Zoie Palmer’s love of acting began at an early age. Raised in Cornwall, England, Palmer moved to Toronto to pursue her career where she graduated from York University’s Theatre Program with a B.F.A.
Palmer has appeared in an array of television productions, notably starring as Ronald Reagan's daughter, “Patti”, in The Reagans, the critically-acclaimed MOW that was nominated for a slate of Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe. Palmer also appeared in the Emmy Award-winning TV movie, Out of the Ashes, co-starring alongside Christine Lahti and Beau Bridges. One of Zoie’s best known roles is as Goth musician “Patsy” in the series Instant Star. Palmer also garnered notice for her role as Coast Guard rescue swimmer “Carly Grieg” in the Global series, The Guard. She has guest starred on such shows as Odyssey 5, Bliss, Doc, 1-800-Missing and Murdoch Mysteries. Currently, she can be seen playing the role of “Lauren”, scientist to the Fae, in the Showcase series Lost Girl.
Palmer’s film career is quickly catching up to her television success. She has starred in two acclaimed short films: Snapshots for Henry, which was nominated for a Genie Award as Best Live Action Short Drama, and Terminal Venus, by Alexandre Franchi, for which she was honoured with the Best Actor Award at the Baja California Film Festival. 2010 was an especially busy year for Palmer as she landed a supporting role in M. Night Shyamalan’s thriller Devil, along with her starring role in The Untitled Work of Paul Shepard, for which she was nominated for a prestigious ACTRA Award. She was recently reunited with her co-star from The Guard, Ryan Robbins, in the crime thriller Cold Blooded, and has most recently finished filming the comedy Sex After Kids, written and directed by Jeremy Lalonde.
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