Catherine Disher

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Catherine Disher
Born Catherine Wilder Disher
(1960-06-22) June 22, 1960 (age 57)
Montreal, Québec, Canada
Citizenship Canadian
Occupation Actress, voice actress
Years active 1986–present
Spouse(s) Cedric Smith (divorced)
Children 1

Catherine Wilder Disher (born June 22, 1960)[1] is a Canadian actress and voice actress, who has won two Gemini Awards. One for Best Actress for her role in the Canadian mini-series Snakes and Ladders,[2] and in 2010 for her role in The Border. She was also nominated for her role as Dr. Natalie Lambert in the Forever Knight TV series.


Disher graduated from the Phillips Exeter Academy in 1978 and later from the National Theatre School of Canada in Montreal.

She had a supporting role on T. and T., the legal/action series starring Mr. T, and had another supporting role in the second season of the War of the Worlds series. From 1992 to 1996 she starred in Forever Knight and provided the voice of Jean Grey on the X-men from 1992-1997.[3] She played Maggie Norton on the Canadian television series The Border from 2008 to 2010 and provides additional voices on the PBS Kids/CBC Kids series Super WHY!.

Apart from her work as an actor, Disher has done voice work for animated series and video games, such as Resident Evil 3[4] and Sailor Moon.[5] She also wrote one episode of the British-Canadian drama series The Campbells.

Disher played Martha Tinsdale in a series of made-for-TV movie about The Good Witch, alongside her X-men co-star Chris Potter. She has continued the role on the television series Good Witch.[6]

Personal life[edit]

She was formerly married to her X-Men co-star Cedric Smith, 17 years her senior, with whom she had a son, Darcy Montgomery Smith, in 1993.


Voice work[edit]


  1. ^ Catherine Disher on IMDb
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  3. ^ "The X-Men Episode Guide 3x12: 'Dark Phoenix Part I: Dazzled'". Comics Alliance. Archived from the original on 16 October 2016. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  4. ^ "CRIMSON HEAD ELDER Interview Catherine Disher". CRIMSON HEAD ELDER. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  5. ^ "Finally, We Can End the Catherine Disher Saga...(And A Gemini Awards Update)". Retrieved 2 October 2016. 
  6. ^ Dillard, Mechele R. "GOOD WITCH 'Madame Mayor' Catherine Disher Almost Became a Zoologist! (Interview)". TVRuckus. Retrieved 2 October 2016. 

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