He killed Sokar and absorbed his fleet, later defeating Heru'ur as well. Also known for his two 1993 guest appearances on Shining … Stargate SG-1 Season 3 ... SG-1 is captured by a mercenary working for Sokar and forced to help him capture a Goa’uld—but instead they’re hunting a Tok’ra. Actor Meet the cast and learn more about the stars of of Stargate SG-1 with exclusive news, photos, videos and more at TVGuide.com Add a photo to this gallery Add a photo to this gallery David Palffy on Wikipedia David Palffy on The Internet Movie Database David Palffy at TV.com The third season of the military science fiction television series Stargate SG-1 commenced airing on Showtime in the United States on June 25, 1999, concluded on Sky1 in the United Kingdom on March 8, 2000, and contained 22 episodes. The third season of the military science fiction television series Stargate SG-1 commenced airing on Showtime in the United States on June 25, 1999, concluded on Sky1 in the United Kingdom on March 8, 2000, and contained 22 episodes. A Goa'uld who was outcast by the System Lords, Sokar was one of the most powerful of the Goa'uld, and chose to take on the persona of the Devil. Sokar is considered to be one of the most villainous and evil Goa'uld that ever plagued the galaxy. Out of universe information (SG1: "Jolinar's Memories"), In 1999, Sokar made his presence known again among the System Lords, by engaging in a war with Heru'ur while at the same time, attacking Earth when Apophis surrendered in hopes of taking the Tau'ri down with him. His underlord Bynarr ruled Netu, traveling to Delmak by way of Rings to inform Sokar of the suffering of the damned. Instead, Sokar was contacted by Apophis who had killed Bynarr and taken over Netu. Bynarr visited Sokar to thank him for sending Jolinar's host to him to allow Bynarr to get his revenge, but Sokar realized that the people on Netu were intruders and ordered Bynarr to torture them for information then kill them, giving Bynarr one day to find out. Ba'al, played by South African actor Cliff Simon, is a Goa'uld based on the Baʿal of Canaanite religion. Samantha Carter is an astronaut, and she is on her first real mission to space when Earth is attacked by aliens. In reality, this was a ploy by Apophis to get close enough to Sokar to assassinate him and take his place. The composition of SG-1 changes several times during the series run and varies in several alternative universes. His followers were constantly exposed to his dangerous whim and frequently were forced to live through the terraforming of a new planet into Sokar's desired nightmarish landscape. During that period, Sokar held an Unas host, though he eventually moved to a human one. Sokar apparently had a fair sense of the Tau'ri's version of Hell, and so, he formed his prison world inspired by it, by bombarding the moon from orbit to crack the mantle and alow magma to seep to the surface and turn the sky red. After the escape of Teal'c in the Tel'tak, Jumar reported on the development to Sokar who decided to move up his plans as Sokar believed the ship to contain spies. (SG1: "Deadman Switch", "The Barque of Heaven"), SG-1 subsequently came up against an Unas in service of Sokar who pretended to be a demon on the medieval planet to get an easy source of hosts for Sokar's use. In addition those living in his domain were constantly assaulted by their infernal environment. Then, again, SG-1 stepped in the way. Directed by Peter DeLuise. SG-1's duties include first contact, reconnaissance and combat, diplomacy, initial archaeological surveying, and technological assessment. The Unas was killed by Simon and its symbiote by Colonel Jack O'Neill. Sokar introduced himself to the Tau'ri by bombarding the iris on the Stargate with radiation and projecting his image onto its surface. (SG1: "Living Gods: Stargate System Lords") He aligned himself with the personas of various underworld demons, including the Biblical Satan. (2.17 "Serpent’s Song") Sokar was described by Da… 31 min. Realizing how dangerous that would be, the Tok'ra destroyed Netu while Sokar attempted to put down a rebellion begun by Apophis when SG-1 arrived attempting to rescue Jacob Carter. Unlike most Goa'uld, Sokar's followers served him more out of fear than reverence, regarding such things as unimportant and pointless as he reveled at being feared more than worshiped. Stargate Origins actor Daniel Rashid talks about filming the new Web series, learning to speak ancient Egyptian, and taking on the role of a young Kasuf. Within a year, however, he was prepared to launch a massive attack against the System Lords, which would have put him in control of the Goa'uld Empire. Please post in this thread for actor news, appearances, non-Stargate TV and film roles, and other news regarding actors who have appeared on Stargate! Not only was he one of the most reviled of the System Lords, but also one of the oldest. While on a mission to recover a UAV, SG-1 are captured by the bounty hunter Aris Boch who is working for the System Lord Sokar. The iris protecting the base held, but it wasn't going to last. Several of his underlords possessed Unas bodies, and serving in his armies alongside the Jaffa were a number of Unas warriors. However, Sokar had recently conquered the planet and knew the Tok'ra were not located there and ordered Apophis tortured to death. Allegiances All things dedicated to the 1994 Stargate movie and the MGM franchise: SG-1, Atlantis, Universe, Origins … The Tok'ra sent Jacob Carter/Selmak undercover in Sokar's court to discover the size of his forces. Nothing in life is ever that pat and controlled. (SG1: "Jolinar's Memories") He became obsessed with his own mythology, surrounding himself with imagery to reinforce his claims. This happened to both Jolinar of Malkshur and Apophis during their incarceration on Netu. Re… After Apophis died, the SGC managed to dial out again to the planet they had found Apophis on and sent him through. David Palffy. Sokar would frequently torture people right in front of him and took extra pleasure in prolonging the suffering of his victims to the point of maniacal laughter. Also known for his two 1993 guest appearances on Shining … For a time. Some former Stargate SG-1 cast or crew members crossed over to Battlestar Galactica when the series initially started, while over time others have also joined the series. 1999 Once the 38-minute window for an open wormhole passed, the Tau'ri sent back Apophis' dead body and Sokar ended his attacks. Boch press-ganged SG-1 into helping him, but agreed to let Korra go after being convinced that the Tok'ra were different from the Goa'uld. Eventually, he felt his position was s… During that period, Sokar held an Unas host, though he eventually moved to a human one. Rank Directed by Martin Wood. Having learned of Jacob's capture, the Tok'ra enlisted the help of SG-1 to rescue him and learn what Jacob knew about Sokar's forces, aided by the fact that Major Samantha Carter was once the host of Jolinar of Malkshur, the only person to ever escape from Netu. Sokar was also shown to always have a flame around his hand, and he spoke in a twisted manner. (SG1: "Living Gods: Stargate System Lords"). GateWorld continues its 3-part exclusive audio interview with David Palffy, Stargate SG-1‘s Sokar and Anubis!. Gary Jones (born 4 January 1958) is a British-born Canadian actor, who has worked on television and on stage both in his native United Kingdom and Canada. His agents were a unique group, ranging from Demon-impersonating underlords to Bynarr, the scarred lord of Netu. His Necropolis Guards functioned as both his shock troops and as agents of terror that kept his subjects in line, who lived in constant fear of their master. The voice activated command for opening the cargo ship is "Barokna". This thread is specifically for non-Stargate related projects from our favorite actors. Agender (Male Personality) "Serpent's Song", "Jolinar's Memories", "The Devil You Know". Aside from the standard Goa'uld traits of arrogance and egotism, Sokar was made infamous for his sadism and cruelty, which were greater than just about any other Goa'uld. Sokar was able to quickly rise to power by inspiring fear in his followers, and equipping his Jaffa with the weapons they needed to terrorize those under his rule, even his own servants were not safe from his wrath. After learning of the death of Apophis' mate Amaunet, Sokar sent him word though Apophis did not believe Sokar. Stargate SG-1 (TV Series 1997–2007) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Using a device he developed call the sun-shade, he covered the lands around the city of Memphis in perpetual night. Political information Sokar agreed to Apophis' request and Apophis boarded the ship through the transportation rings as Aldwin of the Tok'ra launched the weapon into the moon's core once Sokar's ship was in position. (SG1: "Serpent's Song", "Jolinar's Memories", "The Devil You Know"), On a mission, SG-1 encounters bounty hunter Aris Boch who was hunting the Tok'ra Korra to capture for Sokar. Monsters roamed the lands as he allowed the Unas to freely walk the Earth alongside the Goa'ulds and Jaffa under Sokar's control. article on Sokar in The Stargate Omnipedia, SG-1 Solutions' article on Sokar in The StargateWiki, https://enstargate.fandom.com/wiki/Sokar?oldid=3910. Sokar was a strong rival to Apophis and took control of the other Goa’uld's armies and conquered worlds. On the prison moon, the team and Martouf learned from Jacob about the size of Sokar's forces and the planned attack and relayed it to Teal'c who remained in orbit in a Tel'tak. SG-1 later learned from the Tok'ra that if Sokar had collected the bounty, he would have transported them to P3R-779, the beginning planet of the Trial of Ra rather than to the System Lords. Sokar subsequently revived Apophis as Martouf predicted and imprisoned him on Netu. Race This disturbing appearance further highlights Sokar's chosen role as the Devil. Though Sokar threatened to bring the full force of his weapons to bear against Apophis, Apophis offered the information he had extracted from SG-1 and Martouf in exchange for Sokar making Apophis the lord of Netu. His speech was twisted, and he usually had a flame nearby. Teal'c (Stargate) Jolinar (Stargate) Malek (Stargate) Sokar (Stargate) Drama; Alternate Universe - Canon Divergence; Apocalypse; Tok'ra (Stargate) Summary. Home planet He first appears in the season 5 episode " Summit ", and becomes a recurring adversary in the remaining seasons of Stargate SG-1 as well as in Stargate: Continuum, making … However, Jacob was captured by Sokar's forces and sent to Netu before he could communicate this information. Gender Jacob discovered that Sokar had a force ten times larger than the Tok'ra believed and was prepared to launch his attack within two weeks. Aris Boch is not affected by a zat gun. By the New Kingdom he was depicted as a hawk-headed mummy with a Was sceptre (representing power), a flail, and a crook. ... Our conversation with "Anubis" and "Sokar" actor David Palffy continues in the second of our 3-part audio interview! (SG1: "Living Gods: Stargate System Lords", "Jolinar's Memories"). Sokar ceased his attack on Earth with the Tok'ra Martouf warning that Sokar could revive Apophis with a sarcophagus. His victories earned the praise and respect of Apep, but earned the jealousy of his fellow underlords. Unlike other Goa'uld who demand worship, Sokar cares nothing for it as his followers serve him more out of fear rather than religious devotion. Sokar was a powerful Goa'uld System Lord known for his cruel and sadistic nature. True to Lantash's warning, Sokar launched an attack against Earth through the Stargate. The Stargate people have populated their universe with SG1 super heroes, bland species and villains who apparently have to be cloaked and look horrific to be scary. Biographical information Sokar was a Goa'uld System Lord who studied the religions of Earth and based himself on the various depictions of the rulers of the underworld, including the Judaeo-Christian Satan. His wifeErica Durancegave birth to their son, Lochlan William Palffy, on February 10, 2015. On the orders of SG-1, the villagers buried the Stargate to prevent Sokar from returning for retribution with Major Samantha Carter predicting that the planet was too far away for Sokar to bother making the trip by ship. Sokar was initially worshiped as a totem, and then as a personified hawk or falcon. Delmak When the Goa'uld first arrived on Earth, Sokar began to align himself with the personas of various underworld demons, including the Biblical Satan. Once the fleet was ready, Sokar took his Ha'tak into Netu's orbit as the Tok'ra predicted and called for Bynarr to report. Apophis took advantage of the moment of surprise to kill the Jaffa and attempted to shoot Sokar with a staff weapon. Most Sci Fi devotees like the quirks and twists that the genre offers. He then transformed the lands under his rule into vast swathes of darkness and decay, and threatened the rest of the planet with the same. He is known for his recurring role as CMSgt.Walter Harriman in Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis.He has also made guest appearances on such shows as Sliders, Cold Squad, The Outer Limits, Andromeda and Dead Like Me. Himself Ba'al, played by South African actor Cliff Simon, is a Goa'uld based on the Baʿal of Canaanite religion. It gave him great pleasure coming up with new hellish landscapes for the cultures he dominated, resulting that the vision of his realm varied from society to society. Large portions of Egypt literally became Hell on Earth, places to be feared and avoided. In this part, David discusses the process of becoming the galaxy’s biggest bad boy, and speaks his mind on some of his co-stars, including Michael Adamthwaite and Ronny Cox (who we recently interviewed). They planned to send a weapon into Netu's core that would destabilize it, causing the moon to explode and destroy Sokar's ship in orbit. Appearances Every one of his followers constantly toiled to provide Sokar with whatever he required to increase his military power. Sokar was a loner, even more so than the average System Lord, and had very few allies. Within a year of his return, Sokar was prepared to launch a massive attack against six key System Lords with a force large enough that it would guarantee him victory and rule the galaxy. (SG1: "Living Gods: Stargate System Lords") He was eventually deposed by a vengeful Ra, who formed an alliance with several other System Lords, including Apophis and Cronus. He has been married to actress Erica Durance with who he shares two children. No more bloody Sokar for god's sake. Died (SG1: "Living Gods: Stargate System Lords"), When Ra was distracted by Anubis' attack during the Second Goa'uld Dynasty, Sokar took advantage and deposed him from his seat of power on Earth. Sokar has quite a disturbing appearance in his human host. His underling Bynarr ruled Ne'tu, traveling to Delmak by way of the transportation rings to inform Sokar of the suffering of the damned. Sokar apparently had a fair sense of the Tau'ri version of Hell, and was so inspired by it, he formed his prison world by bombarding the moon from orbit to crack the mantle and allow magma to seep to the surface and turn the sky red. (SG1: "Living Gods: Stargate System Lords"), When the Goa'uld first arrived on Earth, Sokar played off humankind's greatest fears, and quickly established himself as a god of death. Nearly every world under Sokar's control was turned into an image of hell. Sokar also stood out as being one of the few Goa'uld that still embraced the Unas as valuable agents. Former System Lord Netu exploded shortly afterwards, destroying Sokar's ship and killing Sokar. Though Boch originally intended to take Teal'c instead, he was convinced to change his mind and communicated to Sokar's ship about "technical difficulties" before he self-destructed his Tel'tak. Apophis was severely injured in the base infirmary at the time, and when he finally died, his body was sent to the place Sokar indicated. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Sokar's Goa'uld cargo ship uses a cloaking device. Instead of waiting another several days, Sokar ordered that the attack be launched in two days. For a time, Sokar was ruler of the Goa'uld, until an alliance consistin… (SG1: "The Devil You Know"), Aside from the standard Goa'uld traits of arrogance and egotism, Sokar was made infamous for his sadism and cruelty, which were greater than just about any other Goa'uld, aside from Anubis. Sokar never made any effort to appease or reward his followers, instead he preferred to rule as an iron-fisted despot. Take your favorite fandoms with you and never miss a beat. Language: English Words: 6,886 Chapters: 4/? In 1999, he made his presence known again among the System Lords, by making Apophis a prisoner on Netu, as well as engaging in a war with Heru'ur. He later conquered the world of Delmak, making it his homeworld, and pyroformed its moon into a hell-like world, naming it Netu. Like other Goa'uld, he had a flair for the dramatic. Sokar was ruler of the Goa'uld, until an alliance consisting of several other System Lords, including Ra, Apophis, and Cronus, banded together to defeat Sokar. With Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge. He is also married to Erica Durance who played Krista James in Stargate SG-1 Season 8. Stargate SG-1 (3 episodes) With Richard Dean Anderson, Michael Shanks, Amanda Tapping, Christopher Judge. David Palffy is a Canadian television and film actor widely known for playing the roles of Anubis and Sokar on Syfy and Showtime television series, Stargate SG-1. Sokar Within a year, however, he was prepared to launch a massive attack against the System Lords, which would have put him in control of the Goa'uld Empire. 79.2k members in the Stargate community. He conquered the world of Delmak, making it his homeworld, and terraformed its moon into a hell-like world, naming it Netu. Sokar also ordered Jumar to find the ship that brought the intruders to Netu. However, Apophis was able to use the ship's ring transporter to escape to Delmak and took advantage of Sokar's death and his already poor relations with his followers to take control of Sokar's forces for himself, establishing himself as a liberator who freed them from a tyrant and an unjust god. Sokar made sure that the oppression of those under his rule was complete, allowing no room for rebellion. On Earth, is identity took the form of the Judeo-Christian fallen angel Satan. However, Anubis' ambition was even greater. Except for the commanders of the top-secret Stargate Command military base (SGC), all main characters of Stargate SG-1 are members of the SG-1 team, the primary unit of the SGC in the show. Feb 14, 2013. (SG1: "Demons"). English-Canadian actor, writer, director, and voice actor known for his role as Dr. Rodney McKay on the Canadian-American science fiction TV shows Stargate SG-1, Stargate Atlantis and Stargate Universe. Since the series ended, he has starred in the film remake of Conan the Barbarian and co-starred in the hit HBO original series Game of Thrones. Korra was a spy in Sokar's ranks, but believed he had been discovered, and escaped in the cargo ship to the planet where Aris Boch was waiting for him. Neither his followers or worshippers had any privacy or any real love for Sokar and were in constant fear of dying at his hands. Worlds under Sokar's domination were transformed into barren wastelands and nightmarish domains that none could fearlessly tread. Sokar activating his shield on his Kara kesh to block a staff blast from Apophis. He first appears in the season 5 episode " Summit ", and becomes a recurring adversary in the remaining seasons of Stargate SG-1 as well as in Stargate: Continuum, making … It would be several millennia before Sokar would once again rise to prominence and make an attempt to seize power over the other System Lords. (SG1: "Jolinar's Memories"). They decimated his forces and believed him destroyed, but he survived though reduced to a minor System Lord. This is a result of both shows being filmed in Vancouver , which has a relatively small pool of actors, particularly concering guest stars and extras . However, Sokar used his kara kesh' personal shield to block the shot and Apophis ran away, leaving the enraged Sokar behind. When the Goa'uld first arrived on Earth, he became the basis for various underworld demons, including the Biblical Satan. https://stargate.fandom.com/wiki/Sokar?oldid=433479. Now Apophis has revealed himself, he promises the prisoners to overturn Sokar, which requires extracting an irresistibly valuable secret, to which end he drugs Sam with the truth serum 'blood of Sokar' and implants a memory device plus the drug to torture Jack in the persona of … Sokar was a powerful Goa'uld System Lord, also well known for his cruel and sadistic nature. Goa'uld Sokar was killed when his ship was caught in Netu's explosion, but Apophis escaped and took control of his forces. Long ago, Anubis first arose as a warlord in the service of Apep. He knew they held Apophis as their prisoner and demanded the Goa’uld be turned over to him. David Palffy is a Canadian actor. He was believed destroyed, but somehow survived. He also was shown to have a militaristic viewpoint on a lot of topics, preferring to dominate via his army.