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, Mass Effect 2 as EDI, and the lead character, Sarah Kerrigan in the Bizzard’s Starcraft 2.
Later, Helfer joined the cast of the NBC drama, The Firm. Just prior, Helfer was seen on Jerry Bruckheimer’s Dark Blue as a series regular opposite Dylan McDermott. Helfer has also been seen in the horror thriller Open House co-starring Brian Geraghty and Stephen Moyer, and in A Beginner’s Guide to Endings with Harvey Keitel, Scott Caan, and JK Simmons (both films released in 2010).
Most recently, Tricia can be heard in Tron: Uprising as the voice of The Grid and seen in the ABC series Killer Women.
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.