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Teresa Pavlinek

Teresa attended McMaster University in Hamilton, Ontario. She was hired as a member of the Second City Toronto right out of school and spent four years with the company where she wrote and performed in several ground breaking shows. She has written three plays, one of which was performed at the New York Fringe Festival in 1999. She is part of the ... See full bio »


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The Jane Show
The Jane Show Jane Black
My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
Christmas Magic
Bless the Child
Bless the Child Dentist's Receptionist


Jump to: Actress | Producer | Writer | Self
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 2017 The Go-Getters (completed)
Young Gal
 2017 45 (Short) (post-production)
 2016 American Gothic (TV Series)
- Whistler's Mother (2016) ... Dana
- Madame X (2016) ... Dana
- The Oxbow (2016) ... Dana
- The Chess Players (2016) ... Dana
- Christina's World (2016) ... Dana
 2016 My Big Fat Greek Wedding 2
 2011-2015 The Rick Mercer Report (TV Series)
Rick's Wife / Via Rail passenger
- Episode #12.15 (2015) ... Rick's Wife
- Best of the Mercer Report 2014 (2015) ... Rick's Wife
- Episode #11.17 (2014) ... Rick's Wife
- Episode #11.6 (2013) ... Rick's Wife
- Episode #10.16 (2013) ... Rick's Wife
 2014 Warehouse 13 (TV Series)
Tager's Secretary
- Secret Services (2014) ... Tager's Secretary
 2012-2013 Crash Canyon (TV Series)
Angel Charbonnel
- Trash Canyon (2013) ... Angel Charbonnel (voice)
- Over-Flubbed (2013) ... Angel Charbonnel (voice)
- Less Than 127 Hours (2013) ... Angel Charbonnel (voice)
- Heavyweight Vamp (2012) ... Angel Charbonnel (voice)
- A Bun in the Canyon (2012) ... Angel Charbonnel (voice)
 2012 My Babysitter's a Vampire (TV Series)
Miss LOL
- Mirror/RorriM (2012) ... Miss LOL
 2011 Christmas Magic (TV Movie)
 2009 Overruled! (TV Series)
Principal Mathers
- Worlds Collide (2009) ... Principal Mathers
- The Van Plan (2009) ... Principal Mathers
 2009 The Listener (TV Series)
Turkey Wife
- Beginning to See the Light (2009) ... Turkey Wife
 2008 Testees (TV Series)
Peter's Mom
- Truth Serum (2008) ... Peter's Mom
 2006 The Shakespeare Comedy Show (TV Series)
Lavania (segment "The Titus Andronicus Show")
- Episode #1.3 (2006) ... Lavania (segment "The Titus Andronicus Show") (as Theresa Pavlinek)
 2005 Jimmy MacDonald's Canada (TV Mini-Series)
Marg Margison
 2003-2004 Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye (TV Series)
Eleanor Rippendorf
- The Kiss (2004)
- Cold Case (2003) ... Eleanor Rippendorf
 1998-2004 History Bites (TV Series)
Various Roles / Goody Stutters / Gloria Pilgrim / ...
- Talkin' Turkey (2004) ... Goody Stutters / Gloria Pilgrim
- Where No White Man Has Gone Before (2001) ... Various
- Caligula Is Croaked (1998) ... Various Roles
 2003 Beautiful Girl (TV Movie)
Wedding Store Clerk
 2003 The Arden Diner (TV Movie)
Crazed Fan
 2003 The Seán Cullen Show (TV Series)
Frau Foch
 2002 Liography (TV Series)
Korina Barfsalakova
- Korina Barfsalakova: Ice Queen (2002) ... Korina Barfsalakova
 2002 Royal Canadian Air Farce (TV Series)
- Episode #9.16 (2002)
 2001 Sonic Temple (TV Series)
Various Characters
 2001 Kiss My Act (TV Movie)
Stand up Comedian
 2000 Bless the Child
Dentist's Receptionist
Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Writer (4 credits)
Show Show Self (10 credits)

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TV commercial for Swiss Chalet (1999)

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During her early time at the Second City she was nervous and spent most of her time 'literally holding up the back wall', but soon the director at the time told her that if she didn't start doing something funny, she'd be fired. See more »

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