Lisa Ryder

Lisa Ryder

Oct. 26th, 1970
Born in
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
5' 8

Lisa Ryder's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Andromeda TV Show
Forever Knight TV Show
Forever Knight

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Born and raised in Edmonton, Alberta, Lisa Ryder started performing as a child through dance, attending the Edmonton Studio of Ballet. She never considered acting as a career until she attended the University of Toronto. There she took Drama as an option and was bitten by the acting bug. After graduation, she and some friends formed Bald Ego Productions, a local Toronto theatre group. While with Bald Ego, Lisa displayed a multitude of talents, choreographing, writing, and co-writing many of stage shows. In the mid-nineties, Lisa began appearing on television with guest spots on shows like Kung Fu: The Legend Continues and PsiFactor: Chronicles of the Paranormal.

Her first "big" role came in the form a straight-laced cop, named Tracy Vetter on the sci-fi/drama show Forever Knight. Forever Knight allowed Lisa to build a cult following on the internet that continued to grow, even after the show was cancelled. After Forever Knight, Lisa continued acting on stage, television, and film. She had a variety of guest spots on many science fiction shows, but also appeared on the critically acclaimed CBC series THE NEWSROOM. In 1998 received critical acclaim herself for her portrayal of "Joey" in the film Stolen Heart (1998). Currently Lisa co-stars with Kevin Sorbo on the Gene Roddenberry series "Andromeda" (2000), showing every week in syndication, around the world.

  • Appeared in _Jason X (2001)_ (qv) alongside her _"Andromeda" (2000)_ (qv) co-star 'Lexa Doig' (qv). In the film, Ryder played an android and Doig played a human while on _"Andromeda" (2000)_ (qv), the opposite is true.
  • Lisa was once arrested by "Klingons" at a convention.

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