Lehman on the set of Motive in November 2012
Kristin Lehman (born May 3, 1972) is a Canadian actress and dancer, best known for her roles in the television series Poltergeist: The Legacy, Judging Amy, and The Killing. Between 2013 and 2016, she starred as Detective Angie Flynn in the CTV series Motive.
Recently, Lehman played Miriam Bancroft, wife of Laurens Bancroft, in Season 1 of Netflix' Altered Carbon. Lehman said she was "really intrigued and challenged" to play the character, considering it different from her other work. Her background as a dancer helped her prepare for the role. Of the character's sexuality, "She has commodified her sexuality and I was interested in exploring that side of the character".
Life and career
Lehman was born in New Westminster, grew up in Vancouver, British Columbia, and trained in classical ballet at Canada's Royal Academy of Dance for eight years. She has acted professionally since 1995. In the 1990s, she appeared in Canadian programs such as Forever Knight, Due South and Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, before moving to Los Angeles.
Lehman was a regular cast member in the Showtime horror series Poltergeist: The Legacy (1998–99). She later starred in the short-lived ABC medical drama Strange World (1999). She also was a regular cast member in the short-lived dramas Century City, Tilt, Killer Instinct and Drive. Lehman also appeared in recurring roles in Felicity and Judging Amy, and played guest roles on many shows, including The Outer Limits, The Twilight Zone, Andromeda, Kevin Hill, Prison Break, and Castle.
Lehman's film credits include Alaska (1996), Bleeders (1997), Dog Park (1998), The Way of the Gun (2000), Lie with Me (2005), The Sentinel (2006), The Loft (2013), and television movies Playing House, Rapid Fire and The Gathering.
|1997||Bliss||Scope / Steps Woman|
|1999||Dinner at Fred's||Sarah Billings|
|2000||The Way of the Gun||Francesca Chidduck|
|2004||The Chronicles of Riddick||Shirah||Director's cut|
|2005||Lie with Me||Rachel|
|2006||The Sentinel||Cindy Breckinridge|
|2013||The Loft||Det. Higgins|
|1995||The Commish||Cynthia||Episode: "Off Broadway: Part 1"|
|1995–1996||Forever Knight||Urs||4 episodes|
|1996||Toe Tags||Chana||TV movie|
|1996||Ed McBain's 87th Precinct: Ice||Tina||TV movie|
|1996||Due South||Rhonda||Episode: "Flashback"|
|1996||F/X: The Series||Katiya||Episode: "F/X: The Illusion"|
|1996||Kung Fu: The Legend Continues||Det. Jordan McGuire||6 episodes|
|1996||The Outer Limits||Janet Marshall||Episode: "Falling Star"|
|1997||The Outer Limits||Katya Rubinov||Episode: "Dead Man's Switch"|
|1997||PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal||Jackie Kinley / Julie Bright||Episode: "The Undead, The Stalker"|
|1997||Once a Thief||Alexa Lundquist||Episode: "Art of Death"|
|1997||Earth: Final Conflict||Cynthia Clarkson||Episode: "Resurrection"|
|1998||The X-Files||Esther Nairn / Invisigoth||Episode: "Kill Switch"|
|1998–1999||Poltergeist: The Legacy||Kristin Adams||36 episodes|
|1999||Strange World||Dr. Sidney MacMillan||13 episodes|
|2000||The Outer Limits||Larissa||Episode: "Stasis"|
|2001||Felicity||Avery Swanson||4 episodes|
|2001||Go Fish||Laura Eastwood||Series regular, 5 episodes|
|2001||The Outer Limits||Lorelle Palmer||Episode: "Time to Time"|
|2002||UC: Undercover||Diane Robertson||Episode: "Manhunt"|
|2002||Verdict in Blood||Shannon Blackwell||TV movie|
|2002–2003||Judging Amy||Dr. Lily Reddicker||20 episodes|
|2002||The Twilight Zone||Becca Niles||Episode: "Dead Man's Eyes"|
|2002||Andromeda||Molly Noguchi||Episode: "Lava and Rockets"|
Episode: "Waking the Tyrant's Device"
Nominated – Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Guest Role in a Dramatic Series
|2004||Century City||Lee May Bristol||9 episodes|
|2004||Kevin Hill||Serena Quinn||Episode: "Going for the Juggler"|
|2005||Puppets Who Kill||Honeypot||Episode: "Buttons on a Hot Tin Roof"|
|2005||Tilt||Ellen / Miami||9 episodes|
|2005||Burnt Toast||Debra||TV movie|
|2005–2006||Killer Instinct||Det. Danielle Carter||12 episodes|
|2006||Damages||Susan Keever||TV movie|
|2006||Playing House||Marina||TV movie|
|2006||Prison Break||Jane Phillips||Episode: "Rendezvous"|
Episode: "Bolshoi Booze"
|2006||Rapid Fire||Angela||TV movie|
|2007||Backyards & Bullets||Caroline Garrison||TV movie|
|2007||Drive||Corinna Wiles||6 episodes, Series regular|
|2007||The Gathering||Ann Foster||TV miniseries|
|2010||Human Target||District Attorney Allyson Russo||Episode: "Run"|
|2011–2012||The Killing||Gwen Eaton||24 episodes|
|2011||Castle||Serena Kaye||Episode: "Eye of the Beholder"|
|2013–2016||Motive||Detective Angie Flynn||Lead Role|
Nominated – Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role (2016)
Nominated – Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role (2017)
Won – Leo Award for Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series (2017)
|2017||Rogue||Theresa Archer||Lead Role (Season 4)|
|2017||Ghost Wars||Marilyn McGrath-Dufresne||Lead role|
|2018||Altered Carbon||Miriam Bancroft||Main role|
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