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Sheila met spouse Peter Donaldson while doing an aerobics warm-up (she was the instructor) while in a punk-rock production of "Godspell" at the Grand Theatre in London, Ontario in 1983. With Donaldson (whose father was a Commodore of the Canadian Steamship Line), she had two daughters: one born in 1992 and one born in 1988. Before Donaldson's ... See full bio »
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 2014/I A Fighting Man
Rose
 2014 Saving Hope (TV Series)
Violet
- Breathless (2014) ... Violet
 2013 Algonquin
Rita
 2013 Murdoch Mysteries (TV Series)
Felicity Dowes
- Lovers in a Murderous Time (2013) ... Felicity Dowes
 2009-2013 The Ron James Show (TV Series)
- Parenthood (2013)
- Episode #3.10 (2011)
- Episode #1.5 (2009)
 2012 Antiviral
Dev Harvey
 2007-2012 Little Mosque on the Prairie (TV Series)
Sarah Hamoudi / Sarah Cunningham
- The Best of Times (2012) ... Sarah Cunningham
- The Worst of Times (2012) ... Sarah Cunningham
- Haunted Mosque on the Prairie (2012) ... Sarah Cunningham
- Finders Weepers (2012) ... Sarah Cunningham
- Mosque of Dreams (2012) ... Sarah Cunningham
 2011 Rookie Blue (TV Series)
Leigh Senett
- Stung (2011) ... Leigh Senett
 2010 Love Letters (TV Movie)
Melissa
 2007 The Stone Angel
Doris
 2007 Breakfast with Scot
Miss Patterson (uncredited)
 2006 Small Avalanches (Short)
Nancy's Mother
 2006 Cow Belles (TV Movie)
Fran Walker
 2006 Roxana (TV Movie)
Amy
 2005 1-800-Missing (TV Series)
Dr. Eleanor Reese
- Analysis (2005) ... Dr. Eleanor Reese
 2005 Bailey's Billion$
Peggy Delaney
 2005 Puppets Who Kill (TV Series)
Miss Wickham
- Cuddles the Artist (2005) ... Miss Wickham
 2005 This Is Wonderland (TV Series)
- Episode #2.11 (2005)
 2005 The Multiple Selves of Hannah Maynard (Short)
Hannah Maynard
 2004 Geraldine's Fortune
Tina Larose
 2004 Being Julia
Grace Dexter
 2003 Full-Court Miracle (TV Movie)
Mrs. Klein
 2002 The Rats (TV Movie)
Miss Paige
 2002 Lathe of Heaven (TV Movie)
Penny
 2002 Duct Tape Forever
Easterbrook (uncredited)
 2001 The Endless Grind (TV Series)
Various Roles
 2001 I Was a Rat (TV Movie)
Mrs. Tapscrew
 2001 Royal Canadian Air Farce (TV Series)
Dr. Joy Thomas / Anne Robinson
- Episode #9.2 (2001) ... Dr. Joy Thomas / Anne Robinson
 2001 Rare Birds
Claire
 2001 Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Mrs. King
- Oh Brother! (2001) ... Mrs. King (voice)
 2001 Haven (TV Movie)
Eva
 2000 Virtual Mom (TV Movie)
Holly
 2000 Marvin the Tap-Dancing Horse (TV Series)
Elizabeth the Emotional Pig
- Eddy's Job/Elephants Almost Never Forget ... Elizabeth the Emotional Pig (voice)
 2000 Custody of the Heart (TV Movie)
Alice
 1998-2000 Emily of New Moon (TV Series)
Laura Murray
- A Seller of Dreams (2000) ... Laura Murray
- Away (2000) ... Laura Murray
- Weight of the World (2000) ... Laura Murray
- Too Close to the Sun (2000) ... Laura Murray
- A Bill of Divorcement (2000) ... Laura Murray
 2000 The Industry (TV Series)
Jennifer
- Creative Deadline (2000) ... Jennifer
 2000 Super Rupert (TV Series)
Aunt Rhonda
 1999 Angel Light (TV Movie)
Estelle
 1999 You Know My Name (TV Movie)
Mrs. Lynn
 1998 Dead Husbands (TV Movie)
Jane Armitage
 1998 Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City (TV Mini-Series)
Mildred
- Episode #1.5 (1998) ... Mildred
 1998 Bad Dog (TV Series) (voice)
 1997 The Adventures of Dudley the Dragon (TV Series)
Gabby Tree
- Mr. Crabby Tree Falls in Love (1997) ... Gabby Tree
 1996 The Care and Handling of Roses (TV Movie)
Carol Doster
 1996 House Arrest
Gwenna Krupp
 1996 Avonlea (TV Series)
Betty Blaine
- King of the Great White Way (1996) ... Betty Blaine
 1995 The Awakening (TV Movie)
Nancy
 1995 The Possession of Michael D. (TV Movie)
Jenny
 1995 A Woman of Independent Means (TV Mini-Series)
Totsie
 1994 Free Willy (TV Series)
Annie
 1994 Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills (TV Movie)
Jill Lansing
 1994 Dan Redican Comedy Hour (TV Movie)
Various
 1993 Journey to the Planets (Short)
Oracle (voice)
 1992 Montréal vu par...
Ann Stuart (segment "Desperanto")
 1992 The Ray Bradbury Theatre (TV Series)
Francine
- The Lonely One (1992) ... Francine
 1992 A Private Matter (TV Movie)
Diane Callaghan
 1992 Beethoven Lives Upstairs (TV Movie)
Sophie(Maid)
 1991 The Hidden Room (TV Series)
 1991 Rupert (TV Series)
Additional Voices
- Rupert and the Pirates (1991) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Rupert and Billy Blizzard (1991) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Rupert and the Twilight Fan (1991) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Rupert's Undersea Adventure (1991) ... Additional Voices (voice)
- Rupert and Raggety (1991) ... Additional Voices (voice)
 1991 Stepping Out
Andy
 1991 Paradise
Sally Pike
 1991 The Soulmates: The Gift of Light (TV Movie) (voice)
 1990 Back to the Beanstalk (TV Movie)
Garbanza
 1990 Labor of Love (TV Movie)
 1990 Street Legal (TV Series)
Stephanie Coleman
- The Psychic (1990) ... Stephanie Coleman
 1990 Bright Angel
Nina
 1990 Pacific Heights
Liz Hamilton
 1990 White Room
Zelda
 1990 Beautiful Dreamers
Molly Jessop
 1990 E.N.G. (TV Series)
Carol Barton
- Till Death Us Do Part (1990) ... Carol Barton
 1989 Trying Times (TV Series)
Jenny Amber
- A Good Life (1989) ... Jenny Amber
 1989 George's Island
Miss Birdwood
 1989 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Sarah Hollister
- For Art's Sake (1989) ... Sarah Hollister
 1988 Mount Royal (TV Series)
Luise Blaikie
- Still Life (1988) ... Luise Blaikie
 1988 Gandahar
Council Spokeswoman / Head (English version, voice)
 1987 Much Ado About Nothing (TV Movie)
Margaret
 1986 9B (TV Movie)
Heather
 1986 Hot Shots (TV Series)
Jenny
- Cut Off in His Prime (1986) ... Jenny
 1986 The Marriage Bed (TV Movie)
Lynn Reailly
 1985 Love & Larceny (TV Movie)
Mary Bigley
 1985 Tucker and the Horse Thief (TV Movie)
 1984 The Littlest Hobo (TV Series)
Murielle
- Three Monkeys of Bah Roghar: Part 2 (1984) ... Murielle
- Three Monkeys of Bah Roghar: Part 1 (1984) ... Murielle
 1983 Today's Special (TV Series)
Sourpuss Sal
- Smiles (1983) ... Sourpuss Sal
 1982 Hangin' In (TV Series)
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: Played "Attendant" to "Electra (Chorus)" in "Electra", a play by Sophocles, translated by H.D.F. Kitto (Hartford Stage, Hartford, Connecticut, USA).
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Originally offered the role of "Nadine" on Grace Under Fire (1993). She declined the part because she didn't want to commute weekly from her home in Toronto, to LA where the series was filmed. See more »

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