Amanda Brugel

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Amanda Brugel

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Amanda Brugel
Amanda Brugel at the 2017 CFC Annual BBQ Fundraiser (37026258601) (cropped).jpg

Brugel in 2017
Alma mater York University
Occupation Actress
Years active 1999–present

Amanda Brugel is a Canadian actress. She is perhaps best known for her role as Michelle Krasnoff in the short-lived Canadian comedy series Seed (2013–2014). In 2013, Brugel co-starred as Vanessa in the Canadian comedy film Sex After Kids, for which she won an ACTRA Award for Best Female Performance. She later appeared in the David Cronenberg satirical drama film Maps to the Stars (2014), and the BBCSpace science fiction television series Orphan Black (2015).

Early life[edit]

Brugel started out as a dancer but quit when she grew to be taller than her partners.[1] She entered the renowned Theatre Program at York University with a Fine Arts Talent Scholarship, and graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in 2000.[2]


In 1999, Brugel made her film debut in Vendetta alongside Christopher Walken. In 2000, she had a role in A Diva’s Christmas Carol, a Christmas television film starring Vanessa Williams, Rozonda Thomas, and Kathy Grffin. She went on to appear in films such as Jason X, KAW, Splice, and The Calling.

Brugel has appeared in several television series, including Soul Food, Kevin Hill, Paradise Falls, MVP, Saving Hope, Nikita, and Covert Affairs.

In 2013, she garnered praise for her role as Vanessa in Sex After Kids, winning an ACTRA Award for Outstanding Female Performance. She starred as Michelle Krasnoff in the television series Seed from 2013 to 2014.

In 2014, she appeared in the David Cronenberg film Maps to the Stars and The Calling alongside Susan Sarandon. In 2015, she portrayed Marci Coates in several episodes of Orphan Black.[3]

More recently, she has starred as a recurring character in the USA Network series Eyewitness (2016). She has also played a recurring character, a housekeeper named Rita, in the Hulu series The Handmaid’s Tale, based on Margaret Atwood‘s novel of the same name.[4]

Personal life[edit]

In 2013, Brugel founded Brugs Army, a non profit organization that focuses on improving the lives of women and children.[5][6]



Year Title Role Notes
1999 Vendetta Red Lantern Lady
2001 Jason X Geko
2002 Jack & Ella Elizabeth
2004 The Prince and Me Yoga Instructor
2007 KAW Emma
2009 The Death of Alice Blue Amanda
2009 Splice Amanda
2013 Sex After Kids Vanessa 2014 ACTRA Award for Outstanding Performance – Female
Nominated—Canadian Comedy Award for Multimedia / Best Female Performance in a Feature
2013 Treading Water Nurse
2014 Maps to the Stars Victoria
2014 The Calling Officer Vongarner
2015 Room Officer Parker
2016 Suicide Squad National Security Council


Year Title Role Notes
2000 A Diva’s Christmas Carol Olivia TV Movie
2001 Soul Food Trixie Episode: “Everything Is Unfolding Perfectly”
2001 Leap Years Tamara Episode: “#1.4”
2001 Tracker Uniformed Officer Episode: “The Beast”
2002 The 5th Quadrant Cassandra Morgan Episode: “Wild Animal King/Divining Miss M”
2002 10,000 Black Men Named George Waitress TV Movie
2003 Beautiful Girl Connie TV Movie
2003 This Time Around Abby TV Movie
2004 Doc Sheree Episode: “Wedding Bell Blues”
2004 Category 6: Day of Destruction Leslie Singer TV Movie
2004 Wild Card Evelyn Episode: “Queen Bea”
2005 Devil’s Perch Secretary TV Movie
2005 Kojak Theresa Episode: “All That Glitters”
2005 Kevin Hill Leanne Wheeden Episode: “Man’s Best Friend”
2006 G-Spot Maureen Episode: “Payne Killer”
2006 Naked Josh Toula Episode: “Planned Parenthood”
2006 This Is Wonderland Lucy Jamieson Episode: “#3.9”
2007 What If God Were the Sun? Lupe TV Movie
2008 Paradise Falls Lynnie Jordan 26 episodes
2008 MVP Megan Chandler 8 episodes
2008 Da Kink in My Hair Elize Episode: “Looks Can Be Revealing”
2010 Life Unjarred Kim 2 episodes
2011 InSecurity Amanda Episode: “The Spy, the Friend and Her Lover”
2012 The Firm Sonia Swain 3 episodes
2012 Saving Hope Lisa Rundel Episode: “Contact”
2012 Flashpoint Trish Episode: “Keep the Peace: Part 1”
2013 The Ron James Show Linda Lanning 2 episodes
2013 Warehouse 13 Amy Episode: “The Big Snag”
2013 Nikita Janet Malcolm Episode: “Til Death Do Us Part”
2013 Covert Affairs Olivia 5 episodes
2013–2014 Seed Michelle Krasnoff 26 episodes
2015 Orphan Black Marci Coates 5 episodes
2015 Dark Matter Keeley Episode: “Episode Two
2016–2017 Kim’s Convenience Pastor Nina Gomez Recurring
2016 Eyewitness Sita Petronelli 6 episodes
2017 Sometimes the Good Kill Faith TV Movie
2017 The Handmaid’s Tale Rita

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