Benita Ha

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Benita Ha
Occupation Actress/practical nurse/Host/Reporter/Anchor/Producer
Years active 1989-present

Benita Ha (born January 19) is a Chinese Canadian actress. She is best known in Canada for her appearance in the television show Street Cents.

Life and career[edit]

She also appeared in Smallville, X-Men: The Last Stand, Psych, Paycheck, Catwoman, and Flight 93. She recently voiced the character of Rebecca Chang for the survival horror video game Dead Rising 2 and appeared in Underworld: Awakening, R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour, Innocent and Emily Owens M.D. and "Motive". Benita was once known for hosting the television show Street Cents, but her rapidly expanding list of credits on both the small screen and the big screen has allowed her to get beyond the early days of her career. She studied Journalism at the University of King's College in Halifax, Nova Scotia and Communications at Simon Fraser University in Burnaby, British Columbia.

She was a Publicist and consultant at MJM Communications,and she also was a host, producer, field and segment producer, news anchor, reporter at CBC, CTV News Channel, Citytv and Discovery Channel.

She was born in Hong Kong and can speak Cantonese.

Her surname, Ha, means summer in Chinese.

She was once hosted the Vancouver Asian Canadian Theatre show - Chop Suey Special #10 with Canadian comedian Tom Chin at Norman Rothstein Theatre on January 23, 2010 .

In 2011, she appeared in the Bank of Montreal commercial, in the commercial, she played the role of a banker . And she voiced the character Rebecca Chang again in the video game Dead Rising 2: Off the Record .

She was a practical nurse at George Pearson Centre and currently is a practical nurse at St. Paul's Hospital since 2012. Benita continues to act as well as this is her first and foremost love.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Film Role Notes
1993 Cadillac Girls Dixie
1996 Hard Core Logo Pipefitter's Girlfriend
1997 Love and Death on Long Island Weather Reporter
1999 10,000 Delusions sign-language teacher Short film
2000 A Feeling Called Glory Amy's Mother Rose Short film
How to Kill Your Neighbor's Dog Female Anchor
The 6th Day Teacher
2001 Antitrust Party Reporter
Valentine Kim Wheeler
Exiles in Paradise Ai Ling Huang
Kevin of the North Airline Clerk
2002 Liebe auf den 2. Blick Benita English Title: Love at second sight
Lily's Crickets Lily Hong Short film
2003 Final Destination 2 Dental Receptionist - Jean
Paycheck Wife
2004 Catwoman Forensics Technician
2005 White Noise TV Reporter
Pennyman Short film
2006 Civic Duty On Scene News Reporter #2
X-Men: The Last Stand Worthington Technician
Unnatural & Accidental Lee uncredited
2007 The Invisible Gillian
2009 Case 39 Diane
2010 Dead Rising 2: Case Zero Rebecca Chang (voice) Video Game, uncredited
Dead Rising 2 Rebecca Chang (voice) Video Game
2011 Dead Rising 2: Off the Record Rebecca Chang (voice) Video Game
2012 Underworld: Awakening Surgical Nurse
Television
Year Film Role Notes
1989-1993 Street cents Benita (Host) unknown episode
1994 Metro Cafe Vancouver host unknown episode
1995 The X Files Guide episode "The Blessing Way"
When the Vows Break Nurse Donna TV Movie
1996 Poltergeist: The Legacy Gao Ziyan (The fox spirit) episode "Fox Spirit"
Panic in the Skies! Ticket Agent TV Movie
Madison Annie 3 episodes
1997 Alibi Girl at Connor's Party TV Movie, uncredited
Breaker High Tea Sensei episode "Sun Ahso Rises"
The Christmas List Asian Shopper TV Movie
1998 The Net Newscaster / Xia Min 2 episodes
1999 The Outer Limits Cute Lab Technician episode "Desent"
2000 Up, Up, and Away Ms. Parker TV Movie
Higher Ground Annie Yao 7 episodes
Da Vinci's Inquest Medical Student episode "Do You Wanna Dance"
2001 Caitlin's Way Sensei episode "Side Kicks"
Black River Charts' Assistant TV Movie
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction Michelle episode "7 Hours Bad Luck"
2002 Mysterious Ways Alice Takamoto episode "Face in the Crowd"
Cold Squad Mrs. Yan #1 episode "Kill Me Twice"
2003 Out of Order Fertility Receptionist TV mini-series
Wilder Days Administrator TV Movie
Picking Up & Dropping Off Rosalind TV Movie
2004 Jake 2.0 Sketch Artist Tech episode "Upgrade"
The Chris Isaak Show Saleswoman #2 / Tammy Fung 2 episodes
NTSB: The Crash of Flight 323 D.C. Flight Attendant TV Movie
Stargate SG-1 Brooks 2 episodes
Huff Molly episode "Pilot"
2005 Personal Effects Clerk TV Movie
Smallville Dr. Asuka episode"Solitude"
2006 Flight 93 Gate Agent TV Movie
Killer Instinct Riley 3 episodes
Whistler Suzie episode "After the Fall"
Blade: The Series Dr. Chang 2 episodes
2007 Reaper Reporter episode "Love, Bullets and Blacktop"
2009 Scooby-Doo! The Mystery Begins Mom TV Movie
2010 Psych Reporter # 2 episode"The Head, the Tail, the Whole Damn Episode"
V News Anchor / News Reporter #2 / Reporter #1 3 episodes
The Troop Mrs. Helmsley episode"Double Felix"
Sanctuary Shirley Wilkins (The News Reporter) episode"Trail of Blood"
2011 R.L. Stine's The Haunting Hour P.E Teacher / Mom Chen 2 episodes
Innocent Dr. Stack TV Movie
2013 Emily Owens M.D. Anesthesiologist 3 episodes
#SaveBCFilm PSA Herself TV Movie
Single & Dating in Vancouver Benita 1 episode, Web series for "SaveBCFilm"
Motive Nurse Evelyn episode "Angels With Dirty Faces"

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