Jane McGregor

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Jane McGregor
Born 1983 (age 33–34)
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 1994 – present

Jane McGregor (born 1983) is a Canadian actress, best known for her roles in Slap Her... She's French (2002), Flower & Garnet (2002), and That Beautiful Somewhere (2006), as well as her recurring role on the television series Robson Arms.

Personal life[edit]

McGregor was born in 1983, and still resides in her native Vancouver. She has a sister. McGregor would like to work with Christopher Guest and considers Lucille Ball her favourite comedian. She enjoys interviews, but hates auditioning.[1]

Career[edit]

McGregor's career began with classes at the Vancouver Youth Theatre at the age of eight, which were followed by toy commercials.[2] Her first television appearance was a guest role on two episodes of the Canadian television series The Odyssey, as 'Linda'. Following this she appeared in a string of made-for-television movies.

In 1999, McGregor appeared in an episode of the Disney series So Weird as Gabe Crawford, the girlfriend of a lead character.

In 2002 she starred as the popular Texas cheerleader Starla Grady in Slap Her... She's French with Piper Perabo, and followed the American comedy with Canadian independent film Flower & Garnet, where she plays an isolated, pregnant teenager.

Also in 2002 she won the Women In Film And Video Vancouver Artistic Merit Award for Flower & Garnet and Bitten.[3]

In 2005 she appeared in an episode of Supernatural as a preacher's daughter, and had a small part playing Keri Russell's sister in the Hallmark Hall of Fame drama The Magic of Ordinary Days.

In 2006 she portrayed Catherine Nyland, an archaeologist suffering from debilitating migraines in That Beautiful Somewhere, opposite Roy Dupuis. From 2005 to 2008 she had a recurring role as Alicia Plecas in the Canadian series Robson Arms, and in 2007 she appeared in American Venus as Jenna Lane, a competitive ice skater hovering on the brink of a mental breakdown due to her controlling mother (portrayed by Rebecca De Mornay).

She has taught acting at Biz Studios,[4] and currently teaches a Teen Intensive at Vada Studios in Vancouver.[5]

Most recently, McGregor has had guest roles on The Listener, Almost Human, and FX’s Fargo.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Live TV Nila Short
2002 Slap Her... She's French Starla Grady
2002 Bang Bang You're Dead Jenny Dahlquist
2002 Bitten Daughter Short
2002 Flower & Garnet Flower
2006 That Beautiful Somewhere Catherine Nyland
2006 Citizen Duane Molly Buckley
2007 American Venus Jennifer "Jenna" Lane
2013 Penguins (Are So Sensitive to My Needs) Det. Rowe Short
2016 9th Life of Louis Drax, TheThe 9th Life of Louis Drax Sophie
2017 Dog's Purpose, AA Dog's Purpose Rachel

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1994 Odyssey, TheThe Odyssey Linda "Styx and Stones", "Time Bomb"
1998 You, Me and the Kids "Smoke Alarm"
1998 Noah Kathy Simmons TV film
1999 Two of Hearts Sarah Saunders TV film
1999 So Weird Gabe Crawford "Angel"
1999 Patty Duke Show: Still Rockin' in Brooklyn Heights, TheThe Patty Duke Show: Still Rockin' in Brooklyn Heights Molly Harrison TV film
1999 Our Guys: Outrage at Glen Ridge Diane Carter TV film
1999 Hayley Wagner, Star Mira TV film
1999 Poltergeist: The Legacy Patricia Spiro "Gaslight"
1999 Y2K Kelly Cromwell TV film
2000 Live Through This Darby Parsons Main role
2005 Magic of Ordinary Days, TheThe Magic of Ordinary Days Abby TV film
2005 Young Blades Mireille "Da Vinci's Notebook"
2005 Supernatural Lori Sorenson "Hook Man"
2005–08 Robson Arms Alicia Plecas-Fochs Recurring role
2007 4400, TheThe 4400 Vanessa Martin "Audrey Parker's Come and Gone"
2007 Fallen Deborah "Someone Always Has to Die"
2011 Fringe Julia "Wallflower"
2013 Dark Corner, TheThe Dark Corner[6] Dana Rosten "The Cold Case", "Crime Scene", "The Watch", "The Confession"
2013 Listener, TheThe Listener Jennifer Cowell "The Illustrated Woman"
2013 Almost Human Kelly Cooper "The Bends"
2014 Fargo Nurse Faber "Buridan's Ass"
2014 Signed, Sealed, Delivered Kelly "Something Good"

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jeffrey Lyons (September 23, 2002). "Jane McGregor interview". thatcow.com. Retrieved April 12, 2011. 
  2. ^ Robson Arms Cast
  3. ^ Past Award Winners
  4. ^ Biz Studio
  5. ^ Vada Studios
  6. ^ "B.C. producers hit web with Motive's Dark Corner and The True Heroines". The Province.com. March 27, 2013. Retrieved June 23, 2013. 

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