Tara Spencer-Nairn

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Tara Spencer-Nairn
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Born Tara Spencer-Nairn
(1978-01-06) January 6, 1978 (age 37)
Montreal, Quebec
Height 5 ft 3 in (160 cm)
Spouse(s) Josh Glover

Tara Spencer-Nairn (born January 6, 1978 in Montreal, Quebec[1]) is a Canadian actress best known for her work on the television series Corner Gas, in which she played Dog River Police Department (DRPD) Constable Karen Pelly from 2004 to 2009.

Spencer-Nairn has appeared in a number of film and TV productions since the mid-1990s. Some of her most notable film appearances include New Waterford Girl, Wishmaster 4: The Prophecy Fulfilled, and television guest appearances on Puppets Who Kill, Relic Hunter, Tom Stone, Bliss, Flashpoint, and two appearances on the 1990s revival of The Outer Limits. In 1995, she portrayed Wayne Gretzky's sister Kim Gretzky in the movie Waking Up Wally: The Walter Gretzky Story.

Concurrent to appearing in Corner Gas, the actress also appeared on the science fiction series ReGenesis.

In 2011, Spencer-Nairn joined the Season 2 cast of CTV's The Listener to play Nurse Sandy, head triage nurse at fictional St. Luke's Hospital.



Year Title Role Notes
1999 New Waterford Girl Lou Benzoa
2002 Wishmaster 4: The Prophecy Fulfilled Lisa Burnley Video
2002 Rub & Tug Betty
2005 Waking Up Wally: The Walter Gretzky Story Kim Gretzky
2006 Password Daisy Short film
2007 Third Eye, TheThe Third Eye Nika Printz
2007 Interior Monologue of Gill the Goldfish, TheThe Interior Monologue of Gill the Goldfish The Dame (voice) Short film
2007 Final Draft Kate Twist
2014 Corner Gas: The Movie Constable Karen Pelly Reprise of role from 2004-2009 TV series


Year Title Role Notes
1996 Two Suzanne Episode: "Prom Night"
1997-1998 Outer Limits, TheThe Outer Limits Heather Episodes: "Double Helix" and "The Origin of Species"
1998 Poltergeist: The Legacy Cindy Smith Episode: "The Enlightened One"
1998 Breaker High Bonnie Episode: "To Kill a MockingNerd"
1998 Cold Squad Amanda Millerd Episode: "Amanda Millerd"
1998 Inspectors, TheThe Inspectors Melissa Kaline TV film
1998 Dead Man's Gun Anna Bevington Episode: "The Collector"
1998 First Wave Cassandra Episode: "Speaking in Tongues"
1998 Night Man Julia Episode: "It Came from Out of the Sky"
1998 Don't Look Down Rachel TV film
1999 H-E Double Hockey Sticks Anne TV film
2001 Relic Hunter Jamie Palmerston Episode: "Treasure Island"
2002 Moville Mysteries Mimi Valentine TV series
2002 Bliss Jeanette Episode: "The Value of X"
2002 Tom Stone Annie Episode: "Little Bitty"
2002 Tracker Erica / Vegna / Evgna Episodes: "Love, Cirronian Style", "Remember When"
2003 Big Spender' Mel Tennant TV film
2004 Puppets Who Kill Oxana Episode: "Dead Ted"
2004 Blue Murder Melanie Coombs Episode: "Cell Block 13"
2004 ReGenesis Twyla Episode: "Baby Bomb"
2004-2009 Corner Gas Karen Pelly Main role (107 episodes)
2005 More Sex & the Single Mom Blair TV film
2006 Cradle of Lies Lisa TV film
2006 Naked Josh Becky Episode: "Planned Parenthood"
2009 Ron James Show, TheThe Ron James Show Episode: "1.7"
2010 Cancel Christmas Michelle Morgan TV film
2011-present Listener, TheThe Listener Sandy Wardwell Recurring role
2012 Degrassi: The Next Generation Mrs. Baker Episodes: "Building a Mystery: Parts 1 & 2"
2012 Flashpoint Laney Summers Episode: "Forget Oblivion"
2013 Murdoch Mysteries Pauline Kerr Episode: "Murdochophobia"


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