Paul McGillion, a Scottish actor who has worked in dozens of televisions, films and theatres, is best known for playing the role of Dr. Carson Beckett in the Syfy hit American-Canadian television series, Stargate Atlantis. He has been married to his loving wife Courtney Armstrong for eight years.
Early Life, Family and Education
Paul McGillion was born on January 5, 1969, in Paisley, the United Kingdom. He was the sixth child of his parents' seven children.
At the age of 2, he immigrated from Scotland to Canada along with his family. The family returned to during Paul's early teens while his father worked on the Shetland oil rigs. They stayed there for a few years and again moved to Canada.
Prior to startinng his acting career, he was involved in many sports in his childhood including wrestling. Paul learned the scene study at the Vancouver Film School from 1998 to 1999. He later graduated with a degree in Teaching from Brock University.
Film and Television Career
Following his graduation, Paul McGillion started his acting career in Toronto by attending many acting auditions. He made his acting and television debut in 1994 by playing the role of Officer Lee Burnett in the ABC hit television series, The Commish.
Later in 2004, he played the role of Dr. Carson Beckett in the Syfy hit TV series Stargate: Atlantis alongside Rachel Luttrell, David Hewlett, Joe Flanigan, Torri Higginson and Jewel Staite.
His other television credits include Iron Invader, Once Upon a Time, Fringe, Endgame, When Calls the Heart, Supernatural, The Flash and Frontier.
Paul made his film debut in 1995 by playing a small role of Jeff Conway in the movie, The Final Goal. In the same year, he portrayed Detective Andrews in the crime thriller movie, Crying Freeman.
His other film credits are Star Trek, Christmas Magic, Midnight Sun, Skyscraper, Witchslayer Gretl, Tomorrowland, All Of My Heart and Hello Destroyer.
Net Worth and Salary
Paul McGillion is a successful veteran actor and it's certain that the 50-year-old TV and film star has a lot of money from the Hollywood industry.
According to the Celebrity Net Worth website, Paul has an estimated net worth of $3 million with a handsome amount of salary.
His exact salary is unknown. However, according to multiple online records, the average salary of an actor or actress in the USA is $50 per hour and $95,000 per year.
Personal Life: Married to Wife Courtney Armstrong
Moving towards the personal life of Paul McGillion, as we mentioned earlier, the Stargate Atlantis star is a married man.
He has been married to his loving wife Courtney Armstrong for eight long years. Paul and Courtney got married in a beautiful wedding ceremony on September 18, 2018.
It's unknown when and how the two first met but the husband-wife duo reportedly dated for a long time before getting married. They do not have a child together.
by Arsad, 27 Aug, 2019