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Lisa Ryder


B: October 26, 1970 in Edmonton, Alberta

Lisa Ryder is probably best known for her role as Beka Valentine, commander of the salvage ship, Eureka Maru, and first officer of the Andromeda Ascendant. Ryder graduated in 1992 from the University of Toronto Theatre School. In addition to her drama degree, she studied ballet at the Edmonton School of Ballet, jazz dance at Toronto’s Metro Movement as well as taking courses in improv at Second City. Equally accomplished in live theater, Ryder has starred in more than 25 plays.

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

City of Dark (1997)
Strands (1997, short)
Stolen Heart (1998)
Blackheart (1998)

Jason X (2001)
Lemon (2004)
Secret Lives (TV-2005)

The Story of Luke (2011)
Secrets of Eden (TV-2012)
The Good Witch’s Destiny (TV-2013)
Bruno & Boots: Go Jump in the Pool (TV-2016)
Every Escape Imaginable (2016, short)
Sundowners (voice, 2017)
Every Escape Imaginable (2018, short)

Hotel Limbo (2020)
Pink Tax (2021, short)
Styled with Love (2022)

TV Series – Cast:
Forever Knight (1992)
The Newsroom (1996)

Andromeda (2000-2005)
Valmont (2009, mini-series)

Endings (2020)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1994)
Earth: Final Conflict (1997)
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1997)
The Adventures of Shirley Holmes (1998)
Total Recall 2070 (1999)

Wind at My Back (2001)
The Ron James Show (2009)

Degrassi (2010)
Good Dog (2011)
Heartland (2012)
Alphas (2012)
Cracked (2013)
Remedy (2014)
Killjoys (2015)
Mary Kills People (2017)
The Strain (2017)

The Hot Zone (2021)
Murdoch Mysteries (2022)
From (2022)

;Jason X, movie poster;