Carmen Moore

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Carmen Moore

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Carmen Moore
Born British Columbia, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 1995–present

Carmen Moore (born December 24) is a Canadian actress from Vancouver, British Columbia largely known for her work in television.

She is perhaps best known for her role as Loreen Cassway on Arctic Air (for which she was nominated for a Leo Award in 2012) and the lead role of Leona Stoney, on the acclaimed series Blackstone (for which she has garnered five Leo nominations with three wins for Best Lead Performance and was nominated for a Gemini Award in 2011 and a Canadian Screen Award in 2017). She’s also known for her role as Simone Cardinal on Godiva’s for which she earned a 2006 Leo nomination.

Early life[edit]

Carmen Moore is of mixed blood including Wet’suwet’en and is a member of the Hagwilget Village First Nation in Hazelton, British Columbia. She was born in Burnaby, British Columbia and grew up in Coquitlam, British Columbia. She attended Port Moody Senior Secondary School. In 1991 she joined the Spirit Song Native Theatre Co., and worked with them for 9 months. Her first professional theatre gig was with Theatre New Brunswick’s Young Company tour in 1992 and got rave reviews. Carmen was nominated for a Jessie Richardson Award for Best Supporting Actress in Fend Players’ Danceland in 1993.[1] She continued her work in theatre, as well as auditioning for TV and film. For Firehall Arts Centre’s Someday she was nominated for another Jessie, this time for Best Actress.[2]

Career[edit]

Carmen has worked steadily in TV and film since 1995. She was nominated for the American “First Americans in the Arts” award, for her role as Chewlynndit in the made for TV movie Brothers of the Frontier (1996). She played Dawn Star, the wife of Sir Ben Kingsley‘s character “The Great Zamboni”, in the movie Spooky House, and in 2004 she worked with world renowned director John Woo for the television film The Robinsons: Lost in Space.

In 2005 first gained recognition for the Citytv and Bravo comedy-drama television show Godiva’s. She portrayed the character the Simone, the mysterious, sexy bartender of a restaurant in Yaletown, Vancouver, British Columbia. Carmen was nominated for her performance at the 2006 Leo Awards for Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series for Godiva’s.

Moore won the Women in Film and Video’s Artistic Merit Award for her portrayal of Rebecca in the Canadian independent feature Unnatural & Accidental, which received honorable mention for Best Canadian Film in the 2006 Vancouver International Film Festival and was featured at TIFF that year. She was also honoured with the UBCP/ACTRA Lorena Gale Woman of Distinction Award in 2014.

In the 2010s Moore landed her best known roles to date. From 2011 to 2015 she was the lead of the gritty APTN TV show Blackstone in the role of Leona Stoney. For this she won three Leo Awards for Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series, in 2011, 2014, and 2016.[3][4][5] Moore was also nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role in 2011, was nominated for a 2016 UBCP/ACTRA Award for Blackstone and was nominated for a 2017 Canadian Screen Award. She portrayed the role of Loreen Cassway on the CBC series Arctic Air from 2012 to 2014, for which she was nominated for the Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series in 2012.[6]

She acted in both shows simultaneously.

Moore is also known for her many roles in the Sci-Fi genre, and 2015 saw her in the role of Special Agent in Charge Sue Adair in Fox‘s Second Chance

Producing/Directing career[edit]

Carmen has dabbled in the producing and directing side of the industry. She was associate producer on Two Indians Talking,[7] and producer on White Indians Walking, both written by Andrew Genaille. Her directing debut happened in 2015 on the short film Ariel Unraveling, a BravoFACT Award winner.

Personal life[edit]

Moore divides her time between Vancouver and Los Angeles.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1999 Keys to Kingdoms Ex-Wife Short
2002 Spooky House Dawn Starr
2006 Unnatural & Accidental Rebecca
2007 Martian Child Miss Margie
2008 Edison and Leo Ute (voice)
2010 Momentum Violet Short
2010 Two Indians Talking Sue
2014 Not Indian Enough Karen Short
2016 Lost Solace April
2016 Goodnight Kiss, TheThe Goodnight Kiss April Short

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1995 Commish, TheThe Commish Shirley “In the Shadows of the Gallows”
1996 Brothers of the Frontier Chewlynndit TV film
1996 Two Jamina “Dream Prisoner”
1997 Rose Hill Shining Water TV film
1997 Dead Man’s Gun Winter Bird “Medicine Man”
1997 Police Academy: The Series Joanie “Two Men and a Baby”
1997 North of 60 Janine Carr “Peter and the Wolf”
1998 Net, TheThe Net Lucia “Go Like You Know”
1999 Revenge of the Land Agnes TV film
1999-00 Nothing Too Good for a Cowboy Rita George Regular role
2000-01 Seven Days Raquel / Officer Merrill “The Cuban Missile”, “The Final Countdown”
2001 Crossfire Trail Dancing Flower TV film
2001 UC: Undercover Marianna Torres “Honor Among Thieves”
2001-02 Wolf Lake Deputy Molly Bloom Main role
2002 Tom Stone Sherry Recurring role
2003-04 Andromeda Tri-Jema Recurring role
2004 Collector, TheThe Collector Janet Carter “The Roboticist”
2004 Life, TheThe Life Sheila TV film
2004-06 Raven Tales Frog / Narrator (voice) Recurring role
2005 4400, TheThe 4400 Stacey Papequash “Weight of the World”
2005-06 Godiva’s Simone Main role
2006 Battlestar Galactica: The Resistance Sister Tivenan TV miniseries
2007 Eureka Dr. Childress “Noche de suenos”
2007-08 Flash Gordon Joely Lavant Recurring role
2008 Guard, TheThe Guard Pamela Highway “When All Else Fails”
2008 Raven Tales: The Games Frog (voice) TV film
2009 Killer Hair Sherri TV film
2009 Psych Rosa “He Dead”
2009 Tales of an Urban Indian Krista TV film
2010 Meteor Storm Harper TV film
2010 Hellcats Sarah Laurenson “Finish What We Started”
2010 Caprica Fidelia Fazekas “The Heavens Will Rise”, “Here Be Dragons”, “Apotheosis
2011 Time After Time Officer Rita TV film
2011-15 Blackstone Leona Stoney Main role
2012 Battlestar Galactica: Blood & Chrome Nina Leothe TV film
2012-14 Arctic Air Loreen Cassway Main role
2013 Supernatural Sgt. Miranda Bates “Devil May Care”
2014-15 Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce Principal Barrows “Rule #47”, “Rule #3”
2015 Unreal Jessica Salinas “Savior”
2015 iZombie Suzuki’s Wife “Grumpy Old Liv”, “Love & Basketball”
2015-16 Arrow Mina Fayad “Restoration”, “Schism”
2016 Second Chance Agent Sue Adair Regular role
2016 Bates Motel Grace Wei “Forever”
2016 Motive Gemma Fowler “Chronology of Pain”
2016 Chesapeake Shores Sally “Pilot”, “Home to Roost: Parts 1 & 2”
2016 Death of a Vegas Showgirl Celeste Flores-Narvaez TV film
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