Laura Bertram

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Laura Bertram
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Laura Bertram, June 2007
Born Laura Maureen Bertram
(1978-09-05) 5 September 1978 (age 35)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actress, Teacher
Years active 1992 – present
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Laura Maureen Bertram (born 5 September 1978) is a Canadian actress best known for her role in Andromeda as Trance Gemini.

Life and career[edit]

Bertram was born in Toronto, Ontario, and lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. She earned her degree in history from the University of Guelph.[1] She has two younger sisters named Heather (born 1981) and Jennifer (born 1984), who are also actresses. In 1997, Bertram was a ceramics instructor at Kilcoo Camp. She also used to sing in the Canadian Children's Opera Chorus.

Her credits include the TV series Ready or Not, Are You Afraid of the Dark, Seasons of Love, and Andromeda as Trance Gemini, and the movies Night of the Twisters, and Dear America: So Far From Home. She was a series regular on Season 2 of Robson Arms.

Bertram is a licensed high school teacher; in addition, she also teaches young actors at Biz Studio in Vancouver.[2]

Awards[edit]

Bertram has won two Gemini Awards for "Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series" for Ready or Not in 1995 and for "Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series" for Ready or Not in 1998.

She has also been nominated for two Gemini Awards for "Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series" for Ready or Not in 1996 and for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series for Platinum in 1998.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1998 Elimination Dance Short film
2004 1974 Girl Short film
2005 Nice Cup of Tea, AA Nice Cup of Tea Short film
2008 Control Alt Delete Sarah
2008 Toxic Skies Anna
2010 Punkin Laura Lippy Short film
2010 Gunless Miss Alice
2011 Traveling at the Speed of Life Josee
2011 50/50 Claire
2012 Random Acts of Romance Holly
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1992 Are You Afraid of the Dark? Amanda Cameron Episode: "The Tale of the Lonely Ghost"
1993 Family Pictures Nina (12-15) TV movie
1993 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Young Valerie Episode: "Reunion"
1993 Street Legal Karen Brandis Episode: "What's Love Got to Do with It?"
1993-1997 Ready or Not Amanda Zimm 65 episodes
1994 Road to Avonlea Adeline Hodgson Episode: "Someone to Believe In"
1995 Are You Afraid of the Dark? Laurel Episode: "The Tale of the Mystical Mirror"
1996 Boys Next Door, TheThe Boys Next Door Cashier TV movie
1996 Night of the Twisters Stacey Jones TV movie
1996 Sins of Silence Carrie TV movie
1997 Wind at My Back Suzanne Nelson Episode: "Back in My Arms Again"
1997 Fast Track Laurie Episode: "The Race Fan"
1997 Platinum Jessica Webb TV movie
1997 Deepwater Black Aurora Episode: "Aurora"
1999 Seasons of Love Judith Brewster TV movie
1999 Dear America: So Far from Home Mary Driscoll TV short
2000-2005 Andromeda Trance Gemini 103 episodes
2001 Soul Food Melissa Greene Episode: "Life Lessons"
2006 Murder on Pleasant Drive Janice II TV movie
2006 Veiled Truth Kimberly TV movie
2006 Fracture Wife #1 Video short
2007 Robson Arms Chris Colton 4 episodes
2008 Bridal Fever Tina TV movie
2010 Cult, TheThe Cult Dina TV movie
2010 Supernatural Corey's Roommate Episode: "You Can't Handle the Truth"
2010 Good Witch's Gift, TheThe Good Witch's Gift Betty TV movie
2011 Once Upon a Time Donna Episode: "That Still Small Voice"
2014 When Calls the Heart Mary Dunbar Episodes: "The Dance", "These Games"
2014 Arctic Air Megan Episode: "On the Edge"

Awards/Nominations[edit]

Awards
Year Award Category Production Result
1995 Gemini Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Ready or Not Won
1996 Gemini Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Ready or Not Nominated
1998 Gemini Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Miniseries Platinum Nominated
1998 Gemini Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Ready or Not Won
2003 Leo Dramatic Series: Best Supporting Performance - Female Andromeda Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rebecca Kendall (13 September 2006). "A Good Move". University of Guelph. Retrieved 11 August 2007. 
  2. ^ "About Biz Studio". Biz Studio. Retrieved 27 May 2012. 

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