Amanda Tapping

Active - 1995 - 2012  |   Born - Aug 28, 1965 in Rochford, Essex, England  |   Genres - Science Fiction

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  • Parents wanted her to pursue a career in science.
  • Appeared in stage productions of Steel Magnolias, Children of a Lesser God and Noises Off.
  • First TV job was an appearance in a 1989 commercial for the Canadian coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons.
  • In the early 1990s, cofounded the Canadian comedy group Random Acts, with Katherine Jackson and Anne Marie Kerr.
  • Won a Canadian Comedy Award for Best Actress in the 2006 film Breakdown.
  • Received Gemini Award nominations for her work on Stargate SG-1 (2001) and Sanctuary (2009). The Gemini Awards honor excellence in Canadian TV.