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Sheila McCarthy

Sheila McCarthy is a Canadian stage, film and television actress, singer and dancer, best known for playing Polly Vandersma in the feature film "I've Heard the Mermaids Singing", as well as supporting character Sarah Hamoudi (Cunningham) in the television series "Little Mosque on the Prairie". She's a graduate in Theatre and Art History from the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. In her career, she's won 2 Genie Awards (film), 2 Gemini Awards (television), and 2 Dora Awards (theatre), along with multiple nominations.

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Jan 1, 1956 In Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Bad Dog
Latest Project:
Movie Still/Born 2018-12-06
Known For
Poster of The Awakening
Poster of A Private Matter
Poster of Stepping Out
Poster of Die Hard 2
Series Bad Dog Unknown 2021
Movie Still/Born Sheila 2018-12-06
Movie Level 16 Mrs. Denison 2018-02-20
Movie Cardinals Valerie Walker 2017-09-07
Movie Ice Girls Aunt Ginger 2016-03-11
Movie Milton's Secret Luz 2016-09-30
Movie Brace for Impact Faradee Gilchrist 2016-04-03
Movie Dear Viola Peggy 2014-03-16
Movie Losing My Edge Rita 2014-04-11
Movie A Fighting Man Rose O'Connor 2014-04-24
Series Orphan Black Connie Hendrix (voice) 2013-03-30
Movie Antiviral Dev Harvey 2012-09-19
Series Little Mosque on the Prairie Sarah Hamoudi 2007-01-09
Movie Breakfast with Scot Miss Patterson (uncredited) 2007-11-16
Movie Cow Belles Fran Walker 2006-03-24
Movie Bailey's Billion$ Peggy Delaney 2005-08-05
Movie Weird Sex and Snowshoes: A Trek Through the Canadian Cinematic Psyche 2004-01-01
Movie Being Julia Grace Dexter 2004-09-03
Movie Geraldine's Fortune Tina Larose 2004-10-22
Movie The Day After Tomorrow Judith 2004-05-26
Movie Full-Court Miracle Mrs. Klein 2003-11-21
Movie The Rats Miss Paige 2002-09-17
Movie Duct Tape Forever Easterbrook (uncredited) 2002-04-12
Series Puppets Who Kill Unknown 2002-10-04
Movie Rare Birds Claire 2001-09-09
Movie Haven Eva 2001-02-11
Movie Custody of the Heart 2000-08-28
Series Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke Tammy 1999-02-21
Movie You Know My Name Mrs. Lynn 1999-08-22
Series Emily of New Moon Laura Murray 1998-01-04
Movie Shadow Zone: My Teacher Ate My Homework Jesse's Mom 1997-01-01
Movie House Arrest Gwenna Krupp 1996-08-14
Movie A Woman of Independent Means Totsie 1995-02-19
Movie The Possession of Michael D. 1995-05-02
Movie The Awakening Nancy 1995-11-04
Movie Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills Jill Lansing 1994-05-22
Movie The Lotus Eaters Diana Kingswood 1993-09-12
Movie Montreal Stories 1992-05-26
Movie Liza Minnelli Live from Radio City Music Hall Herself 1992-12-06
Movie A Private Matter Diane Callaghan 1992-06-20
Movie Stepping Out Andy 1991-10-11
Movie Paradise Sally Pike 1991-09-18
Movie Die Hard 2 Samantha 'Sam' Coleman 1990-07-02
Movie White Room Zelda 1990-09-06
Movie Pacific Heights Liz Hamilton 1990-09-28
Movie Bright Angel Nina 1990-11-01
Movie George's Island Miss Birdwood 1989-08-15
Movie Friends, Lovers, & Lunatics Kathy 1989-11-10
Movie I've Heard the Mermaids Singing Polly Vandersma 1987-09-11
Movie Really Weird Tales Ellie Hutchins 1987-02-02
Movie The Marriage Bed Lynn Reailly 1986-12-22
Series The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1985-05-05
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