Tammy is nominated for a UBCP Award for Best Actress for the feature film Menorca
Busier than ever actor Tammy Gillis has a recurring role as Jane in the new television series Ghost Wars that premiered on Thursday, October 5th on the Syfy network. Jane is a female LAMDA mercenary who searches with Maria (Miranda Edwards) and Daphne (Carmel Amit) for a missing patient. Ghost Wars stars Avan Jogia, Vincent D’Onofrio, Meat Loaf, Kim Coates and Kandyse McClure. Evil ghostly spirits caught between our world and the next make their presence known in the little town of Port Moore, Alaska. Unable to travel to the beyond, they are determined to build their ghostly force of evil. Roman Mercer, a town outcast with unique powers, decides to fight back. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ikgcLY5AswM
Tammy is currently filming the new Freeform original drama Siren, which is slated for release in 2018. In her recurring role on Siren, Tammy plays Deputy Marissa Staub. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5rlY8cGxafc
Juggling her schedule at the same time Tammy is filming a supporting lead on the third installment of the Fixer Upper Mystery movie franchise premiering on Hallmark Movies & Mysteries. And if that isn’t enough Tammy is nominated for a UBCP/ACTRA Award for Best Actress for her starring role in the Award winning feature film Menorca. The UBCP Awards are being celebrated in Vancouver on November 18th, 2017.
Tammy Gillis is having an exciting year, celebrating her starring role in the indie festival gem Menorca with three “Best Actress” awards: the Noida International Film Festival in Delhi India, the Solaris Film Festival-17 in Nice France and the Black Sea Film Festival in Romania. She also earned a 2017 Leo Award nomination for “Best Lead Performance in a Motion Picture” for her captivating performance. Tammy plays a hedonistic soccer mom who indulges in her fantasy world, breaking away entirely from her family and life of motherhood.
A talented and diverse actress, she grew up in Manitoba, acting from a young age, playing a variety of roles on the stage. After high school, she went on to study at the University of Manitoba, where she was discovered by a modeling scout and cast in both a series of commercials for Greenkids and the award- winning short film The Heart of the World, directed by one of Canada’s most celebrated filmmakers Guy Maddin.
This exceptionally talented actress has over 50 credits to her name and has made TV guest appearances on The Arrangement (E! Network), Once Upon A Time (ABC), Motive (CTV/ABC), Girlfriend’s Guide to Divorce (Bravo), Supernatural (CW), Lost Girl (Showcase), Blue Mountain State (Spike TV), Continuum (SyFy), and many more.
She has recurred on the critically acclaimed award winning HBO comedy series Less Than Kind and jPod (CBC). Additional work in which Tammy has appeared includes the feature films White Noise 2, Shooter, and No Men Beyond This Point.
Upcoming is the thriller feature Violentia and the comedy feature Thirty-Seventeen. She had leading roles in Hallmark’s Unleashing Mr. Darcy, Wedding Bells, A Novel Romance, Lifetime’s Stolen from the Womb and Tiny House of Terror.
She was previously nominated for a Leo Award 2016 for “Best Guest Performance in a Dramatic Series” for her compelling work in UpTV’s Ties That Bind. Tammy’s directorial debut came earlier this year for the web series The Support Group, which she also produced and acted in.
Divvying up her time among Canada and Los Angeles, Tammy is an extraordinary performer who beings years of entertainment industry experience to the table, A well respected member of the community, she serves as a jury member for the Canadian Screen Awards and also volunteers as a mentor in the Women In Film & Television actor- mentorship program.
Tammy Gillis is available for interviews and photos upon request.
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