Amanda Tapping opens the guest list at FedCon 31. The British-born actress has starred as Dr. Samantha Carter in 211 episodes of the cult science fiction series Stargate SG-1. For Stargate Atlantis and other spin-offs of the hit series, she once again slipped into this popular role.
Tapping, who lives in Canada, completed a four-year acting course at the Windsor School of Dramatic Art and then took on her first roles in well-known productions such as The X-Files and Due South. In the series Sanctuary (2008 – 2011), she not only took on the lead role of Dr. Helen Magnus, but also served as a producer. Amanda Tapping made her directorial debut in 2004 with an episode of Stargate SG-1.
Nowadays, she primarily works as a director for various TV series, but also takes on roles in front of the camera from time to time, including, for example, in Supernatural, in the SF series Travelers or currently in Motherland: Fort Salem.