Cara Gee | Srivideo
Biography | Posted: Friday, 27th November
Born/Date of Birth: 17 November 1983
Place of Birth: Calgary, Alberta, Canada
Education: University of Windsor
Known for: Empire of Dirt, The Expanse
Cara Gee is a Canadian film, television, and stage actress.
Gee is primarily known as a stage actress in Toronto, Ontario, where her acting credits have included productions of Margaret Atwood's The Penelopiad, Daniel MacIvor's Arigato, Tokyo, Tomson Highway's The Rez Sisters Cliff Cardinal's Stitch, Birdtown and Swanville's 36 Little Plays About Hopeless Girls and Louise Dupré's Tout comme elle.
She made her feature film debut in Empire of Dirt for which she was nominated for a Canadian Screen Award. For this role, she also won a Special Jury award at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival as well as an award for Best Actress at the American Indian Film Festival. In 2013, at TIFF, Gee was named one of the festival's annual Rising Stars.
Gee also worked in television, playing guest roles in the television series King and Republic of Doyle. In 2014, she starred as one of the lead characters in the Western drama series Strange Empire on CBC Television, for one season until it was cancelled in 2015.
As of 2016, Gee stars in the 33-episode web series Inhuman Condition, which airs on the KindaTV YouTube channel. Since 2017 she has played the role of Camina Drummer on the Syfy/Amazon television series The Expanse.
Gee is Ojibwe. She was born in Calgary, Alberta, and raised in Aurora, Ontario. She married Richard de Klerk in 2019.
Awards and nominations
Gee garnered a Canadian Screen Award nomination for Best Actress at the 2nd Canadian Screen Awards for her performance in Empire of Dirt. For this role, she also won a Special Jury Award at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival as well as an award for Best Actress at the American Indian Film Festival.