Samantha Ferris

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Samantha Ferris
Ellen Harvelle.jpg
Born Samantha Ferris
(1968-11-02) November 2, 1968 (age 47)
North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 1996–present

Samantha Ferris (born November 2, 1968) is a Canadian actress and in the mid-1990s was a television reporter for the Bellingham, Washington station KVOS TV-12 and Vancouver's BCTV, where she went by the name Janie Ferris. She is best known for her starring role as Nina Jarvis on The 4400 (2005–2006) and her recurring role as Ellen Harvelle on Supernatural.


In 2006, she had a recurring role on The Evidence as Lt. Alexa Brenner, appearing in seven episodes.

Other recent television roles include that of deckhand Pollux in the episode "Dirty Hands" of Battlestar Galactica, as well as roles in Smallville, Stargate SG-1, The L Word and V.

She was the voice of Sally Po in the anime, Mobile Suit Gundam Wing.



Year Title Role Notes
2001 Along Came a Spider Mrs. Hume
2001 Blackwoods Waitress / Beth
2006 Gray Matters Elaine
2007 Butterfly on a Wheel Diane AKA, Shattered
2009 Grace Patricia Lang
2010 Icarus Kerr AKA, The Killing Machine
2012 Tall Man, TheThe Tall Man Tracy


Year Title Role Notes
1996 Saber Marionette J Panther (voice) TV series
1998 Inspectors, TheThe Inspectors Lauren Urbina TV film
1998 New Addams Family, TheThe New Addams Family Lacey "Wednesday Leaves Home"
1999 Stargate SG-1 Dr. Raully "Out of Mind", "Into the Fire"
1999-2001 Beggars and Choosers Sandra Cassandra Recurring role
2000 Inspectors 2: A Shred of Evidence, TheThe Inspectors 2: A Shred of Evidence Lauren Urbina TV film
2000 Mobile Suit Gundam Wing Sally Po (voice) "Go Forth, Gundam Team"
2000 Mobile Suit Gundam Wing: The Movie - Endless Waltz Sally Po (voice) TV film
2000 First Wave Alice "Mabus"
2000 So Weird Miranda Scott "Still Life"
2001 Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction Suzanne "Grass on the Grave"
2001 Earth Maiden Arjuna' Teresa Wong (voice) TV miniseries
2001 Chris Isaak Show, TheThe Chris Isaak Show Dana Farrard "Behind the Isaak"
2002 Da Vinci's Inquest Dolores Williams "Simple, Sad"
2002 Glory Days Helen "The Devil Made Me Do It"
2003 Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster, AA Date with Darkness: The Trial and Capture of Andrew Luster Det. Katherine Cooke TV film
2004 Smallville Warden Anita Stone "Scare"
2004 Ranch, TheThe Ranch Taylor TV film
2005 L Word, TheThe L Word Meryl Rothman "Luminous"
2005 Personal Effects Gail Feldman TV film
2005 Da Vinci's Inquest Const. Samantha Townsend "Must Be a Night for Fires"
2005 Reunion Emily Fisher "1989"
2005-2006 4400, TheThe 4400 Nina Jarvis Main role
2006 Collector, TheThe Collector Tessa "The Media Baron"
2006 Evidence, TheThe Evidence Lt. Alexa Brenner Regular role
2006 Reunion Emily Fisher "1997"
2006 Last Chance Cafe Madge Beardsley TV film
2006-2011 Supernatural Ellen Harvelle Recurring role
2007 Battlestar Galactica Pollux "Dirty Hands"
2007 Witness to Murder Shawna TV film
2007 Enemy Within Hines TV film
2008 NYC: Tornado Terror Lillian TV film
2009 Impact Renee Ferguson TV miniseries
2010 Human Target Deputy Director Lynch "Baptiste"
2010 Seven Deadly Sins Diana Morgan "1.2"
2010 Hiccups Bambi Weeks "You Schmooze, You Lose"
2010 V Private Investigator "Pound of Flesh", "Fruition"
2011 V Felicia Castro "Birth Pangs"
2012 Smart Cookies Hazel Hillburn TV film
2013 Emily Owens, M.D. Marian Camphill "The Love of Larping"
2013 R. L. Stine's The Haunting Hour: The Series Carolyn "Detention"
2013 Let It Snow Sally TV film
2015 Exposed Nancy Grace Type TV film
2015 Backstrom Rebecca Forrester "Dragon Slayer"
2015 Gourmet Detective, TheThe Gourmet Detective Capt. Forsyth TV film
2015 Gourmet Detective: A Healthy Place to Die, TheThe Gourmet Detective: A Healthy Place to Die Capt. Forsyth TV film
2015 Mistresses Det. Libby Whitehead Recurring role
2016 Newlywed and Dead Annie Ward TV film

Video games[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2003 CSI: Crime Scene Investigation Mrs. Wilkinson
2004 CSI: Dark Motives Leslie Handleman
2005 SSX on Tour

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