Jun. 22nd, 1960
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
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Catherine Wilder Disher (born June 22, 1960) is a Canadian actress who has won two Gemini Awards. One for Best Actress for her role in the Canadian mini-series Snakes & Ladders, and in 2010 for her role in The Border. She was also nominated for her role as Dr. Natalie Lambert in the Forever Knight TV series.
Disher is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada, she received a Gemini Award nomination for best performance in a continuing leading dramatic role following her first season as Natalie on Forever Knight. Disher appeared in NBC's movie of the week Woman on the Run: The Lawrencia Benbenek Story, and has played numerous roles in a variety of Canadian productions including her Gemini nominated performance as Dulcie Dobbs in the award-winning CBC production of Grand Larceny. Other appearances include her portrayal of Lola in the drama special Private Capital and in Conspiracy of Silence, both for the CBC.
Disher has also appeared as a series regular on TNT and War of the Worlds, and has guest-starred on Street Legal, Gold, The Campbells, Kung Fu: The Legend Continues and Night Heat.
She is an accomplished stage performer, Disher has performed at the Royal Alexandra Theatre in The Nerd and Pride and Predjudice, at the Tarragon Theatre in On the Verge and Waiting for the Parade, and at Canadian Stage in Better Living and The House of Alba.
Disher was formerly married to her X-Men co-star 'Cedric Smith', 17 years her senior, with whom she had a son, Darcy Montgomery Smith, (b. 1993).
- As preparation for her role on Forever Knight as Natalie Lambert (department pathologist), she spent a day at the morgue, drawing the line at watching an autopsy.
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