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Barbara Tyson (born October 1, 1964) is an actress from Barrie, Ontario, Canada.

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Year Title Role
2011 Barbie: A Fairy Secret Tracy Clinger
2012 Barbie in A Mermaid Tale 2 Ambassador Selena

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Barbara Tyson (born October 1, 1964) is a Canadian actress known for appearing in hit TV series Neon RiderCold SquadER andThe Twilight Zone. One of her first notable television roles was in Another World as Dawn Rollo, the first HIV-positive character to be introduced in a daytime soap opera in the United States.[1] She was credited as Barbara Bush in her early roles.[2]

Originally from Capreol, Ontario,[2] she moved with her mother several times in childhood after her parents' divorce,[2] finally spending her teen years in Barrie. Her first-ever acting audition was for a role in the Donald Sutherland film Threshold, which went to Mare Winningham.[3] She had early guest roles in Canadian television, and appeared as Carol Burnett's daughter in the television film Between Friends, before moving to New York Cityin 1985.[3] She had just $1.87 in her savings account the day she won her role in Another World.[4] After that role ended, she continued to appear in guest roles before securing her starring role in the Canadian series Neon Rider, which lasted for four seasons.[4]

She was nominated for a Gemini Award for Best Guest Performance in a Series by an Actor or Actress in 1994 for a guest appearance in North of 60.[5]

Filmography

  • Hangin' In as Babs (1 episode, 1982)
  • Between Friends (1983) (TV) as Francie
  • Night Heat as Susan Taylor (1 episode, 1985)
  • The Edison Twins as Janis (2 episodes, 1985)
  • Another World (1964) TV series as Dawn 'Ivy' Rollo (unknown episodes, 1987–1988)
  • Charles in Charge as Veronica Radford (1 episode, 1989)
  • The Famous Teddy Z (1 episode)
  • Murphy Brown as Secretary #22 (1 episode, 1989)
  • Ernest Goes to Jail (1990) as Charlotte Sparrow
  • Alien Nation as Lorraine Clark (2 episodes, 1990)
  • The Fanelli Boys as Miss Hollister (1 episode, 1990)
  • Pacific Heights (1990) as Amy
  • Sweating Bullets as Glenda Lee Haggerty / ... (2 episodes, 1991–1992)
  • Neon Rider as Eleanor James (39 episodes, 1991–1994)
  • Blossom as Diane (1 episode, 1992)
  • North of 60 as Lindy Olssen (2 episodes, 1993–1994)
  • M.A.N.T.I.S. as Terry Mills (1 episode, 1994)
  • Highlander: The Series as Barbara Waverly (1 episode, 1994)
  • The Final Cut (1995) as Veronica Waller
  • ER as Gwen (1 episode, 1995)
  • Mixed Blessings (1995) (TV) as Gayle
  • To Brave Alaska (1996) (TV) as Barbara DeCreeft
  • Two as FBI Agent Theresa 'Terry' Carter (most episodes, 1996)
  • Remembrance (1996) (TV) (voice) as Adult Vanessa
  • Poltergeist: The Legacy as Miranda Blake (1 episode, 1996)
  • Viper as Stephanie Sloan (1 episode, 1997)
  • Baby Monitor: Sound of Fear (1998) (TV) as Carol Whitson
  • Resurrection (1999) as Sara Prudhomme
  • Nash Bridges as Gretchen Hale (1 episode, 1999)
  • The Christmas Secret (2000) (TV) as Sasha
  • So Weird as Sarah (1 episode, 2000)
  • Running Mates (2000) (TV) as Newscaster #3
  • Beautiful Joe (2000) as Sylvie
  • Ratz (2000) (TV) as Judy Weingarten
  • First Wave as Dr. Mira Ruben (1 episode, 2000)
  • The Pretender as Robin Gantry (1 episode, 2000)
  • Final Destination (2000) as Barbara Browning
  • Andromeda as Voice Artist (1 episode, 2001)
  • Mysterious Ways as Leslie Gilmour (1 episode, 2001)
  • Trapped (2001) (TV) as Lauren Gertz
  • Just Cause as Courtney Van Dam (1 episode, 2002)
  • Cheats (2002) as Mrs. Herman
  • John Doe as Ruthless DA (1 episode, 2002)
  • The Twilight Zone as Hilary McGreevey (1 episode, 2002)
  • K-9: P.I. (2002) (V) as Catherine
  • The Outer Limits as Carrie Emerson (3 episodes, 1995–2002)
  • The Chris Isaak Show as Joanna (1 episode, 2002)
  • Jake 2.0 as Elena Dankova (1 episode, 2003)
  • Peacemakers as Luci Prescott (9 episodes, 2003)
  • 5ive Days to Midnight (2004) (TV) as Mandy Murphy
  • The Collector as Business Woman / ... (1 episode, 2005)
  • Cold Squad as Emily / ... (2 episodes, 2001–2005)
  • The 4400 as Lucy Gelder (1 episode, 2006)
  • Falcon Beach as Peggy (1 episode, 2006)
  • Battle in Seattle (2007) as Anna
  • Painkiller Jane as Betty Boone (1 episode, 2007)
  • Luna: Spirit of the Whale (2007) (TV) as Lucy
  • A.M.P.E.D. as Mrs. Alessi (1 episode, 2007)
  • Fear Itself as Candace (1 episode, 2008)
  • Wolf Canyon (2009) (TV) as Carol / Mayor Wyatt
  • Revolution (2009) (TV) as Anna
  • Trust (2009) (TV) as Francis
  • The Egg Factory (2009) as Ellen
  • Barbie in A Mermaid Tale 2 (2012) as Ambassador Selena

References

  1. Jump up^ "Soap Operas and AIDS: From Tragedies to Triumph". Daytime Confidential, December 1, 2010.
  2. ^ Jump up to:a b c "Barbara Bush Rides Out the Pain of a Doomed Soap Opera Role". People, February 1, 1988.
  3. ^ Jump up to:a b "Canadian victim of AIDS storyline". Toronto Star, March 21, 1988. p. C8.
  4. ^ Jump up to:a b "Finding her own strength brought stronger roles". Vancouver Sun, June 9, 1995. p. C3.
  5. Jump up^ "Neon Rider basking in shine of four Gemini nominations". Vancouver Sun, January 28, 1994. p. C3.

External links

  • Barbara Tyson at the Internet Movie Database

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