Tricia Helfer, Number Six, “Battlestar Galactica,” Coming to
|“Don’t make me angry, Gaius. You wouldn’t like me when I’m angry!”|
|Tricia Helfer is a Canadian actress and former model who has appeared in ad campaigns for high end designers such as Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren, Versace, Givenchy and Dolce Gabbana among others. She has also graced the covers of Flare, ELLE, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, and Vogue to name a few. |
In 2002, Helfer retired from fashion modeling and moved to Los Angeles where she quickly landed a number of roles including guest starring in the second season finale of the hit series “C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation.” In 2003, she landed the role of humanoid Cylon ‘Number Six’ in the critically acclaimed, award-winning SciFi series “Battlestar Galactica,” written and produced by Ronald D. Moore.
During her hiatus from the show, Helfer also starred in a number of other projects including landing the lead role of ‘Farrah Fawcett’ in the film “Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Charlie’s Angels” on NBC, and filming the lead role of ‘Stephanie Jacobs’ in the independent feature “Memory” opposite Dennis Hopper. Helfer also starred opposite LeeLee Sobieski in the independent feature “Walk All Over Me” which debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival.
In 2008 Helfer joined the cast of the USA Network’s hit series “Burn Notice” for a multi-episode arc and in 2009 she filmed recurring guest spots on the CBS hit show “Two and a Half Men,” and Fox drama, “Human Target.” She also showcased her voiceover talents for mega-hit, video game franchises in “Halo: ODST” as Commander Veronica Dare and will soon be reviving her characters from “Mass Effect 2” as EDI, and the lead character, Sarah Kerrigan in Bizzard’s “Starcraft 2” for which she won a Spike Award for her voiceover work.
Helfer was next seen as series regular in the second season of Jerry Bruckheimer’s “Dark Blue” opposite Dylan McDermott. Helfer also starred in the horror thriller “Open House” co-starring Brian Geraghty and Stephen Moyer which premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival. Helfer returned to the Toronto International Film Festival for “A Beginner’s Guide to Endings” co-starring Harvey Keitel, Scott Caan and JK Simmons.
In 2010 Tricia filmed guest roles on “Lie to Me” with Tim Roth and “No Ordinary Family” with Michael Chicklas. Tricia is pleased to be working again with Ron Moore on the NBC/Sony Pictures’ new drama “17th Precinct”.
In her down time, Tricia is an avid motorbike rider, likes to hike and dedicates herself to animal causes. She currently resides in Los Angeles.