Kim Schraner

Kim Schraner (born 1976 in Toronto) is a Canadian actress, who stars in the children's spy TV series "Spynet", shown nationally on CBC Television.

She has been the star of Spynet, since its inception. At first it was just a weekly short, that was partly educational, with little plot. She was the only regular character. However, the show has progressively expanded to a more typical half hour drama, with other recurring characters appearing. However, it is still a low budget production.

Before starring in Spynet she was a principal cast member on the Showcase soap opera "Paradise Falls" for the first season which is shot on location in Northern Ontario. As well she was a character in several movies. She's been a guest on several well known shows, such as "Wild Card","Mutant X","Are You Afraid of the Dark?","","Forever Knight", and "Due South". She is also seen in a group of television advertisements for Kelsey's restaurant in Canada.

Early years

Schraner studied at the classical piano with the Royal Conservatory of Music. She studied ballet through the Royal Academy of Dance programme.

Schraner started modeling for magazines and TV commercials at the age of 14. In 1994 she was seen widely as the "Oxy Girl" in TV ads. While completing her education, she appeared in several stage productions that included "Waiting for Godot", "Uncle Vanya", "Top Girls", "As You Like It", "The Plague", and others.

Filmography

References

*imdb name|id=0775148 | name=Kim Schraner
* [http://www.macleans.ca/culture/people/article.jsp?content=54499 "Hot and steamy but not sexy"] "Maclean's". July 16, 2001.
* [http://www.kimschraner.com/articles/nextofkim.html "Neve's next of Kim; bold bawdy bingo"] , "KimSchraner.com" reprint of "Toronto Star" story. July 22, 2001. pg. D.08.
* [http://www.kimschraner.com/articles/bayview.html "Her journey from student at York Mills Collegiate to star of a hit TV show"] By Karen Hawthorne, "KimSchraner.com" reprint of "The Bayview Post - City Magazine" story. August 2001. p. 32.

External links

*Profile of [http://www.showcase.ca/paradisefalls/kim_schraner.asp Kim Schraner] and the character [http://www.showcase.ca/paradisefalls/jessica_lansing.asp Jessica Lansing] , who she plays on Showcase Television.
*tvtome person | id=41095| name=Kim Schraner


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