Unable to cast object of type ‘System.Int16’ to my Enum variable [duplicate]

I'm tryng to convert a numeric type on my mysql database (smallint(6)) and I'm getting the following error:

Unable to cast object of type 'System.Int16' to type 'MyEnum'.

My Enum is:

public enum MyEnum
{
    Value1 = 1,
    Value2 = 2,
    Value3 = 3,
    Value4 = 4
}

The conversion is happening here:

MyEnum enumHere = (MyEnum)reader["cod_sist_orig"];

Reader is a IDataReader and the column is a not nullable column and the value comming from the database is 1.



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