Tricia Helfer Biography
Birth Name - Tricia Janine Helfer
Date of Birth - 11 April 1974
Donalda, Alberta, Canada
Height - 5' 10" (1.78 m)
Spouse - Jonathan Marshall (2003 - present)
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Tricia Helfer was born in the rural community of Donalda in Stettler County, Alberta. She was raised on her family's grain farm and at the age of 17, while standing in line at a local movie theatre, was discovered by modeling agency scout Kelly Streit.
While working in New York as a model, Helfer hosted a Canadian television fashion program Ooh La La. She relocated to Los Angeles in 2002 to pursue a full-time film career. Her first acting assignment was a co-starring role as Sarah on the television series Jeremiah. Thereafter she played the role of a model, Ashleigh James, in the May 16, 2002 episode "The Hunger Artist" on CSI: Crime Scene Investigation. In 2002, Helfer played the female lead, Eva, in the independent film White Rush. In 2003, Tricia Helfer was chosen to play Number Six on Battlestar Galactica.
In the fall of 2003, Helfer was offered the role depicting Farrah Fawcett in the NBC telemovie Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Charlie's Angels'. Concurrent with her role in Battlestar Galactica, Helfer began producing and hosting Canada's Next Top Model on May 31, 2006. In 2006, Helfer appeared in the motion pictures Spiral and The Green Chain.
In October 2006, it was announced that Helfer would not return to host the second season of Canada's Next Top Model in order to concentrate on her work on Battlestar Galactica.
Tricia Helfer also played a major role in Electronic Arts Command & Conquer Tiberium Wars, as a character named "Kilian Qatar", along with her Battlestar Galactica co-star, Grace Park. She also starred in the episode "Roadkill" on the second season of the American paranormal drama TV series Supernatural.
More information on Tricia Helfer
She played a model who ended up dead on "CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" (2000). Tricia was a model in real-life.
Measurements: 34-24-34 (Source: celebrity Sleuth magazine)
Was discovered at age 17 outside a movie theater in Stettler, Alberta, Canada by a colleague of Kelly Streit of Mode Models.
Won Ford's "Supermodel of the World" contest in 1992
Raised in Donalda, Alberta, Canada.
Model-turned actress, best known for her campaign for Chanel's Cristalle perfume and Victoria's Secret.
Named #83 on the Maxim magazine "Hot 100 of 2005" list.
Her "Battlestar Galactica" (2004) co-star Katee Sackhoff is also a good friend with whom Tricia and her husband go motorbiking on occasion.
Her husband is a Los Angeles entertainment lawyer.
Made #95 on Maxim's "Hot 100" list of 2006
Posed for the February 2007 issue of Playboy.
Grew up on a farm. Her parents still run it, growing various grains.
Ranked #57 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2007 list.
Was named #8 on FHM's list of 'Top 100 Sexist Women in the World 2008'.
Personal quotes from Tricia Helfer
I would change the push for women to look like Playmate Barbie dolls, that is just ridiculous. - one thing she would change about film industry
Tricia Helfer Filmography
"Battlestar Galactica" .... Number Six / ... (62 episodes, 2004-2008)
... aka BSG (USA: promotional abbreviation)
- The Hub (2008) TV episode .... Number Six
- Sine Qua Non (2008) TV episode .... Number Six / Caprica / Natalie
- Guess What's Coming to Dinner (2008) TV episode .... Number Six / Caprica / Natalie
- Faith (2008) TV episode .... Number Six / Natalie
- The Road Less Traveled (2008) TV episode (credit only) .... Number Six
"The Spectacular Spider-Man" .... Black Cat (1 episode, 2008)
- Persona (2008) TV episode (voice) .... Black Cat
Command & Conquer 3: Kane's Wrath (2008) (VG) .... Kilian Qatar
Battlestar Galactica: Razor (2007) (TV) .... Number Six / Gina
... aka Razor (USA: short title)
Walk All Over Me (2007) .... Celene
The Green Chain (2007) .... Leila Cole
Command & Conquer 3: Tiberium Wars (2007) (VG) .... Kilian Qatar - Nod General
"Supernatural" .... Molly McNamara (1 episode, 2007)
- Roadkill (2007) TV episode .... Molly McNamara
Spiral (2007) .... Sasha
Them (2007) (TV) .... Naomi Tyler Moore
Memory (2006/II) .... Stephanie Jacobs
The Genius Club (2006) .... Ally Simon
"The Collector" .... Janis Eisner (1 episode, 2006)
- The V.J. (2006) TV episode .... Janis Eisner
Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Charlie's Angels' (2004) (TV) .... Farrah Fawcett-Majors
Battlestar Galactica (2003) (TV) .... Number Six
... aka Battlestar Galactica: The Miniseries (USA: long title)
White Rush (2003) .... Eva
"CSI: Crime Scene Investigation" .... Ashleigh James (1 episode, 2002)
... aka C.S.I. (USA: short title)
... aka CSI: Las Vegas (USA: syndication title)
... aka CSI: Weekends (USA: promotional title)
... aka Experts, Les (Canada: French title)
- The Hunger Artist (2002) TV episode .... Ashleigh James
"Jeremiah" .... Sarah (2 episodes, 2002)
- The Long Road: Part 1 (2002) TV episode .... Sarah
- The Long Road: Part 2 (2002) TV episode .... Sarah
Eventual Wife (2000) .... Inga