a very warm Welcome
Named as ACTRA's 2015 Woman of the Year, Amanda is best known for her role as Samantha Carter on the Science Fiction television series "Stargate SG-1" (1997 - 2007) & "Stargate Atlantis" (2007 - 2008). Amanda thrilled fans worldwide with her role of Dr Helen Magnus on the Syfy television series "Sanctuary" and as Naomi in the TV series "Supernatural". Over the past few years she has played lead roles in the films "Taken Back","Random Acts of Romance" and "Space Milkshake". Amanda guest starred on the popular Canadian comedy show "Package Deal" and recently appeared on the Syfy series Killjoys.
Behind the camera Amanda was Executive Producer on "Sanctuary "and has directed episodes of "Stargate SG-1", "Sanctuary", "Primeval New World", "Arctic Air," "Continuum", "Olympus", "Strange Empire" a music video for Ta'Kaiya Blaney and "Dark Matter" Seasons 1 & 2.
Last year Amanda directed a Christmas film for Hallmark - Family for Christmas and flew out to Hungary to direct two episodes of X Company, the World War II drama series on CBC.
She also directed on the US fantasy TV series for Syfy, The Magicians.
In February she was director mentor on the Crazy 8 Films project Meetcute Film with director Patrick Currie.
Amanda has just finished directing on the TV series Van Helsing and has moved straight into directing the new Netflix project, Travelers.
In September Amanda will be back in Hungary to direct once again on the CBC series X-Company.
Amanda's Charitable Foundation "Sanctuary for kids" has successfully raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for causes both worldwide and locally in Vancouver.
She resides in Vancouver, British Columbia with her husband & daughter.