Chiara Zanni

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Chiara Zanni
Born (1978-07-19) July 19, 1978 (age 38)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actress, voice actress
Years active 1989–present
Agent Lauren Leviitt and Associates

Chiara Zanni (born July 19, 1978) is a Canadian comedian, actress and voice actress. As an actress, Zanni is known for playing, Amy Ryan, the titular character in the 2007 television series About a Girl for The N,[1] as well as for her previous role as Maggie Buckman on CBC's adult drama Edgemont (2001–2016)

As a voice actress, Zanni is known for performances, such as Bionicle: Mask of Light as Hahli, playing the title role in Hamtaro and Stellaluna, Jubilee in X-Men: Evolution, Bon Bon in My Little Pony Tales and Nori, the mermaid in Barbie: Mermaidia. She is currently working on various animated series, including, Storm Hawks, Ricky Sprocket and Sushi Pack.

Life and career[edit]

Zanni was born in Vancouver, British Columbia, to an Italian father and a British mother.[citation needed] Chiara started her career at the age of eight, when she was cast as the "Pokey Little Puppy" in a cartoon called Little Golden Bookland and hasn't stopped working since. Chiara has acted in feature films X-Men, 40 Days and 40 Nights, Come l'America, In the Land of Women, and Good Luck Chuck.

Her TV appearances include Supernatural, Stargate Atlantis, Edgemont, Trophy Wife, Bye Bye Birdie, First to Die, and Post Mortem. If Chiara sounds familiar, that's probably because she's also done voice work including roles in Zeke's Pad, Hamtaro, Trollz, My Little Pony, Polly Pockets, Barbie: Fairytopia, X-Men: Evolution, Sabrina, Bionicle, Inuyasha, Storm Hawks, and Oban Star-Racers.

Filmography[edit]

Television[edit]

  • Bye Bye Birdie (1995) (TV film) – Helen
  • Breaker High (1997) – Ellen.
  • Cold Squad (1998) – Teenage girl
  • Night Man (1998) – Rebecca
  • Every Mother's Worst Fear (1998) (TV film) – Sherry
  • Perfect Little Angels (1998) (TV film) – Kelly, Brad's girl
  • The SoulTaker (2001) – Girl in clutches, Kasumi
  • The Chris Isaak Show (2001) – Cute girl
  • The Immortal (2001) – Ashara
  • Come l'America (2001) (TV film) – Alida Zecchi (uncredited)
  • Edgemont (2001–2005) – Maggie Buckman (recurring role, seasons 1–3; main role, seasons 4–5)
  • Night Visions (2002) – Gail (episode: "Harmony")
  • Shadow Realm (2002) (TV film) – Gail
  • Zoids: Fuzors (2003) – Amy
  • Critical Assembly (2003) (TV film; also known as Ground Zero) – India, the Pretty Activist
  • The Stranger Beside Me (2003) (TV film; also known as Ann Rule Presents: The Stranger Beside Me) – Olivia
  • First To Die (TV film) (2003) – Heather Tibbs
  • Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (2005) (TV film) – Female dancer
  • Supernatural (2006) – Tracey
  • Stargate Atlantis (2006) – Melena
  • Trophy Wife (2006) (TV film) – Chelsea
  • Post Mortem (2007) (TV film; also known as I Know What I Saw) – Heather
  • About a Girl (2007–2008) – Amy Ryan (lead role)
  • Smallville (2009) – Nurse
  • Law and Order: SVU (2010) – Kathryn Moore
  • Riverworld (2010) (TV miniseries) – Deborah Glass
  • In My Dreams (2014) (TV film) – Lori Beth Wacker
  • Motive (2015) – Diane Miller (episode: "Frampton Comes Alive")
  • Ms. Matched (2016) (TV film) – Samantha

Voice-over roles[edit]

Film[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The N Is All About a Girl This Summer as the Teen Network Commences Production on Its First Scripted Comedy" (PDF) (Press release). The N. August 14, 2007. Retrieved 2016-07-23. 

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