Amanda Tapping

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Born in England, raised in Canada and dubbed the Grand Empress of Sci-fi by her legion of loyal fans, Amanda is one of the most recognized actors working in television today. She is cast as Dianne in Random Acts of Romance.

She is best known for her role as Samantha Carter on the Science Fiction television series Stargate SG-1 (1997 – 2007) & Stargate Atlantis (2007 – 2008). Amanda is currently thrilling fans with her role of Dr Helen Magnus on the Syfy television series “Sanctuary”.

Behind the camera Amanda is Executive Producer on Sanctuary and has directed episodes of Stargate SG-1 and Sanctuary.
Amanda’s Charitable Foundation “Sanctuary for kids” has successfully raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for causes both worldwide and locally in Vancouver.

She currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia with her husband Alan, daughter Olivia and dog George.