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Amanda Tapping

Born In England, raised in Canada. BFA Acting University of Windsor. Amanda spent 12 seasons on Stargate SG-1 (1997) and its spin-offs, Stargate: Atlantis (2004) and SGU Stargate Universe (2009), as "Samantha Carter". She then took on the lead role of "Dr. Helen Magnus" on the television series Sanctuary (2008), a project she had been nurturing ... See full bio »

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Stargate SG-1
Stargate SG-1 Major Samantha Carter / Lt. Col. Samantha Carter / Captain Samantha Carter / Dr. Samantha Carter / RepliCarter / Android Carter / Jolinar / Lieutenant Colonel Samantha Carter / Lt. Colonel Samantha Carter / Samantha Carter
Sanctuary Dr. Helen Magnus
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Stargate: Continuum Colonel Samantha Carter
Stargate: The Ark of Truth
Stargate: The Ark of Truth Lt. Col. Samantha Carter


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  Hell in a Handbag (post-production)
Mother Superior
 2015 Killjoys (TV Series)
Dr. Jaeger
- Kiss Kiss, Bye Bye (2015) ... Dr. Jaeger
 2014 Package Deal (TV Series)
- Everybody Loves Beth (2014) ... Jillian
- Danny's New Job (2014) ... Jillian
 2014 Kid Cannabis
Nate's Mom
 2013 Motive (TV Series)
Dr. Kate Robbins
- The One That Got Away (2013) ... Dr. Kate Robbins
 2012-2013 Supernatural (TV Series)
- Sacrifice (2013) ... Naomi
- The Great Escapist (2013) ... Naomi
- Taxi Driver (2013) ... Naomi
- Goodbye Stranger (2013) ... Naomi
- Torn and Frayed (2013) ... Naomi
 2013 Stargate SG-1: Unleashed (Video Game)
Major Samantha Carter (voice)
 2013 #SaveBCFilm PSA (TV Movie) (uncredited)
 2012 Random Acts of Romance
 2012 Taken Back: Finding Haley (TV Movie)
 2010 Canadian Comedy Shorts (TV Series)
Mary Johnson (segment 'Breakdown')
- Holy War Dance Party (2010) ... Mary Johnson (segment 'Breakdown')
 2009-2010 Riese (TV Mini-Series)
- Reunion (2010) ... Narrator
- Retribution (2010) ... Narrator
- Indoctrination (2010) ... Narrator
- Beast (2010) ... Narrator
- Prey (2010) ... Narrator
 2009 Dancing Trees
Josephina Rooney
 2006/I Breakdown (Short)
Mary Johnson
 2006 Engaged to Kill (TV Movie)
Detective Burns
 2005 Earthsea (TV Mini-Series)
Lady Elfarren
 2004 Traffic (TV Mini-Series)
Home Owners Wife
- Episode #1.3 ... Home Owners Wife
- Episode #1.2 ... Home Owners Wife
- Episode #1.1 ... Home Owners Wife
 2002 Life or Something Like It
Carrie Maddox
 2002/II Stuck
 2001 The Void (Video)
Prof. Eva Soderstrom
 2000 Blacktop (TV Movie)
 1999 Millennium (TV Series)
Dr. Cantor
- Borrowed Time (1999) ... Dr. Cantor
 1998 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Cmdr. Kate Girard
- The Joining (1998) ... Cmdr. Kate Girard
 1997 When Innocence Is Lost (TV Movie)
Woman Testifying in Court (uncredited)
 1997 Booty Call
Dr. Moore
 1996-1997 Flash Forward (TV Series)
Miss Yansouni
- On Your Toes (1997) ... Miss Yansouni
- Just Friends (1997) ... Miss Yansouni
- That's My Baby (1997) ... Miss Yansouni
- Curtain Call (1997) ... Miss Yansouni
- Apeward Bound (1997) ... Miss Yansouni
 1996 What Kind of Mother Are You?
Ingrid Elstad
 1996 The Newsroom (TV Series)
Lindsay Ward
- Dinner at Eight (1996) ... Lindsay Ward
 1996 Remembrance (TV Movie)
 1996 Golden Will: The Silken Laumann Story (TV Movie)
Kathryn Laumann
 1996 The X-Files (TV Series)
Carina Sayles
- Avatar (1996) ... Carina Sayles
 1994-1996 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (TV Series)
Annie / McIllroy's Girlfriend
- Shaolin Shot (1996) ... Annie
- An Ancient Lottery (1994) ... McIllroy's Girlfriend
 1996 The Haunting of Lisa (TV Movie)
Gina / Angel
 1996 Due South (TV Series)
Audrey McKenna
- Starman (1996) ... Audrey McKenna
 1996 Side Effects (TV Series)
Dr. Barbara Bertrand
- Easy Breathing (1996) ... Dr. Barbara Bertrand
 1995 Net Worth (TV Movie)
Colleen Howe
 1995 Rent-a-Kid (TV Movie)
Mrs. Nicely
 1995 Degree of Guilt (TV Movie)
 1995 The Donor
 1995 Forever Knight (TV Series)
Dr. Naomi Ross
- Near Death (1995) ... Dr. Naomi Ross
 1993 E.N.G. (TV Series)
- Mirror, Mirror (1993) ... Newswoman
 1991 Street Legal (TV Series)
- The Harley (1991) ... Newscaster
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Show Show Director (13 credits)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)
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26 Interviews | 1 Article | 2 Pictorials | 17 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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[on the establishment of the charity, "Sanctuary for Kids"] To me, I'm living this great life. I thought there must be some way I can give back. Smaller charities can do a lot. There are places where a small amount of money can make a huge difference. The mandate is to help people who need help. It's a small drop in the bucket, but it's a drop. And it is making a difference. See more »


Along with Gary Jones, she is one of only two actors to appear in all ten seasons of Stargate SG-1 (1997) and all five seasons of Stargate: Atlantis (2004). See more »

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