James Lafazanos


James Lafazanos Trivia


  • Trivia

    • James liked playing in Cowboy because it's a fast film and nothing was 'carved into stone' when they shot it so there was room for a lot of creativity.

    • James playes a lot of different male Wraiths on Stargate Atlantis. He tries to give them all a different vibe and personality.

    • The 3 things James would choose to take with him to a deserted island:
      - a Star Trek replicator (but since they don't exist he would take his iPod, but then he wouldn't be able to recharge it.)
      - the girl of his dreams
      - a good book

    • Halfway through season 2 of Stargate Atlantis James quit because he felt undervalued. But later they called him back and gave him a better offer so James will be back.

    • He was in the movie Personal Effects with Cristopher Judge who also has a role on a Stargate series.

    • James doesn't have cable so he can't see all TV shows, but he likes watching them on dvd box sets.

    • His favorite Stargate Atlantis episode so far is the season premiere: "Rising part I and II". He liked Bob, the character he played in this episode.

    • The make-up helps James to bring out the characters he plays. He has an idea of what the character would sound and act like, but with the make-up and costume on it takes it all to the next level.

    • It takes approximately two and a half hours to get the Wraith make-up on.

    • Before he got the role on Stargate Atlantis, James had seen the movie and a couple of episodes of Stargate SG-1.

    • He only had to do one audition to get onto Stargate Atlantis. The next day he was given the role without a call back.

    • James is really into music and wants to check out Berlin because he heard it has a great techno scene.

    • James enjoys travelling and looks forward to visiting Europe in the near future.

    • James would like to appear on Saturday Night Live.

    • James likes to read in his free time and also enjoys writing screenplays.

    • Although he often feeds on humans in Stargate Atlantis James is a vegetarian in real life.

    • According to the Chinese calendar, James was born in the year of the Dragon.

    • His zodiac sign is Leo.

    • James is 6'3" tall.

  • Quotes

    • James Lafazanos: (On playing a villain) It's a lot of fun, I get to be wild and crazy, which is... well, not so much of a stretch for me!