Kari Matchett is a Actor Canadienne born on 25 march 1970 at Spalding (Canada)
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Birth name Kari MatchettNationality CanadaBirth 25 march 1970
(49 years) at Spalding (Canada
Kari Matchett (born March 25, 1970) is a Canadian actress. She played Mariel Underlay in Invasion, Lisa Miller in 24, and Kate Filmore in the cult favorite science fiction movie Cube 2: Hypercube. She recently starred in the USA television series Covert Affairs.
Early life and education
Matchett was born on March 25, 1970 in Spalding, Saskatchewan. She attended high school at Lethbridge Collegiate Institute in Lethbridge, Alberta. She attended the National Theatre School in Montreal and the Moscow Theatre School.
Matchett performed on stage for three years at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Ontario.
In Canada, her first major role was on The Rez, and her first starring role was as Colleen Blessed in Power Play (1998–2000). Matchett was a cast member on the A&E Network TV series A Nero Wolfe Mystery (2001–2002), with Timothy Hutton in which she played several characters, including a recurring role as Lily Rowan. On Wonderfalls, she played Beth, the lesbian love interest of the main character's sister.
In 2002, she played Kate Filmore in the science fiction/horror movie Cube 2: Hypercube. In 2003, she starred with Timothy Hutton in the Syfy miniseries Five Days to Midnight. Her next role was as Detective Elaine Bender in Blue Murder in 2004. She previously guest starred on Blue Murder in 2001 as a suspect in a murder investigation, for which she won the prestigious Gemini Award.
In 2005, Matchett starred in the ABC series, Invasion, a series about aliens taking the form of humans. She also appeared in Plague City: SARS in Toronto. She also appeared as Mary Tate on Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip. She appeared in both Shark and Wild Card. She played a single mother stalked by her boyfriend in Intimate Stranger, in 2006. In the same year she starred with Peter Krause in Civic Duty as Marla.
In 2007, she joined the cast of 24, as Lisa Miller. In June 2007, Matchett played Kate Armstrong in the TNT series Heartland. In 2007 and 2008, Matchett was cast as ER chief Skye Wexler on ER. In 2008 and 2009, she played Dennis Hopper's daughter, Jules, in the critically acclaimed Starz series Crash. She had a recurring role in the TNT series Leverage, reunited with Nero Wolfe co-star, Timothy Hutton, portraying Hutton's ex-wife. Matchett currently stars as high-ranking CIA official Joan Campbell in the USA Network series Covert Affairs (2010–present).
Matchett plays a supporting role in Terrence Malick's The Tree of Life, with Sean Penn and Brad Pitt. Shot in 2008, the film premiered in competition at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2011 and received the Palme d'Or.
Matchett is the mother of Jude Lyon Matchett.
^ Bell, Mike, "Kari Matchett finally has a role in a U.S. series that's renewed for a second season." The Gazette (Montreal), January 8, 2011.