Doig, Lexa 1973–

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Doig, Lexa 1973–


Full name, Alexandra L. Doig; born June 8, 1973, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; daughter of David and Gloria Doig; married Michael Shanks (an actor), August 2, 2003; children: Mia Tabitha, Samuel David. Avocational Interests: Reading, in-line skating, playing video games.


Manager—Anthem Entertainment, 6100 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 1170, Los Angeles, CA 90069.


Actress. Worked as a model and appeared in advertisements.

Awards, Honors:

Nomination for Cinescape Genre Face of the Future Award, female category, Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy, and Horror Films, 2002, for Andromeda and Jason X.


Television Appearances; Series:

Cohost, Video & Arcade Top 10, YTV (Canada), beginning c. 1991.

Cowgirl, TekWar (also known as TekWar: The Series), syndicated, 1994-96.

Voice of Dale Arden, Flash Gordon (animated), syndicated, c. 1996-97.

Tina Backus, C15: The New Professionals, Sky One (Canada), 1998, syndicated, 1999.

M. J. Sullivan, a recurring role, Traders (also known as Haute finance), CanWest Global Television (Canada) and Lifetime, 1999-2000.

Andromeda Ascendant, Andromeda (also known as Gene Roddenberry's "Andromeda"), syndicated, 2000-2005.

Dr. Carolyn Lam, Stargate SG-1 (also known as La porte des etoiles and Stargaate SG-1), Sci-Fi Channel and syndicated, 2005-2007.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Rachel Sanders, Human Cargo (also known as Third World), CBC, 2004.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Cowgirl, TekWar (also known as TekWar: The Movie and TekWar: The Original Movie), syndicated, 1994.

Cowgirl, TekWar: TekLords, syndicated, 1994.

Mary Margaret "Tse Tse" McBride, While My Pretty One Sleeps (also known as Mary Higgins Clark's "While My Pretty One Sleeps"), Family Channel, 1997.

Camille, No Alibi, HBO, 2000.

Conchita Flores, Code Name Phoenix (also known as Codename: Phoenix, Code Name—Phoenix, Codigo: Phoenix, and Koodinimi Phoenix), UPN, 2000.

Kim Chang, The Tracker (also known as Blood Chase), HBO, 2000.

Jenny Morris, Second Sight, Lifetime and CanWest Global Television (Canada), 2007.

Ba'al, Sci-Fi Channel, 2008.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Receptionist, "Glamour Girl," Ready or Not (also known as Amanda und Betsy, Amigas para siempre, Les premieres fois, and Nu eller aldrig), CanWest Global Television (Canada), 1993.

Second girl, "Marion & Jean," The Hidden Room, Lifetime, 1993.

Netta, "From Russia with Love," Taking the Falls, CTV (Canada), 1996.

Reporter, "French Kiss," F/X: The Series (also known as F/X, F/X: Efeitos mortais, F/X, effets speciaux, and F/X—murha tilauksesta), CTV (Canada) and syndicated, 1996.

Joan Price, "Abduction," Earth: Final Conflict (also known as EFC, Gene Roddenberry's "Battleground Earth," Gene Roddenberry's "Earth: Final Conflict," Invasion planete Terre, and Mission Erde: Sie sind unter uns), syndicated, 2000.

Detective Lucy Ramirez, "Home of the Brave," The Chris Isaak Show, Showtime, 2002.

Hospital doctor, "Forget Me Not," Killer Instinct, Fox, 2005.

Wendy Paulson, "As Fate Would Have It," The 4400 (also known as 4400), USA Network, 2005.

Wendy Paulson, "Hidden," The 4400 (also known as 4400), USA Network, 2005.

Wendy Paulson, "Voices Carry," The 4400 (also known as 4400), USA Network, 2005.

Wendy Paulson, "Weight of the World," The 4400 (also known as 4400), USA Network, 2005.

"Maneater," Eureka (also known as A Town Called Eureka), Sci-Fi Channel, 2007.

Film Appearances:

Spider, Jungleground, Norstar Releasing, 1995.

Mercedes, Teen Sorcery, Full Moon Entertainment, 1999.

Rowan, Jason X (also known as Friday the 13th Part 10, Jason X: Friday the 13th Part 10, Jason 2000, and Jason 2000: Friday the 13th Part X), New Line Cinema, 2001.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared in various productions, including Arsenic and Old Lace and Romeo and Juliet.



Herself and Rowan, By Any Means Necessary: The Making of "Jason X," New Line Home Video, 2002.



Cult Times, August, 2003, pp. 20-23.

Cult Times Special, June, 2004, pp. 22-25.

Dreamwatch, December, 2002, pp. 20-21.

Starburst Special, February, 2004, pp. 120-25.

TV Zone, January, 2001, pp. 28-31; September, 2001, pp. 56-59.

TV Zone Special, January, 2003, pp. 6-10; January, 2006, pp. 44-45.