Amanda Tapping Biography

Amanda Tapping Biography
Amanda Tapping (born 28 August 1965) is a Canadian actress. Born in Rochford, Ess-- in England, she moved with her family to Ontario, Canada when she was 3 years old. After graduating from North Toronto High School, she studied at the University of Windsor School of Dramatic Arts in Windsor, Ontario.

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After graduation Amanda Tapping continued to study theatrical arts while performing in several stage productions. She appeared in several television commercials and played a variety of roles in television and film productions, such as The Outer Limits and The X-files. She also formed a comedy troupe the "Random Acts" with collaborators Katherine Jackson and Anne Marie Kerr, in Toronto in the early 90s.

Amanda Tapping is best known for her portrayal of Samantha Carter (originally Captain, then Major, now Lieutenant Colonel), in the science fiction television series Stargate SG-1, which debuted in 1997.

As of 2004 Amanda lives with her husband Alan Kovacs in Vancouver, British Columbia. She has one daughter, Olivia B., born on 22 March 2005.




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