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Tara Spencer-Nairn


Tara Spencer-Nairn’s big breakout role came in 1999 when she was cast as the tough Bronx-raised teen in the festival darling, New Waterford Girl (1999). The film screened at the Sundance Film Festival and Toronto International Film Festival, and received seven Genie Award nominations including Best Picture. In 2002, she starred alongside Don
Actress (52 credits)
 2018 Corner Gas Animated (TV Series) (filming)
Karen Pelly
 2017 Killjoys (TV Series)
Kitaan

Reckoning Ball (2017) … Kitaan
Attack the Rack (2017) … Kitaan
 2017 The Perfect Soulmate (TV Movie)
Jean McKinney
 2016 Best-Selling Murder (TV Movie)
Darby
 2015 The Preacher’s Sin
Lauren Tanning
 2015 Saving Hope (TV Series)
Janice

Heart of Stone (2015) … Janice
 2012-2015 Degrassi: The Next Generation (TV Series)
Mrs. Baker

Get It Together (2015) … Mrs. Baker
Firestarter: Part 1 (2015) … Mrs. Baker
There’s Your Trouble (2014) … Mrs. Baker
Believe: Part 2 (2014) … Mrs. Baker
Believe: Part 1 (2014) … Mrs. Baker
 2015/I Claudette (Short)
Claudette
 2014 The Day Santa Didn’t Come (Short)
Char
 2014 The Strain (TV Series)
Dr. Evanston

Runaways (2014) … Dr. Evanston
 2014/I Bastards (Short)
Reagan
 2014 The Girl He Met Online (TV Movie)
Bethanny Casey
 2013 Momsters Playground (Short)
Melissa
 2013 Murdoch Mysteries (TV Series)
Pauline Kerr

Murdochophobia (2013) … Pauline Kerr
 2012 Flashpoint (TV Series)
Lainie Summers

Forget Oblivion (2012) … Lainie Summers
 2010 Cancel Christmas (TV Movie)
Michelle Morgan
 2009 The Ron James Show (TV Series)

Episode #1.7 (2009)
 2007 Final Draft
Kate Twist
 2007 The Interior Monologue of Gill the Goldfish (Short)
The Dame (voice)
 2007 The Third Eye
Nika Printz
 2007 b r o k e n… a love story (Short)
Allie
 2006 Password (Short)
Daisy
 2006 Naked Josh (TV Series)
Becky

Planned Parenthood (2006) … Becky
 2006 Cradle of Lies (TV Movie)
Lisa
 2005 More Sex & the Single Mom (TV Movie)
Blair
 2004 ReGenesis (TV Series)
Twyla

Baby Bomb (2004) … Twyla (as Tara Spencer Nairn)
 2004 Blue Murder (TV Series)
Melanie Coombs

Cell Block 13 (2004) … Melanie Coombs
 2004 Puppets Who Kill (TV Series)
Oxana

Dead Ted (2004) … Oxana
 2003 Big Spender (TV Movie)
Mel Tennant
 2002 Moville Mysteries (TV Series)
Mimi Valentine (voice)
 2002 Rub & Tug
Betty
 2002 Tracker (TV Series)
Erica / Evgna / Vegna

Remember When (2002) … Erica / Evgna
Love, Cirronian Style (2002) … Erica / Vegna
 2002 Tom Stone (TV Series)
Annie

Little Bitty (2002) … Annie
 2002 Bliss (TV Series)
Jeanette

The Value of X (2002) … Jeanette
 2002 Wishmaster 4: The Prophecy Fulfilled (Video)
Lisa Burnley
 2001 Relic Hunter (TV Series)
Jamie Palmerston

Treasure Island (2001) … Jamie Palmerston
 1999 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Anne

H-E Double Hockey Sticks (1999) … Anne
 1997-1998 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Heather

The Origin of Species (1998) … Heather
Double Helix (1997) … Heather
 1998 Don’t Look Down (TV Movie)
Rachel
 1998 NightMan (TV Series)

 1998 First Wave (TV Series)
Cassandra

Speaking in Tongues (1998) … Cassandra
 1998 Dead Man’s Gun (TV Series)
Anna Bevington

The Collector (1998) … Anna Bevington
 1998 The Inspectors (TV Movie)
Melissa Kaline
 1998 Cold Squad (TV Series)
Amanda Millerd

Amanda Millerd (1998) … Amanda Millerd
 1998 Breaker High (TV Series)
Bonnie

To Kill a MockingNerd (1998) … Bonnie
 1998 Poltergeist: The Legacy (TV Series)
Cindy Smith

The Enlightened One (1998) … Cindy Smith
 1996 Two (TV Series)
Suzanne

Prom Night (1996) … Suzanne

Tara Spencer-Nairn (born January 6, 1978)[1] is a Canadian actress best known for her work on the television series Corner Gas.

Early life[edit]

Spencer-Nairn was born in Montreal, Quebec, but raised in Vancouver, British Columbia.[2] She is a graduate of the Vancouver Film School[2]

Career[edit]

Spencer-Nairn has appeared in a number of film and TV productions since the mid-1990s. Some of her most notable film appearances include New Waterford Girl,[3] Wishmaster: The Prophecy Fulfilled, and television guest appearances on Puppets Who Kill, Relic Hunter,[2] Cold Squad,[2] Bliss, Flashpoint, and The Outer Limits.[2] In 2005, she portrayed Wayne Gretzky‘s sister Kim Gretzky in the movie Waking Up Wally: The Walter Gretzky Story.[4]

Her most notable roles are Dog River Police Department (DRPD) Constable Karen Pelly on Corner Gas[2] and Sandy Wardwell on CTV‘s The Listener.[2] Concurrent to appearing in Corner Gas, she also appeared on the science fiction series ReGenesis.

Personal life[edit]

Spencer-Nairn is married to Josh Glover,[5] they have two sons.[6]

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1999 New Waterford Girl Lou Benzoa
2002 Wishmaster: The Prophecy Fulfilled Lisa Burnley Direct to video
2002 Rub & Tug Betty
2005 Waking Up Wally: The Walter Gretzky Story Kim Gretzky
2006 Password Daisy Short film
2007 Third Eye, TheThe Third Eye Nika Printz
2007 Interior Monologue of Gill the Goldfish, TheThe Interior Monologue of Gill the Goldfish The Dame (voice) Short film
2007 Final Draft Kate Twist
2014 Corner Gas: The Movie Constable Karen Pelly Reprise of role from the 2004–09 Corner Gas TV series

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1996 Two Suzanne Episode: “Prom Night”
1997–98 Outer Limits, TheThe Outer Limits Heather Episodes: “Double Helix” and “The Origin of Species
1998 Poltergeist: The Legacy Cindy Smith Episode: “The Enlightened One”
1998 Breaker High Bonnie Episode: “To Kill a MockingNerd”
1998 Cold Squad Amanda Millerd Episode: “Amanda Millerd”
1998 Inspectors, TheThe Inspectors Melissa Kaline TV film
1998 Dead Man’s Gun Anna Bevington Episode: “The Collector”
1998 First Wave Cassandra Episode: “Speaking in Tongues”
1998 Night Man Julia Episode: “It Came from Out of the Sky”
1998 Don’t Look Down Rachel TV film
1999 H-E Double Hockey Sticks Anne TV film
2001 Relic Hunter Jamie Palmerston Episode: “Treasure Island”
2002 Moville Mysteries Mimi Valentine Main role (26 episodes)
2002 Bliss Jeanette Episode: “The Value of X”
2002 Tom Stone Annie Episode: “Little Bitty”
2002 Tracker Erica / Vegna / Evgna Episodes: “Love, Cirronian Style”, “Remember When”
2003 Big Spender Mel Tennant TV film
2004 Puppets Who Kill Oxana Episode: “Dead Ted”
2004 Blue Murder Melanie Coombs Episode: “Cell Block 13”
2004 ReGenesis Twyla Episode: “Baby Bomb”
2004–09 Corner Gas Karen Pelly Main role (107 episodes)
Nominated –Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series (2004)
Nominated –Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series (2006)[7]
Won – Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series (2007)[8]
2005 More Sex & the Single Mom Blair TV film
2006 Cradle of Lies Lisa TV film
2006 Naked Josh Becky Episode: “Planned Parenthood”
2009 Ron James Show, TheThe Ron James Show Episode: “1.7”
2010 Cancel Christmas Michelle Morgan TV film
2011–14 Listener, TheThe Listener Sandy Wardwell Recurring role (30 episodes)
2012 Degrassi: The Next Generation Mrs. Baker Episodes: “Building a Mystery: Parts 1 & 2”
2012 Flashpoint Laney Summers Episode: “Forget Oblivion”
2013 Murdoch Mysteries Pauline Kerr Episode: “Murdochophobia”
2015 Saving Hope Janice Fenn Episode: “Heart of Stone”
2015 The Preacher’s Sin Lauren Tanning TV film
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