Nicole de Boer

Nicole de Boer (born 20 December 1970) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for starring in the cult film Cube as Joan Leaven, playing Ezri Dax on the final season of Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1998–1999), and as Sarah Bannerman on the series The Dead Zone (2002–2007). Since 2016 she has had a recurring role as Becca Dorsay, ex-wife of one of the series leads on the Canadian-produced crime drama Private Eyes.

Nicole de Boer
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De Boer at 2015 London Film and Comic Con
Born (1970-12-20) 20 December 1970 (age 50)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Other namesNikki de Boer
Years active1981–present
Height1.62 m (5 ft 4 in)
(m. 1999; div. 2012)


De Boer's television debut was an uncredited role in Freddy the Freeloader's Christmas Dinner, which starred Red Skelton and Vincent Price. Her first major television work was in the CBC series 9B, followed by a recurring role on the Canadian sketch comedy show The Kids in the Hall as Laura, girlfriend of Bobby Terrance (Bruce McCulloch). She subsequently appeared (as a different character) in their 1996 film Brain Candy.

She starred in the short-lived 1997 SyFy Channel series Deepwater Black (also known as Mission Genesis) as Yuna. This was followed by a role in the film, Cube (1997). She was featured in two episodes of the Canadian-produced series The Outer Limits.

De Boer's other roles have included Ezri Dax on Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (seventh season, 1998–1999), and as Sarah Bannerman on the series The Dead Zone (2002–2007).

She portrayed Dr. Alison Porter on the SyFy series Stargate Atlantis, appearing in the fifth-season episode "Whispers", and as Marion Caldwell on three episodes of the television series Haven.


De Boer at Toronto Comicon in 2012.


Year Title Role Notes
1981 Freddie the Freeloader's Christmas Dinner Little girl at hospital
1990 The Kissing Place Cathy TV movie
1992 Prom Night IV: Deliver Us from Evil Meagan
1993 Family Pictures Penny TV movie
1994 The Counterfeit Contessa Helena Everett TV movie
1995 Jungleground Caitlyn Dean
1995 National Lampoon's Senior Trip Meg Smith
1996 Kids in the Hall: Brain Candy Cooper's groupie
1997 When Innocence Is Lost Nancy TV movie
1997 Cube Leaven
1999 Family of Cops 3: Under Suspicion Jackie Fein TV movie
2000 Rated X Karen Mitchell TV movie
2003 Public Domain Bonnie
2004 Phil the Alien Madame Madame
2006 Ties That Bind Megan Mahoney TV movie
2008 NYC: Tornado Terror Cassie Lawrence TV movie
2008 Christmas Town Liz Direct-to-video
2009 Suck Susan
2011 Iron Invader a/k/a Metal Shifters Amanda TV movie
2011 Metal Tornado Rebecca TV movie
2011 Secrets from Her Past Hannah TV movie
2012 My Mother's Secret Lauren Coulson TV movie
2016 Where's My Baby? Marissa Davis TV movie
2016 Corrupt a/k/a Trust No One Kate MacIntyre
2017 Stranger Martha Short
TBC Range Roads Suzanne


Year Title Role Notes
1981 Standing Room Only Little girl at hospital Episode: "Red Skelton's Christmas Dinner"
1988 9B[1] Erin Jones 5 episodes
1989 Street Legal Jackie Episode: "Home"
1989–1991 The Kids in the Hall Laura 3 episodes
1991 Tropical Heat Beth Goodnight Episode: "Abandoned"
1991–1993 Beyond Reality Celia Powell / Anna / Mrs. Winter 13 episodes
1992 Maniac Mansion Holly Episode: "Sophisticated Lady"
1992 Forever Knight Jeannie Episodes: "Dark Knight" & "Dark Knight: The Second Chapter"
1992–1994 E.N.G. Nancy Bergman / Brenda Episodes: "Baby It's You" & "The Play's the Thing"
1993 The Hidden Room Paula Episode: "The Faithful Follower"
1993 JFK: Reckless Youth Olive Cawley Mini-Series
1994 Catwalk Maggie Holden Entire second season
1995 TekWar Tara James Episode: "Chill Factor"
1995–1998 The Outer Limits Cadet 2nd Class Bree Tristan / Rachel Sanders Episodes: "Quality of Mercy" & "Monster"
1996 Poltergeist: The Legacy Samantha Wallace Episode: "The Crystal Scarab"
1996 Psi Factor Kelly Starr Tanner Episode: "Possession/Man Out of Time"
1997 Mission Genesis Yuna 13 episodes
1997 Ready or Not Crystal Episode: "All or Nothing"
1998 The Wonderful World of Disney Bonnie Episode: "My Date with the President's Daughter"
1998–1999 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine Lieutenant Ezri Dax 25 episodes
1999 Dooley Gardens Skye 7 Episodes
2000 The Fearing Mind Paula Kubiak Episode: "Upgrade"
2002–2007 The Dead Zone Sarah Bracknell Bannerman 72 episodes
2004 5ive Days to Midnight Chantal Hume Mini-series
2008 Stargate Atlantis Dr. Alison Porter Episode: "Whispers"
2010, 2013 and 2015 Haven Marion Caldwell Episodes: "Welcome to Haven", "Fallout", "Forever"
2012 Perception Janice Zimmerman Episode: "Shadow"
2013 Cracked Leigh McMaster Episode: "Swans"
2014 Reign Lady Doisneau Episode: "Coronation"
2016–2021 Private Eyes Becca D'Orsay 16 episodes


  1. ^ "9B joins VisionTV Drama Lineup". VisionTV. 19 March 2008. Archived from the original on 25 May 2011. Retrieved 4 August 2010.

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