Tammy Gillis - Biography

Tammy Gillis is a Canadian actor-director. She grew up in Manitoba, acting from a young age, playing a variety of roles in school plays. After high school, she went on to study at the University of Manitoba, where she was discovered by a modeling scout and cast in both a series of commercial for "Greenkids" and the award-winning short film "Heart of the World", directed by Guy Maddin.

Since then, Tammy has added over 50 credits to her name and made TV guest appearances on "Motive" (CTV/ABC), "Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce" (Bravo), "Supernatural" (CW), "Lost Girl" (Showcase), "Blue Mountain State" (Spike TV), "Endgame" (Showcase), "Ties That Bind" (UpTV) and many more. She has recurred on "Less Than Kind" (HBO Canada), "jPod" (CBC) and "Signed Sealed Delivered" (Hallmark). Additional work in which Tammy has appeared includes the feature film "White Noise 2", "Shooter" and "No Men Beyond This Point", as well as leading roles in "Unleashing Mr. Darcy" (Hallmark), "A Novel Romance" (Hallmark), and "Stolen from the Womb" (Lifetime).

Tammy's most notable upcoming projects are part two of the "Signed Sealed Delivered" movie series "Impossible Dream", which tells the real story of a group of female soldiers that were sent out onto the battlefield alongside the Rangers, and the feature film "Menorca", shot in Winnipeg and Spain, in which she has the starring lead role. She also acted in, produced, and directed "The Support Group", an original web comedy series.

Divvying up her time among Vancouver, the east coast of Canada and Los Angeles, Tammy is a rising star who brings years of entertainment industry experience to the table. A well respected member of the community, she served as a jury member for the Canadian Screen Awards this past year. Tammy also volunteers as a mentor in the current 2016 WIFTV actor mentorship program, as well as last year's program. She has been profiled on Vancouver Television, Novus TV, YPNextHome and has appeared in numerous publications including TV Week, Playback Magazine, Talent Monthly, The Academy of Canadian Television and Cinema, The Vancouver Sun, Vancouver Magazine, Reel West, The Winnipeg Sun, The Toronto Sun, The Edmonton Sun, 24 Hours and many more. She was chosen as one of the Fresh Face Stars in the magazine Femme Fatale and "The Sharp Woman" in the very first issue of Sharp Magazine. She has both talent and versatility that lends itself well to any project.