Barber, Gillian 1957–

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BARBER, Gillian 1957


Born 1957, in England; immigrated to Canada. Education: Attended Guildhall School of Music and Drama, London.

Addresses: Office Capilano College, Visual and Performing Arts Division, Theatre Department, 202 Arbutus Bldg., 2055 Purcell Way, North Vancouver, British Columbia V7J 3H5, Canada.

Career: Actress. Capilano College, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, instructor in musical theatre and director. Centennial Theatre, director of Broadway on the Beach (musical theatre school for young people), 2000; founding member of Vancouver Shakespeare Festival and Bard on the Beach; performer with Vancouver Playhouse and other local theatre companies; also worked as a choreographer.


Television Appearances; Series:

Voice of the hawk, Adventures from the Book of Virtues (animated), PBS, 2000.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Bonnie Clutter, In Cold Blood, CBS, 1996.

Chairperson, Intensity (also known as Dean Koontz's Intensity ), Fox, 1997.

Arlene, A Girl Thing, Showtime, 2001.

Catherine, Christy, Choices of the Heart, Part II: A New Beginning, PAX, 2001.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Ski shop clerk, Brotherly Love, The WB, 1985.

Marilyn, Matinee (also known as Midnight Matinee ), [Canada], 1990.

Susan Blankenship, Diagnosis of Murder, CBS, 1992.

Adoptive mother, Moment of Truth: A Child Too Many, NBC, 1993.

City attorney, Whose Child Is This? The War for Baby Jessica, ABC, 1993.

Renata Reed, Someone Else's Child (also known as Lost and Found ), Lifetime, 1994.

Art sycophant, The Man Who Wouldn't Die, ABC, 1995.

Colonel Koufalis, Serving in Silence: The Margarethe Cammermeyer Story (also known as Serving in Silence ), NBC, 1995.

Francine Hood, Jack Reed: One of Our Own, NBC, 1995.

Mrs. Kramer, The Other Mother: A Moment of Truth Movie, Lifetime, 1995.

Francine Hood, Jack Reed: A Killer amongst Us, 1996.

Julie Taft, Maternal Instincts, USA Network, 1996.

Sister Mary Catherine, The Halfback of Notre Dame, Showtime, 1996.

Betty, Touched by Evil, ABC, 1997.

Case worker, Unwed Father, ABC, 1997.

Cheryl Puccio, The Advocate's Devil, ABC, 1997.

Dr. Melville, Nightscream, NBC, 1997.

Pediatrician, High Stakes, Lifetime, 1997.

Ann Corley, Crimes of Passion: Nobody Lives Forever (also known as Crimes of Passion: Edna Buchanan's Nobody Lives Forever and Edna Buchanan's Nobody Lives Forever ), ABC, 1998.

Eric's mother, I've Been Waiting for You, NBC, 1998.

Mother Fitz, Goldrush: A Real Life Alaskan Adventure (also known as Gold Rush! ), ABC, 1998.

Nurse Nancy, The Baby Dance, Showtime, 1998.

Carol, The Color of Courage, USA Network, 1999.

Mrs. Hofflund, Final Run, CBS, 1999.

Mrs. Parker, A Storm in Summer, Showtime, 2000.

Nancy Canton, In the Name of the People, CBS, 2000.

Catherine, Christy: The Movie (also known as Christy: Return to Cutter Gap ), PAX, 2001.

"How Doc Waddems Finally Broke 100," The Sports Pages, Showtime, 2001.

Dr. Bonnie Talbott, Shadow Realm, SciFi Channel, 2002.

Principal Meyer, Bang, Bang, You're Dead, Showtime, 2002.

Alice Marshall, Mary Higgins Clark's Before I Say Goodbye, PAX, 2003.

Rita, An Unexpected Love (also known as This Much I Know ), Lifetime, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Donna Lansing, "The Bay Mystery," The Beachcombers, CBC, 1988.

Julia Ashley, "Blood Fury," Bordertown, The Family Channel and Global, 1989.

Vivian Schneer, "All or Nothing," Wiseguy, CBS, 1989.

Dr. Sheila West, "The Commissioner's Ball," The Commish, ABC, 1991.

"Nowhere Fast," Neon Rider, syndicated, 1991.

Drug dealer's girlfriend, "Cross Fire," Street Justice, syndicated, 1992.

Agent Nancy Spiller (some sources cite Jane Spiller), "Ghost in the Machine," The XFiles, Fox, 1993.

Alice Lowry, Robin's Hoods, syndicated, 1994.

Beth Kane, "Red Museum," The XFiles, Fox, 1994.

Winnoma Masters, "Family Affairs," Madison, Global, 1994.

Joanne Wiley, Birdland, ABC, 1994.

Dr. Helen Malloy (some sources cite Mallory), "In the Shadows of the Gallows," The Commish, ABC, 1995.

Fisk, "The Voice of Reason," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1995.

Penny Northern, "Nisei," The XFiles, Fox, 1995.

Nicole, "Gillian of the Spirits," Sliders, Fox, 1996.

Dr. Gladstone, "Red Dust," The Sentinel, UPN, 1997.

Joan Warner, "The Devil's Lighthouse," Poltergeist: The Legacy, Showtime, SciFi Channel, and syndicated, 1997.

Mrs. Barbakow, "Monster," Millennium, Fox, 1997.

Mrs. DuPree, "Chateau L'Feet J'mae," Breaker High, 1997.

Penny Northern, "Memento Mori," The XFiles, Fox, 1997.

Dr. Rita Hagen, "Hypnotic," First Wave, SciFi Channel, 1998.

Flora Becker, "Winner Takes All," Dead Man's Gun, Showtime, 1998.

Michelle Dorn, Cold Squad, CTV, 1998.

Rita Brice, Cold Squad, CTV, 1998.

Violet Kaymore, "We All Fall Down," Da Vinci's Inquest, CBC, 1998.

"Passed Imperfect," Sleepwalkers, NBC, 1998.

Mary Hollander, "Listen," So Weird, The Disney Channel, 1999.

"Better Luck Next Time," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1999.

Clarice Jacobs, "The Gray Lady," Mysterious Ways, PAX, 2000.

Isabel Anderson, "Bride's Kiss," The Immortal, syndicated, 2000.

Mrs. Hogan, "Good Harvest," The Fearing Mind, 2000.

"Among My Souvenirs," Hollywood OffRamp, E! Entertainment Television, 2000.

Madelaine Figelsteen, "Lost Souls," Mysterious Ways, PAX, 2001.

"Patient Zero," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 2001.

Ambassador Dralok, "Shadow Play," Stargate SG1, SciFi Channel and syndicated, 2002.

Julia Haines, "Simple, Sad," Da Vinci's Inquest, CBC, 2002.

Rena Dunne's mother, "Room 245," Beyond Belief, Fox, 2002.

Ambassador Dralok, "Fallen," Stargate SG1, SciFi Channel and syndicated, 2003.

Ambassador Dralok, "Homecoming: Part 2," Stargate SG1, SciFi Channel and syndicated, 2003.

Lorna's aunt, Out of Order, Showtime, 2003.

Appeared as Ramona Cutting in Beggars and Choosers, Showtime. Also appeared in episodes of The Addams Family, The Family Channel and Fox Kids Network.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Roselyn McPherson, Alien Abduction: Incident in Lake County (also known as Alien Abduction: The McPherson Tape and Incident in Lake County ), UPN, 1998.

Ambassador Dralok, Stargate SG1, SciFi Channel, 2003.

Television Work; Series:

Additional voices, Action Man (live action and animated), USA Network, c. 19951996.

Film Appearances:

Yellow queen, Rainbow War, Pyramid Media, 1985.

Anne Barnes, The Stepfather (also known as Stepfather I ), New Century Vista, 1987.

Nurse, Short Time, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1990.

Concord secretary, North of Pittsburgh, Telefilm Canada/British Columbia Film Commission, 1992.

Voice on the telephone, Impolite, Asylum, 1992.

Myrtle Keeton, Needful Things, Columbia, 1993.

Coroner, Double Cross, A B C Distributing, 1994.

Donna (Jayne's friend), Max, Apple Pie Pictures, 1994.

Grace Briggs, Gold Diggers: The Secret of Bear Mountain, Universal, 1995.

Mrs. Thomas, Jumanji, Columbia/TriStar, 1995.

Barb, Kitchen Party, Highwire Entertainment, 1997.

Iris, Double Suspicion, Worldvision Entertainment, 1997.

Therapist, Bliss, Sony Pictures Entertainment, 1997.

Judy Effkin, Disturbing Behavior, MetroGoldwynMayer, 1998.

Rebecca Tingely, Double Jeopardy (also known as Doppelmord and Double condamnation ), Paramount, 1999.

Doctor, The 6th Day (also known as Le sixieme jour ), Columbia, 2000.

Maddy Corrigan, The Guilty, Dogwood Pictures, 2000.

Mrs. Schmidt, Suspicious River, Beyond Films, 2000.

Factory receptionist, Cats & Dogs, Warner Bros., 2001.

Mary Keenan, Stealing Sinatra, Ron Ziskin Production, 2003.

Stage Appearances:

Sitting on Paradise, Arts Club Theatre, then Surrey Arts Centre, both Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1997.

Anna, Hamlet, Arts Club Theatre, 1999.

Anna, Two Ships Passing, Arts Club Theatre, then Stanley Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 1999.

A Little Princess, Arts Club Theatre, 2002.

Appeared as Lady Constance, The Life and Death of King John, The Shakespeare Project, Savage God Company, Christ Church Cathedral, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

Stage Director:

(And choreographer) Jerry's Girls, Capilano College Performing Arts Theatre, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2000.

A Little Princess, Arts Club Theatre, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, 2002.

Director of You're a Good Man, Charlie Brown and director and choreographer of Cinderella, both Capilano College, North Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada.

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