Nancy Sorel

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Nancy Sorel
Born (1964-05-14) May 14, 1964 (age 55)
Spouse(s)Paul Magel

Nancy Sorel (born May 14, 1964) is a Canadian-American actress known for her roles on many TV series.

Life and career[edit]

Born and raised in Fall River, Massachusetts, Sorel received a degree in Theatre and Film from the University of Massachusetts/ Amherst. After graduation she went to New York City and began her acting career starring in Off Broadway plays, commercials, and the role of Coco on the ABC daytime drama One Life to Live.

Her roles in television includes TV series Generations, Murder, She Wrote, The X-Files, The Outer Limits, Cold Squad, Da Vinci's Inquest, Stargate SG-1 and The 4400.

She played also the role of Sammy on Fox’s sitcom Down the Shore (1992-1993). Recently, she plays Clara Fine on Less Than Kind (since 2008) and Claire Eastman on Cashing In (since 2009).

Other roles of Sorel includes Crow's Nest (1992) and I Love You, Don't Touch Me! (1997) movies. She played also in the TV movie The Man Who Used to Be Me (2000), co-starred Rob Estes, William Devane and Laurie Holden.

In 2009, she won a Canadian Comedy Awards for the TV series Less Than Kind.

Nancy Sorel is married to actor Paul Magel.



Year Title Role Notes
1992 Crow's Nest Annie Corssetti
1997 I Love You, Don't Touch Me! Elizabeth
2006 Goose on the Loose Hazel McQuaig
2012 Rufus Vickie
2014 Heaven Is for Real Dr. Charlotte Slater
2016 Considering Love and Other Magic Linda
2018 How It Ends Sonographer
2019 Breakthrough Mrs. Abbott
A Dog's Journey Ringo's Owner
2020 The Grudge Agent Cole


Year Title Role Notes
1989 Generations Monique McCallum TV series
1991 Matlock Faith Gamson "The Celebrity"
1991 Jake and the Fatman Meredith Toomey "Nevertheless"
1992 The Commish Lisa "Shoot the Breeze"
Lightning Force Dra. Morgana Finstad "Checkup"
Doogie Howser, M.D. Roxanne Rollins "Will the Real Dr. Howser Please Stand Up"
1992–93 Down the Shore Sammy Regular role
1993 Relentless: Mind of a Killer Natalie TV film
Murder, She Wrote Jill Walker Machio "The Survivor"
1994 Beverly Hills, 90210 Gloria Richland "Life after Death"
Highlander: The Series Jill "Obsession"
1995 Empty Nest Julie "The Ex-Files"
Black Fox Sarah Johnson TV miniseries
The X-Files Capt. Janet Draper "The Walk"
1996 In the Lake of the Woods Pat Hood TV film
1997 The Outer Limits Page Houghton "New Lease"
1998 Welcome to Paradox Cleo Lawson "Options"
1999 Beggars and Choosers Cyra Hampton "Unsafe Sex"
1999–00 Da Vinci's Inquest Kim Leary "His Wife", "Bring Back the Dead"
2000 Hope Island Gwen "20 Sailors Around a Buttonhole"
Cold Squad Stephanie "The Good, the Bad and the Dead"
Up, Up, and Away! Mrs. Rosen TV film
The Outer Limits Dana van Owen "The Gun"
The Man Who Used to Be Me Dr. Beck TV film
First Wave Susan "The Flight of Francis Jeffries"
2001 Seven Days Esther Simms "The First Freshman"
2002 Haunted Susan Mason "Pilot"
2003 The Twilight Zone Morgan "Cold Fusion"
2005 Stargate SG-1 Garan "It's Good to Be King"
Tru Calling Barbara "Enough"
The 4400 Jane Orman "Mommy's Bosses"
2008–2012 Less Than Kind Clara Fine Main role
2009–2014 Cashing In Claire Eastman Recurring role
2010 Keep Your Head Up, Kid: The Don Cherry Story Honey Martini "Part 1"
2015 The Pinkertons Marm / Madeleine McGoldrick "In Marm's Way"
2016 The Man in the High Castle Mary Dawson "The Road Less Traveled", "Kintsugi", "Land O' Smiles", "Baku"
2018 Once Upon a Christmas Miracle Kathy Krueger TV film
2019 Merry & Bright Sara TV film
A Mazing Winter Romance Maggie TV film

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