Polly Shannon Biography (1973-)

Born September 1, 1973, in Kingston, Ontario, Canada; father, the director-general of Health Canada; mother, a children's television writer.

Birth Details
September 1, 1973
Kingston, Ontario, Canada

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • The second victim, Love & Human Remains (also known as Armour et restes humains), Sony Pictures Classics, 1993
  • Candice "Candy" Wilson, Miss U.S.A., No Contest, 1994
  • Alisande/Alexandra, A Young Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur's Court (also known as Arbalete et rock'n roll), World International Network, 1995
  • Tori, Snowboard Academy, Columbia TriStar, 1996
  • Toni-Ann, Dirty Work (also known as Sale boulot), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1998
  • Juliet, Harvard Man, Cowboy Pictures, 2001
  • Joanne, Men with Brooms (also known as Quatre gars et un balai), Artisan Entertainment, 2002
  • Jackie, TrueSexLies, 2003
  • Lucy (MOW detective), Ham & Cheese, Decade Distribution, 2004
  • Billie Ross, Direct Action, Nu Image, 2004
  • Waiters, 2004
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Nina Moore, Catwalk, syndicated and MTV, 1992-1994
  • Darcy D'Angelo, a recurring role, Sue Thomas: F.B. Eye, PAX, 2002-2004
  • Danielle, Street Time, Showtime, 2003
  • Miniseries
  • Margaret Trudeau, Trudeau, CBC, 2002
  • Movies
  • Carol, Fight for Justice: The Nancy Conn Story, NBC, 1995
  • Helen Horowitz, No Greater Love (also known as Danielle Steel's"No Greater Love"), NBC, 1996
  • Wendy, Devil's Food, Lifetime, 1996
  • Elizabeth, Frankenstein and Me (also known as Frankenstein et moi), The Disney Channel, 1996
  • Maid, End of Summer, Showtime, 1997
  • (Uncredited) Cashier, My Date with the President's Daughter, ABC,1998
  • Sandra Applewhite/Nicky Dawson, Hard to Forget (also known as Harlequin's "Hard to Forget"), The Movie Channel, 1998
  • Jana, The Sheldon Kennedy Story (also known as Un reve abime), CTV, 1999
  • Fiona Winters, The Girl Next Door (also known as Fatale innocence), CTV, 1999
  • Phyllis Nesmith, Daydream Believers: The Monkees Story, VH1, 2000
  • Christine, The Stalking of Laurie Show (also known as Rivales), USA Network, 2000
  • Julia Lee, The Triangle, TBS, 2001
  • Ruth Hennessey, Do or Die, Sci-Fi Channel, 2003
  • Episodic
  • Sophie, "The Tale of the Pinball Wizard," Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Nickelodeon, 1992
  • Kelly Van Pelt, "The Needle and the Damage Done," Sirens, syndicated, 1994
  • Liselle, "Trophy Girl," Forever Knight, syndicated, 1995
  • Angelique, "Glamour Girl," Ready or Not, Showtime, 1996
  • Judy Cates, "Seeing Is Believing," Due South, syndicated, 1997
  • Esthetician Lisa Hynes, "Perfect," Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension, Fox, 1998
  • Young Lucy Becker, "Passion Play," Highlander: The Raven, syndicated, 1998
  • Dr. Joyce Belman, "Between Heaven and Hell," Earth: Final Conflict, syndicated, 1999
  • Human operator of Starfighter-88, "The Human Operators," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1999
  • Moira Stratton, "Sacrifices," Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal, syndicated, 1999
  • "Brass," The Hunger, Showtime, 1999
  • Vicky Sue, "What She Did for Love," Twice in a Lifetime, PAX and CTV, 1999
  • Cinda, "The Long Drop," Code Name: Eternity, Channel 4 and syndicated, 2000
  • Vicki Tremaine, "The Escape Artist," Twice in a Lifetime, PAX andCTV, 2000
  • "You Gotta Have Heart," Doc, PAX, 2001
  • Michelle, "Deja Vu All Over Again," La Femme Nikita, 2001
  • Polly, "Ring of Truth," Jeremiah, Showtime, 2002
  • Ilana, "Backstabbed," Wild Card, Lifetime, 2003
  • Rosa, "Portrait of Buttons," Puppets Who Kill, Comedy Central, 2004
  • Celebrity Pets, 2004
  • Also appeared in Leap Years, Showtime.
  • Music Videos
  • Appeared in "I Blame the Devil" by On the Edge, 1992.

Further Reference


    • Toronto Sun, April 15, 1999; May 4, 2001; August 31, 2001; March 31, 2002

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