Beautiful blonde actress from Canada, Kari Matchett is very well known for her portrayal of Kate Filmore in sci-fi film Cube 2: Hypercube. Kari is also famous for her role of Joan Campbell in movie Covert Affairs.
She featured in many other films most notably 2000’s Apartment Hunting, 2001’s Angel Eyes, and 2002’s Cypher.
Also, the most recent movie the actress has been featured in is 2016’s, Maudie.
Actress Kari Matchett was born on 25th March of 1970 in Saskatchewan of Canada. Any other family information is unavailable.
Kari went to Lethbridge Collegiate Institute for her high school. Later she also went to National Theatre School followed by Moscow Theatre School.
During her school days, Kari performed at the festival of Stratford Shakespeare for three years.
As an actress
When Kari was in Canada, her first major acting role was as Tanya Nanibush Beakhert in the television show The Rez. Through the movie, Keri also made a debut on the small screen. It was in the year 1996.
From 1996 onwards, she was cast only for minor roles, however, in 1998, she received her very first starring role through television show Power Play. In the show, Kari also played the role of Colleen Blessed. Additionally, her role as Blessed is one of her best works as an actress and she also was nominated for a Genie Awards for the same role.
In the same year, Kari also made a debut on the big screen through film Papertrail. In the movie, she portrayed Alison Enola.
Later from the year 2001 to 2002, Kari was also cast as one of the lead roles in A Nero Wolfe Mystery. In the show, Kari played the role of Beth.
Kari got cast as Kate Filmore in 2002’s Cube 2: Hypercube which is a sci-fi horror film. Later in 2003, she also starred in the film Five Days to Midnight alongside Timothy Hutton.
In 2004, she also was cast in television show Blue Murder as Elaine Bender who is a detective.
However, before being cast in the show, in 2001, Kari made a guest appearance on the show. She even won a Gemini Award for the cameo.
From 2005 to present
From the years 2005 to 2006, Kari appeared in numerous films, and televisions show which include Invasion, Plague City, Sunset Strip, Shark, etc. In the same year, she also got cast in the lead role of movie Civic Duty where she portrayed Marla Allen.
Similarly, she worked in many projects in the year 2007 which include playing the role of Lisa Miller in 24 along with Heartland as Kate Armstrong. She also was played the role of Skye Wexler in the same year. Her character is the ER Chief on television show ER.
In the meantime, the actress was also making frequent appearances in Leverage as Maggie Collins.
In 2010, she was provided the lead role in TV show Covert Affairs as Joan Campbell. Also, she portrayed the role of Joan until the year 2014.
The most recent work done by Kari is in 2016’s Maudie as Sandra. In fact, in the 2016’s film, she starred with alongside Ethan Hawke.
Awards and Nominations
Kari got nominated for a Gemini Award in the year 2000 for her role in Power Play and then in 2001 for her role in A Colder Kind of Death. Unfortunately, she did not win either.
But in the same year, she won the same award for another category. She won the award for her guest appearance in Blue Murder.
|Birthdate||1970, March 25|
|Birth Place||Saskatchewan, Canada|
|Height||5’6″ (1.6 m)|
|Weight||54 kg (120 pounds)|
Marriage, Divorce, and Children
Actress Kari Matchett married T.W. Peacocke in the year 1998. However, in the year 2006, the duo separated. It was because of personal reasons. The duo has not yet disclosed it.
She gave birth to her son Jude Lyon Matchett when she was 43-years-old. She gave birth to him in June of 2013, but the father of the child is unknown. On the other hand, there are many rumors about the child’s father.
Kari has a total of 11.5 thousand followers on her official Twitter page and also 1929 fans on her official Instagram page. She also has 3 thousand four hundred followers and likes on her official Facebook page.
The estimated net worth of Kari Matchett is $10 million. She also earned the sum through her career as an actress and other endorsements. Additionally, the actress’s yearly income is $1.2 million.
There are rumors all over the internet that Kari is married to James Allodi. James Allodi is also an actor, and he was rumored also to have gotten a divorce with the actress. However, it is not true as the duo are only married in 2002’s movie Men with Brooms and not in real life.