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Sara Botsford


B: August 4, 1951 in Gauthier, Ontario

Sara Botsford is usually remembered for her Gemini Award-winning role playing Ann Hildebrand in 96 episodes of the television series E.N.G. between 1989 and 1994. She is also remembered for playing the wickedly evil Lillith McKechnie, aka Isabella, on the daytime drama As the World Turns from 1988 to 1990. Botsford costarred as Marilla Cuthbert in the series of made-for-TV movies based on Lucy Maude Montgomery’s enduring creation, Anne of Green Gables and more recently she played Holly’s grandma, Helen Hobbie in the contemporary tween drama series Holly Hobbie. She is pictured at the 2017 Canadian Screen Awards.

Also see Alan Scarfe
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Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

The Fighting Men (TV-1977)
Crossbar (TV-1979)

Murder By Phone (1980)
Still of the Night (1982)
Deadly Eyes (1982)
By Design (1982)
The Gunrunner (1984)
Legal Eagles (1986)
Jumpin’ Jack Flash (1986)

Thick as Thieves (1991)
Fatal Memories (TV-1992)
My Breast (TV-1994)
Dangerous Offender (1996)
Obstruction of Justice (1995)
Dangerous Offender: The Marlene Moore Story (1996)
The Arrow (TV-1997)
The Fixer (TV-1998)
Outrage at Glen Ridge (TV-1999)
Ricky Nelson: Original Teen Idol (TV-1999)

Burn: The Robert Wraight Story (TV-2003)
Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (VR-2004)
Eulogy (2004)
The Fog (2005)
Broken Windows (2008)

Matty Hanson and the Invisibility Ray (2011)
Lizzie Borden Took an Ax (TV-2014)
River (2015)
He Said (2015, short)
The Curse of Clara: A Holiday Tale (TV-2015)
Anne of Green Gables (TV-2016)
Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars (TV-2017)
Anne of Green Gables: Fire & Dew (TV-2017)
Once Upon a Prince (TV-2018)

TV Series – Cast:
As The World Turns (1988-1990)

E.N.G. (1990-1994)
The Wright Verdicts (1995)
Black Harbour (1997)
The Lot (1999)
Trudeau (2002, mini-series)
Sophie (2008-2009)

Ride (2016)
Holly Hobbie (2018-2019)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
The Great Detective (1979)

ABC Afterschool Specials (1983)
The Guiding Light (1984)
The Equalizer (1985)
Street legal (1987)

Madison (1994)
Pointman (1995)
The Wright Verdicts (1995)
Sliders (1995)
New York News (1995)
Law & Order (1997)
Beyond Belief: Fact or Fiction (1998)
Total Recall (1999)
The Outer Limits (1999)
Ally McBeal (1999)
The Lot (1999)
The West Wing (1999)

Family Law (2000)
Judging Amy (2000)
The District (2001)
Crossing Jordan (2001)
NYPD Blue (2002)
Tom Stone (2003)
Without a Trace (2005)
The L Word (2005)
Numb3rs (2006)
Three Moons Over Milford (2006)
NCIS: Naval Criminal Investigative Service (2007)
ER (2007)
Those Damn Canadians (2008)
Medium (2008)
Raising the Bar (2009)

Cold Case (2010)
Body of Proof (2011)
The Mentalist (2012)
Bosch (2015)
Incorporated (2016)
Claws (2017)
Murdoch Mysteries (2019)

Diggstown (2020)