Stars of Battlestar: Where Are They Now?

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Now that Battlestar Galactica is over, the stars of the hit SyFy drama are taking on new roles. From action-adventure to drama to comedy, the crew has the whole industry covered. A few main characters will appear in Battlestar Galactica: The Plan, a made-for-TV movie airing November 1, 2009 on SyFy. In the meantime, check out some of their new projects.

Jamie Bamber
Was: Lee 'Apollo' Adama
Now: DS Matt Devlin on Law & Order: UK (2009); guest star (TBA) on the upcoming season of Dollhouse

After five years on BSG, the blue-eyed Brit headed back to the UK to play Detective Sergeant Matt Devlin on the first season of Law & Order: UK. Bamber will return to American television with a guest appearance on the season two premiere of Dollhouse.

James Callis
Was: Dr. Gaius Baltar
Now: Merlin in Merlin and the Book of Beasts (movie, 2009); Mason Duryea on Numb3rs (1 episode, 2009); Danny Rubins in Re-Uniting the Rubins (movie, 2009)

Callis will play Merlin in the movie project Merlin and the Book of Beasts (not to be confused with Merlin, a British show now airing on NBC). Callis has also signed on to play a completely different character -- one who has nothing to do with magic, fantasy, or action -- in the movie Re-Uniting the Rubins, a comedy about a dysfunctional Jewish family.

Tricia Helfer
Was: Number Six, Cylon
Now: Naomi Tyler Moore in Them (movie, 2010); Lila in Open House (movie, 2010); an unnamed character on Human Target (2010); Rachel Carson in The Dealership (movie, 2009); Agent Bonnie Belski on Warehouse 13; Julia Carver in Hidden Crimes (movie, 2009); Number Six in Battlestar Galactica: The Plan (2009)

A former supermodel, Helfer has one of the busiest schedules of all her former shipmates. Not only has she signed up for Battlestar Galactica: The Plan, but she's making a number of appearances in new made-for-TV movies and TV shows as well.

Mary McDonnell
Was: President Laura Roslin
Now: Beverly Miller in Jimmy Nolan (movie, 2010); Captain Sharon Raydor on The Closer; Rose Smithsonian in Lifetime's made-for-TV movies Hostile Makeover and Killer Hair (2009)

President Roslin has taken a few guest roles and smaller parts since the end of BSG, including a role on the Lifetime movie Hostile Makeover. But she'll be on the silver screen next year starring in Jimmy Nolan, a movie about an autistic teenage boy.

Edward James Olmos
Was: Admiral William Adama
Now: Battlestar Galactica: The Plan (2009)

Olmos hasn't signed on for any TV shows yet, but will appear in two movies currently in development -- The Crystal Frontier and Cutting Sign. And, of course, we'll see his face in Battlestar Galactica: The Plan.

Grace Park
Was: Lt. Sharon 'Boomer' Valerii
Now: Battlestar Galactica: The Plan (2009); Honey in Punctured (movie, 2009); Special Agent Liz Carver on The Border; Akani Cuesta on The Cleaner

Grace Park has made a name for herself as a sci-fi and action actress, thanks to roles like Number Eight on BSG and Lt. Satterfield on Stargate SG-1. She is further cementing the typecast with her role as an American Homeland Security agent in The Border.

Katee Sackhoff
Was: Kara 'Starbuck' Thrace
Now: Dana Walsh on 24 (2010); Dr. Theodora 'Teddy' Rowe on Nip/Tuck

Sackhoff is making the transition from outer space adventures to homeland security anxieties by joining in Keifer Sutherland on 24 as Special Agent Dana Walsh.

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