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Amanda Tapping
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Role Dr. Pim Jaegar
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Amanda Tapping is an actress, known for appearing in numerous films and television shows.

Amanda portrays Dr. Pim Jaegar in Season 1 of Killjoys.


Born 28 August 1965 in Rochford, Essex, England, UK and raised in Canada. Amanda spent 12 seasons on Stargate: SG-1 and its spin-offs Stargate: Atlantis and Stargate: Universe as Air Force Colonel Samantha Carter. She then took on the lead role of Dr. Helen Magnus on the television series Sanctuary. She is an accomplished actress, director, and producer. She previously directed an episode of Stargate: SG-1 ("Resurrection") in 2004, which garnered her a Leo Award nomination for Best Director. She has also directed three episodes each of Primeval: New World, Arctic Air and Continuum. She has also earned four Leo Awards for Best Actress, has been nominated for two Gemini Awards and four Saturn Awards and won the 2005 Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress.

Amanda's love of comedy led her to co-found the all-female Canadian comedy troupe, Random Acts. Her work in the short film Breakdown earned her the Canadian Comedy Award in 2007. She has supported various charities and organizations such as The Coast Foundation, The Canadian Cancer Society, UNICEF and V-Day. She also sits on the leadership council for The Waterkeeper Alliance. Amanda launched the charitable foundation "Sanctuary for Kids" in 2009 to support both local and global children's charities helping children in crisis. Amanda was honored with Women in Film's "Woman of Vision" award. She also received the YWCA Women of Distinction "Connecting the Community" Award. She was also awarded The Jules Verne Award for her humanitarian work. She has recently been offered an Honorary Life Membership from the University College of Dublin Law Society and this year received an Honorary Doctorate of Laws from The University of Windsor.


Year Title Role Notes
1995 The Donor Cassie
1996 What Kind of Mother Are You? Ingrid Elstad
2001 The Void Prof. Eva Soderstrom Video
2002 Life or Something Like It Carrie Maddox
2002 Stuck Liz
2006 Breakdown Mary Johnson Short
2008 Stargate: Continuum Lt. Col. Samantha Carter Video
2008 Stargate: The Ark of Truth Lt. Col. Samantha Carter Video
2009 Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods - Final Cut Captain Samantha Carter Video
2009 Dancing Trees Josephina Rooney
2012 Random Acts of Romance Dianne
2012 Space Milkshake Valentina
2014 Kid Cannabis Nate's Mom
2015 Hell in a Handbag Mother Superior
Year Title Role Notes
1991 Street Legal Newscaster Episode: "The Harley"
1995 Net Worth Colleen Howe TV Movie
1995 Rent-a-Kid Mrs. Nicely TV Movie
1995 Degree of Guilt Marcy TV Movie
1995 Forever Knight Dr. Naomi Ross Episode: "Near Death"
1996 The Newsroom Lindsay Ward Episode: "Dinner at Eight"
1996 Remembrance Linda TV Movie
1996 Golden Will: The Silken Laumann Story Kathryn Laumann TV Movie
1996 The X-Files Carina Sayles Episode: "Avatar"
1994-1996 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Annie / McIllroy's Girlfriend 2 Episodes
1996 The Haunting of Lisa Gina / Angel TV Movie
1996 Due South Audrey McKenna Episode: "Starman"
1996 Goosebumps Mrs. Merton Episode: "It Came from Beneath the Sink"
1996 Side Effects Dr. Barbara Bertrand Episode: "Easy Breathing"
1996 Flash Forward Miss Yansouni 6 Episodes
1997 When Innocence Is Lost Woman Testifying in Court (uncredited) TV Movie
1998 The Outer Limits Cmdr. Kate Girard Episode: "The Joining"
1999 Millennium Dr. Cantor Episode: "Borrowed Time"
2000 Blacktop Waitress TV Movie
2004 Earthsea Lady Elfarren TV Mini-Series
2004 Traffic Home Owners Wife TV Mini-Series
2006 Engaged to Kill Detective Burns TV Movie
2007 Sanctuary Dr. Helen Magnus 8 Episodes
1997-2007 Stargate SG-1 Major Samantha Carter / Lt. Col. Samantha Carter / Captain Samantha Carter 211 Episodes
2005-2009 Stargate: Atlantis Colonel Samantha Carter / Lieutenant Colonel Samantha Carter 25 Episodes
2009-2010 Stargate: Universe Colonel Samantha Carter 2 Episodes
2009-2010 Riese Narrator 10 episodes
2010 Canadian Comedy Shorts Mary Johnson (segment 'Breakdown') Episode: "Holy War Dance Party"
2008-2011 Sanctuary Dr. Helen Magnus 59 Episodes
2012 Taken Back: Finding Haley Susan TV Movie
2013 Motive Dr. Kate Robbins Episode: "The One That Got Away"
2012-2013 Supernatural Naomi 7 episodes
2013 #SaveBCFilm PSA Uncredited
2015 Package Deal Jillian 2 Episodes
2015 Killjoys Dr. Pim Jaegar Episode: "Kiss Kiss Bye Bye"
Video Games
Year Title Role Notes
2013 Stargate SG-1: Unleashed Major Samantha Carter Voice


Amanda Tapping at IMDB [1]