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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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Known For

Die Hard 2
Die Hard 2 Samantha Coleman
(1990)
Little Mosque on the Prairie
Little Mosque on the Prairie Sarah Hamoudi / Sarah Cunningham
(2007-2012)
Emily of New Moon
Emily of New Moon Laura Murray
(1998-2000)

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 2015-2017 Orphan Black (TV Series)
Connie Hendrix
- Clutch of Greed (2017) ... Connie Hendrix (voice)
- Community of Dreadful Fear and Hate (2015) ... Connie Hendrix
 2016 Conviction (TV Series)
Dr. Jane Soto
- Mother's Little Burden (2016) ... Dr. Jane Soto
 2016 Final Destiny (TV Movie)
Faradee Gilchrist
 2016 Ice Girls (TV Movie)
Aunt Ginger
 2015 The Curse of Clara: A Holiday Tale (TV Movie)
Narrator
 2015 Backpackers (TV Series)
Ryan's Mom
- Brother from the Same Mother (2015) ... Ryan's Mom
 2015 Whatever, Linda (TV Series)
Sheila Hardy
 2014 Dad Drives (TV Series)
Mom
- TV Pilot (2014) ... Mom
 2014 Dear Viola (TV Movie)
Peggy
 2014 Saving Hope (TV Series)
Violet Devonshire
- Breathless (2014) ... Violet Devonshire
 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)
 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
 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 Puppets Who Kill (TV Series)
Miss Wickham
- Cuddles the Artist (2005) ... Miss Wickham
 2005 This Is Wonderland (TV Series)
- Episode #2.11 (2005)
 2003 Full-Court Miracle (TV Movie)
Mrs. Klein
 2002 The Rats (TV Movie)
Miss Paige
 2002 Lathe of Heaven (TV Movie)
Penny
 2001 I Was a Rat (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Tapscrew
 2001 The Endless Grind (TV Series)
Various Roles
 2001 Royal Canadian Air Farce (TV Series)
Dr. Joy Thomas / Anne Robinson
- Episode #9.2 (2001) ... Dr. Joy Thomas / Anne Robinson
 2001 Anne of Green Gables: The Animated Series (TV Series)
Mrs. King
- Oh Brother! (2001) ... Mrs. King (voice)
 2001 Haven (TV Movie)
Eva
 2001 Super Rupert (TV Series)
Aunt Rhonda
- Making the Grade (2001) ... Aunt Rhonda
 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 (2000) ... 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
 1999 Angel Light (TV Movie)
Estelle
 1999 You Know My Name (TV Movie)
Mrs. Lynn
 1998 Dead Husbands (TV Movie)
Jane Armitage
 1998 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 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
- Episode #1.3 (1995) ... Totsie
- Episode #1.2 (1995) ... Totsie
- Episode #1.1 (1995) ... Totsie
 1994 Dan Redican Comedy Hour (TV Movie)
Various
 1994 Free Willy (TV Series)
Annie
- The Treasure of Misty Cove (1994) ... Annie (voice)
- The Catch (1994) ... Annie (voice)
- Ghost Ship (1994) ... Annie (voice)
- Milestones (1994) ... Annie (voice)
- The Hunted (1994) ... Annie (voice)
 1992 The Ray Bradbury Theater (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 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 E.N.G. (TV Series)
Carol Barton
 1989 Trying Times (TV Series)
Jenny Amber
- A Good Life (1989) ... Jenny Amber
 1989 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Debra (Sarah) Hollister
- For Art's Sake (1989) ... Debra (Sarah) Hollister
 1988 Mount Royal (TV Series)
Luise Blaikie
- Still Life (1988) ... Luise Blaikie
 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 Check It Out (TV Series)
Sonja
- Dog Day After Dark (1986) ... Sonja
 1986 The Marriage Bed (TV Movie)
Lynn Reailly
 1985 Tucker and the Horse Thief (TV Movie)
 1985 Love & Larceny (TV Movie)
Mary Bigley
 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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