Spencer-Nairn in 2017
January 6, 1978 |
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
|Height||5 ft 3 in (160 cm)|
Spencer-Nairn has appeared in a number of film and TV productions since the mid-1990s. Some of her most notable film appearances include New Waterford Girl, Wishmaster: The Prophecy Fulfilled, and television guest appearances on Puppets Who Kill, Relic Hunter, Cold Squad, Bliss, Flashpoint, and The Outer Limits. In 2005, she portrayed Wayne Gretzky's sister Kim Gretzky in the movie Waking Up Wally: The Walter Gretzky Story.
Her most notable roles are Dog River Police Department (DRPD) Constable Karen Pelly on Corner Gas and Sandy Wardwell on CTV's The Listener. Concurrent to appearing in Corner Gas, she also appeared on the science fiction series ReGenesis.
|1999||New Waterford Girl||Lou Benzoa|
|2002||Wishmaster: The Prophecy Fulfilled||Lisa Burnley||Direct to video|
|2002||Rub & Tug||Betty|
|2005||Waking Up Wally: The Walter Gretzky Story||Kim Gretzky|
|2007||Third Eye, TheThe Third Eye||Nika Printz|
|2007||Interior Monologue of Gill the Goldfish, TheThe Interior Monologue of Gill the Goldfish||The Dame (voice)||Short film|
|2007||Final Draft||Kate Twist|
|2014||Corner Gas: The Movie||Constable Karen Pelly||Reprise of role from the 2004–09 Corner Gas TV series|
|1996||Two||Suzanne||Episode: "Prom Night"|
|1997–98||Outer Limits, TheThe Outer Limits||Heather||Episodes: "Double Helix" and "The Origin of Species"|
|1998||Poltergeist: The Legacy||Cindy Smith||Episode: "The Enlightened One"|
|1998||Breaker High||Bonnie||Episode: "To Kill a MockingNerd"|
|1998||Cold Squad||Amanda Millerd||Episode: "Amanda Millerd"|
|1998||Inspectors, TheThe Inspectors||Melissa Kaline||TV film|
|1998||Dead Man's Gun||Anna Bevington||Episode: "The Collector"|
|1998||First Wave||Cassandra||Episode: "Speaking in Tongues"|
|1998||Night Man||Julia||Episode: "It Came from Out of the Sky"|
|1998||Don't Look Down||Rachel||TV film|
|1999||H-E Double Hockey Sticks||Anne||TV film|
|2001||Relic Hunter||Jamie Palmerston||Episode: "Treasure Island"|
|2002||Moville Mysteries||Mimi Valentine||Main role (26 episodes)|
|2002||Bliss||Jeanette||Episode: "The Value of X"|
|2002||Tom Stone||Annie||Episode: "Little Bitty"|
|2002||Tracker||Erica / Vegna / Evgna||Episodes: "Love, Cirronian Style", "Remember When"|
|2003||Big Spender||Mel Tennant||TV film|
|2004||Puppets Who Kill||Oxana||Episode: "Dead Ted"|
|2004||Blue Murder||Melanie Coombs||Episode: "Cell Block 13"|
|2004||ReGenesis||Twyla||Episode: "Baby Bomb"|
|2004–09||Corner Gas||Karen Pelly||Main role (107 episodes)
Nominated –Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series (2004)
Nominated –Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series (2006)
Won – Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series (2007)
|2005||More Sex & the Single Mom||Blair||TV film|
|2006||Cradle of Lies||Lisa||TV film|
|2006||Naked Josh||Becky||Episode: "Planned Parenthood"|
|2009||Ron James Show, TheThe Ron James Show||Episode: "1.7"|
|2010||Cancel Christmas||Michelle Morgan||TV film|
|2011–14||Listener, TheThe Listener||Sandy Wardwell||Recurring role (30 episodes)|
|2012||Degrassi: The Next Generation||Mrs. Baker||Episodes: "Building a Mystery: Parts 1 & 2"|
|2012||Flashpoint||Laney Summers||Episode: "Forget Oblivion"|
|2013||Murdoch Mysteries||Pauline Kerr||Episode: "Murdochophobia"|
|2015||Saving Hope||Janice Fenn||Episode: "Heart of Stone"|
|2015||The Preacher's Sin||Lauren Tanning||TV film|
- AskMen.com - Tara Spencer-Nairn
- "Tara Spencer-Nairn loves a role in uniform". The Globe and Mail. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
- Scott, A. O. (July 26, 2000). "New Waterford Girl (1999) FILM REVIEW; Clueless And Angry In a Small 70's Town". The New York Times.
- Cermak, Iri. The Cinema of Hockey: Four Decades of the Game on Screen. McFarland. ISBN 9781476626963. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
- "For Officer Karen, wedding's a gas | Toronto Star". thestar.com. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
- Canada, HELLO!. "Tara Spencer-Nairn on holiday traditions and what she wants from Santa". ca.hellomagazine.com. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
- "Cardinal and Corner Gas cast up for Gemini Award | Windspeaker - AMMSA". www.ammsa.com. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
- "'Corner Gas,' 'Slings & Arrows' tops at Gemini ...". Niagara Falls Review. Retrieved 21 February 2017.
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