Magda Apanowicz

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Magda Apanowicz
Magda Apanowicz at Dragon Con 2015 pensive.jpg
Apanowicz at Continuum panel at Dragon Con 2015
Born (1985-11-08) November 8, 1985 (age 34)
Years active1995–present

Magda Apanowicz (/æpəˈnvɪ/ ap-ə-NOH-vitch; Polish: [apaˈnɔvit͡ʂ]; born November 8, 1985) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her roles as Andy Jensen on the ABC Family series Kyle XY, as Lacy Rand on the short-lived Syfy science fiction drama series Caprica and as Emily (born Maya Hartwell) on the science fiction series Continuum. Recently, she starred as Sandy in the Netflix thriller series You.

Personal life[edit]

Apanowicz is of Polish descent and spent a year in Poland in the ninth grade.[1] She lived there with her uncle and attended a school in Jelenia Góra.[2] She later studied at Vancouver Film School.


She became interested in acting at the age of 10, after her brother introduced her to Pulp Fiction. She began her career in 2002 with brief appearances in the TV series Jeremiah and John Doe.[3] From 2007 to 2009, she played the role of Andy Jensen on Kyle XY. In 2008 she starred in the Hallmark Channel original movie Every Second Counts.[4]

In 2009, Apanowicz was cast as Lacy Rand, a series regular, in the television drama Caprica, with Eric Stoltz and Alessandra Torresani.[5][6][7] She later appeared in Hellcats. In 2012, she guest starred in the second season of Jane Espenson's romantic comedy web series, Husbands.[8]

In 2013, Apanowicz appeared as Emily in the series Continuum She also appeared in the Eli Roth horror film The Green Inferno as Samantha. Although it was filmed in 2012, The Green Inferno was internationally released in 2015.[9]

In 2017, Apanowicz was cast as Angela in the action film Volition.[10] The film is set to be released in 2019.[11]

In 2019, Apanowicz was cast in the recurring role of Sandy on the second season of the Netflix thriller You.[12]


Year Title Role Notes
2003 Sweet Lullaby Julie Short film
2004 Riverburn Girl Short film
The Butterfly Effect Teen Punk Girl
2006 Slither Friend (uncredited)
2012 Dead Souls Emma
2014 A Reason Serena Hilgrim
2015 The Green Inferno Samantha
2019 Volition Angela
Year Title Role Notes
2002 Jeremiah Young Girl Episode: "And the Ground, Sown with Salt"
John Doe Pierced Model Episode: "Low Art"
2004–05 Cold Squad Kassia Harper Episodes: "Teen Angel",
"The Filth: Part 1", "And the Fury: Part 2"
2006 The L Word Redneck Girl Episode: "Lost Weekend"
Holiday Wishes Dodie Bradley Lifetime television film
2006–07 Alex Young Main role (seasons 3-5); 25 episodes
2007 Devil's Diary Ursula Wilson Lifetime television film
Bionic Woman Heaven Von Fleet Episode: "Sisterhood"
2007–09 Kyle XY Andy Jensen Recurring role (seasons 2-3); 24 episodes
2008 The Andromeda Strain Suzie Travis Television miniseries, Episode: "1.1"
Every Second Counts Brooke Preston Hallmark Channel television film
2009–10 Caprica Lacy Rand Main role; 17 episodes
2010 Bond of Silence Angie Lifetime television film
Team Unicorn Zombie / Caroler Episode: "A Very Zombie Holiday"
2010–11 Hellcats Kathy Recurring role; 6 episodes
2011 Team Unicorn Beach Babe Episode: "Alien Beach Crashers"
Snowmageddon Jennifer Miller Syfy television film
Robot Chicken Gladys / Herman's Wife / Mother (voice) Episode: "The Curious Case of the Box"
2012 Holliston Goblin Episode: "Weekend of Horrors"
Husbands TV Make Up Artist Episodes: "Appropriate Is Not the Word", "The Straightening"
The 12 Disasters of Christmas Jacey Syfy television film
2013 The Toyman Killer Christine Solter Lifetime television film
2013–15 Continuum Emily / Maya Hartwell Recurring role (seasons 2-4); 18 episodes
2014 The Mentalist April Lark Episode: "Black Hearts"
Till Death Do Us Part Jolene Television film
2015 Fatal Memories April Parker Lifetime television film
Motive Elizabeth Hillis Episode: "Reversal of Fortune"
2018 Travelers Dawn Episodes: “Perrow”, “Phillip”, “Archive”
Supernatural Sandy Episode: "The Thing"
2019 The Magicians Woman in the Bar Episodes: "All That Hard, Glossy Armor", “The Secret Sea”
iZombie Nora Shaw Episode: "Dot Zom"
Tempting Fate Josephine Lifetime television film
You Sandy Recurring role (season 2)
Additional appearances
Year Title Role Notes
2011 I Don't Want to Die A Virgin by Young Beautiful in a Hurry 1950's Dancer Music video


  1. ^ Schaefer, Glen (January 20, 2010). "Vancouver actress ready for star turn on Galactica prequel Caprica". The Province. Archived from the original on January 30, 2010.
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  3. ^ O'Hare, Kate (July 12, 2008). "'Every Second Counts' for 'Kyle XY' star Apanowicz". Zap2it. Archived from the original on May 13, 2011.
  4. ^ Hughes, Mike (July 10, 2008). "Apanowicz makes every second count". Gannett News Service. Archived from the original on June 13, 2013.
  5. ^ Sizemore, Jason (July 2008). "EDITORIAL DISPOSITIONS: Interview with Magda Apanowicz". Apex Book Company. Archived from the original on April 17, 2009.
  6. ^ Phillips, Jevon (January 21, 2010). "'Caprica' countdown: Magda Apanowicz's Lacy Rand may be the heart of the show". Los Angeles Times. Retrieved January 25, 2010.
  7. ^ "Q&A Magda Apanowicz of 'Caprica'". MSN. February 17, 2010. Archived from the original on February 20, 2012. Retrieved February 18, 2010.
  8. ^ Vary, Adam B. (June 28, 2012). "'Husbands': EP and star on season 2 of their gay-marriage web series -- EXCLUSIVE PHOTOS". Entertainment Weekly. Retrieved June 28, 2012.
  9. ^ Benardello, Karen (January 4, 2016). "DVD NEWS Exclusive Interview: Magda Apanowicz Talks The Green Inferno (Blu-ray and DVD Release)". Shock Ya. Retrieved October 12, 2019.
  10. ^ N'Duka, Amanda (April 27, 2017). "Keanu Reeves Starring Thriller 'Siberia' Rounds Its Cast; Magda Apanowicz To Co-Star In 'Volition'". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved October 12, 2019.
  11. ^ Ley, Darryl (August 17, 2019). "Exclusive Interview With Sci-Fi Film Volition Cast & Crew". Hollywood News Source. Retrieved October 12, 2019.
  12. ^ Petski, Denise (April 4, 2019). "'You': Melanie Field & Magda Apanowicz To Recur In Series' Second Season On Netflix". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved April 4, 2019.

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