Alien of the species known as Jaffa. The Jaffa each carry an infant symbiote in a belly pouch. This symbiote is the larval stage of a separate, parasitic species, the Goa'uld, who use lifeforms from around the galaxy as host bodies. There is a strong symbiotic relationship between the larva and the Jaffa, because the symbiote guarantees its host long life and immunity to disease. Teal'c, however, has divested himself of his symbiote, and must now depend on the drug tretonin (a distillate of Goa'uld symbiotes) to live. Teal'c (who succeeded his mentor, Bra'tac, as First Prime of the notorious Serpent Guards of Goa'uld system lord Apophis) was forced to leave behind his son Rya'c and his now-deceased wife Drey'auc when he joined SG-1. His goal in life has been to defeat the Goa'uld, and to seek personal redemption for some of his past deeds.
Stargate: Continuum, Stargate: The Ark of Truth, Stargate SG-1, Movie: The Ark of Truth, Movie: Continuum, Morpheus - Promo, The Pegasus Project - Promo, Insiders - Promo, Uninvited - Promo, 200 - Promo, Counterstrike - Promo, Company Of Thieves - Promo, The Quest: Part 1 - Promo, The Quest: Part 2 - Promo, Line In The Sand - Promo, Bounty - Promo, Bad Guys - Promo, Talion - Promo, Family Ties - Promo, Dominion - Promo, Unending - Promo, BTS: The Ark Of Truth, Ark of Truth on Blu-Ray, SG-1 Blooper #10,
Douglas Christopher Judgeas
Although Los Angeles native Douglas Christopher Judge seemed destined to have a gridiron career after receiving a football scholarship from the University of Oregon, becoming a three-time All-American and playing in the Hula Bowl, he always knew he wanted to be an actor.
While in Oregon, Judge entered a contest to host the West Coast FOX KLSR Morning Show. His witty, five-minute monologue helped him beat out thousands of other hopefuls for the job. That break led him to several guest-starring appearances on such television comedies as Martin, The Fresh Prince of Bel Air, Lush Life and The Jamie Foxx Show. His other TV credits include the SCI FI Original series First Wave (the episode "Beneath the Black Sky") and Andromeda (the episodes "The Knight, Death, and the Devil" and "Day of Judgement, Day of Wrath," alongside Michael Shanks), as well as the series Freedom and MacGyver. He also appeared as a series regular on Sirens.
Judge's feature-film credits include Bird on a Wire, Cadence and House Party 2. He co-starred opposite Jennifer Beals in Out of Line and played Cuba Gooding Jr.'s adoptive father in the Disney film Snow Dogs. In addition, he appeared opposite Atlantis co-star David Hewlett in A Dog's Breakfast, TV movie Personal Effects and the E! Entertainment movie Romantic Comedy 101, directed by Peter DeLuise.
Judge produced and starred in the short film Hacks. He also fulfilled a longtime ambition by recording a CD, with the first single, "We're Going to Take Our Clothes Off," reportedly reaching No. 1 in Asia.
His distinctive voice can be heard on such animated series as Action Man, He-Man and the Masters of the Universe, and X-Men: Evolution, for which he provides the voice of Magneto. He also played the role of D-Mob in the 2003 videogame Def Jam Vendetta.
Judge provided the story outline for the Stargate SG-1 episode "The Warrior" and co-scripted "The Changeling," "Birthright" and "Sacrifices."
Judge studied drama at the renowned Howard Fine Studio in Los Angeles. He likes to relax by spending time with his children, Christopher Jordan, Cameron Justin and Katrina Katherine.