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Rebecca Jenkins

Rebecca Jenkins is one of those rare multi-talented people who make it all look effortless. As an actor, she embodies her character down to every last nuance. As a singer, her voice carries a warmth that feels both real and ethereal. Jenkins burst onto the Canadian film scene with her charismatic acting and singing performance in Anne Wheeler's Bye Bye Blues, for which she received a Best Actress Genie Award. Her feature films include Interstate 60, Bob Roberts, Darrow, South of Wawa and Cowboys Don't Cry.

Jenkins' many starring roles in movies for television include CBC's Family Reunion (her first film and first Gemini Award nomination), CBS's And Never Let Her Go, Guilty Hearts, Catch A Falling Star; Disney's Angels in the Infield; ABC's The Ruby Silver; and NBC's Bad Prospects, Till Death Do Us Part, Honour Bright and Harvest, for which she received another Gemini Award nomination. Her films for cable include Showtime's, Bad Prospect and USA Networks' Split Image.

Jenkins is well known for her starring roles in CBC and Alliance's successful series Black Harbour, for which she received a Gemini Award nomination, and in Atlantis's Destiny Ridge. She recently guest-starred on A&E's Nero Wolfe and CTV's The Associates, and has appeared in Outer Limits, Beyond Reality, Avonlea and Street Legal.

As a singer, Jenkins toured with Parachute Club and Jane Siberry. Jenkins continues to perform on occasion. Her most recent musical performance was in a tribute to Joni Mitchell.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Rebecca Jenkins Facts

BirthplaceInnisfail, Alberta, Canada

Selected Filmography

Not available.