Jane McGregor

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Jane McGregor
Born 1983 (age 30–31)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 1994 – present

Jane McGregor (born 1983) is a Canadian actress, best known for her roles in Slap Her... She's French, Flower & Garnet, and That Beautiful Somewhere, as well as her recurring role on the television series Robson Arms.

Personal life[edit]

McGregor was born in 1983, and still resides in her native Vancouver. She has a sister. McGregor would like to work with Christopher Guest and considers Lucille Ball her favourite comedian. She enjoys interviews, but hates auditioning.[1]

Career[edit]

McGregor's career began with classes at the Vancouver Youth Theatre at the age of eight, which were followed by toy commercials.[2] Her first television appearance was a guest role on two episodes of the Canadian television series The Odyssey, as 'Linda'. Following this she appeared in a string of made-for-television movies.

In 1999, McGregor appeared in an episode of the Disney series So Weird as Gabe Crawford, the girlfriend of a lead character.

In 2002 she starred as the popular Texas cheerleader Starla Grady in Slap Her... She's French with Piper Perabo, and followed the American comedy with Canadian independent film Flower & Garnet, where she plays an isolated, pregnant teenager.

In 2005 she appeared in an episode of Supernatural as a preacher's daughter, and had a small part playing Keri Russell's sister in the Hallmark Hall of Fame drama The Magic of Ordinary Days.

In 2006 she portrayed Catherine Nyland, an archaeologist suffering from debilitating migraines in That Beautiful Somewhere, opposite Roy Dupuis. From 2005 to 2008 she had a recurring role as Alicia Plecas in the Canadian series Robson Arms, and in 2007 she appeared as Jenna Lane, a competitive ice skater hovering on the brink of a mental breakdown due to her controlling mother (portrayed by Rebecca De Mornay).

In 2002 she won the Women In Film And Video Vancouver Artistic Merit Award for Flower & Garnet and Bitten.[3]

McGregor has taught acting at Biz Studio in Vancouver,[4] and has been employed with Nannies on Call since January 2011; she was chosen as "Nanny of the Month" in July 2011.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Live TV Short film
2002 Slap Her... She's French Starla Grady AKA, She Gets What She Wants
2002 Bang Bang You're Dead Jenny Dahlquist
2002 Flower & Garnet Flower
2002 Bitten Daughter Short film
2006 That Beautiful Somewhere Catherine Nyland
2006 Citizen Duane Molly Buckley
2007 American Venus Jennifer 'Jenna' Lane
2012 Penguins (Are So Sensitive to My Needs) Detective Rowe Short film

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1994 The Odyssey Linda Episodes: "Styx and Stones", "Time Bomb"
1998 You, Me and the Kids Episode: "Smoke Alarm"
1998 Noah Kathy Simmons TV film
1999 Two of Hearts Sarah Saunders TV film
1999 So Weird Gabe Crawford Episode: "Angel"
1999 The Patty Duke Show: Still Rockin' in Brooklyn Heights Molly Harrison TV film
1999 Our Guys: Outrage at Glen Ridge Diane Carter TV film
1999 Poltergeist: The Legacy Patricia Spiro Episode: "Gaslight"
1999 Y2K Kelly Cromwell TV film
2000 Live Through This Darby Parsons Main role (13 episodes)
2000 Hayley Wagner, Star Mira TV film
2005 The Magic of Ordinary Days Abby TV film
2005 Young Blades Mireille Episode: "Da Vinci's Notebook"
2005 Supernatural Lori Sorenson Episode: "Hook Man"
2005 Robson Arms Alicia Plecas Regular role (4 episodes)
2007 The 4400 Vanessa Martin Episode: "Audrey Parker's Come and Gone"
2007 Fallen Deborah Episode: "Someone Always Has to Die"
2007-2008 Robson Arms Alicia Plecas-Fochs Regular role (9 episodes)
2011 Fringe Julie Episode: "Wallflower"
2013 The Dark Corner[6] Dana Rosten Episodes: "The Cold Case", "Crime Scene", "The Watch", "The Confession"
2013 The Listener Jennifer Cowell Episode: "The Illustrated Woman"
2013 Almost Human Kelly Cooper Episode: "The Bends"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeffrey Lyons (September 23, 2002). "Jane McGregor interview". thatcow.com. Retrieved April 12, 2011. 
  2. ^ Robson Arms Cast
  3. ^ Past Award Winners
  4. ^ Biz Studio
  5. ^ Nannies on Call
  6. ^ "B.C. producers hit web with Motive’s Dark Corner and The True Heroines". The Province.com. March 27, 2013. Retrieved June 23, 2013. 

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