Amanda Tapping is an English-born Canadian actress. She started her career in the mid-1990s. During her initial years, she had roles in the films The Donor and Booty Call. During the same period, she also guest-starred on several shows. Her first recurring role was as Miss Yansouni on the TV series Flash Forward. Her first starring role was as Samantha Carter on Stargate SG-1. She reprised her role on Stargate Atlantis. She’s also starred on the miniseries Traffic and Earthsea. She next starred as Dr. Helen Magnus on Sanctuary. In the 2010s, she appeared as Naomi on Supernatural. She’s also had roles in the movies Space Milkshake and Kid Cannabis.