March 9, 1997 |
Oakville, Ontario, Canada
Niamh Wilson ( / / born March 9, 1997) is a Canadian film and television actress from Oakville, Ontario, known for her role as Corbett in Saw III, reprised in Saw V; the Canadian horror film The Marsh (2006); and the title role in the Family Channel series Debra! She was a regular on Degrassi: The Next Generation during seasons 13–14 as Jacqueline "Jack" Jones.
Wilson began her career with a role in the Warner Brother's pilot Chasing Alice at the age of five. Although the TV Movie/pilot did not result in a series, she did meet Ralph Hemecker, who was to direct her in Haunting Sarah two years later. Her portrayal of Sarah Lewis garnered her a Young Artist Award in 2006. While in Los Angeles for the awards she and her mother created a CBC Radio radio documentary for the Outfront program called "Child Star Goes to Hollywood" about their road trip to Hollywood. Wilson was cast in Ice Planet as Commander Trager's (Michael Ironside) daughter. She has appeared in numerous films as well as episodic television, generally in dramatic adult-oriented vehicles; however, a comedic role eluded her until she was cast in the title role of Debra Delong in the Family Channel series Debra! produced by Cookie Jar Entertainment. The role was cast in 2010 when Wilson was only 12 years old. The pilot was shot in spring 2010; Family Channel picked up the series in summer 2010. and the first season was filmed in January - February 2011. The first episode premiered on Family Channel Saturday, June 4, 2011. Wilson won the Young Artist Award for Leading Actress in a TV Series for Debra! in May 2012; the series also won for Best Young Ensemble in a TV Series. This was the first time a TV series that was not aired in the United States had won these awards.
Like her character on Degrassi, Jack Jones, Wilson is a dancer, practicing mainly in ballet, modern contemporary and pointe. Wilson graduated from high school in June 2015  and attended George Brown College in Toronto, Ontario. Wilson was accepted into their dance program for Technical and Performance Training in Ballet.
|2006||Marsh, TheThe Marsh||Little Claire / Rose|
|2006||Saw III||Corbett Denlon|
|2007||Saw IV||Corbett Denlon|
|2008||Saw V||Corbett Denlon|
|2009||Saw VI||Corbett Denlon|
|2013||The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet||Gracie|
|2013||Skating to New York||Page|
|2014||Maps to the Stars||Sam|
|2003||Chasing Alice||Young Alice||TV film|
|2005||Plague City: SARS in Toronto||Lindsay||TV film|
|2005||Haunting Sarah||Sarah Lewis||TV film|
|2006||House Next Door, TheThe House Next Door||Belinda Greene||TV film|
|2006–08||Runaway||Susie||Recurring role; 7 episodes|
|2007||They Come Back||Marley Charles||TV film|
|2009||Flashpoint||Petra||Episode: "Haunting the Barn"|
|2009||Heartland||Taylor Kennedy||Episode: "Little Secrets"|
|2011||Falling Skies||Megan||Episodes: "Sanctuary: Part 1", "Eight Hours"|
|2011||Haven||Hadley Chambers||Episode: "Silent Night"|
|2011–12||Debra!||Debra||Lead role; 13 episodes|
|2012||My Babysitter's a Vampire||Val Mudrap||Episode: "Village of the Darned"|
|2012||Warehouse 13||Alice||Episode: "Fractures"|
|2012||Rookie Blue||Alice||Episodes: "The First Day of the Rest of Your Life", "I Never"|
|2013||Hemlock Grove||Pretty Shelley||Episodes: "Birth", "Catabasis", "What Peter Can Live Without"|
|2014–15||Degrassi||Jack||Main role (Seasons 13–14); 23 Episodes|
|2015||Good Witch||Amber||Episodes: "Starting Over...Again", "Do The Right Thing"|
|2006||Young Artist Award||Best Performance in a MOW - Supporting Young Actress||Won||Haunting Sarah|
|2007||Best Performance in a MOW - Supporting Young Actress||Nominated||The House Next Door|
|2008||Best Performance in a MOW - Leading Young Actress||Nominated||They Come Back|
|2012||Best Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young Actress||Won||Debra!|
|Outstanding Young Ensemble In a TV Series||Won|
|2016||Best Performance in a Feature Film - Supporting Young Actress||Won||The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet|
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- "For the Kid Inside!". The Cookie Jar Company. 2010-08-23. Retrieved 2012-02-07.
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- "28th Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". Youngartistawards.org. 2007-03-10. Retrieved 2012-02-07.
- "29th Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". Youngartistawards.org. Retrieved 2012-02-07.
- "33rd Annual Young Artist Awards - Nominations / Special Awards". Youngartistawards.org. Retrieved 2012-04-06.