Robert Wisden

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Robert Wisden
Biographical informations
Birth name Robert Charles Wisden
Birth Unknown
Brighton, Sussex, England, United Kingdom
Gender
     
Male
Nationality British
Professional informations
Occupation Actor,
Drama teacher
Years active 1981—2011
Stargate universe-related informations
Related film(s)/series Stargate SG-1
Occupation in Stargate Actor
Character(s) Lieutenant Colonel Samuels

Robert Charles Wisden[1] (born in Brighton, Sussex, England) is a British actor who has an extensive career in Canadian and American television.[2] In 2000 he won a Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series for The Sheldon Kennedy Story (1999).[3] He portrayed Major/Lieutenant Colonel Samuels in the Stargate SG-1 TV series.

Career[edit]

Wisden moved with his family from England to Canada when he was 15. He started his career in 1985 starring as Terry Dunne in Atom Egoyan's In This Corner. He has since acted in many shows, including Da Vinci's Inquest, Smallville, The X-Files and Jeremiah. In 2006 Wisden graduated from Simon Fraser University with a Bachelor of Education degree.[2] He currently is employed at St.George's School for boys in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada directing middle school shows and as a Drama teacher.

Stargate[edit]

Wisden has played in 1997 the character of Major Samuels in the Stargate SG-1 pilot, "Children of the Gods". He has reprised his role in two more episodes in 1998 ("Politics" and "The Serpent's Lair"). In 2005, he played an alternate Samuels in "Moebius", Part 1.

Involvement in the Stargate universe[edit]

Actor[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Actor[edit]

Film and Television
Year Title Role Notes
2011 R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour Dad TV series, 1 episode
2009 Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods - Final Cut Major Samuels Video, recut of "Children of the Gods"
2009 Driven to Kill Terry Goldstein Video
2009 Watchmen Richard Nixon Film
2008 Lost Behind Bars Tom Redler TV movie
2006 Above and Beyond Pritchard TV mini-series 
2006 Blade: The Series Lord Rusk TV series, 1 episode
2006 Kyle XY Dr. Stone TV series, 1 episode
2005 The Collector Inspector Abberline TV series, 1 episode
2005 Saving Milly Fred Barnes TV movie
2005 Supervolcano Kenneth Wylie TV movie
1997-2005 Stargate SG-1 Major Samuels TV series, 5 episodes
2005 Battlestar Galactica Wallace Gray TV series, 1 episode
1998-2004 Cold Squad Neil Brice / Nick Kingsman TV series, 2 episodes
2001-2004 Smallville Gabe Sullivan TV series, 6 episodes
2004 The Love Crimes of Gillian Guess William, Gillian's Dad TV movie
2004 Tom Stone Inspector Tucker TV series, 1 episode
2004 NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323 TV movie
2002-2003 Jeremiah Devon TV series, 9 episodes
2003 The Elizabeth Smart Story Jim Smart TV movie
2003 Tru Calling Dr. Green TV series, 1 episode
2003 A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster Sam TV movie
2003 A Wrinkle in Time TV movie, uncredited
2003 The Dead Zone Fisher's Campaign Manager TV series, 1 episode
2002 Just Cause Eric Washburn TV series, 1 episode
2002 Snow Queen Wolfgang TV movie
2002 John Doe Museum Director TV series, 1 episode
2002 The Twilight Zone New Phillip TV series, 1 episode
2002 Damaged Care Andrew McCullough TV movie
2002 Mysterious Ways Michael Grissom TV series, 1 episode
2001 Dice Tom Wilson TV mini-series
2001 Wolf Lake Wallace TV series, 1 episode
2001 Criss Cross Zach Film
2001 The Chris Isaak Show Dr. Morse TV series, 1 episode
2001 HRT Special Agent Holt TV movie
1998-2000 Da Vinci's Inquest Chief Coroner James Flynn TV series, 29 episodes
2000 First Target Brinkman TV movie
2000 So Weird Mr. Anderson TV series, 1 episode
2000 Secret Cutting Russell Cottrell TV movie
2000 Seven Days Paul Winslow TV series, 1 episode
2000 Final Destination Ken Browning Film
2000 In the Name of the People DA Paul McMillan TV movie
2000 Hope Island Frank TV series, 1 episode
1999 Final Run Charlie, Train Attendant TV movie
1999 The Sheldon Kennedy Story Graham James TV movie
1997-1999 Poltergeist: The Legacy James Donlon / Will Thomas TV series, 2 episodes
1999 The Sentinel John Bentley TV series, 1 episode
1995-1999 The Outer Limits Justin Wells / Sam Winter TV series, 2 episodes
1999 The Crow: Stairway to Heaven Dr. Jack Saks TV series, 1 episode
1998 First Wave James Dutton TV series, 1 episode
1997-1998 Millennium Chris Carmody / Gordon Roberts TV series, 2 episodes
1998 Floating Away Armand TV movie
1998 Welcome to Paradox TV series, 1 episode
1998 Every Mother's Worst Fear Jeff Hoagland TV movie
1998 Dead Man's Gun Leslie Kratzert / Matson TV series, 2 episodes
1998 Viper Matt TV series, 1 episode
1998 Sleepwalkers TV series, 1 episode
1998 Circle of Deceit Coopersmith TV movie
1998 Outrage Manny Baylis TV movie
1996-1998 The X Files Robert Patrick Modell TV series, 2 episodes
1997 Medusa's Child TV movie
1997 Excess Baggage Detective Sims Film
1997 Two Garrett Rickman TV series, 1 episode
1997 Madison Richard Long TV series, 6 episodes
1996 Gone in a Heartbeat Police Chief Ben Alpert TV movie
1993-1996 Highlander Col. William Everett Culbraith / Werner TV series, 2 episodes
1996 Mother Trucker: The Diana Kilmury Story Ken Paff TV movie
1996 Captains Courageous Arthur Wayne TV movie
1996 Harvey Dr. Sanderson TV movie
1995 The War Between Us Ed Parnum Film
1995 The Ranger, the Cook and a Hole in the Sky Canada TV movie
1995 She Stood Alone: The Tailhook Scandal   TV movie
1995 Hawkeye Augustis Hale TV series, 1 episode
1993-1994 The Odyssey Brad Ziegler TV series, 13 episodes
1994 Legends of the Fall John T. O'Banion Film
1994 Nowhere to Hide Jenks TV movie
1994 The Disappearance of Vonnie Det. Randy Winkler TV movie
1994 Love on the Run Ted Farley/Dutch TV movie
1994 Spoils of War Bartender TV movie
1994 Cobra Cullis TV series, 1 episode
1993 Look Who's Talking Now Ranger Film
1993 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Valdosta Sam TV series, 1 episode
1993 Judgment Day: The John List Story Dana TV movie
1993 Relentless: Mind of a Killer Bostich TV movie
1992 The Man Upstairs Mayor TV movie
1992 Fatal Memories George Franklin, Jr. TV movie
1992 Sweating Bullets Zach / Zack Sanders TV series, 2 episodes
1992 Impolite Jack Yeats Film
1992 Stay Tuned 3 Men and Rosemary's Baby Film
1991-1992 E.N.G. Elliot Morgan TV series, 4 episodes
1990 Mom P.I. TV series, 1 episode
1990 Blood Clan Stuart Roos Film
1988 Milk and Honey Film 
1988 Glory Enough for All Charles Best TV movie
1987-1988 Alfred Hitchcock Presents Marty Parks / Mike Johnson TV series, 2 episodes
1988 9B Bob Dawson TV series, 5 episodes
1987 Fight for Life TV movie 
1986 9B Bob Dawson TV movie
1985 In This Corner Terry Dunne TV movie
1981 Firebird 2015 AD Cam Film, as Robert Charles Wisden

Awards and nominations[edit]

Wisden has won one award, out of 3 nominations.[4]

Year Award Category Work Result
1987 Gemini Award Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series 9B Nominated
1989 Gemini Award Best Performance by a Lead Actor in a Continuing Dramatic Role 9B Nominated
2000 Gemini Award Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series The Sheldon Kennedy Story Won

References[edit]

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Facts about "Robert Wisden"
Birth countryUnited Kingdom +
GenderMale +
Guest Star inEpisode:Children of the Gods +, Episode:Politics +, Episode:The Serpent's Lair + and Episode:Moebius, Part 1 +
Has played inR.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour (TV series) +, Driven to Kill (video) +, Watchmen (film) +, Lost Behind Bars (TV movie) +, Above and Beyond (TV mini-series) +, Blade: The Series (TV series) +, Kyle XY (TV series) +, The Collector (TV series) +, Saving Milly (TV movie) +, Supervolcano (TV movie) +, Battlestar Galactica (TV series, 2004) +, Cold Squad (TV series) +, Smallville (TV series) +, The Love Crimes of Gillian Guess (TV movie) +, Tom Stone (TV series) +, NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323 (TV movie) +, Jeremiah (TV series) +, The Elizabeth Smart Story (TV movie) +, Tru Calling (TV series) +, A Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster (TV movie) +, A Wrinkle in Time (TV movie) +, The Dead Zone (TV series) +, Just Cause (TV series) +, Snow Queen (TV movie) +, John Doe (TV series) +, The Twilight Zone (TV series) +, Damaged Care (TV movie) +, Mysterious Ways (TV series) +, Dice (TV mini-series) +, Wolf Lake (TV series) +, Criss Cross (film) +, The Chris Isaak Show (TV series) +, HRT (TV movie) +, Da Vinci's Inquest (TV series) +, First Target (TV movie) +, So Weird (TV series) +, Secret Cutting (TV movie) +, Seven Days (TV series) +, Final Destination (film) +, In the Name of the People (TV movie) +, Hope Island (TV series) +, Final Run (TV movie) +, The Sheldon Kennedy Story (TV movie) +, Poltergeist: The Legacy (TV series) +, The Sentinel (TV series) +, The Outer Limits (TV series) +, The Crow: Stairway to Heaven (TV series) +, First Wave (TV series) +, Millennium (TV series) +, Floating Away (TV movie) +, Welcome to Paradox (TV series) +, Every Mother's Worst Fear (TV movie) +, Dead Man's Gun (TV series) +, Viper (TV series) +, Sleepwalkers (TV series) +, Circle of Deceit (TV movie) +, Outrage (TV movie) +, The X Files (TV series) +, Medusa's Child (TV movie) +, Excess Baggage (film) +, Two (TV series) +, Madison (TV series) +, Gone in a Heartbeat (TV movie) +, Highlander (TV series) +, Mother Trucker: The Diana Kilmury Story (TV movie) +, Captains Courageous (TV movie) +, Harvey (TV movie) +, The War Between Us (film) +, The Ranger, the Cook and a Hole in the Sky (TV movie) +, She Stood Alone: The Tailhook Scandal (TV movie) +, Hawkeye (TV series) +, The Odyssey (TV series) +, Legends of the Fall (film) +, Nowhere to Hide (TV movie) +, The Disappearance of Vonnie (TV movie) +, Love on the Run (TV movie) +, Spoils of War (TV movie) +, Cobra (TV series) +, Look Who's Talking Now (film) +, Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV series) +, Judgment Day: The John List Story (TV movie) +, Relentless: Mind of a Killer (TV movie) +, The Man Upstairs (TV movie) +, Fatal Memories (TV movie) +, Sweating Bullets (TV series) +, Impolite (film) +, Stay Tuned (film) +, E.N.G. (TV series) +, Mom P.I. (TV series) +, Blood Clan (film) +, Milk and Honey (film) +, Glory Enough for All (TV movie) +, Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV series) +, 9B (TV series) +, Fight for Life (TV movie) +, 9B (TV movie) +, In This Corner (TV movie) + and Firebird 2015 AD (film) +
NameRobert Wisden +
NationalityBritish +
OccupationActor +
ProvRobert Wisden +
SeriesStargate SG-1 +
Stargate occupationActor +
Year active end2011 +
Year active start1981 +