Laura Bertram

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Laura Bertram
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Laura Bertram, June 2007
Born
Laura Maureen Bertram

(1978-09-05) September 5, 1978 (age 40)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Alma materUniversity of Guelph
OccupationActress, teacher
Years active1992–present

Laura Maureen Bertram (born September 5, 1978) is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Trance Gemini in Andromeda.

Life and career[edit]

Bertram was born in Toronto, Ontario, and lives in Vancouver, British Columbia, she earned her degree in history from the University of Guelph.[1] She has two younger sisters named Heather (born 1981) and Jennifer (born 1984), who are former actresses. In 1997, Bertram was a ceramics instructor at Kilcoo Camp, she also used to sing in the Canadian Children's Opera Chorus.

Her credits include the TV series Ready or Not, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Seasons of Love, and Andromeda as Trance Gemini, and the movies Night of the Twisters, and Dear America: So Far From Home. She was a series regular on Season 2 of Robson Arms.

Bertram is a high school teacher; in addition, she also teaches young actors at Biz Studio in Vancouver.[2]

Awards[edit]

Bertram has won two Gemini Awards for "Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series" for Ready or Not in 1995 and for "Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series" for Ready or Not in 1998.

She has also been nominated for two Gemini Awards for "Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series" for Ready or Not in 1996 and for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series for Platinum in 1998.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1998 Elimination Dance Short
2004 1974 Girl Short
2005 A Nice Cup of Tea Short
2008 Control Alt Delete Sarah
2008 Toxic Skies Anna
2010 Gunless Miss Alice
2010 Punkin Laura Lippy Short
2011 Traveling at the Speed of Life Josee
2011 50/50 Claire
2012 Random Acts of Romance Holly

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1992 Are You Afraid of the Dark? Amanda Cameron "The Tale of the Lonely Ghost"
1993 Family Pictures Nina Eberlin (12-15) TV film
1993 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Young Valerie "Reunion"
1993 Street Legal Karen Brandis "What's Love Got to Do with It?"
1993–97 Ready or Not Amanda Zimm Lead role
1994 Road to Avonlea Adeline Hodgson "Someone to Believe In"
1995 Are You Afraid of the Dark? Laurel "The Tale of the Mystical Mirror"
1996 Night of the Twisters Stacey Darlington TV film
1996 Sins of Silence Carrie TV film
1997 Wind at My Back Suzanne Nelson "Back in My Arms Again"
1997 Fast Track Laurie "The Race Fan"
1997 Platinum Jessica Webb TV film
1997 Mission Genesis Aurora "Aurora"
1999 Seasons of Love Judith Brewster "1.1", "1.2"
1999 Dear America: So Far from Home Mary Driscoll TV short
2000–05 Andromeda Trance Gemini Main role
2001 Soul Food Melissa Greene "Life Lessons"
2006 Murder on Pleasant Drive Janice II TV film
2006 Veiled Truth Kimberly TV film
2007 Robson Arms Chris Colton Recurring role
2008 Bridal Fever Tina TV film
2010 The Good Witch's Gift Betty TV film
2010 The Cult Dina TV film
2011 Once Upon a Time Donna "That Still Small Voice"
2014–15 When Calls the Heart Mary Dunbar Recurring role
2014 Arctic Air Megan "On the Edge"
2016 A Wish for Christmas Nicole TV film
2017 Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Home Again Peggy TV film
2018 A Winter's Dream Lindsay TV film

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Production Result
1995 Gemini Award Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Ready or Not (for episode #2.13: "Am I Perverted or What?") Won
1996 Gemini Award Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Ready or Not (for episode #3.7: "Crater Face") Nominated
1998 Gemini Award Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series Ready or Not (for episode #5.9: "Graduation") Won
1998 Gemini Award Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Miniseries Platinum Nominated
2003 Leo Award Dramatic Series: Best Supporting Performance - Female Andromeda (for episode #3.12: "The Dark Backward") Nominated

References[edit]

  1. ^ Rebecca Kendall (13 September 2006). "A Good Move". University of Guelph. Retrieved 11 August 2007.
  2. ^ "About Biz Studio". Biz Studio. Retrieved 27 May 2012.

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