Self-described “wild rose,” after Alberta`s provincial flower, Rebecca Jenkins was born in Innisfail, Alberta, in 1959. She moved to Halifax between the ages of eight and ten and also spent a year in New York City. She grew up performing as an actor and a singer and, after graduating from North Toronto Collegiate, briefly attended Dalhousie University before transferring to the University of Waterloo, where she graduated with a B.A. in dance and theatre. She originally planned to pursue a career in singing and toured with the Canadian band The Parachute Club and singer Jane Siberry during the mid-1980s. Her first film experience was as a stuntwoman in the Judge Reinhold feature Head Office in 1985.
Features & TV Movies: VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release
Family Reunion (1988) Cowboys Don’t Cry (1988) Bye Bye Blues (1989)
South of Wawa (1991) Darrow (TV-1991) Split Images (TV-1992) Mountain Gorilla (narrator, 1992) The Famine Within (narrator, 1992) Bob Roberts (1992) Till Death Us Do Part (TV-1992) Clearcut (1992) Harvest for the Heart (TV-1994) The Legend of Ruby Silver (TV-1996) Stranger in Town (TV-1998) Catch a Falling Star (TV-1999)