|Born||March 20, 1971|
London, Ontario, Canada
Kavelaars was born in London, Ontario, Canada. Her mother, Anne, was a homemaker and her father, John, a farmer. Kavelaars and her twin Monique are the youngest of five children. Kavelaars at 15 was named Miss Teen London (Ontario) in 1987, and that year was first runner-up for Miss Teen Canada.
She moved to New York City at 18 to study at The American Musical and Dramatic Academy. Following theater work in New York, she relocated first to Toronto, where she appeared in commercials, and then Vancouver, British Columbia, where she began work in series television.
Kavelaars appeared in three episodes of the Canadian/American science-fiction series Stargate SG-1 in 2003 and 2004, playing U.S. Air Force Major Erin Gant. That series and the single-season science-fiction Code Name: Eternity, which she starred as psychotherapist Dr. Laura Keating, ran in the U.S. on Syfy. In 2006, she was a main character in the two-season Canadian television series Whistler. In 2010, Kavelaars began playing Lori Unger in the HBO Canada series Living in Your Car.
She also played presidential candidate Harriet Traymore in season two of XIII: The Series.
|2012||XIII: The Series||Harriet Traymore||TV series|
|2007||ReGenesis (TV series)||Dr. Joanna Sabean||TV Series|
|2006||Whistler (TV series)||Jen McKaye||TV Series|
|2004||Intern Academy||Mira Towers|
|2003||Jinnah - On Crime: White Knight, Black Widow||Rachel Bach|
|2003||Dreamcatcher (2003 film)||Trish|
|2002||The Bed (2002 film)||Michelle|
|2001||Romantic Comedy 101||Beth|
|1999||Final Run||April McDonald||TV movie|
|1999||Code Name: Eternity||Dr. Laura Keating|
|1998||Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County (TV)||Linda McPherson|
|1997||A Call to Remember (TV)||Amy Miller|
|1993||Ghost Mom (TV)||Nurse #2|
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