Actor Who Played Ba’al On ‘Stargate SG-1’ Was 58
Cliff Simon, best known as the villain Ba’al on Stargate SG-1, died March 9 in Topanga Canyon, Calif, according to his wife, who posted the news on Facebook. He apparently was involved in a kiteboarding accident, she said.
In the note addressed to “Friends, family and fans,” Colette Simon said, “It is with unimaginable heartbreak that I am sharing with you that my beloved husband, Cliff Simon, passed away at 12:30pm on Tuesday March 9, 2021. He was at Topanga Beach, California and sadly passed away after a tragic kiteboarding accident.
“He was known to most of you on this page as the villain you loved to hate, Ba’al, from Stargate SG-1. But as he said, “acting is what I do, it’s only a part of who I am.” And he was SO much more – a true original, an adventurer, a…