David Palffy is a Canadian actor who rose to prominence by portraying two significant roles in the military, science fiction, adventure television series, Stargate SG-1. He appeared as Anubis as well as Sokar in the series. In addition to this, he is also famous as the dashing husband of the Canadian actress Erica Durance. Please stick with us to know the details of his life journey and his biography.

Quick Info 
Full NameDavid Palffy
Date of Birth5 March 1969
Place of BirthVancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Age52 years old
Zodiac SignPisces
OccupationActor
SiblingsJeff Palffy
NationalityCanadian
EthnicityMixed
AncestryWelsh, Hungarian
EducationUniversity of Calgary
Royal Academy of Dramatic Art
Height6 feet (1.83m/183cm)
Weight78kg (171lbs)
Eyes ColorDark Brown
Hair StyleBald
WifeErica Durance
ChildrenLaszlo David Palffy
Lochlan William Palffy
Liam Jeffrey Palffy
Net Worth$800,000-$1 million (estimated)

Early Life and Family Details

David Palffy was born on 5 March 1969 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. Sadly, he has not yet revealed the name of his parents at the moment. But we know that his parents raised him alongside his brother, and his name is Jeff Palffy. His brother is also currently working in the entertainment industry and is a talent scout, producer, and manager by profession. Besides this, David is presently 52 years old with the zodiac sign of Pisces.

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David Palffy is Canadian by nationality, and he belongs to mixed ethnicity. He descends from Welsh and Hungarian ancestry through his parents’ side. However, he has not publicly talked about his religious background and details at the moment. Talking about his education, he has not revealed the name of the school he attended as a teenager. He enrolled at the University of Calgary for further education, where he studied law (LLB). Soon, he began developing an interest in acting. He decided to study acting at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art situated in London.

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Physical Stats

David Palffy stands at the height of 6 feet (1.83m/183cm) tall, and he weighs around 78kg (171lbs). Apart from this, he has not yet revealed his exact body measurements to the public. However, looking at his pictures, we can say that he has a muscular body build. Furthermore, he has a bald head with a pair of dark brown eyes color.

Professional Career

David Palffy is an actor by profession. He gave his debut performance in the entertainment industry in 1985. He was able to secure the role of Lowell for himself in the action, comedy, and thriller movie Storm. This marked the beginning of his journey as an actor in the acting field. He was also able to impress the audience with this performance. He won the Alberta Film and Television Awards’ Best Actor Award for this role in 1986.

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The breakthrough moment of his career came six in 1991. Then, he played the recurring role of Jim in the television miniseries called De Zomer van ’45. He played this role for a total of nine episodes of the show. Since then, he has appeared in numerous television series like the crime, drama, and mystery television series, The X-Files in 1993, and the animated action, adventure television series, Master Keaton. 

David has also played a notable role in crime, drama, mystery television series called Cold Squad, where he appeared as Bailey Gallanson for seven episodes. Likewise, he also appeared for eleven episodes of the action, adventure, drama television series Stargate SG-1His most recent contribution to the entertainment industry as an actor came in 2013. He portrayed Detective Ronald Billins in the television movie, Fatal Performance.

Apart from this, Palffy is not available on social media platforms. He is a private person, and he chooses to keep his personal life away from the media’s attention. Because of this reason, he does not have a verified account on social sites like Instagram, Facebook, and Twitter.

Love Life and Spouse

David Palffy is a married person. He is currently in a marital relationship with his wife, and her name is Erica Durance. She is also an actress by profession. People recognize her as Lois Lane from the American superhero television series Smallville. They crossed paths for the first time in 2001 and began dating each other. After dating for around three years, they decided to talk down the aisle on 8 January 2005.

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David and his wife.
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Following their marriage, David and Erica welcomed two children together. They welcomed their first child, Lochlan William Palffy, on 10 February 2015. Likewise, they welcomed the youngest member of their family, Liam Jeffrey Palffy, on 7 December 2016. In addition to this, David also has a son from his previous relationship, and his name is Laszlo David Palffy. He was born on 29 March 1999.

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Net Worth of David Palffy

David Palffy earns from his professional career as an actor. He has made many appearances in different movies and television series throughout his career. As of the year 2021, his estimated net worth falls somewhere between $800,000 and $1 million. Furthermore, he earns around $22,000 on an annual basis.

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