Horsdal, Chelah 1973-

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Horsdal, Chelah 1973-


Full name, Chelah Phoebe Horsdal; born June 19, 1973, in Vancouver Island, British Columbia, Canada; daughter of Valdy (a folk singer; full name, Paul Valdemar Horsdal) and Kathleen Mary (an artist, teacher, and hospice counselor; maiden name, Fraser) Horsdal. Education: Studied acting.


Actress. Worked as a model and appeared in advertisements.

Awards, Honors:

Leo Award nomination, best performance by a female in a short drama, Motion Picture Arts & Sciences Foundation of British Columbia, 2006, for Dark Room.


Film Appearances:

Young mother, Paycheck, Paramount, 2003.

Botox's friend, Connie and Carla, Universal, 2004.

Jan, The Truth about Miranda, Wheelbarrow Films, 2004.

Sharon, Pursued, First Independent Pictures, 2004.

Alice, Dark Room (short film), 12th Sign Creations/Room 7 Productions, 2005.

Prostitute, Seeking Fear, Purewebb Films, 2005.

Third assistant district attorney, The Exorcism of Emily Rose, Screen Gems, 2005.

Blind secretary, Hollow Man II (also known as El hombre sin sombra 2), Destination Films, 2006.

Minivan mother, X-Men: The Last Stand (also known as X-Men: Final Decision, X-Men 3, X3, X-mehed—viimane vastuhakk, X-men—Conflitto finale, X-Men—Der letzte Widerstand, X-men—I teliki anametrisi, X-men—L'affrontement final, X-men—L'engagement ultime, X-men—La batalla final, X-Men—O confronto final, X-men—Ostatni bastion, X-men—posledniyat sblasak, X-men—uppgoerelsen, X-men—viimeinen kohtaaminen, X-Men 3—Hamiflat Ha'acharon, X-men 3—La batalla final, and X-men 3—La decision final), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2006.

Security guard, The Pink Panther (also known as The Birth of the Pink Panther, The Mask of the Pink Panther, A pantera cor de rosa, Der rosarote Panther, La pantera rosa, La panthere rose, O roz panthiras, Rosa Pantern, and Vaaleanpunainen pantteri), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2006.

Cheryll Witherspoon, Burning Mussolini, Burning Mussolini Productions, 2007.

Darcy Benson, Alien vs. Predator: AVP2 (also known as Alien vs. Predator 2), Twentieth Century-Fox, 2007.

Joanne, Ashes Fall (short film), Blindpictures, 2007.

Miranda, Addicted, Yari Film Group Releasing, 2007.

Susan, Elegy (also known as Elegy: Dying Animal), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 2007.

Woman in elevator, Vice, Romar Entertainment, 2007.

Janice, Passengers, Columbia, 2008.

Television Appearances; Series:

Lieutenant Womack, Stargate SG-1 (also known as La porte des etoiles and Stargaate SG-1), Sci-Fi Channel, Showtime, and syndicated, beginning 2004.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Officer of the Royal Canadian Mounted Police (RCMP, the Mounties), Human Cargo (also known as Third World), CBC, 2004.

Lori Corbett, Fallen, ABC Family Channel, 2006.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Second female police officer, The Life, CTV (Canada), 2004.

Stefani the rental car woman, 5ive Days to Midnight (also known as Five Days to Midnight), Sci-Fi Channel, 2004.

Mother, Marker, [Canada], 2005.

Cynthia Lewis, A Decent Proposal, [Canada], 2006.

Molly's mother, Nightmare, 2007.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Cindy, "Crossroads: A Story of Forgiveness" (also known as "Road to Forgiveness" and "Road to Redemption"), Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 2007.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Call girl, "Lifestyles of the Rich and Infamous," The Hat Squad, CBS, 1993.

Female paramedic, "Amazing Grace," Mysterious Ways (also known as One Clear Moment, Anexegeta phainomena, Les chemins de l'etrange, Mysterious ways—les chemins de l'etrange, Rajatapaus, and Senderos misteriosos), NBC and PAX TV, 2000.

Second reporter, "Listen," Mysterious Ways (also known as One Clear Moment, Anexegeta phainomena, Les chemins de l'etrange, Mysterious ways—les chemins de l'etrange, Rajatapaus, and Senderos misteriosos), NBC and PAX TV, 2002.

Admissions officer, "Haunted," Tru Calling (also known as Heroine, Tru, and True Calling), Fox, 2003.

Misabo Ahm, "Pieces of Eight," Andromeda (also known as Gene Roddenberry's "Andromeda"), syndicated, 2003.

Third police constable, "Thanks for the Toaster Oven," Da Vinci's Inquest, CBC, 2003.

Doctor Walker, "Voices over Water," Cold Squad, CTV (Canada), 2004.

First police constable, "Okay It's Official," Da Vinci's Inquest, CBC, 2004.

Janet Miller, "Collision," The Dead Zone (also known as Stephen King's "Dead Zone"), USA Network, 2004.

Cute librarian, "Hookman," Supernatural, The WB, 2005.

Dr. McCann, "Lexmas," Smallville (also known as Smallville Beginnings and Smallville: Superman the Early Years), The WB, 2005.

Frances Elwood, "H. P. Lovecraft's ‘Dreams in the Witch-House,’" Masters of Horror, Showtime, 2005.

Heather Woodland, "Extreme Aggressor," Criminal Minds, CBS, 2005.

Jane Kelsey, "1988," Reunion, Fox, 2005.

Jeanine (Carrie's mother), "Wake-Up Call," The 4400, USA Network and SKY, 2005.

Mrs. Annie Tropek, "The Power of Love," Renegadepress.com, TVOntario (TVO) and Aboriginal Peoples Television Network, 2005.

Gail Esterbrook, "A Shock to the System," Saved, TNT, 2006.

Gail Esterbrook, "Tango," Saved, TNT, 2006.

Ivy Beckman, "Five Little Indians," The Evidence, ABC, 2006.

Janet, "The Burden of Truth," Whistler, CTV (Canada) and The N (Noggin), 2006.

Janet, "Meltdown," Whistler, CTV (Canada) and The N (Noggin), 2006.

Janet, "Will the Real Beck …?," Whistler, CTV (Canada) and The N (Noggin), 2006.

Mother, "Goodnight, Moon," Three Moons over Milford, ABC Family Channel, 2006.

Pretty redhead, "For What It's Worth," Men in Trees (also known as A ferfi fan terem), ABC, 2006.

Psychic, "Labia Majora," The L Word (also known as Earthlings), Showtime, 2006.

Psychic, "Lobsters," The L Word (also known as Earthlings), Showtime, 2006.

Weather girl, "Dead Flowers," Godiva's, Bravo, 2006.

Beth, "Game, Set … Muuurder?," Psych, USA Network, 2007.

Didi Cassidy, "Crossroads: Parts 1 & 2," Battlestar Galactica (also known as Galactica, Galactica—Estrella de combate, and Taisteluplaneetta Galactica), Sci-Fi Channel, 2007.

Lauren Brooks, "Love, Money, and a Six Olive Martini," Exes and Ohs (also known as Exes & Oh's), Logo, 2007.

Lauren Brooks, "Pole Dancing and Other Forms of Therapy," Exes and Ohs (also known as Exes & Oh's), Logo, 2007.

Appeared as Tammi in "Not Fade Away," an unaired episode of Still Life, Fox.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Juliet, The Virgin of Akron, Ohio, Lifetime, c. 2007.