Gareth Bennett(m. 2004)
Cara Pifko (born March 15, 1976) is a Canadian actress known primarily for her work on television shows produced by the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.
Canadians are people identified with the country of Canada. This connection may be residential, legal, historical or cultural. For most Canadians, several of these connections exist and are collectively the source of their being Canadian.
The Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, branded as CBC/Radio-Canada, is a Canadian federal Crown corporation that serves as the national public broadcaster for both radio and television. The English- and French-language service units of the corporation are commonly known as CBC and Radio-Canada respectively, and both short-form names are also commonly used in the applicable language to refer to the corporation as a whole.
Pifko was born in Toronto, Ontario. A graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada,she started acting at the age of 8 and worked all through the nineties, but it was in 2000 that she landed her first starring role, in the series Our Hero , which was aimed at young teens. Her first acting role was The Elephant Show hosted by Sharon, Lois, and Bram in which she was present in all seasons.
Toronto is the provincial capital of Ontario and the most populous city in Canada, with a population of 2,731,571 in 2016. Current to 2016, the Toronto census metropolitan area (CMA), of which the majority is within the Greater Toronto Area (GTA), held a population of 5,928,040, making it Canada's most populous CMA. Toronto is the anchor of an urban agglomeration, known as the Golden Horseshoe in Southern Ontario, located on the northwestern shore of Lake Ontario. A global city, Toronto is a centre of business, finance, arts, and culture, and is recognized as one of the most multicultural and cosmopolitan cities in the world.
Ontario is one of the 13 provinces and territories of Canada and is located in east-central Canada. It is Canada's most populous province accounting for 38.3 percent of the country's population, and is the second-largest province in total area. Ontario is fourth-largest jurisdiction in total area when the territories of the Northwest Territories and Nunavut are included. It is home to the nation's capital city, Ottawa, and the nation's most populous city, Toronto, which is also Ontario's provincial capital.
The National Theatre School of Canada is Canada's foremost centre for professional theatre studies. Established in 1960 in Montreal, Quebec The NTS receives its principal funding from grants awarded by the Government of Canada and from cultural ministries in each of the provinces, with added financial support from private and corporate donors.
In 2004 she showed her dramatic range by appearing as a foreign aid worker in the acclaimed mini-series Human Cargo . Pifko then landed the lead role in the legal drama This is Wonderland , which garnered her a Gemini Award in 2005 for best actress.In early 2006, she appeared as Isolda in Tarragon Theatre's production of Léo. In 2007 she starred in the Lifetime TV movie I Me Wed . In 2009, she joined the soap opera General Hospital as the recurring character of Louise Addison.
Human Cargo is a 2004 Canadian television miniseries. The series won seven Gemini Awards and two Directors Guild of Canada Awards. It premiered on CBC Television on January 4, 2004 and starred Kate Nelligan, Cara Pifko, and Nicholas Campbell.
The Tarragon Theatre is a theatre in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and one of the main centers for contemporary playwriting in the country. Located near Casa Loma, the theatre was founded by Bill and Jane Glassco in 1970. Bill Glassco was the artistic director from 1971 to 1982. In 1982, Urjo Kareda took over as artistic director and remained in that role until his death in December 2001. Richard Rose was appointed artistic director in July 2002, and Camilla Holland was appointed general manager in July 2006.
Lifetime is an American pay television channel that is part of Lifetime Entertainment Services, a subsidiary of A&E Networks, which is jointly owned by the Hearst Communications and The Walt Disney Company. It features programming that is geared toward women or features women in lead roles. As of January 2016, it is received by 93.8 million households in America.
In 2010 Cara lent her voice to Suu, a pink Twi'lek in the "Deserter" episode, and as scientist Sionver Boll in "The Zillo Beast" and "The Zillo Beast Strikes Back" episodes of Star Wars: The Clone Wars . She also voiced Yeoman Kelly Chambers in the video games Mass Effect 2 and Mass Effect 3 .
Star Wars: The Clone Wars is an American 3D CGI animated television series created by George Lucas and produced by Lucasfilm Animation, Lucasfilm and CGCG Inc. The series began with a theatrical feature film released on August 15, 2008, and debuted on Cartoon Network on October 3, 2008. It is set in the fictional Star Wars galaxy during the three years between the prequel films Episode II: Attack of the Clones and Episode III: Revenge of the Sith, the same time period as the previous 2D 2003 TV series Star Wars: Clone Wars. Each episode has a running time of 22 minutes to fill a half-hour time slot. Dave Filoni is the supervising director of the series. Genndy Tartakovsky, director of the first Clone Wars series, was not involved with the production, but character designer Kilian Plunkett referred to the character designs from the 2D series when designing the characters for the 3D series. There is also an online comic depicting story snippets between episodes.
Mass Effect 2 is an action role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts. It was released for Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360 in 2010, and for PlayStation 3 in 2011. Mass Effect 2 is the second installment of the Mass Effect series and a sequel to the original Mass Effect. The game takes place within the Milky Way galaxy during the 22nd century, where humanity is threatened by an insectoid species known as the Collectors. The player assumes the role of Commander Shepard, an elite human soldier who must construct and gain the loyalty of a diverse team and stop the enemy in a suicide mission. With the use of a completed saved game of its predecessor, the player can impact the story of the game in numerous ways.
Mass Effect 3 is an action role-playing video game developed by BioWare and published by Electronic Arts. It was released for Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3 on March 6, 2012. A Wii U version of the game, entitled Mass Effect 3: Special Edition, was later released on November 18, 2012. Mass Effect 3 is the final installment of the Mass Effect trilogy and a sequel to Mass Effect and Mass Effect 2. The game is set within the Milky Way Galaxy in 2186, where civilization is invaded by a highly advanced machine race of synthetic-organic starships called Reapers. It concludes the story of Commander Shepard, an elite human soldier who is tasked with forging alliances between species for the war.
In 2016 she joined the Season 2 cast of Better Call Saul as recurring character Paige Novick, senior legal counsel for Mesa Verde Bank and Trust, and friend of Kim Wexler.
Better Call Saul is an American television crime drama series created by Vince Gilligan and Peter Gould. It is a spin-off prequel of Gilligan's prior series Breaking Bad. Set in the early 2000s, Better Call Saul follows the story of con-man turned small-time lawyer, Jimmy McGill, six years before the events of Breaking Bad, showing his transformation into the persona of criminal-for-hire Saul Goodman. Jimmy becomes the lawyer for former beat cop Mike Ehrmantraut, whose relevant skill set allows him to enter the criminal underworld of drug trafficking in Albuquerque, New Mexico. The show premiered on AMC on February 8, 2015. The 10-episode fourth season aired between August and October, 2018. The show has been renewed for a fifth season.
She has been married to Gareth Bennett since 2004.
|1996||Mariette in Ecstasy||Sister Hermance|
|1999||Below the Belt||Jill||Short|
|2001||One of Them||Carla||Short|
|2002||Interviews with My Next Girlfriend||Woman with Nose Piercing||Short|
|2003||Name of the Rose||Kim|
|2014||The Possession of Michael King||Samantha|
|2015||Paranormal Activity: The Ghost Dimension||Laura|
|2018||Ready Player One||Leslee|
|1984–88||The Elephant Show||Cara / Various||Recurring role|
|1993||Family Pictures||Mary (age 13-15)||TV film|
|1993||Are You Afraid of the Dark?||Mariah||Episode: "The Tale of the Dark Dragon"|
|1994||Incident in a Small Town||Nancy||TV film|
|1996||Road to Avonlea||Mavis Pritchard||Episodes: "Out of the Ashes", "Davey and the Mermaid", "So Dear to My Heart"|
|1999||The City||Ariel||Episode: "Haunted"|
|2000||The Royal Diaries: Isabel - Jewel of Castilla||Catalina||TV film|
|2000||Twice in a Lifetime||Young Delia Harmony||Episode: "The Night Before Christmas"|
|2000–02||Our Hero||Kale Stiglic||Lead role|
|2001||Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows||Dorothy Virginia "Jimmie" Gumm (adult)||TV miniseries|
|2002||Master Spy: The Robert Hanssen Story||Jane Hanssen||TV film|
|2002||Salem Witch Trials||Marry Warren||TV film|
|2003||Blue Murder||Allison Barrow||Episode: "Ladykillers"|
|2003||Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Kids||Eunice (voice)||TV film|
|2003||Missing||Vera||Episode: "Ties That Bind"|
|2004||Human Cargo||Helen Wade||TV miniseries|
|2004–06||This Is Wonderland||Alice De Raey||Main role|
|2004–06||Miss Spider's Sunny Patch Friends||Eunice Earwig (voice)||Recurring role|
|2006||CSI: Miami||Donna Hicks||Episode: "Come as You Are"|
|2007||Without a Trace||Nora Manning||Episode: "One and Only"|
|2007||The Jane Show||Beth||Episodes: "Till Beth Do Us Part", "Who's Got Spirit?"|
|2007||I Me Wed||Amy||TV film|
|2008||Charlie & Me||Dr. Fran Gilford||TV film|
|2008||For the Love of Grace||Jen||TV film|
|2008–17||Heartland||Mackenzie Hutton||Episodes: "Corporate Cowgirls", "Divorce Horse", "Our Sons and Daughters"|
|2009||General Hospital||ADA Louise Addison||Recurring role|
|2010–12||Star Wars: The Clone Wars||Dr. Sionver Boll / Various (voice)||Recurring role|
|2011||Flashpoint||Kerry McCormick||Episode: "Collateral Damage"|
|2011||NCIS||Kelsey Donner||Episode: "Dead Reflection"|
|2012||Castle||Roberta Cambridge||Episode: "Dial M For Mayor"|
|2012||CSI: NY||Rachel Moore||Episode: "Where There's Smoke"|
|2013||Monday Mornings||Beth Hostetler||Episodes: "Pilot", "Deus Ex Machina", "Forks Over Knives"|
|2016–present||Better Call Saul||Paige Novick||Recurring role|
|2016||Rosewood||Barbara Gaines||Episode: "Thorax, Thrombosis & Threesomes"|
|2018||The Fosters||Natalie||Episodes: "Mother's Day", "Giving Up The Ghost"|
|2010||Mass Effect 2||Yeoman Kelly Chambers|
|2010||Kinect Adventures!||Amelia||English version|
|2012||Mass Effect 3||Yeoman Kelly Chambers|
|2012||Guild Wars 2||Valka|
|2013||God of War: Ascension||Bliss Whore|
|2018||Final Fantasy XV||Garuda (FFXIV version)||Final Fantasy XIV Collab|
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