Amanda Tapping

Director, actress, producer and "Goofball at heart"

Don't let anyone tell you no! Do it with conviction, do it with passion and you'll find a way!

Ever since I started doing television, I tended to get cast, for the most part, as these strong, intelligent women... Which is wonderful, but very rarely do I get to be the goofy girl that I am.

I like playing smart, savvy, sexy women – because it’s so not me!

Amanda Tapping TodayAmanda Tapping was born on August 28, 1965 in England. At the age of three, she immigrated to Canada with her parents and siblings. She now lives in Vancouver, Canada with her husband, daughter and dog. After Amanda attended the Windsor School of Dramatic Art for four years, she took on guest roles in the television series "The X-Files" and "A Mountie in Chicago". Amanda's best-known role is of course Samantha Carter in the science fiction television series "Stargate SG-1" (1997-2007) and "Stargate Atlantis" (2007-2008). After Stargate, Amanda delighted fans around the world with her role as Dr. Helen Magnus in the Syfy television series "Sanctuary" and as Naomi in the television series "Supernatural". In recent years she has starred in several films including "Taken Back", "Random Acts of Romance" and "Space Milkshake". She was a guest on the popular Canadian comedy show "Package Deal" in the Syfy series "Killjoys" and most recently in the successful Netflix TV series "Travelers". Amanda Tapping is one of the most famous actresses working on Canadian television today.

The director is referred to by her many loyal fans as the "Grand Empress of Sci-Fi".

In 2004 Amanda made her directorial debut and directed an episode of Stargate - SG-1. Since 2009 she has worked regularly as a director for various television series. Since 2017 she has mainly been directing. She has earned a reputation as a sought-after director in the industry through hard work and a high level of professionalism in both television and film.
Amanda was qualified by the Directors Guild of Canada, B.C. Named ACTRA Woman of the Year in March 2015 and 2019. She is nominated for a Canadian Screen Award for best director in a drama series (Anne with an E). The awards should take place in March / April 2020. Due to the corona pandemic, this event was canceled.
After serving as executive producer on "Sanctuary" and director of "Stargate SG-1" and "Sanctuary", Amanda directed "Primeval New World", "Arctic Air", "Continuum", "Olympus" and "Strange Empire" . a music video for Ta'Kaiya Blaney, "Dark Matter", Hallmarks "A Family for Christmas", "X-Company", "The Magicians", "Van Helsing", "Romeo Section", "Anne the Series", "Siren" "," Supernatural "," Travelers ", 2019 the NBC show" Blindspot "and" The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina ".

Amanda supports many charities

Amanda's nonprofit charity "Sanctuary for Kids", which closed in late 2018, has successfully raised hundreds of thousands of dollars for charitable causes worldwide and locally in Vancouver. She supports many charities and runs her own fundraiser with Gabit Events (UK) every eighteen months to raise money with her fans for causes that are important to her.

Amanda Tapping in the World Wide Web:

 Twitter: Amanda herself: @AmandaTapping   https://twitter.com/amandatapping

  Instagram: Amanda herself: @reallivsmum    https://www.instagram.com/reallivsmum/

Website: Amandas official website    http://amandatapping.com

Disclaimer for this site: I am neither Amanda, nor am I affiliated with her or her official website or did this website by her order. However, it was my goal to bring amazing Amanda to her German speaking fans, who are not able to read and/or understand her English homepage. Therefore I did a rather free, unofficial  homepage and hope it's okay with her. [And because Amanda should be able to read it there is this translation! Maybe some day Amanda will come across this page and approve of it. ;-)] 

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