Canadian Actress Lisa Berry has been shortlisted for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 64th Primetime Emmy® Awards

Canadian Actress Lisa Berry has been selected to be in the ballot nominations for the Academy of Television Arts & Sciences 64th Primetime Emmy® Awards under the Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Miniseries or A Movie category. Lisa has been recognized for her role as Stella Marz in TNT’s Silent Witness where she played the part of an assistant district attorney charged with the task of taking on Tony Lord played by Actor Dermot Mulroney.
The Television Academy launched this year’s 64th Primetime Emmy season, posting nominations ballots on the Academy’s trade website. The nominations will be announced on July 19, 2012 live from the Leonard H. Golsenson Theatre in North Hollywood, California. The 64th Primetime Emmy Awards is set to air September 23, 2012, on ABC. Actress Lisa Berry will be guest starring in an upcoming episode of Showcase and SyFy’s hit supernatural drama Haven. Playing Rica Hamilton, Lisa transforms into a wealthy, loving stay-at-home mother who is the glue of her family. However, tragedy strikes and it is up to her to keep her head up and do what is told in order to make things right, but when finding herself her true fears are revealed. Based on Stephen King’s novel The Colorado Kid, this suspenseful show features eerie plot twists, keeping viewers on the edge of their seat. Lisa Berry will be starring alongside Emily RoseEric Balfour and Lucas Bryant. Lisa can also be seen in episodes of Showcase’s XIII: The Series to be aired later in the season. Seen as an assassin for hire named Grier, inspired byPam Griers character, Foxy Brown, Lisa kicks some butt alongside actors like Stuart Townsend from Queen of the Damned. As well, you can catch Lisa in the upcoming feature film, The Colony, starring alongside Laurence FishburneKevin Zegers and Bill Paxton. Her character, Nara, fights her way through the dangers of a post apocalyptic world, as a new threat even more savage than nature emerges.Keep an ear out for Lisa this summer; once again she is the voice of RBC, featured in both television and radio ads.

Lisa Berry is the kind of actress that sets her sights on something and goes after it with passionate determination.  Since graduating from the Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts, Lisa has worked at both the Stratfordand Shaw Festivals, and has played lead roles on all the main Canadian stages.  Notable roles include her reprisal of Mayme in Lynne Nottage’s Intimate Apparel, which made its Canadian premiere at CanStage, and Mrs. Muller in DoubtA Parable where she shared the stage with Canada’s My Big Fat Greek Wedding star, Fiona Reid.

Lisa enjoys variety in her roles, so, when she’s not navigating her way through relentless life and death battles on the operating table as Captain Pam Everwood on ABC and Global’s medical drama Combat Hospital, she’s heating things up in the board room as Zoe Figgis, one of the evil executive partners on NBC’s newest lawyer drama, The Firm.

Lisa recently appeared on the Emmy nominated CTV series Nikita as Harriet a local news reporter eager to get her next big story.

Coming up, Lisa will appear in the new Cinemax television series The Transporter, an adaptation of Luc Besson’s film franchise.  The Transporter is centered on an ex-Special Force operator, Frank Martin, now making a living as a no-questions-asked transporter of goods.  Lisa plays the Transplant Coordinator, acting as the liaison between the Transporter and the Client. Viewers can tune in to this highly anticipated show when it airs later in the year.

While Lisa continues to establish herself as one of the industry’s most promising talents to watch, her passion is not limited to entertaining.  This extremely hard working actress continues to push her self – literally – in her personal life.  She is her own success story, losing over 80 lbs. herself, and it is that same passion that she has for health and fitness that she puts in to each of her roles.

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