Kairon John

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Kairon John
Biographical information
Other name Kieron Lee
Professional information
Occupations Actor,
Years active 1993—present
Stargate-related information
Related series Stargate
Occupation Actor
Character Masked Ra

Kairon John (also known as Kieron Lee) is television and film actor and a model. He portrayed masked Ra in the 1994 featured film Stargate.


John first appeared as a Klingon in the Star Trek: The Next Generation (with Leon Rippy, Derek Webster as cast) sixth season episode "Birthright, Part II" in 1993. He received no credit for his appearance.

Following his Star Trek appearance he had a featured role as masked Ra in the 1994 science fiction blockbuster Stargate.

As model John worked on the live catwalk and appeared on magazine covers and in editorials of Mate Magazine (2005), In Magazine (2007), PIX Magazine, Rolling Out, and Krave Magazine. He studied auditioning techniques with Joel Brooks and Mary Pat Gleason and acting with Betty Bridges, Lesley Kahn & Company, and Bobbi Chance Studios. John was also featured in music videos for Destiny's Child, Jennifer Lopez, and Erika Jayne and worked in national commercials for Chevrolet, JC Penny’s, Champs Sports, Arizona Jeans and Bud Light.

In the more recent years, John guest starred in two episodes of Noah's Arc (with Aaron Dudley as cast, and Charles E. Robichaud as crew), appeared in the short films Portrait of a Couple (2008) and Tequila Sunrise (2010), was featured in the science fiction sequel Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen (2009), and portrayed Lucky in the comedy Friends & Lovers: The Ski Trip 2 (2008) and its following television series Friends & Lovers (2010).

More recently, John appeared in two episodes of the television series My Brother's Keeper: A Drama Series (2012).

Involvement in the Stargate universe


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Film and Television
Year Title Function Role Notes
2012 My Brother's Keeper: A Drama Series Actor Rex TV Series, 2 episodes
2010 Friends & Lovers Actor Lucky TV Series, 8 episodes
2010 Tequila Sunrise Actor Anthony Short
2009 Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen Actor Hunter (uncredited) Film
2008 Friends & Lovers: The Ski Trip 2 Actor Lucky Film
2008 Portrait of a Couple Actor Manuel Short
2005 Noah's Arc Actor Tony TV Series, 2 episodes
1994 Stargate Actor Masked Ra (as Kieron Lee) Film
1993 Star Trek: The Next Generation Actor Klingon (uncredited) TV Series, 1 episode


  • As he's always carrying an heavy mask during all the shooting, we never see his face, replaced by Jaye Davidson who plays Ra unmasked.

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