Sherry Miller

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Sherry Miller
Born (1955-06-24) 24 June 1955 (age 59)
Years active 1971-present

Sherry Miller (born 24 June 1955) is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Jane Oliver on the Canadian drama E.N.G. (1990), Jennifer Taylor on the Showtime television show Queer As Folk (2000–2005), and Dorothy O'Sullivan on The Best Years (2007–2009).


Miller began her career as a singer and dancer, gaining attention throughout Canada for her role in television commercials for Spumante Bambino wine. In 1979 Miller began her acting career, which includes an appearance in Sofia Coppola's The Virgin Suicides and a 2001 Gemini Award for " Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series" for her work as Elisha Cuthbert's mother in Lucky Girl.[1]

Miller is best known for her recurring role as Justin's mother Jennifer Taylor on the American version of Queer As Folk, which she played during the entire run of the series from 2000 to 2005. She also appeared on the television series E.N.G. as weather reporter/anchor person Jane Oliver, and the 2004 miniseries Kingdom Hospital as sleep psychologist Dr. Lona Massingale.

Miller was also an anchor for Global Television's newscasts from 1986 to 1988.[2]


Sherry Miller has been nominated for four Gemini awards, one of which she won. In both 1990 and 1992, Miller was nominated for "Best Performance by a Supporting Actress" for her role as Jane Oliver on the television show E.N.G. In 2001, Miller won a Gemini for her performance in Lucky Girl in the category of "Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series". In 2002, Miller received another Gemini nomination in the same category for her role as Lisa Gallagher in A Killing Spring.[3]




  1. ^ "Geminis (winners only) / Sherry Miller". Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. Retrieved 18 November 2009. 
  2. ^ Dulmage, Bill (November 2009). "Television Station History / Ontario, Toronto and Vicinity / CIII-TV, Toronto, CanWest Communications". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 18 November 2009. 
  3. ^ "Awards for Sherry Miller". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 9 November 2011. 

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