Kidder, Janet

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Born in Canada; niece of Margot Kidder (an actress). Avocational Interests: Singing, dancing, tae kwon do, horseback riding, skiing, inline skating, gymnastics.

Career: Actress.

Awards, Honors: Gemini Award nomination, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, best performance by an actress in a continuing leading dramatic role, 2002, for Tom Stone.


Television Appearances; Series:

Lisa Sutton, Made in Canada (also known as The Industry ), CBC, beginning 1998.

Julia Cook, a recurring role, 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, 1999.

Corporal Marina Di Luzio, Tom Stone, CBC, 20022003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Coed, The Absolute Truth, CBS, 1997.

Phoebe, Bad to the Bone, ABC, 1997.

Deputy Colleen, The Girl Next Door, CBS, 1999.

Ms. Busby (swim teacher), Sea People, Showtime, 1999.

Cheryl Barkhouse, Blessed Stranger: After Flight 111, CTV, 2000.

Andrea Miller, A Mother's Fight for Justice, Lifetime, 2001.

Kimberly "Kick" Birmingham, Dead Awake, Cinemax, 2001.

Maria, The Big Heist, Arts and Entertainment, 2001.

Cassandra Harris, Defending Our Kids: The Julie Posey Story, Lifetime, 2003.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Vizcano, "First Mission," Nikita (also known as La Femme Nikita ), USA Network, 1998.

Christine Ambrose, "Forever and a Day: Part 1," Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal, syndicated, 1999.

Christine Ambrose, "Y2K," Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal, syndicated, 1999.

Young Roberta, "Walk on By," Nikita (also known as La Femme Nikita ), USA Network, 1999.

Wild Card, Lifetime, 2003.

Television Appearances; Other:

Rosea, Thanks of a Grateful Nation (miniseries; also known as The Gulf War ), Showtime, 1998.

Strong Medicine (pilot), Lifetime, 2000.

Alison De Wasy, Xchange (movie), HBO, 2001.

Film Appearances:

Crystal, Men with Guns, Norstar Entertainment, 1997.

Carol Holman, A Cool, Dry Place, Twentieth CenturyFox, 1998.

Diane, Bride of Chucky, MCA/Universal, 1998.

Amber, Too Much Sex, Allied Entertainment, 2000.

Beth, Century Hotel, Victorious Films, 2001.

Megan/Jane Wright, Darkness Falling, Bedford Entertainment, 2002.

Alice, Ginger Snaps 2, Lions Gate Films, 2003.

Stage Appearances:

Loretta, Featuring Loretta, Factory Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1998.