Amanda Tapping

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Gender: Female

Birth Place: Rochford, Essex, England, UK

Amanda Tapping was born in Rochford, Essex, England, UK on August 28, 1965. She stands at 5' 9" (1.75 m) tall. At the age of 3 years old, Amanda was taken to Ontario, Canada where she later attended North Toronto High Collegiate Institute. While attending, she was awarded the Dramatic Arts Award and Environmental Science Award. Amanda Tapping is known for her many sci-fi roles on popular TV series like Syfy's Sanctuary, Stargate SG-1 and movies like Stargate: Continuum and Stargate: The Ark of Truth. A popular recent non sci-fi role as Naomi on CW's Supernatural.

Amanda Tapping studied drama at the University of Windsor School of Dramatic Arts in Windsor, Ontario, Canada. She continued for 4 more years studying theater. Early roles included appearing in Booty Call (1997), Life or Something Like It (2002), The Outer Limits and The X-Files. Her big break came when she played Colonel Samantha Carter on TV series Stargate SG-1 in 1997.

Amanda Tapping has three brothers which Christopher is her fraternal twin. Amanda Tapping is also a spokeswoman for UNICEF. Amanda Tapping also holds the record for appearing in the most on-screen "Stargate" productions than any other actor starring in Stargate. That is a total of 228 appearances across the entire Stargate franchise as different versions of her same character Captain/Major/Lt. Colonel/Colonel Samantha Carter.

Actor Amanda Tapping Movies / Films:

Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods - Final Cut (2009) Stargate: Continuum (2008) aka Continuum, Stargate Continuum: The Movie (2008) Stargate: The Ark of Truth (2008) aka The Ark of Truth (2008)

Reviewed Movies Starring Amanda Tapping

  • Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods (2009)

    Stargate SG-1: Children of the Gods 2009

    Remastered, recut, reimagined, remarkable! The thrilling pilot episode of television’s longest-running sci-fi series is now yours to own on DVD! With exclusive special features and masterful fine-tuning…

  • Stargate: Continuum (2008)

    Stargate: Continuum 2008

    Stargate: Continuum (2008) is a Canadian-American science fiction action adventure direct-to-video movie. Stargate: Continuum is the second sequel to television series Stargate SG-1 and is part of the…

  • Stargate - The Ark of Truth (2008)

    Stargate - The Ark of Truth 2008

    Blasting off where the Sci-Fi Channelâ??s longest running show, Stargate SG-1, left off, this thrilling feature thrusts the Stargate team â?" Daniel Jackson (Michael Shanks), Vala (Claudia…