Dan Payne (born August 4, 1972) is a Canadian actor best known for playing the role of John in the television series Alice, I Think. Among his numerous television appearances was in an advertisement for Speakeasy from Esat Digifone, an Irish mobile phone operator now owned by O2. He also played the part of the Kull Warriors in Stargate SG-1 and the Wraith-king in the Stargate Atlantis episode Sateda. Recently, Payne appeared as Nathan Davidson, a married, sexually-repressed father in Mulligans, and also as Dollar Bill in Watchmen. He is currently in development on a new television series entitled Pucked to be launched on the web. He is playing the lead role of Andy Zirkor. An internet campaign to promote the series has been started with an Andy Zirkor Facebook page where fans can interact and be a part of Andy's world. Dan also starred as "Cesar Divine" in the web-based television series Divine: The Series that stretched four episodes. He was also in Cabin in the Woods. He portrays Beast, Ben's father, on Descendants, Descendants 2, and Descendants 3.