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Revision as of 12:18, 23 November 2007

Donald Mortinson
Donald Mortinson

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Introduced Galactica Discovers Earth, Part I
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Role Physicist at the Pacific Institute of Technology
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Portrayed by Robert Reed
Donald Mortinson is a Cylon
Donald Mortinson is a Final Five Cylon
Donald Mortinson is a Human/Cylon Hybrid
Donald Mortinson is an Original Series Cylon
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Donald Mortinson in the separate continuity
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Doctor Donald Mortinson is one of the Earth's foremost nuclear physicists who works at the Pacific Institute of Technology, in addition to being a Nobel Peace Prize winner.

He is the first scientist selected to be contacted by Captain Troy and Lieutenant Dillon in their mission of making contact with the scientists of Earth.

Mortinson is convinced of their being from a different planet after they leave a completed mathematical formula on his computer. He arranges a meeting with the two Colonials, but recognizes that Jamie Hamilton is trying to capture him on film and they escape.

Dr. Mortinson is later approached by Xaviar, who tries to convince him of the benefits of altering Earth's history in order to speed up the development of technology. Xaviar takes him hostage, using him to successfully escape and go back in time to pre-revolutionary America (Galactica Discovers Earth).

He later mentioned as monitoring Colonial frequencies for Dillon and Troy, although as he does so he is unable to detect the Cylon frequencies emitted by the A-B Raider (The Night the Cylons Landed, Part I).