RIP Don S. Davis

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Don S. Davis, best known in his roll as Major General George Hammond in the TV series Stargate SG-1 has passed. It occurred early on Sunday, June 29th due to a massive heart attack.

After spending seven seasons as a main character on SG-1 Davis left due to health reasons while returning from time to time for guest appearances. Following his death his wife passed along the following message to fans...

"Dear Fans and Friends of Don S. Davis,

So many of you have been touched by not only the work and art of Don S. Davis, but by the man himself, who always took the time to be with you at the appearances he loved, that it is with a tremendous sense of loss I must share with you that Don passed away from a massive heart attack on Sunday morning, June 29th.

On behalf of his family and wife, Ruby, we thank you for your prayers and condolences. A family memorial where Don's ashes will be scattered in the ocean will take place in a few weeks, and should you wish to, please make a donation to the American Heart Association in Don's memory."

Davis'/Hammonds' Season One profile:

Long live Hammond of Texas.

News via Sci-Fi Channel and GateWorld.

To learn more about Don S. Davis please visit his page on Wikipedia or IMDB.