Sherry Miller

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Sherry Miller
Born (1955-06-24) 24 June 1955 (age 63)
Years active1971-present

Sherry Miller (born 24 June 1955) is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Jane on the CTV drama E.N.G. (1990), as Jennifer Taylor on the Showtime drama Queer As Folk (2000–2005), and as Dorothy O'Sullivan on the Global teen drama The Best Years (2007–2009).


Miller began her career in the 1970s as a singer and dancer, who later gained attention in Canadian television for representing Spumante Bambino wine in commercial advertisements, as well as for her role as the host of the children's television series, Polka Dot Door. She also appeared in Sofia Coppola's The Virgin Suicides. She won a 2001 Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series for her work as Elisha Cuthbert's mother in Lucky Girl.[1]

Miller is best known for her recurring role as Justin's mother Jennifer Taylor on the American version of Queer As Folk, during the entire run of the series from 2000 to 2005. She also appeared on the television series E.N.G. as weather reporter/anchor person Jane Oliver, and the 2004 miniseries Kingdom Hospital as sleep psychologist Dr. Lona Massingale.

Miller was also an anchor for Global Television's newscasts from 1986 to 1988.[2]


Sherry Miller has been nominated for four Gemini awards, one of which she won. In both 1990 and 1992, Miller was nominated for Best Performance by a Supporting Actress for her role as Jane Oliver on the television show E.N.G. In 2001, Miller won a Gemini for her performance in Lucky Girl in the category of Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series. In 2002, Miller received another Gemini nomination in the same category, for her role as Lisa Gallagher in A Killing Spring.[3]




  1. ^ "Geminis (winners only) / Sherry Miller". Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television. Retrieved 18 November 2009.
  2. ^ Dulmage, Bill (November 2009). "Television Station History / Ontario, Toronto and Vicinity / CIII-TV, Toronto, CanWest Communications". Canadian Communications Foundation. Retrieved 18 November 2009.
  3. ^ "Awards for Sherry Miller". Internet Movie Database. Retrieved 9 November 2011.

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