Janne Mortil

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Janne Mortil
Born (1967-12-14) December 14, 1967 (age 51)
Years active1980–2003

Janne Mortil is a Vancouver-based Canadian-American actress probably best known for playing Madeleine Astor on Titanic (1996).


Janne Mortil began her career in 1980 in Huckleberry Finn and His Friends TV Series. Later, she played Sally Moffat in Little Women movie.

Her television credits includes TV Series 21 Jump Street, The X-Files, Poltergeist: The Legacy and Cold Squad. She played also Det. Tricia Kelsey on Street Justice (1991-1992) and Michelle Dupont in Side Effects (1994-1996). For the latter role, she was nominated for a 1996 Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series. The same year, she played Madeleine Astor in Titanic TV Movie, opposite Catherine Zeta-Jones. In 2003, she played Sergeant Kibble to Hitcher 2 movie.



Year Title Role Notes
1980 The Changeling Linda Grey
1986 The Clan of the Cave Bear Ovra
1987 Malone Helen
1991 Chaindance Loni
1994 Whale Music Star
1994 Tokyo Cowboy Shelly
1994 Little Women Sally Moffat
2003 The Hitcher II: I've Been Waiting Sergeant Kibble Video


Year Title Role Notes
1980 Huckleberry Finn and His Friends Susie Harper Episodes: "Such a Lovely Funeral", "Huck Is a Hero", "The Millionaires"
1986 That Secret Sunday Lisa TV film
1987 Danger Bay Brenda Episode: "Big Horns"
1987 21 Jump Street Karla / Sheila Episodes: "Don't Pet the Teacher", "You Oughta Be in Prison"
1988 Nightmare at Bittercreek Tracy Senia TV film
1989 Neon Rider Deidre Ogilvry Episode: "Dude"
1990 21 Jump Street Cara / Diane Episodes: "Last Chance High", "This Ain't No Summer Camp"
1990 Neon Rider Tracy Episode: "The Mighty Quin"
1991 Neon Rider Charlene Episode: "1117"
1991 My Secret Identity Linda Blane Episode: "Slave for a Day"
1991-1992 Street Justice Det. Tricia Kelsey Recurring role (11 episodes)
1992 Death by Moonlight: Bomber Command Mary "Bubbles" Moore TV film
1992 A Killer Among Friends Kathy Pearl TV film
1993 Liar, Liar: Between Father and Daughter Chrissy Berezuk TV film
1993 North of 60 Leslie Baxter Episodes: "Freeze Out", "All About Leslie", "Southern Comfort"
1994-1996 Side Effects Michelle Dupont Main role (29 episodes)
1995 Johnny's Girl Angie TV film
1995 Mixed Blessings Nancy TV film
1996 The X-Files Mona Wustner Episode: "Teso Dos Bichos"
1996 Poltergeist: The Legacy Sarah Episode: "Town Without Pity"
1996 Titanic Madeleine Astor TV miniseries
1996 Two Patty Episode: "Reunion"
1996 Viper Evie Episode: "Street Pirates"
1996 Rossini's Ghost Young Martina TV film
1997 Contagious Judith TV film
1998 Cold Squad Rikki Stanfield Episode: "Michelle Dorn"
2000 Cold Squad Colleen Walsh Episode: "Trust"
2000 Da Vinci's Inquest Melanie Stone Episode: "The Hottest Places in Hell"
2018 The Romanoffs Gloria 1 Episode

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Title of work Result
1996 Gemini Award Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series Side Effects (for episode #1.10: "The Great Chendini") Nominated

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