Teryl Rothery

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Teryl Rothery
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Rothery with a United States airman in Afghanistan from 2003
Born (1962-11-09) November 9, 1962 (age 57)
Years active1980–present

Teryl Rothery (born November 9, 1962) is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her role as Dr. Janet Fraiser in Stargate SG-1.


Rothery first became interested in a performing career when she danced in the musical Bye Bye Birdie at age 13.


Rothery knew that she belonged in front of the camera when she played in the CBC Halloween special, Boo, at age 18. In her teenage years, she is known as a talented dancer, a singer, and a musician, when she was a performer on a television variety show hosted by Tom Jones and it was shot in North Vancouver. She is best known for her recurring role of Dr. Janet Fraiser in Stargate SG-1, which she played from the show's beginning in 1997 to 2004 (and again as a special guest appearance in 2006).

Rothery has appeared in many other science fiction series, including The X-Files, The Outer Limits, First Wave, Stargate SG-1, Jeremiah, M.A.N.T.I.S., Kyle XY, Eureka, and many others. She played a minor role in the Babylon 5 direct-to-video movie, Voices in the Dark, as ISN Reporter, Ms. Chambers. She played Lenore Molee in the 1994 television film, For the Love of Nancy; and has also done voice acting work. In 2010, she was on the Battlestar Galactica prequel, Caprica, as Evelyn (the mother of Battlestar Galactica's Admiral William Adama). In 2011, she played Mrs. Turner (Timmy Turner's mom) in the Nickelodeon television film A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner!. This was followed by A Fairly Odd Christmas on November 29, 2012. From 2013 to 2015, she was a regular cast member in the Hallmark Channel drama series Cedar Cove alongside Andie MacDowell and Dylan Neal.


Rothery has acted in theatre in her hometown of Vancouver; appearing in Kiss Me, Kate and The Taming of the Shrew in March 2006. In March 2007, she appeared in A Delicate Balance, a play by Edward Albee, for which she was nominated for a Jessie Richardson Theatre Award.[1]

In September 2009, Rothery starred in the Canadian premiere of Good Boys and True, written by Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa, and directed by Jeff Hyslop. The play ran at the Firehall Arts Centre in Vancouver.[2]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Rothery has been nominated for four Leo Awards. In 2004, she was nominated in two categories: Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series for the Stargate SG-1 episode "Lifeboat", and Best Guest Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series in The Collector.[3] In 2008, she was nominated in the category: Best Performance by a Female in a Short Drama for her work in the short film Coffee Diva.[4] In 2009, she was nominated in the category: Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series for the episode "Sound of Loneliness" in The Guard.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Rothery was born on November 9, 1962 in Vancouver, British Columbia. She gave birth to a daughter, Londyn, on October 3, 2008.[6]

Selected credits[edit]

Film and television roles
Year Title Role Notes
1986 Project A-ko Eiko "A-ko" Magami Voice role; Magami in the English dubbed movie and OVA series
1987 Ranma ½ Kodachi Kuno Voice role in the English dubbed version until the 5th season
1992 Mortal Sins Lena Falcone
1993–1995 Exosquad Lt. Maggie Weston Voice role
1994 Andre Jennifer File
1994 M.A.N.T.I.S. Trish Caitlin Episode: "Soldier of Misfortune"
1994 The X-Files Michelle Charters Episode: "Excelsis Dei"
1995 Dragon Ball Mai
1995 Magic in the Water Beth
1996 Profit Constance Gracen
1996 InuYasha Princess Abi Voice role
1996 Dragon Ball: Curse of the Blood Rubies Raven Voice role
1996 The Outer Limits Janet Peston, Dr. Lucy Cole Episodes: "Trial by Fire" and "Re-generation"
1996 Street Fighter Rose Episode: "The Flame and the Rose"
1997–2006 Stargate SG-1 Dr. Janet Frasier Seasons 1–7, 9
1997 Warriors of Virtue Kathryn Jeffers
1997 Masterminds Ms. Saunders
2001 Help! I'm a Fish Lisa (The Mother) Voice role; aka A Fish Tale
2002 Stargate SG-1 Heimdall Voice role in "Revelations"
2002 Jeremiah Jeremiah's mother Pilot episode
2003 G.I. Joe: Spy Troops Baroness Voice role
2003–2006 Martin Mystery M.O.M. Voice role
2004, 2009 Smallville Real Estate Agent / Board of Director #2 2 episodes
2004 Dead Like Me Linda the Realtor 3 episodes
2004 G.I. Joe: Valor vs. Venom Baroness Voice role
2005 The Sandlot 2 Mrs. Goodfairer
2006 The Dead Zone Judith Peck Episode: "Vanguard"
2006–2009 Kyle XY Carol Bloom
2006 Barbie: Mermaidia Pink Merfairy Voice role
2007 Psych Glenda Episode: "He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not, He Loves Me, Oops He's Dead"
2007 Supernatural Unnamed Medical Examiner Episode: "Heart"
2007 Totally Spies! M.O.M. Episode: "Totally Mystery Much?"
2007 Babylon 5: The Lost Tales Ms. Chambers
2007 Eureka Diane Lancaster Episode: "God Is in the Details"
2008–2009 The Guard Gwen Seasons 1–3
2009 Alice Carol Hamilton
2009 Good Boys and True Elizabeth Hardy By Roberto Aguirre-Sacasa at the Firehall Arts Centre in Vancouver; September 9–19
2010 Caprica Evelyn
2010 Hellcats Mrs. Monroe Episode: "I Say a Little Prayer"
2010 Battle of the Bulbs Mary Jones
2011 A Fairly Odd Movie: Grow Up, Timmy Turner! Mrs. Turner Television film (Nickelodeon)
2011 Diary of a Wimpy Kid: Rodrick Rules Mrs. Kohan
2011 The Killing Game Sarah Patrick
2012 A Fairly Odd Christmas Mrs. Turner Television film (Nickelodeon)
2012 The Wishing Tree Madelyn Guthrie Television film
2012 Flicka: Country Pride Paige
2013 Cult Cathy McDonald Episodes: "The Prophecy of St. Clare" and "1987"
2013, 2017–2018 Arrow Jean Loring Recurring role; 7 episodes
2013–2015 Cedar Cove Grace Sherman Main role
2014 My Boyfriends' Dogs Dina Television film
2014 A Fairly Odd Summer Mrs. Turner Television film (Nickelodeon)
2015 Supernatural Olivette Episode: "Paint It Black"
2015 Wayward Pines Henrietta 3 episodes
2016 Travelers Patricia Holden 2 episodes
2016 Good Witch: Secrets of Grey House Meredith Television film (Hallmark Channel)
2016 Stop the Wedding Suzie Television film (Hallmark Channel)
2017 All For Love Diane Shaw Television film
2017 A Bramble House Christmas Mabel Bramble Television film
2017–present The Good Doctor J.L. Recurring role; 16 episodes
2017 Christmas Getaway Marilyn Hays Television film (Hallmark Channel)
2018 Chesapeake Shores Robin O'Brien 4 episodes


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