Joy, Helene

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Joy, Helene


Immigrated to Canada. Education: Graduated from University of Western Australia, 1995.

Career: Actress.

Awards, Honors: Leo Award, feature length drama—best lead performance by a female, Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Foundation of British Columbia, 2005, for Desolation Sound.


Film Appearances:

Helen Desaree, The Beneficiary (short), 1997.

Television Appearances; Series:

Judy Surgick, An American in Canada (also known as Frostbite), CBC, 2002.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Shelley, Fable, 1997.

Nancy, Never Tell Me Never, Lifetime, 1998.

Mary Riley, Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde (also known as The Prophesy of the Tiger), 1999.

Laurel Elliot, Desolation Sound, Lifetime, 2005.

Murder in the Hamptons, Lifetime, 2005.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Agnes Windsor, "The Claimant," Snowy River: The McGregor Saga (also known as Banjo Paterson's "The Man from Snowy River), Nine Network and Family Channel, 1996.

Lucy White, "The Shaft," Water Rats, Nine Network, 1996.

Gina Downie, "Sex Games," Water Rats, Nine Network, 1997.

Kate Vernon, "Simple Twist of Fate," Big Sky, 1997.

Anna De Groot, "Lunatic Fringe: Parts 1 & 2," Stingers, Nine Network, 1999.

Dr. Victoria Kelly, "Comes a Horseman," First Wave, Sci-Fi Channel, 2000.

Dr. Louisa Kennedy, "In the Blood," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime and syndicated, 2001.

Linda, "Hate Puppet," Night Visions, Fox, 2001.

Dr. Darcy, "The Hidden Mommy," The Chris Isaak Show, Showtime, 2002.

Linda, "Mr. Motivation," The Twilight Zone, UPN, 2002.

Alien Queen, "Vault of the Heavens," Andromeda (also known as Gene Roddenberry's "Andromeda"), syndicated, 2003.

Hazel, "Dan the Necrophiliac," Puppets Who Kill, Comedy Central, 2004.

Constance, "The Ripper," The Collector, CityTV, 2005.

Miss Patel, "Dark, Room, Chemicals," Beautiful People, ABC Family, 2005.

Erica Taft, This Is Wonderland, CBC, 2005.

Stage Appearances:

Appeared as Lady Macbeth, Macbeth, Ophelia, Hamlet, and Juliet, Romeo & Juliet, all for Melbourne Theatre Company.