Amanda Tapping Biography


Amanda Tapping

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Birth Name: Amanda Tapping
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United Kingdom
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Sign: leo
Age: 52 Years
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Co-founder of the Canadian comedy group "Random Acts", Amanda Tapping is an actress from England. She has also established herself in the film industry as a producer and director. She is famous for portraying the role of Samantha Carter in the television series Stargate SG-1. Five feet and nine inches tall, Amanda Tapping was born in the mid-1960s in Rochford, Essex, England, United Kingdom. She has three siblings and they are named as Steven Tapping, Richard Tapping, and Christopher Tapping.

On 23rd of September 1994, Amanda got married to Allan Kovacs. Allan Kovacs is a builder. The lovely husband and wife-coupe have welcomed a daughter named Olivia B. Kovacs in early 2005. It has been more than two decades they have been bonded into this married life. Her nationality is Canadian and she is of white ethnicity.

Amanda was just three years old when she moved to Ontario, Canada with her parents. There she got enrolled at North Toronto Collegiate Institute and she became strongly attached to Environmental Science and Drama. She graduated from there in 1984. Later on, she joined University of Windsor School of Dramatic Arts with a major in drama. She began appearing in several ads, plays, and commercials.

She made her professional acting debut in 1995. That year she portrayed the role of Dr. Naomi Ross in a Canadian television series Forever Knight. In 1995, she also appeared in the TV series like Degree of Guilt, Rent-a-Kid, and Net Worth. In the mid-1990s, she played in the movies like The Donor, What Kind of Mother Are You? and Booty Call.

Amanda Tapping rose to fame in the late 1990s after she began portraying the role of Captain/Major/Lieutenant Colonel Samantha Carter in an adventure and military science fiction television series Stargate SG-1. She played in this TV series for about a decade. She is also critically acclaimed for portraying the role of Dr. Helen Magnus in a Canadian science fiction-fantasy television series Sanctuary.

Her net worth is $4 million. She is now aged 52 years old.

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Born in Rochford, Essex, England

1965 28th of August

Five feet and nine inches tall, Amanda Tapping was born in the mid 1960s in Rochford, Essex, England, United Kingdom. She has three siblings and they are named as Steven Tapping, Richard Tapping and Christopher Tapping.

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Graduated from North Toronto Collegiate Institute

1984

Amanda was just three years old when she moved to Ontario, Canada with her parents. There she got enrolled at North Toronto Collegiate Institute and she became strongly attached to Environmental Science and Drama. She graduated from there in 1984.

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Married to Allan Kovacs

1994 23rd of September

On 23rd of September 1994, Amanda got married to Allan Kovacs. Allan Kovacs is a builder. As a loving husband and wife, they welcomed a daughter named Olivia B. Kovacs in the early 2005. It been more than two decades they have been bonded into this married life.

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Became active in acting

1995

In the late 1990s, she began appearing in several ads, plays and commercials. She made her professional acting debut in 1995. That year she starred the role of Dr. Naomi Ross in a Canadian television series Forever Knight.

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First movie, The Donor

1995

In the mid 1990s, she played in the movies like The Donor, What Kind of Mother Are You? and Booty Call. She played the role of Cassie in the movie The Donor. With the turn of 21st century, she appeared in the movie The Void.

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Appeared in the television series, Stargate SG?1

1997

In 1995, she also appeared in the TV series like Degree of Guilt, Rent-a-Kid and Net Worth. She got her rise in fame in the late 1990s after she began starring the role of Captain/Major/Lieutenant Colonel Samantha Carter in an adventure and military science fiction television series Stargate SG-1.

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Won Leo Awards

2002

In 2000, she got her first nomination in Leo Awards for Best Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series. Two years later, she also got nominated in this award. She was honored with this award that year for Dramatic Series: Best Lead Performance - Female.

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First child, Olivia B Kovacs

2005 22nd of March

She became mother for the first time in her life in the early 2005. She and her loving husband Allan Kovacs welcomed their first child together on 22nd of March and that time it was a daughter and they named her Olivia B. Kovacs.

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Won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

2005

In 2005, she got nominated in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA. Half a decade later, she also got nominated in this award and she was honored with this award that year for Best Supporting Actress on Television.

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Appeared in the television series, Sanctuary

2007

She is also critically acclaimed for portraying the role of Dr. Helen Magnus in a Canadian science fiction-fantasy television series Sanctuary. She played in this TV series in about 67 episodes. She is also famous for her role in the TV series Supernatural.

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Won Canadian Comedy Awards

2007

She has once been honored with Canadian Comedy Awards and that was in 2007. She got her first nomination in this award in 2007. She was awarded with this award that year for Film - Pretty Funny Female Performance.

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Amanda Tapping Awards and Nominations

2009

In 2009, Amanda Tapping won Leo Award for Best Lead Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series.

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Net Worth Update

2017

As of 2017, Amanda Tapping has a net worth of $4 million.

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