Gee at CFC Annual Gala in 2018
|Known for||Empire of Dirt, The Expanse|
Gee was primarily known as a stage actress in Toronto, Ontario, where her acting credits have included productions of Margaret Atwood's The Penelopiad, Daniel MacIvor's Arigato, Tokyo, Tomson Highway's The Rez Sisters Cliff Cardinal's Stitch, Birdtown and Swanville's 36 Little Plays About Hopeless Girls and Louise Dupré's Tout comme elle.
She made her feature film debut in Empire of Dirt for which she was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award. For this role, she also won a Special Jury award at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival as well as an award for Best Actress at the American Indian Film Festival. In 2013, at TIFF, Gee was named one of the festival's annual Rising Stars.
Gee has also worked in television, recently playing guest roles in the television series King and Republic of Doyle. In 2014, she starred as one of the lead characters in the Western drama series Strange Empire on CBC Television, for one season until it was cancelled in 2015.
As of 2016, Gee stars in the 33-episode web series Inhuman Condition, which airs on the KindaTV YouTube channel. In 2017 she began to star in the recurring role of Camina Drummer on the Syfy television series The Expanse.
|2012||King||Alicia Pratta||Episode: "Alicia Pratta"|
|2013||Republic of Doyle||Sydney Morrison||Episode: "Brothers in Arms"|
|2013||Empire of Dirt||Lena||Film|
|2014||Strange Empire||Kat Loving||Lead role|
|2016||Inhuman Condition||Tamar||Web series; main role|
|2017–present||The Expanse||Drummer||Recurring role (season 2–present)|
|2017||The Carmilla Movie||Emily Bronte||Film|
|2017||The Neddeaus of Duqesne Island||N/A||Web series|
|2017||We Forgot to Break Up||Isis Wong||Short film|
|2020||Call of the Wild||Film|
Awards and nominationsEdit
Gee garnered a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Actress at the 2nd Canadian Screen Awards for her performance in Empire of Dirt. For this role, she also won a Special Jury Award at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival as well as an award for Best Actress at the American Indian Film Festival.
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- "[Web Series Review] 'Inhuman Condition' Is a Step Forward for the Medium". Bloody Disgusting. July 5, 2016. Retrieved 2016-08-25.
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- "It's a tie for best Canadian feature at the 2017 Whistler Film Festival". The Georgia Straight. December 4, 2017.
- Galuppo, Mia (2018-11-07). "'Expanse' Actress Cara Gee Joins 'Call of the Wild' at Fox". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 2019-07-02.
- "Canadian Screen Awards: Orphan Black, Less Than Kind, Enemy nominated". CBC News. January 13, 2014.