Angela Asher was modeling internationally when on a lark in the early90's she decided to audition to get into a master class with the lategreat acting coach Michael Shurtleff. She credits him with giving her the courage to make the switch frommodeling to acting as a profession. She continued to study with MichaelShurtleff through the 90's as well as the late great Al Waxman (Whogave her the nickname of 'Baby Bacall' because of the similar huskyspeaking voice of Lauren Bacall). She considers herself to be a character actress beyond anything else.
Moving easily between comedy and drama. From playing a dominatrix toeccentric hippie mother and everything in between. Angela has worked opposite prominent stars such as: Academy Awardwinners Judy Davis and Richard Dreyfuss in the Paul Mazursky directedCoast To Coast. Emmy nominated Gary Oldman in Interstate 60. AcademyAward nominated Tom Berenger in True Blue.
And her supporting role asLorraine Di Taranto in the controversial ABC mini-series The Path To911 opposite Academy Award nominated Harvey Keitel. She has been recognized for her performances in Emmy Nominated KenFinkleman's Married Life (1995 Gemini Nomination- Best Ensemble in aComedy). Award winning playwright George F Walker's This IsWonderland(2004 Gemini Nomination-Best Actress Guest Star in a Drama). She then went on to join the cast in season three playing Cara Pifco'scon artist sister. CBC/CW Network's 18 To Life (2010 GeminiNomination-Best Ensemble in a Comedy).
Other notable Guest Star roles include John Woo's Once A Thief, GeneRoddenberry's Earth: The Final Conflict, Queer As Folk, and a recurringrole on Degrassi: The Next Generation. Besides working in film and television Angela has also shot fifty-sixcommercials. Including three world wide spots for Cisco directed byaward winning director Tarsem Singh (Immortals and The Brothers Grimm:Snow White). She has also worked in radio and television commercialvoice overs. Including Kelloggs: We Are The Children which won multipleawards internationally.
In 2007 she received rave reviews for her stage debut as Samantha inOlivier Award nominated John Kolvenbach's Fabulouso at The TarragonTheatre in Toronto starring opposite Nicholas Campbell, Linda Kash andJohnathan Higgins. Angela has this year received three nominations in the followingcategories for The Canadian Comedy Awards 2011: Best Performance By AFemale - Film : A Touch Of Grey (Has been on an International FilmFestival Circuit and was the Winner of Best Canadian Feature Film atThe Buffalo Niagara Film Festival) Best Performance By A Female -Television : 18 To Life Season 2 ' Overcooked' , Best Performance By AnEnsemble - Television : 18 To Life Season 2 ' Family Portrait'. Angela currently resides in Toronto and continues to study acting withthe acclaimed acting coach Larry Moss. .
|1||Sex, Lies & Obsession||2001||as Health Clinic Nurse|
|2||Queer as Folk||2000||as Marianne 'M.M.' MacDonald|
|3||A Fish Story||2013||as Louise|
|4||A Touch of Grey||2009||as Liz|
|5||An Insignificant Man||2012||as Mom|
|7||Coast to Coast||2003||as Tanya Reinhardt|
|8||Crangles Collision||2009||as Zoe|
|9||Interstate 60: Episodes of the Road||2002||as Blue Diamond (waitress)|
|10||King of Sorrow||2007||as Dr. Dreyfus|
|11||Once a Thief||1996||as Olivia Gearing|
|12||Only I...||2015||as Marcy Galloway|
|14||Talons of the Eagle||1992||as Constable Linx|
|15||The Truth||2012||as Caller|
|16||Ties That Bind||2010||as Meredith Cole|
|17||True Blue||2001||as Levealle|
|18||We Wanted More||2013||as Karen|
|19||When Husbands Cheat||1998||as Motel Woman|
|20||Wheres the Money, Noreen?||1995||as Noreen Lookalike|
|21||18 to Life||2010||as Tara Hill|
|22||Blue Murder||2001||as Carly Mitchell|
|23||Degrassi: The Next Generation||2001||as Evelyn Valieri|
|24||Earth: Final Conflict||1997||as Frauke Manheim|
|25||eTalk Daily||2002||as Herself|
|26||Forever Knight||1992||as Prostitute|
|27||Hard Rock Medical||2013||as Nancy Siebolski|
|28||Married Life||1995||as Josie (1995)|
|29||PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal||1996||as Angel|
|30||Puppets Who Kill||2002||as Nurse Ynez|
|31||Side Effects||1994||as Amber|
|32||The Hardy Boys||1995||as Karen Smith|
|33||The Listener||2009||as Kay Walton|
|34||The Path to 9/11||2006||as Lorraine Di Taranto|
|35||This Is Wonderland||2004||as Joelle Bellemy|