic vegetable garden. 
  • Was a competitive skier for many years, and also enjoys rock climbing, mountain biking, skateboarding and surfing.
  • Joe Flanigan Relationships:
  • Nancy Flanigan - Mother
  • Truman Flanigan - Son
  • John Flanigan - Father
  • Katherine Kousi - Wife
  • Aidan Flanigan - Son
  • Fergus Flanigan - Son
  • College:
  • University of Colorado, Boulder, CO (BA in History)

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