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Frida Betrani


B: July 5, 1965 in Beirut, Lebanon

Born in Lebanon, Frida Betrani was raised in Montréal. When she was 12, Frida and her family moved to Vancouver. Her passion for acting started at a young age when she appeared in a play in the 1st Grade. She went on to study acting all through her high school years, doing several theatre projects along the way including musical theatre. She later moved to New York City to pursue her studies and graduated from The American Academy of Dramatic Arts. Returning to Vancouver, Betrani landed her first job as the West coast hostess on YTV Streetnoise. She is best known by sci-fi fans as Lya, the female Nox in the earlier seasons of Stargate SG-1. She is married to Tom Scholte.

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

Cafe Romeo (1992)
Funny Guy (1997)
Dirty (1998)
No More Monkeys Jumpin’ on the Bed (1998)
Aftershock: Earthquake in New York (TV-1999)

Last Wedding (2001)
Prozac Nation (2001)
Deadly Visions (TV-2004)
Lucky Stars (2004)
School of Life (TV-2005)
The Deal (2005)
Crime (2008)

Sisters & Brothers (2011)
Working Class Heroes (2015, short)

TV Series – Cast:
Northwood (1991-1992)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Dead Man’s Gun (1997, 1998)
The Net (1999)
Millennium (1999)

Da Vinci’s Inquest (2000)
Stargate SG-1 (1997, 1998, 2000)
Secret Agent Man (2000)
Cold Squad (2000)
Just Cause (2002)

Sisters & Brothers, movie, poster,