Higginson in 2007
|Born||Sarah Victoria Higginson|
Burlington, Ontario, Canada
Sarah Victoria "Torri" Higginson is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her roles in the TekWar movies and series, and for portraying Dr. Elizabeth Weir in Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis (2004–2008), Dr. Jordan Hampton in NCIS (2007–2009), and Commander Delaney Truffault in Dark Matter (2015–2017). She is also a theatre actress and has appeared in Three Tall Women, Weldon Rising, and Picasso at the Lapin Agile.
In 1995, two years prior to Stargate SG-1's premiere, Higginson starred in the movie Jungleground with three other actors from the Stargate franchise: Peter Williams (Apophis), JR Bourne (Martouf), and Lexa Doig (Dr. Lam). Higginson took over the role of Dr. Elizabeth Weir from Jessica Steen in a guest spot on the season eight opener of Stargate SG-1. She was then carried over as the leader of the Atlantis expedition on Stargate Atlantis and continued playing that role until the end of the show's third season, afterwards being reduced from a main cast member to a recurring role in the fourth season. She did not reprise the role for the show's fifth season.
In 2015, Higginson was cast in the CBC television drama series This Life as Natalie Lawson, a lifestyle columnist and single mother who is diagnosed with terminal cancer. The series ran for two seasons, and was ultimately cancelled on January 24, 2017.
Higginson won a Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for The City in 2000. In 2004, she was nominated for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television for her performance in Stargate Atlantis.
|1991||The Photographer's Wife||as Suzanna|
|1995||Jungleground||as Samantha 'Sammy' Woods|
|When the Bullet Hits the Bone||as Allison Doherty|
|1996||Memory Run||as Kristen|
|The English Patient||as Mary|
|1998||Double Take||as Peggy|
|1998||Airborne||as Sara Gemmel|
|2001||Turning Paige||as Sheila Newlands|
|2003||Autopsy Room Four||as Dr. Katie Arlen|
|Intent||as Detective Jessica Cavallo|
|2005||Irish Eyes||as Lorraine Healey|
|2006||Save My Soul||as Terra|
|2007||You, Me, Love (Yumi in Love)||as Leslie|
|2009||Smile of April||as Angie|
|2016||The History of Love||Charlotte Singer|
|1992||The Women of Windsor||Gwen|
|1993||Family Pictures||Liddie (19-38)|
|TekWar: TekLords||Beth Kittridge|
|TekWar: TekJustice||Beth Kittridge|
|1997||The Absolute Truth|
|1999||Family of Cops 3||Caroline Chandler|
|Storm of the Century||Angela Carver||TV Mini-Series|
|2001||'Twas the Night||Abby Wrigley|
|2008||Desperate Hours: An Amber Alert||Chief Geiger|
|2010||Stonehenge Apocalypse||Dr. Kaycee Leeds|
|1992||Forever Knight||Erica||episode "Last Act"|
|1993||E.N.G.||Madeline Shannon||episode "The Good Samaritan"|
|1994||Counterstrike||Susan Kimberly||episode "Clearcut"|
|TekWar||Beth Kittridge (1994–95)||(TV series, 1994)|
|1997||Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal||Blythe Hall||(1 episode)|
|1998||Highlander: The Raven||Claudia Hoffman||episode "Reborn"|
|1999||The Outer Limits||Alyssa Selwyn||episode "The Haven"|
|The City||starring as Katharine Strachan|
|2001||Canada: A People's History||episodes "From Sea to Sea" and "The Great Enterprise"|
|2002||Bliss||Kate||episode "Valentine's Day in Jail"|
|2002||Stone Undercover||as Aurora 'Isabelle' MacDonald||episode "Dead Dog Rain" parts 1 & 2|
|2004||Stargate SG-1||Dr. Elizabeth Weir||(3 episodes, 2004–2006)|
|Preview to Atlantis||Herself/Dr. Elizabeth Weir|
|From Stargate to Atlantis: Sci Fi Lowdown||Herself/Dr. Elizabeth Weir|
|2004–2008||Stargate Atlantis||Dr. Elizabeth Weir||Season 1–3 (Main Role), Season 4 (Recurring); 63 episodes|
|2007–2009||NCIS||Dr. Jordan Hampton||Season 5–6|
|2008||Eleventh Hour||Alex||episode "Titans"|
|2011||Criminal Minds: Suspect Behavior||Nurse Karen||episode "See No Evil"|
|Chase||Sandra||episode "Father Figure"|
|2015||This Life||Natalie Lawson||Main Role (20 episodes)|
|Dark Matter||Commander Delaney Truffault||Season 1–3 (Recurring, 10 episodes)|
|2016||Inhuman Condition||Dr. Michelle Kessler||Main Role, Web series (33 episodes)|
- Heffernan, Virginia (July 16, 2004). "Atlantis Mystery Is Solved; Now, About the Wormhole". The New York Times. Retrieved February 24, 2010.
- "CBC announces new series and renewed titles for 2016-2017". CBC News. 31 March 2016. Retrieved 3 April 2016.
- David, Greg (January 24, 2017). "This Life cancelled by CBC after two seasons". TV, eh?. Retrieved January 24, 2017.
- "A bisexual therapist works with supernatural patients on "Inhuman Condition"". AfterEllen. July 15, 2016. Retrieved July 26, 2016.
- Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television official site Archived 2008-02-19 at the Wayback Machine., retrieved February 14, 2008.
- "31st Annual Saturn Award Nominations". Archived from the original on March 11, 2008. Retrieved February 24, 2010.
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