Lisa Berry

Lisa Berry (born November 6, 1979) is a Canadian actress, seen regularly on television with appearances in The Colony, Northpole: Open for Christmas, Combat Hospital, Bad Blood, Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments, 19-2 and Supernatural.

Lisa Berry
Born (1979-11-06) November 6, 1979 (age 41)
OccupationActress
Years active2006–present

Early lifeEdit

Berry was born in Richmond Hill, Ontario.[1] She attended the Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts, graduating in 2004,[2] returning on occasion to encourage students in their learning.[3] The Canadian actress started her career in the entertainment industry as a make-up artist before getting her big break as an actress.[4]

CareerEdit

In 2012, Berry played the role of clinic receptionist in the sci-fi thriller Antiviral[5] which won the "Best Canadian First Feature Film" at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF).[6] In 2013, Lisa Berry starred as Nara in the Netflix film The Colony[7] alongside Laurence Fishburne and Bill Paxton.[8] Some of the highlights of Berry's extensive television career include playing Captain Pam Everwood, RN in twelve episodes of the 2011 television series Combat Hospital,[9] eight episodes of Detective Roberta Hanson in Slasher in 2019. Berry had a regular role as Billie the Reaper (and the Death) in 2018-2020 for fourteen episodes of Supernatural[10] Berry has also appeared in commercials for the Nintendo Wii, Walmart and Quaker Oats.[9]

Awards and nominationsEdit

  • Trailblazer Award, Reel World Film Festival [2]
  • Best Ensemble Dora Mavor Moore Award Nomination for your work in Young Peoples Theatre production of `To Kill A Mockingbird’.[1]
  • Nominated for a Best Actress Award for the Black Canadian Awards in Toronto.[1]
  • Berry was part of the winning cast of Antiviral which won the "Best Canadian First Feature Film" at the 2012 Toronto International Film Festival.[6]
  • RCPA Alumni of Distinction Award 2017 [2]

FilmographyEdit

FilmEdit

Year Title Role
2020 A Daughter's Ordeal Nina
2019 The Sisterhood (TV film) Desiree Holt
2017 Power Rangers Candace Cranston
2015 Northpole: Open for Christmas[11] Taylor
2015 No Stranger Than Love [12][13] Fay
2014 Bee & Julie-Julie (Short) Bee's Mom
2013 The Colony[7][8] Nara
2013 Be My Valentine (TV film) Wendy
2012 Mr. Viral Female Fighter 1
2012 Antiviral[5][6] Lucas Clinic Receptionist
2011 Silent Witness (TV Movie) Stella Marz
2011 Desperately Seeking Santa [14] Christine Mayweather
2009 Booky's Crush Librarian
2008 Saw V EMT
2006 Gospel of Deceit (TV Movie) Sarah

TelevisionEdit

Year Title Role Notes
2020 Star Trek: Discovery Kanak 1 episode
2020 Corn & Peg Miss Tenderhoof 1 episode
2020 Workin' Moms Natashia 3 episodes
2019 Hudson & Rex Dr. Helen Dubois 1 episode - Game of Bones
2019 Departure Alexis Johnson 1 episode - Vanished
2019 Save Me Summer 1 episode - Animl
2019 Designated Survivor Rachelle 1 episode
2019 Slasher Detective Roberta Hanson 8 episodes
2019 Wayne Gail 1 episode - Chapter One: Get Some Then
2018 Bad Blood Nellie Bullock 8 episodes
2017-2018 Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments Cleophas Garroway 4 episodes
2015-2016 19-2[9] Rita George 4 episodes
2015 Continuum[9] Nolan 4 episodes
2015 Mr. D Kathy Lee Giffer 1 episode - Coaching Prospects
2015-2020 Supernatural Billie the Reaper/Death 14 episodes
2013 The Listener Lorraine Browning 1 episode - Cold Storage
2013 Cracked Detective Roz Cabrera 1 episode - Night Terrors
2011-2012 XIII: The Series Grier / CIA Anaylst 4 episodes
2012 Haven[9] Rica Hamilton 1 episode - Magic Hour
2012 Transporter: The Series Transplant Co-ordinator 1 episode - Harvest
2012 Nikita[9] Harriet Jennings 3 episodes
2012 The Firm Zoe Figgis 1 episode - Pilot
2011 Combat Hospital[9] Capt. Pam Everwood, RN 12 episodes
2011 Rookie Blue Attractive Woman 1 episode - A Little Faith
2011 Against the Wall Janice Lawrence 2 episodes
2011 The Being Frank Show Episode #1.23
2011 Republic of Doyle Karla Green 1 episode - Family Business
2011 Skins Principal Turner 2 episodes
2010 Being Erica Melanda 1 episode - The Tribe Has Spoken
2010 Lost Girl Serena 1 episode - ArachnoFaebia
2010 MotherLoad Dorothy 1 episode
2010 Heartland Barb Wharton 1 episode - Second Chances
2007 Da Kink in My Hair Nia 1 episode - Rules Are Made...
2006 ReGenesis Nurse 1 episode - The End
2006 Degrassi: The Next Generation Theatre Manager 1 episode - High Fidelity: Part 1

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b c "SayWhatNews Lisa Berry". saywhatnews.com. 2012.
  2. ^ a b c "Alumni of the month - Lisa Berry - Class of 2004". randolphcollege.ca. 2020.
  3. ^ "Interview with Lisa Berry and Dion Johnstone". theartsguild.com. 2012.
  4. ^ "Actress Lisa Berry talks success of Supernatural". nbc15.com. 2018.
  5. ^ a b "Antiviral Directed by Brandon Cronenberg". shudder.com. 2012.
  6. ^ a b c "Antiviral". filmaffinity.com. 2012.
  7. ^ a b "The Colony". radiotimes.com. 2013.
  8. ^ a b "Film Profile: The Colony". nextfilm.uk. 2013.
  9. ^ a b c d e f g "Lisa Berry loves her Sci-fi". wingmanmagazine.com. 2020.
  10. ^ "Interview: Part One with Lisa Berry on 'Supernatural' and Convention Life". nerdsandbeyond.com. 2018.
  11. ^ "North Pole 2: Open For Christmas". digiguide.tv. 2015.
  12. ^ "No Stranger Than Love Trailor". movie-list.com. 2015.
  13. ^ "Film review - No Stranger Than Love". rottentomatoes.com. 2016.
  14. ^ "Desperately Seeking Santa". kodiapps.com. 2011.

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