Template:Cast Data

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This template is used to place an Actor/Actress info on a Battlestar Wiki articles. It provides lower case parameters only.


{{Cast Data
| image=
| size=
| credit=
| showage=
| born_month= 
| born_day= 
| born_year= 
| death_month= 
| death_day= 
| death_year= 
| character= 
| nationality= 
| site=
| imdb= 

Required parameters

  • character: The character this person plays. Use <br /> to insert more than one. Please wikify the character.

Optional parameters

  • image: The filename of the image. Do not include the Image: prefix.
    • size: By default, the size will be limited to 200px. If this need to be increased enter the number here.
    • credit: If you are using a copyrighted image with permission, enter it here the details of the copyright. Otherwise place the copyright on the Media Wiki image page itself the correct image tags per the Media Wiki Image tagging policy.
  • showage: Type N or n in order to hide the age of the cast member in question, in the event that the full date of birth (or death) is unknown.
  • born_month: The month number that the actor was born.
  • born_day: The day number that the actor was born.
  • born_year: The full year that the actor was born. (e.x. 1971)
  • death_month: The month number that the actor died.
  • death_day: The day number that the actor died.
  • death_year: The full year that the actor died. (e.x. 1971)
  • nationality: Uses the flag template.
    • US, UK, or others. For a full listing of possible country codes please visit IANA's Root-Zone Index
    • Earth as to indicate from the planet Earth
  • site: The official website of the actor. This field is not for fan websites or other unofficial websites. Any unofficial websites using this parameter should be removed and placed in an External links section in the article itself.
  • imdb: The ID number on their IMDB page. Include only the numbers, not the two letter prefix. (i.e. 123456 instead of nm123456)