Steen, Jessica 1965-

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Steen, Jessica 1965-


Born December 19, 1965, in Toronto, Ontario, Canada; daughter of Jan Steen (a director and actor) and Joanna Noyes (an actress).


Agent—Innovative Artists Talent and Literary Agency, 1505 10th St., Santa Monica, CA 90401; Colleen Schlegel, Bauman-Redanty and Shaul, 5757 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 473, Los Angeles, CA 90036; Lesa Kirk, Kirk Talent Agencies, Inc., 134 Abbott St., Suite 402, Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada V6B 2K4.


Actress. Appeared in numerous television commercials, including advertisements for McDonald's restaurants, Mr. Clean cleaning products, Sears department stores, Doritos chips, Coca-Cola, and Firestone tires.


Screen Actors Guild, Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television, and Radio Artists.

Awards, Honors:

Gemini Award nomination, best actress in a continuing dramatic role, Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television, 1988, for Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future; Gemini Award, best actress in a dramatic program or miniseries, 1996, for Small Gifts; DVD Premiere Award nomination, best actress, DVD Exclusive Awards, 2003, for Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice.


Television Appearances; Series:

Corporal Jennifer "Pilot" Chase, Captain Power and the Soldiers of the Future, syndicated, 1987.

Patricia "Trisha" Alden Sowolsky Hartman McKenzie, Loving, ABC and Lifetime, 1991.

Linda Metcalf, Homefront, ABC, 1991-93.

Dr. Julia Heller, Earth 2, NBC, 1994-95.

Special Agent Paula Cassidy, a recurring role, Navy NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (also known as NCIS and NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service), CBS, between 2003 and 2007.

Dr. Francine Klepp, a recurring role, Killer Instinct, Fox, 2005.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Gail Pennoyer, When We First Met, HBO, 1984.

Donna, Gentle Sinners, CBC, 1985.

Lowni Striker, Striker's Mountain (also known as Im Reich der weissen berge), 1985.

Mellisa Stotts, Workin' for Peanuts, HBO, 1985.

Tracy Gordon, Young Again, ABC, 1986.

Wendy Robinson, Easy Prey, ABC, 1986.

Girlfriend, The Rocket Boy, 1989.

Jennifer McPhail, "High Country," C.B.C.'s Magic Hour, CBC, 1991.

Kathi Davidson, To Save the Children, CBS, 1994.

Nora Delany, Small Gifts, CBC, 1994.

Janet, Dogwatch, Dog Watch Productions, 1996.

Celia Shine, Principal Takes a Holiday, Disney Channel, 1998.

Andrea Roberts, Question of Privilege (also known as Piege mortel), Lifetime, 1999.

Sara Barnes, Smart House, Disney Channel, 1999.

Allison Beauchamp, On Hostile Ground, TBS, 2000.

Terry Best, Society's Child (also known as Le combat d'une mere), CBC, 2001.

Detective Anne-Marie Marrone, The Pact, Lifetime, 2002.

Susan Holme, The Paradise Virus, PAX, 2003.

Linda, Rapid Fire, USA Network, 2005.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Melonie, Home Free, CBC, 1985.

Tracy Steelgrave, Wiseguy, CBS, 1987.

Kate Hightower, The Great Pretender (also known as Dead End Brattigan), NBC, 1991.

Linda Metcalf, Homefront, ABC, 1991.

Dr. Julia Heller, Earth 2, NBC, 1994.

Kate, Kojak, USA Network, 2005.

Dr. Francine Klepp, Killer Instinct, Fox, 2005.

Katherine "Kat" Baines, Canooks, 2007.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Kate, "The Day They Came to Arrest the Book," CBS Schoolbreak Special, CBS, 1986.

Kay, The Truth About Alex, HBO, 1986.

Eileen Morgan, Christmas in America (also known as Christmas in America: A Love Story), NBC, 1990.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Uncle Bobby, c. 1968.

The Sunrunners, c. 1973.

Girl wearing green towel, "It's a Wonderful Film," SCTV Channel, Cinemax, 1983.

"Slim Obsession," For the Record, CBC, 1984.

"Enemy of Weston," The Edison Twins, CBC, 1984.

Michelle Parker, "The Source," Night Heat, CBS, 1985.

Leslie "Torque" Davidson, "Torque," The Littlest Hobo, syndicated, 1985.

Elaine, "What Goes Up," The Edison Twins, CBC, 1986.

Lindsay, "Little White Lies," Kay O'Brien, CBS, 1986.

Officer Kelly Miller, "Stand Off," True Confessions, c. 1986.

Angela Rivera, "Fighting Back," Night Heat, CBS, 1986.

Amanda, "Blinded by Love," The Campbells, syndicated, 1986.

Sally Carlyle, "Man on the Edge," Alfred Hitchcock Presents, NBC, 1987.

Karen MacNeil, "Softshell," Street Legal, CBC, 1990.

Patricia Poston, "Dead Men Tell," Sweating Bullets (also known as Tropical Heat), CBS, 1991.

Heather, "When Hairy Met Hermy," Herman's Head, Fox, 1993.

Karen Hardy, "True Lies," ER, NBC, 1996.

Nurse Gina Beaumont, "The Refuge," The Outer Limits (also known as The New Outer Limits), Showtime and syndicated, 1996.

The 1996 Gemini Awards, CBC, 1996.

Paige Weikopf, "Chapter 9, Year Two," Murder One, ABC, 1997.

Paige Weikopf, "Chapter 10, Year Two," Murder One, ABC, 1997.

Paige Weikopf, "Chapter 11, Year Two," Murder One, ABC, 1997.

Paige Weikopf, "Chapter 12, Year Two," Murder One, ABC, 1997.

Sarah Bingham, "Full Moon," Touched by an Angel, CBS, 1997.

Rachel, "The Assassin," The Pretender, NBC, 1999.

Maggie MacKenzie, "Hunting Season," Due South (also known as Un tandem de choc), CTV, 1999.

Stephanie Sawyer, "Essence of Life," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1999.

Brianna Hatfield, "Marooned," The Practice, ABC, 1999.

Kathrine, "The Grid," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 2000.

Dr. Sarah Ford, "Inter Arma Silent Leges," The Practice, ABC, 2001.

Myra Teal, "Mr. Monk and the Billionaire Mugger," Monk, USA Network, 2002.

Amy Wenzel, "The Cutting of the Swath," Dragnet (also known as L.A. Dragnet), ABC, 2003.

Dr. Sara Stanton, "The Taking of Crows," Mutant X, syndicated, 2003.

Dr. Elizabeth Weir, "Lost City: Parts 1 & 2," Stargate SG-1 (also known as La porte des etoiles), Sci-Fi Channel, 2004.

Amy Connors, "Kimber Henry," Nip/Tuck, FX Network, 2004.

Ruth Brody, "Ordinary Witches," Charmed, The WB, 2005.

Holly Gibson, "Shots," Eyes, ABC, 2005.

Officer Kathleen, "The Benders," Supernatural, The WB, 2006.

Donna Basset, "Toe Tags," CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (also known as C.S.I., CSI: Las Vegas, and Les experts), CBS, 2006.

Katherine "Kat" Baines, "The City LA," Canooks, 2007.

Appeared as D'arcy in an episode of Hangin' In, CBC.

Film Appearances:

Tracy Vrain, Threshold, Twentieth Century-Fox International Classics, 1981.

Melinda Coverdale, A Judgment in Stone (also known as The Housekeeper), Castle Hill, 1986.

Carly Simmons, Flying (also known as Dream to Believe and Teenage Dream), Sony Pictures Releasing, 1986.

Faith, John and the Missus, Cinema Group, 1987.

Nellie Ambrose, Still Life (also known as Art Killer Framed and Still Life: The Fine Art of Murder), Bucko Pictures, 1988.

Hannah Gottschalk, Sing, TriStar, 1989.

Sharon, Showtime Gospel (short film), Canadian Centre for Advanced Film Studies, 1989.

Elizabeth Gardner, Trial and Error, New Line Cinema, 1997.

Copilot Jennifer Watts, Armageddon, Buena Vista, 1998.

Clara Kaufman, The Ride Home (short film), Spitting Cobra Films, 2000.

Victoria "Vicky" Thorn, Apocalypse IV: Judgment (also known as Judgment and O.N.E.: One Nation Earth), Cloud Ten Pictures, 2001.

Jessie Dage, Slap Shot 2: Breaking the Ice, Universal Home Entertainment, 2002.

Sue, Flip Phone (short film), 2003.

Carolyn Miller, Left Behind: World at War, Columbia, 2005.

Karen Cross, Chaos (also known as Hit & Blast), Lions Gate Films, 2007.

Stage Appearances:

Cathryn Aldridge, Ms. Trial, Court Theatre, West Hollywood, CA, 2002.



Movieline, July, 1998, p. 16.

Smoke, summer, 1998.

Starlog, April, 1995; September, 1998, pp. 14-17.

Winnipeg Sun, October 5, 2000.


Jessica Steen Official Site,, August 11, 2007.