|Starring Cast Member|
|Birthdate:||April 11, 1974 (age 39)|
|Birthplace:||Donalda, Alberta, Canada|
|First appearance:||"La Sicaria"|
Biography[edit | edit source]
Helfer was born in the rural community of Donalda in Stettler County, Alberta. She was discovered by modeling agency scout at age 17.After Helfer quit modeling in 2001, she decide to be a actress. She hosted a Canadian television fashion program, Canada's Next Top Model. 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. She later played a model, Ashleigh James, in the May 16, 2002 CSI episode, "The Hunger Artist". In 2003, she played Number Six on Battlestar Galactica. The Next Year, she portrayed Farrah Fawcett in the telemovie 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. She appeared in Spiral and The Green Chain later the same year. In October 2006, it was announced that Helfer would not return to host the second season of Canada's Next Top Model so she could concentrate on Battlestar Galactica. Helfer had a recurring role on CBS' Two and a Half Men. She played Gail. She guest starred in "Resonance," the second episode of Warehouse 13 as FBI Agent Bonnie Belski on Syfy. Helfer has joined the cast of Jerry Bruckheimer’s TNT drama, Dark Blue, as FBI Special Agent Alex Rice. The show was cancelled in November 2010 because of its very low ratings. she appeared in the two-part finale of season 7 of the CBS series Criminal Minds. In 2013 she'll be the main character in ABC´s Killer Women, which will be a remake of Argentinian drama Mujeres Asesinas, with producer Sofia Vergara.
Trivia[edit | edit source]
- Helfer is of German, English, Swedish and Norwegian descent