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Lexus "Lexa" Doig

Lexa Doig

At Toronto Trek 20
Birth name Alexandra Doig
Born June 8, 1973 (1973-06-08) (age 34)
Flag of Canada Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Spouse(s) Michael Shanks (2003-present)

Alexandra L. Doig (born June 8, 1973) is a Canadian actress, known by her stage name Lexa Doig. She is perhaps best known for her role as Rommie in the science fiction TV series Andromeda, and has appeared on the Stargate SG-1 as a recurring member of the cast. Image File history File links Metadata Size of this preview: 379 × 599 pixelsFull resolution (434 × 686 pixel, file size: 65 KB, MIME type: image/jpeg) File history Legend: (cur) = this is the current file, (del) = delete this old version, (rev) = revert to this old version. ... is the 159th day of the year (160th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links This is a lossless scalable vector image. ... Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area [1] Ranked... For other uses, see Shanks (disambiguation). ... is the 159th day of the year (160th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1973 (MCMLXXIII) was a common year starting on Monday (link will display full calendar) of the 1973 Gregorian calendar. ... Actors in period costume sharing a joke whilst waiting between takes during location filming. ... A stage name, also called a screen name, is a pseudonym used by performers and entertainers such as actors, comedians, musicians, djs, clowns, and professional wrestlers. ... Rommie on Andromeda. ... Science fiction is a form of speculative fiction principally dealing with the impact of imagined science and technology, or both, upon society and persons as individuals. ... Television series redirects here. ... Gene Roddenberrys Andromeda is an American science fiction television series, based on unused material by Gene Roddenberry developed by Robert Hewitt Wolfe, and produced posthumously by his widow, Majel Roddenberry. ... Stargate SG-1 (often abbreviated as SG-1) is a science fiction television series, part of the Stargate franchise. ...

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Biography

Career

At sixteen, she enrolled in a modelling course and was immediately picked up by an agent. Doig did commercials and model work, before dropping out of high school during her final year to pursue an acting career. She worked on stage productions of Romeo and Juliet and Arsenic and Old Lace while auditioning for film and television roles. Doig had a small role on Gene Roddenberry's Earth: Final Conflict, but her first significant role was on William Shatner's series TekWar. Doig played "Cowgirl", a specialist in tracking and obtaining information from the net. Photograph of the once famous model Dovima A model is a person who poses or displays for purposes of art, fashion, or other products and advertising. ... From the earliest days of the medium, television has been used as a vehicle for advertising in some countries. ... Romeo and Juliet in the famous balcony scene by Ford Madox Brown For other uses, see Romeo and Juliet (disambiguation). ... Arsenic and Old Lace is a play by American playwright Joseph Kesselring, written in 1939. ... Eugene Wesley Roddenberry (August 19, 1921 – October 24, 1991) was an American scriptwriter and producer. ... Earth: Final Conflict is a science fiction television series posthumously created by Gene Roddenberry. ... William Alan Shatner (born on March 22, 1931) is a Canadian actor who gained fame for playing James Tiberius Kirk of the USS Enterprise in the television show Star Trek from 1966 to 1969 and in seven of the subsequent movies. ... TekWar is the title of a series of science fiction novels by William Shatner which gave rise to a TV series and short series of TV movies in which Shatner also appeared. ...

"I walked out of the audition absolutely convinced I had blown it, and then my agent called to tell me I got the part. I was leaping around my parents' house and screaming at the top of my lungs. I knew then I'd chosen the right profession and I've never looked back since."

Doig landed the role of Tina Backus on the short-lived series CI5: The New Professionals in 1998. In 2000 Doig was in another Roddenberry series, Andromeda. She portrayed the artificial intelligence of the title ship in dual roles - as seen on viewscreens or holograms, and a separate android avatar called Rommie. In 2001, Doig was the female lead in the horror film Jason X. Doig also appeared in several episodes for the ninth and tenth seasons of Stargate SG-1 in a recurring role as Dr. Carolyn Lam. She also has a recurring role as college professor Wendy Paulson in the second season of The 4400. Year 1998 (MCMXCVIII) was a common year starting on Thursday (link will display full 1998 Gregorian calendar). ... Gene Roddenberrys Andromeda is an American science fiction television series, based on unused material by Gene Roddenberry developed by Robert Hewitt Wolfe, and produced posthumously by his widow, Majel Roddenberry. ... Garry Kasparov playing against Deep Blue, the first machine to win a chess game against a reigning world champion. ... “Mechanoid” redirects here. ... Example of an avatar as used on internet forums. ... Jason X is a 2002 science fiction and slasher film, the tenth in the Friday the 13th film series, starring Kane Hodder as the mass murderer Jason Voorhees. ... Dr. Carolyn Lam is a fictional character in the science fiction television series Stargate SG-1 played by Lexa Doig. ... The 4400 is a science fiction television program produced by the USA Network and Sky One. ...


Personal life

Doig was born in Toronto, Ontario, to a Filipina mother, Gloria, and a father of Irish and Scottish descent, David.[1][2] She was raised in Toronto, where her family held season tickets to their local theatre. Doig enjoys reading, rollerblading, and playing RPG computer games and Dungeons & Dragons. She wanted to be an actress at the age of nine after seeing a production of Porgy and Bess. Motto: Ut Incepit Fidelis Sic Permanet (Latin: Loyal she began, loyal she remains) Capital Toronto Largest city Toronto Official languages English Government - Lieutenant-Governor James K. Bartleman - Premier Dalton McGuinty (Liberal) Federal representation in Canadian Parliament - House seats 106 - Senate seats 24 Confederation July 1, 1867 (1st) Area [1] Ranked... Motto Maka-Diyos, Makatao, Makakalikasan, at Makabayan (English: For God, People, Nature, and Country) Anthem Lupang Hinirang Chosen Land Capital Manila Largest city Quezon City Official languages Filipino, English1 Recognised regional languages Bikol, Cebuano, Hiligaynon, Ilokano, Kapampangan, Pangasinan, Tagalog, Waray-Waray[1] Government Unitary presidential constitution republic  -  President Gloria Macapagal... This article is about the country. ... Roller skating girl in Rome, Italy (soul grind) Roller skating is travelling on smooth terrain with roller skates. ... This article or section does not cite any references or sources. ... Dungeons & Dragons (abbreviated as D&D or DnD) is a fantasy role-playing game (RPG) originally designed by Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson, and first published in 1974 by Gygaxs company Tactical Studies Rules (TSR). ... The cast of Porgy and Bess during the Boston try-out prior to the Broadway opening. ...


After working with husband-to-be and guest star Michael Shanks on Andromeda, in the episodes Star Crossed in 2001 and Day of Judgement, Day of Wrath in 2003, the two actors got married on August 2 of the same year. They have two children: daughter Mia Tabitha Shanks (born September 13, 2004) and son, Samuel David Shanks (born March 19, 2006). For other uses, see Shanks (disambiguation). ... Gene Roddenberrys Andromeda is an American science fiction television series, based on unused material by Gene Roddenberry developed by Robert Hewitt Wolfe, and produced posthumously by his widow, Majel Roddenberry. ... is the 214th day of the year (215th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 256th day of the year (257th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... is the 78th day of the year (79th in leap years) in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday (link displays full 2006 calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Filmography

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References

  1. ^ http://www.mixedfolks.com/aactors2.htm
  2. ^ http://www.yolk.com/v096/doig1.html

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NAME Doig, Alexandra Lexa
ALTERNATIVE NAMES
SHORT DESCRIPTION Canadian actress
DATE OF BIRTH June 8, 1973
PLACE OF BIRTH Toronto, Ontario
DATE OF DEATH
PLACE OF DEATH

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