David Palffy

Inside Biography

David Palffy is a Canadian television and film actor widely known for playing the roles of Anubis and Sokar on the Syfy and the Showtime television series, Stargate SG-1.

He has been married to actress Erica Durance who has appeared in Smallville and Saving Hope. The two share two children together.

Early Life

David Palffy was born on March 5, 1969, in Canada, in a Canadian family. He was raised along with his brother Jeff Palffy.

He is of Canadian nationality and belongs to white ethnicity. As for his height, David is 6 feet (1.63 m) tall and his weight is 78 KG.

Studied Law (LLB) at the University of Calgary

He first studied law (LLB) at the University of Calgary and later attended the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, England, where he learned acting.

While in college, he performed in numerous plays such as Shakespeare's Midsummer Night's Dream, Richard III, David Mamet's Speed The Plow, and Strindberg's Miss Julie.

Brother of Talent Agent Jeff Palffy

His brother, Jeff Palffy, is a famous talent/model agent who previously worked for Ford Models and currently works with PMG Management in Vancouver.

He was the one who discovers Erica Durance, Evangeline Lilly, and Sarah Mutch.

Breakthrough Role in Stargate SG-1

David Palffy made headlines after his breakthrough role as the notorious Goa'uld villains Sokar and Anubis in the Syfy and Showtime series, Stargate SG-1.

Guest-appeared in many television shows

He has since guest-appeared in many television shows including Cold Squad, First Wave, Blade: The SeriesThe X-Files, and Andromeda.

Palffy played the role of Castillo Serrano in House of the Dead, the film adaptation of a video game. In 2004, he played the role of the main antagonist, Caleb Reece, in the racing video game, Need for Speed: Underground 2.

Net Worth

Jeff Palffy, being a successful Canadian actor, earns a considerable amount of money from his film and television career.

According to some online sources, Palffy has an estimated net worth of $800 thousand. As for his salary, as per the report, the Stargate SG-1 star earns around $22,718 per year and  $11.65 per hour.

Shares Three Children With Wife Erica Durance

As we mentioned earlier, Jeff Palffy has been married to popular actress Erica Durance. She is best known for playing the roles of Lois Lane in the CW television series Smallville and Dr. Alex Reid in the NBC medical drama series, Saving Hope.

CAPTION: David Palffy and Erica Durance SOURCE: Body Height Weight

The couple tied the knot on January 8, 2005, after dating for a long time. The husband-wife duo shares two children; Lochlan William Pallfy, 4, (born in February 2015) and Liam Jeffrey Palffy, 2, (born in December 2016).

He has one more son named David Laszlo from his previous marriage.

by Arsad, 09 Sep, 2022

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