Samantha Ferris

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Samantha Ferris
Born Samantha Ferris
(1968-11-02) November 2, 1968 (age 46)
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 1996–present

Samantha Ferris (born November 2, 1968) is a Canadian actress and in the mid-1990s was a television reporter for the Bellingham, Washington station KVOS TV-12 and Vancouver's BCTV, where she went by the name Janie Ferris. She is best known for her starring role as Nina Jarvis on The 4400 (2005–2006) and her recurring role as Ellen Harvelle on Supernatural.


In 2006, she had a recurring role on The Evidence as Lt. Alexa Brenner, appearing in seven episodes.

Other recent television roles include that of deckhand Pollux in the episode "Dirty Hands" of Battlestar Galactica, as well as roles in Smallville, Stargate SG-1, The L Word and V.

She was the voice of Sally Po in the anime, Mobile Suit Gundam Wing.


Year Title Role Notes
2000 Screwed Local Anchorwoman
2001 Along Came a Spider Mrs. Hume
2002 Blackwoods Waitress / Beth
2006 Gray Matters Elaine
2007 Shattered Diane
2009 Grace Patricia Lang
2010 Icarus Kerr
2012 Tall Man, TheThe Tall Man Tracy
Year Title Role Notes
1996 Saber Marionette J Panther (voice) TV series
1998 Viper Reporter Episode: "Paper Trail"
1998 Loyal Opposition: Terror in the White House TV Anchor TV movie
1998 Welcome to Paradox Woman Executive Episode: "The Girl Who Was Plugged In"
1998 Inspectors, TheThe Inspectors Lauren Urbina TV movie
1998 New Addams Family, TheThe New Addams Family Lacey Episode: "Wednesday Leaves Home"
1999 Sentinel, TheThe Sentinel Reporter #2 Episode: "The Sentinel by Blair Sandburg"
1999 Stargate SG-1 Dr. Raully Episode: "Out of Mind"
Episode: "Into the Fire"
1999 Earth Girl Arjuna Teresa Wong (voice) TV miniseries
2000 Mobile Suit Gundam Wing Sally Po (voice) TV series
2000 Inspectors 2: A Shred of Evidence, TheThe Inspectors 2: A Shred of Evidence Lauren Urbina TV movie
2000 Deadlocked Reporter TV movie
2000 Hollywood Off-Ramp Episode: "The Ultimate Question"
2000 Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: The Movie - Endless Waltz Sally Po (voice) TV movie
2000 First Wave Alice Episode: "Mabus"
2000 So Weird Ms. Miranda Scott Episode: "Still Life"
2001 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction Suzanne Episode: "Grass on the Grave"
2001 Beggars and Choosers Sandra Cassandra Episode: "The Long Goodbye"
2001 Chris Isaak Show, TheThe Chris Isaak Show Dana Farrad Episode: "Behind the Isaak"
2002 Glory Days Helen Episode: "The Devil Made Me Do It"
2002 Dead in a Heartbeat Female Cop TV movie
2002 Da Vinci's Inquest Dolores Williams Episode: "Simple, Sad"
2003 Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster, AA Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster Det. Katherine Cooke TV movie
2004 Chris Isaak Show, TheThe Chris Isaak Show Swinger Gal #1 Episode: "Suspicion"
2004 Ranch, TheThe Ranch Taylor TV movie
2004 Smallville Warden Anita Stone Episode: "Scare"
2005 Da Vinci's Inquest Constable Samantha Townsend Episode: "Must Be a Night for Fires"
2005 L Word, TheThe L Word Meryl Rothman Episode: "Luminous"
2005 Personal Effects Gail Feldman TV movie
2005 Reunion Captain Emily Fisher Episode: "1989"
2005–2006 4400, TheThe 4400 Nina Jarvis Series regular; 23 episodes (season 2–3)
2006 Reunion Captain Emily Fisher Episode: "1997"
2006 Getting a Head Video short
2006 Collector, TheThe Collector Tessa Episode: "The Media Baron"
2006 Godiva's Celebrity's Handler Episode: "Rubbing Shoulders"
2006 Evidence, TheThe Evidence Lt. Alexa Brenner 7 episodes
2006 Last Chance Cafe Madge Beardsley TV movie
2006–2011 Supernatural Ellen Harvelle Recurring role; 9 episodes
2007 Battlestar Galactica Pollux Episode: "Dirty Hands"
2007 Tell Me No Lies Shawna TV movie
2007 Lost in the Dark Hines TV movie
2008 NYC: Tornado Terror Lillian TV movie
2008 Impact Renee Ferguson Episode: "1.1"
2009 Impact Renee Ferguson Episode: "1.2"
2010 Human Target Deputy Director Lynch Episode: "Baptiste"
2010 Seven Deadly Sins Diana Morgan Episode: "1.2"
2010 Hiccups Bambi Weeks Episode: "You Schmoze, You Lose"
2010 V Private Investigator Episode: "Pound of Flesh"
Episode: "Fruition"
2011 V Felicia Castro (uncredited) Episode: "Birth Pangs"
2012 Smart Cookies Hazel TV movie
Video games
Year Title Role
2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Mrs. Wilkinson
2004 CSI: Dark Motives Leslie Handleman
2005 SSX on Tour

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