|Date of birth||17 Mar. 1964|
|Origin||Ottawa, Ontario, Canada|
Bill Marchant was born William Geoffrey Marchant in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada on March 17, 1964 to Ruth and Murray Marchant. By the age of ten, Bill and his family had settled in Georgetown, Ontario, where his acting career began at the age of 14. At 18, he attended the drama program at the University of Guelph. His true professional debut was in a guest starring role on Dead Man's Gun (1997). His breakthrough role was the recurring character of Adrian Conrad/Goa'uld on "Stargate: SG-1".
Mr. Marchant is also an accomplished musician, having produced and co-written the album "Odlum" with singer-songwriter Michael Chase. Tracks from the album have been featured on Showtime's "Queer as Folk" (2000), Fox Television's "Higher Ground" (2000), and the feature film Suspicious River, directed by Lynne Stopkewich.