Stargate SG-1 Actors You May Not Know Have Died


Facing a terminal illness, Samantha Carter’s father, Air Force General Jacob Carter, accepted a unique offer to extend her life – he became the human host of Selmak, a leader of the Tok’ra. , a symbiotic alien race related to the Reptilians and evil Goa’uld. His new role made him both a sympathetic intermediary between the Tok’ra and SG-1, as well as a more patient father to his two adult children.

Actress Carmen Argenziano played Jacob Carter in 25 episodes of “SG-1” between 1998 and 2005. A member of the esteemed Actors Studio, Argenziano began appearing in film and television in the late 1960s, and gave many character turns in bass-budget and independent feature films produced by Roger Corman’s New World Pictures, including “Caged Heat” and “Crazy Mama.” Argenziano also had a minor role as an enforcer on “The Godfather, Part II” and amassed a slew of TV credits on shows like “Lou Grant,” “The A-Team” and “LA Law.”

In the late ’80s and early ’90s, Argenziano began working in studio features, landing supporting roles in high-profile films like “The Accused,” “Don Juan DeMarco” and “Broken Arrow”. He’s worked tirelessly into the new millennium with recurring appearances on “The District” and “CSI: NY,” and roles on “Angels & Demons,” among others. Argenziano died at the age of 75 on February 10, 2019.


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