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Sara Canning


B: July 14, 1987 in Gander, Newfoundland

Sara Canning was born in Newfoundland but grew up in Sherwood Park, just east of Edmonton, Alberta. She is a graduate of the Vancouver Film School. She is best known for playing Jenna Sommers on the series The Vampire Diaries since 2009. Sara Canning plays Lake, Aleks Paunovic plays Winter and Roger Cross plays Captain in War for the Planet of the Apes which was shot in Vancouver and in parts of Alberta.

Watch a trailer for War for the Planet of the Apes, courtesy of 20th Century Fox.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Paparazzi Princess: The Paris Hilton Story (TV-2008)
Slap Shot 3: The Junior League (VR-2008)
Black Rain (TV-2009)
Taken in Broad Daylight (TV-2009)
Come Dance at My Wedding (TV-2009)
Black Field (2009)
The Hunt for the I-5 Killer (TV-2011)
Hannah’s Law (TV-2012)
I Think I Do (TV-2012)
Corvus (2012, short)
The Right Kind of Wrong (2013)
Garage Sale Mystery (TV-2013)
I Put a Hit on You (2013)
Eadweard (2015)
On The Farm (2016)
Level 16 (2016)
Hello Destroyer (2016)
War for the Planet of the Apes (2017)
Prodigals (2016)
The Fish & The Sea (2017, short)
Level 16 (2018)
Welcome to Nowhere (2018)
A.R.C.H.I.E. 2 (2018)
The Fish & The Sea (2018, short)
Hatch (2019, short)
Z (2019)
The Banana Splits Movie (2019)
Amish Abduction (TV-2019)
The Christmas Temp (TV-2019)

Fu*king Idiots (2020)
The Christmas Yule Blog (TV-2020)
The Quieting (2020, short)
Mara’s World (2021, short)
The Dunner (2021)

TV Series – Cast:
The Vampire Diaries (2009-2017)

Primeval: New World (2012)
Remedy (2014-2015)
Android Employed (2017, mini-series)
Hospital Show (2019)
Nancy Drew (2019-2020)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Smallville (2008)
Kyle XY (2009)

Primeval: New World (2012)
Supernatural (2012)
King & Maxwell (2013)
Republic of Doyle (2013, 2014)
Hell on Wheels (2014)
Motive (2016)
A Series of Unfortunate Events (2017, 2018)
Take Two (2018)
Van Helsing (2018)
Wu Assassins (2019)

Big Sky (2021)
9-1-1 (2021)

Level 16, movie, poster,