Carly Pope

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Carly Pope
Robin Wong TIFF Schmooze Carly Pope.jpg
Pope at the Toronto International Film Festival, September 7, 2007
Born (1980-08-28) August 28, 1980 (age 33)
Vancouver, British Columbia
Occupation Actress
Years active 1996–present

Carly Pope (born August 28, 1980) is a Canadian actress.

Early life[edit]

Pope was born and raised in Vancouver, British Columbia, with an older brother, Kris, also an actor, and a younger brother, Alexander. She began acting during her high school years in Vancouver where she appeared in stage classics such as The Odd Couple, playing Mickey, and A Midsummer Night's Dream, playing Titania.[1] She attended high school at Lord Byng Secondary School near the University of British Columbia campus, along with classmate Cobie Smulders.

Career[edit]

Pope started her career with several small roles, such as Disturbing Behavior, Snow Day, and Night Man, before being cast as Sam McPherson on the WB's high-school drama Popular. After the show ended, Pope had several roles in film and television, including The Glass House, Jeff Probst's Finder's Fee, and Orange County. In 2004 she had starred as Maya Kandinski in The Collector. In 2005 she was a guest-star in an episode of FOX's Tru Calling and played an aspiring social worker in the film Eighteen.

In 2007, Pope starred in the Power Up project Itty Bitty Titty Committee,[2] and in Martin Gero's ' intelligent sex comedy ' and Toronto International Film Festival hit, Young People Fucking. In 2009, she appeared in FOX's hit thriller, 24, as Samantha Roth, the president son's girlfriend.

Pope joined the main cast of the short lived NBC courtroom drama series Outlaw in 2010.[3]

Personal life[edit]

Pope at the 2007 Toronto International Film Festival party

Splitting her time between Los Angeles and Vancouver Pope is currently attending university when her filming schedule allows. She speaks Italian, Spanish and French fluently and is seeking to expand her education in literature and languages.

On December 29, 2009, Pope and her brother, Kris Pope were driving a black BMW down West Georgia Street in Downtown Vancouver when David Fromradas, 31, of Alberta jumped on top of the car and yelled at them to run him over. When Kris got out of the car, Fromradas jumped in the front seat and drove the vehicle into the new CBC studios. Pope suffered a broken rib, and two cracked vertabrae, Kris suffered severe injuries to his ankle along with another victim who was a passerby.[4]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Girl's Guide to Kissing and Other Nightmares in Teenland, AA Girl's Guide to Kissing and Other Nightmares in Teenland Short film
1998 Disturbing Behavior Abbey
1999 Aliens in the Wild, Wild West Sara Johnson Video
2000 Snow Day Fawn
2001 Finder's Fee Carla
2001 Glass House, TheThe Glass House Tasha
2002 Orange County Tanya
2002 Various Positions Cheryth Bleyn
2003 Nemesis Game Sara Novak
2004 Whitecoats Sarah Calder
2004 Everyone Rena
2005 Window Theory Angela
2005 Sandra Gets Dumped Sandra Short film
2005 Hamster Cage, TheThe Hamster Cage Candy
2005 French Guy, TheThe French Guy Anna
2005 Eighteen Jenny
2005 Two for the Money Tammy
2005 Break a Leg, Rosie Rosie Short film
2005 Sandra Goes to Whistler Sandra Short film
2007 Itty Bitty Titty Committee Shulamith
2007 Beneath Vanessa
2007 Young People Fucking Kris
2008 Say Goodnight Crystal
2008 Edison and Leo Zella (voice)
2008 Toronto Stories Roshanna
2009 Life Is Hot in Cracktown Stacy
2009 Stuntmen Karla Bravo
2011 S.W.A.T.: Firefight Kim Byers Video
2011 Textuality Simone
2012 Man and Woman Amy Short film
2012 Concrete Blondes Kris Connifer
2013 Rush Beverly
2013 Elysium CCB Agent
2013 This Last Lonely Place Faye Gardner Filming

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1998 Principal Takes a Holiday Student TV film
1998 I've Been Waiting for You Cheerleader TV film
1998 Night Man Teresa Chase Episode: "Manimal"
1999 Our Guys: Outrage at Glen Ridge Mari Ferraez TV film
1999 Cooler Climate, AA Cooler Climate Beth TV film
1999-2001 Popular Sam McPherson Main role (43 episodes)
2000 Trapped in a Purple Haze Molly White TV film
2002 Kim Possible Amelia (voice) Episode: "The New Ron"
2003 Kim Possible Amelia (voice) Episode: "Animal Attraction"
2003 1st to Die Cindy Thomas TV film
2003 Hemingway: That Summer in Paris Young Loreto Callaghan TV film
2003 This Time Around Melissa 'Mel' Rochester TV film
2003 Jake 2.0 Rachel / Yori Episode: "The God, the Bad, and the Geeky"
2003 Tale of Two Wives, AA Tale of Two Wives Bianca TV film
2004 Ranch, TheThe Ranch Beth Ann TV film
2004 Mountain, TheThe Mountain Ronnie Episode: "The Letter"
2004-2005 Collector, TheThe Collector Maya Kandinski Regular role (16 episodes)
2005 Young Blades The Enchantress Episode: "Enchanted"
2005 Tru Calling Off. Kate Wilson Episode: "The Perfect Storm"
2005 Recipe for a Perfect Christmas J.J. Jenner TV film
2006 10.5: Apocalypse Laura Malloy TV film
2006 Evidence, TheThe Evidence Episode: "Stringers"
2007 Dirt Garbo Recurring role (6 episodes)
2007 4400, TheThe 4400 Kara Episode: "Till We Have Built Jerusalem"
2007 Whistler Bailey Episodes: "The Rules of Attachment: Part II", "Last Run"
2008 Robson Arms Anke Vermeulen-Papathanasiou Episode: "Cherchez la Femme"
2008 Yeti: Curse of the Snow Demon Sarah TV film
2008 24: Redemption Samantha Roth TV film
2008 Californication Annika Episodes: "Coke Dick & First Kiss", "Blues from Laurel Canyon"
2009 24 Samantha Roth Recurring role (5 episodes)
2010 Day One Bonnie TV pilot
2010 Outlaw Lucinda Pearl Main role (8 episodes)
2013 Motive Sonia Episode: "Ruthless"
2013 The Tomorrow People Morgan Burke Episodes: "Sorry for Your Loss", "Thanatos"

Awards/Nominations[edit]

Awards
Year Award Category Production Result
2000 Teen Choice Awards TV - Choice Actress Popular Nominated
2004 Leo Awards Dramatic Series: Best Supporting Performance by a Female The Collector Won
2005 Vancouver International Film Festival Women in Film Award The Hamster Cage Won
2006 Leo Awards Best Performance by a Female in a Short Drama Sandra Gets Dumped Won

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Carly Pope: Biography". tv.com. Retrieved November 1, 2009. 
  2. ^ "Carly Pope on the clock for "24"". Reuters. October 9, 2007. Retrieved November 1, 2009. 
  3. ^ "NBC Unveils 2010-2011 Primetime Schedule Accented by Five New Comedies, Seven New Dramas, and New Alternative Program". The Futon Critic. May 16, 2010. Retrieved May 28, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Actors Kris, Carly Pope hurt in Vancouver carjacking". CBC. December 30, 2009. Retrieved December 31, 2009. 

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