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Kari Matchett Birthday Highlights

Birth Name
Kari Matchett
Place Of Birth
Spalding, Canada
53 years old
Birth Date
March 24 1970

Kari Matchett Facts

Child Star?
Education & Qualifications
Moscow Theatre School
Net Worth
Current Partner
David Lyons
Jude Lyon Matchett

About Kari Matchett 

Kari Matchett was part of Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Ontario, where she performed on the stage for three years.

Kari Matchett is more into TV series compared to movies. 'The Rez' (1996) is her debut series on Canadian Television, where she acted in a supporting role (with a character name: Tanya Nanibush Beakhert).

She later followed her career by working on tv shows, including 'Forever Knight' (1996), 'Undue Influence' (1996), and 'Ready Or Not' (1996–1997). As an actress, she has also acted in many movies. Her first film debut was in the '90s in the film 'Papertrail' followed by 'Apartment Hunting' (2000), 'Angel Eyes' (2001), 'Men With Brooms' (2002), and 'Cube 2: Hypercube' (2002), where she played the character of Kate Filmore. Some of the TV series she played in supporting roles are 'Blue Murder' and 'A Nero Wolfe Mystery'.

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Kari Matchett's Net Worth, Earnings & Spending Habits

What is Kari Matchett's net worth?

The net worth of this Canadian actress is estimated to be around $3 million.

How much does Kari Matchett earn per year?

The annual income of Kari Matchett is not known.

Height, Age & Physical Attributes

How tall is Kari Matchett?

Kari Matchett is 5 ft 6 in(168 cm) tall.

How old is Kari Matchett?

The birth date of Kari Matchett is March 25, 1970. Kari Matchett is 52 years old as of 2022.

Childhood And Education

On March 25, 1970, Kari Matchett was born in Spalding, Saskatchewan, Canada. She did her schooling at Lethbridge Collegiate Institute in Lethbridge. Before pursuing a film career, Kari took acting classes at Moscow Theatre School and the National Theatre School of Canada. No information about her parents and siblings is available. She has one son named Jude Lyon Matchett. She is Canadian and is settled in Los Angeles with her son as of 2022.

Family, Romance, And Relationships

 Who is Kari Matchett's partner?

Kari Matchett married TW Peacocke, a TV producer, film director, and actor, in 1998. They got divorced in 2006. There were rumors about her relationship with actor James Allodi, her co-star in the film 'Men With Brooms'. Later, Kari started dating David Lyons in 2007. The couple is blessed with a baby boy, Jude Lyon Matchett, born in June 2013.

Career And Professional Highlights

Best Known For…

Kari Matchett is a renowned Canadian TV actress famously recognized for her role in 'Covert Affairs' (2010-2014) as Joan Campbell and in the science fiction movie 'Cube 2: Hypercube' (2002), where she played Kate Filmore, and the series was commercially successful.

She has had a long, successful career from 1996-2017. She acted in more than 30 Tv series as the main lead or a supporting role. Since 1996, she has acted in many TV series; some of the series are listed here along with the character name she played. In 1996 'Forever Knight' (as Alyss de Brabant in the episode 'Dead Of Knight'), 'Undue Influence' (As Mercie Reed), and between 1996–1997 Kate appeared in a recurring role in 'Ready Or Not' (as Sheila Ramone).

The 1997 series includes 'Psi Factor: Chronicles Of The Paranormal', the TV film 'What Happened To Bobby Earl?' 'Breach Of Faith: A Family O Cops 2', and 'Viper' (as Beatrice). In 1998, she acted in almost five series, which included 'Once A Thief, Poltergeist: The Legacy', 'A Marriage Of Convenience' (as Elizabeth Fenwick), 'Earth: Final Conflict (as a recurring role in seasons one and two and acted in episodes 'Pandora's Box', 'Law & Order'.

From 1998-2000, she acted in the leading role in the series 'Power Play' (as Colleen Blessed). The series was nominated for the Gemini award.

Some of her other series and Tv films, in which she worked from 2000-2021, include '24' (as Lisa Miller), 'Studio 60 On The Sunset Strip' (as Mary Tate), 'Heartland' (as Kate Armstrong), 'Criminal Minds' (as Amy Bridges), 'Meteor Storm' (as Dr. Michelle Young), in 2012 TV film 'The Riverbank' (as Kate Mason), 'The Horses Of McBride' (as Avril Davidson), the four-episode series, 'Leverage' (as Maggie Collins), '5ive Days To Midnight' ( as Claudia Whitney), 'A Nero Wolfe Mystery' (as Lily Rowan), appeared in the main role in season four, 'Blue Murder' (as detective Elaine Bender) and many more. Her latest series was 2021, released named 'Charmed' (as Lori Brewster in the episode 'O, The Tangled Web') and 'Supergirl' (as Jean Rankin in the episodes' Blind Spots' and 'Still I Rise'.)

Apart from numerous series Kari Matchett appeared in almost 14 movies from 1998-2019. Some of the movies include the 1998 movie 'Papertrail' (acted as Alison Enola), 'Apartment Hunting', 'Men With Brooms', 'Angel Eyes', 'Cypher' (as Diane), and '19 Months' (as Page), 2006 released movie 'Civic Duty'. In 'Civic Duty', she portrayed the character Marla Allen, 2011 released 'Goose On The Loose' (as Donna Archer), 'The Tree Of Life' (in a supporting role as Jack's ex), 2015 released 'Lead With Your Heart' (as Maura Mccabe Walker). The latest Movie of Kari Matchett is 2019, released 'Code 8' (as Mary Reed).

What awards has Kari Matchett won?

Kari Matchett is nominated for Gemini Awards (2000) for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Role in a Dramatic Series for the Canadian drama series 'Power Play'. Later in 2001, she was nominated for Gemini Awards for her roles in 'A Colder Kind Of Death' and 'Blue Murder'. Where she won the award for 'Blue Murder' as the Best performance in a Guest role, she was nominated for ACTRA Toronto Awards in 2003 and 2017 for Outstanding Performance roles in the movies 'A Nero Wolfe Mystery' and 'Maudie', respectively.

Kari Matchett's Hobbies And Interests

Kari Matchett loves traveling and loves to relish fast foods. Her favorite holiday destination is Toronto; her favorite color is black. She loves shopping.

Other Interesting Kari Matchett Facts And Trivia

  • She has a Twitter account and an Instagram account that she manages. She also manages her own Facebook page.
  • Kari Matchett played her first lead role in 1998 in the series 'Power Play' and won Gemini Award for her role in 'Blue Murder'.
  • Kari Matchett portrayed the role of Jack's ex in the movie 'The Tree Of Life', along with Brad Pitt and Sean Penn. This movie was premiered at Cannes Film Festival and awarded Palme d'Or, the highest prize awarded at the Cannes Film Festival.
  • 'Covert Affairs' is an American-based series where Kari Matchett played the role of Joan Campbell. The character of Joan Campbell gave special recognition for her acting skills. She acted as Joan Campbell, a senior officer for Domestic Protection Division, and has great spying skills.

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