|Alma mater||University of Guelph|
Laura Maureen Bertram (born 5 September 1978) is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Trance Gemini in Andromeda.
Life and career
Bertram was born in Toronto, Ontario, and lives in Vancouver, British Columbia. She earned her degree in history from the University of Guelph. She has two younger sisters named Heather (born 1981) and Jennifer (born 1984), who are former actresses. In 1997, Bertram was a ceramics instructor at Kilcoo Camp. She also used to sing in the Canadian Children's Opera Chorus.
Her credits include the TV series Ready or Not, Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Seasons of Love, Andromeda as Trance Gemini, Supernatural, and the movies Night of the Twisters, and Dear America: So Far From Home. She appeared in Season 2 of Robson Arms.
Bertram was a high school teacher; in addition, she also taught young actors at Biz Studio in Vancouver.
Bertram is married with a husband and two children.
Bertram has won two Gemini Awards for "Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series" for Ready or Not in 1995 and for "Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series" for Ready or Not in 1998.
She has also been nominated for two Gemini Awards for "Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series" for Ready or Not in 1996 and for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series for Platinum in 1998.
|2005||A Nice Cup of Tea||Short|
|2008||Control Alt Delete||Sarah|
|2011||Traveling at the Speed of Life||Josee|
|2012||Random Acts of Romance||Holly|
|2017||Mystic: A Murder Mystery||Narrator|
|1992, 1995||Are You Afraid of the Dark?||Amanda Cameron, Laurel||Episodes: "The Tale of the Lonely Ghost", "The Tale of the Mystical Mirror"|
|1993||Family Pictures||Nina (12-15)||TV miniseries|
|1993||Kung Fu: The Legend Continues||Valerie (young)||Episode: "Reunion"|
|1993||Street Legal||Karen Brandis||Episode: "What's Love Got to Do With It?"|
|1993–1997||Ready or Not||Amanda Zimm||Lead role|
|1994||Road to Avonlea||Adeline Hodgson||Episode: "Someone to Believe In"|
|1996||The Boys Next Door||Cashier||TV film|
|1996||Night of the Twisters||Stacey Jones||TV film|
|1996||Sins of Silence||Carrie||TV film|
|1997||Wind at My Back||Suzanne Nelson||Episode: "Back in My Arms Again"|
|1997||Fast Track||Laurie||Episode: "The Race Fan"|
|1997||Platinum||Jessica Webb||TV film|
|1997||Deepwater Black||Aurora||Episode: "Aurora"|
|1998||Twitch City||Babe||Episode: "My Pet, My Hero"|
|1999||Dear America: So Far from Home||Mary Driscoll||TV film|
|1999||Seasons of Love||Judith Brewster||Episodes: "1.1", "1.2"|
|2000–2005||Andromeda||Trance Gemini||Main role|
|2001||Soul Food||Melissa Greene||Episode: "Life Lessons"|
|2006||Murder on Pleasant Drive||Janice II||TV film|
|2006||Veiled Truth||Kimberly||TV film|
|2007||Robson Arms||Chris Colton||Main role (season 2)|
|2008||Bridal Fever||Tina||TV film|
|2010||Supernatural||Corey's Roommate||Episode: "You Can't Handle the Truth"|
|2010||The Good Witch's Gift||Betty||TV film|
|2010||The Cult||Dina||TV film|
|2011||Once Upon a Time||Donna||Episode: "That Still Small Voice"|
|2014||Arctic Air||Megan||Episode: "On the Edge"|
|2014–15||When Calls the Heart||Mary Dunbar||Recurring role (seasons 1–2)|
|2016||A Wish for Christmas||Nicole||TV film|
|2017||Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Home Again||Peggy||TV film|
|2018||Winter's Dream||Lindsay||TV film|
|2019||Unspeakable||Kelly Girard||TV miniseries|
|2019||Are You Afraid of the Dark?||Story Mother||Episode: "Submitted for Approval"|
|2020||Christmas Tree in Colorado||Phoebe||Hallmark movie|
Awards and nominations
|1995||Gemini Award||Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series||Ready or Not (for episode #2.13: "Am I Perverted or What?")||Won|
|1996||Gemini Award||Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series||Ready or Not (for episode #3.7: "Crater Face")||Nominated|
|1998||Gemini Award||Best Performance in a Children's or Youth Program or Series||Ready or Not (for episode #5.9: "Graduation")||Won|
|1998||Gemini Award||Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Miniseries||Platinum||Nominated|
|2003||Leo Award||Dramatic Series: Best Supporting Performance - Female||Andromeda (for episode #3.12: "The Dark Backward")||Nominated|
- Rebecca Kendall (13 September 2006). "A Good Move". University of Guelph. Archived from the original on 11 November 2007. Retrieved 11 August 2007.
- "Laura Bertram (2)". TVSA. Retrieved 5 February 2020.
- "About Biz Studio". Biz Studio. Archived from the original on 22 May 2018.
- "Nights 2 and 3 Geminis winners". Playback. 13 March 1995. Retrieved 8 March 2020.
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