39 years old (Born on June 02, 1982)
Canadian actor; She is famous from The Forgotten Ones (the tribe).Is the youngest of seven children, and lives just three blocks away from her parents in Vancouver. In 2006, she appeared at the Armageddon Expo in Wellington, New Zealand. Was featured on the preteen video/board game "Party Mania". Her favorite hobbies are traveling and writing. Has been involved with AIDS Project since her uncle died of the disease.
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Had to move from her hometown of Vancouver to Toronto during her two year run on the Disney show "Flash Forward" (1996), one of the better shows for young people of the 1990s.
In Vancouver she joined in the ground-breaking ceremony for an AIDS memorial where the names of AIDS victims in the area will be permanently memorialized.
Originally auditioned for the role of Rosie on "Space Cases" (1996), which went to Paige Christina. She later got the role of Catalina.
Gained 20 lbs for the part of Kaylee in the TV series "Firefly" (2002). When the show was later adapted into a motion picture (Serenity (2005)), the show had been over for a little while and she had lost the weight. She was told that they weren't going to give anyone else the part anyway, so she didn't have to re-gain the weight.
She played the role of "Catalina" on "Space Cases" (1996), a show that featured a space pirate named "Reaver" played by Chip Chuipka. She played "Kaylee" on "Firefly" (2002) which featured a race of people called "Reavers", also with malicious intentions.