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Sheila McCarthy

Sheila McCarthy is a Canadian stage, film and television actress, singer and dancer, best known for playing Polly Vandersma in the feature film I've Heard the Mermaids Singing, as well as supporting character Sarah Hamoudi (Cunningham) in the television series Little Mosque on the Prairie. She's a graduate in Theatre and Art History from the University of Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. In her career, she's won 2 Genie Awards (film), 2 Gemini Awards (television), and 2 Dora Awards (theater), along with multiple nominations.

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Jan 1, 1956 In Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Ray Bradbury Theater 1985-05-21
Latest Project:
Movie The Middle Man 2021-09-17
Known For
Poster of Anything for Jackson
Poster of Level 16
Poster of The Day After Tomorrow
Poster of Duct Tape Forever
Movie The Middle Man Mrs. Stout 2021-09-17
Movie Anything for Jackson Audrey Walsh 2020-04-04
Movie Like a House on Fire Katherine 2020-09-10
Movie The Broken Hearts Gallery Cheryl Gulliver 2020-09-11
Movie Happy Place Joyce 2020-09-27
Movie Isabelle Ann Pelway 2019-05-24
Series The Umbrella Academy Agnes 2019-02-15
Movie Christmas 9 to 5 Rose Stark 2019-11-24
Movie The Christmas Club Miss Maggie 2019-11-27
Movie Level 16 Mrs. Denison 2018-02-20
Movie Still/Born Sheila 2018-02-09
Series The Detail Helen Mailer 2018-03-25
Movie Cardinals Valerie Walker 2017-09-07
Series Star Trek: Discovery Mother 2017-09-24
Series The Good Doctor Rose Babcock 2017-09-25
Movie Considering Love and Other Magic Veronica 2017-11-17
Movie Brace for Impact Faradee Gilchrist 2016-04-03
Movie Ice Girls Aunt Ginger 2016-03-11
Series Private Eyes Shirl Glinski 2016-05-26
Movie Milton's Secret Luz 2016-09-30
Movie Losing My Edge Rita 2014-04-11
Movie Dear Viola Peggy 2014-03-16
Movie A Fighting Man Rose O'Connor 2014-04-24
Series Orphan Black Connie Hendrix (voice) 2013-03-30
Movie Antiviral Dev Harvey 2012-09-19
Movie Year of the Carnivore Mrs. Smalls 2009-05-01
Movie The Stone Angel Doris 2007-09-12
Series Little Mosque on the Prairie Sarah Hamoudi 2007-01-09
Movie Breakfast with Scot Miss Patterson (uncredited) 2007-11-16
Movie Cow Belles Fran Walker 2006-03-24
Movie Bailey's Billion$ Peggy Delaney 2005-08-05
Movie Confessions of a Teenage Drama Queen Mrs. Gerard 2004-02-17
Movie Weird Sex and Snowshoes: A Trek Through the Canadian Cinematic Psyche Unknown 2004-01-01
Movie The Day After Tomorrow Judith 2004-05-26
Movie Geraldine's Fortune Tina Larose 2004-10-22
Movie Being Julia Grace Dexter 2004-09-03
Movie Full-Court Miracle Mrs. Klein 2003-11-21
Movie Duct Tape Forever Easterbrook (uncredited) 2002-04-12
Movie Lathe of Heaven Penny 2002-09-08
Series Puppets Who Kill Unknown 2002-10-04
Movie The Rats Miss Paige 2002-09-17
Movie Haven Eva 2001-02-11
Movie Rare Birds Claire 2001-09-09
Movie Virtual Mom Holly 2000-01-01
Movie Custody of the Heart Unknown 2000-08-28
Movie You Know My Name Mrs. Lynn 1999-08-22
Series Too Rich: The Secret Life of Doris Duke Tammy 1999-02-21
Series Emily of New Moon Laura Murray 1998-01-04
Series More Tales of the City Unknown 1998-06-07
Movie Dead Husbands Jane Armitage 1998-12-02
Movie Shadow Zone: My Teacher Ate My Homework Jesse's Mom 1997-01-01
Movie House Arrest Gwenna Krupp 1996-08-14
Movie A Woman of Independent Means Totsie 1995-02-19
Movie The Possession of Michael D. Jenny 1995-05-02
Movie The Awakening Nancy 1995-11-04
Movie Menendez: A Killing in Beverly Hills Jill Lansing 1994-05-22
Movie The Lotus Eaters Diana Kingswood 1993-09-12
Movie A Private Matter Diane Callaghan 1992-06-20
Movie Liza Minnelli Live from Radio City Music Hall Herself 1992-12-06
Movie Beethoven Lives Upstairs Sophie 1992-09-30
Movie Paradise Sally Pike 1991-09-18
Movie Stepping Out Andy 1991-10-11
Movie Montreal Stories Ann Stuart 1991-11-08
Movie Die Hard 2 Samantha 'Sam' Coleman 1990-07-02
Movie White Room Zelda 1990-09-06
Movie Beautiful Dreamers Unknown 1990-06-05
Movie Pacific Heights Liz Hamilton 1990-09-28
Movie Bright Angel Nina 1990-11-01
Movie George's Island Miss Birdwood 1989-08-15
Movie Friends, Lovers, & Lunatics Kathy 1989-11-10
Movie Really Weird Tales Ellie Hutchins 1987-02-02
Movie I've Heard the Mermaids Singing Polly Vandersma 1987-09-11
Movie The Marriage Bed Lynn Reailly 1986-12-22
Movie 9B Heather 1986-09-06
Series The Ray Bradbury Theater Unknown 1985-05-21
Series The New Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1985-09-29