Lisa Ryder is a Canadian actress. She started acting in the mid-1990s, debuting in Kung Fu: The Legend Continues. She next starred as Det. Tracy Vetter in the Canadian series Forever Knight. After this, she played recurring role Kris in The Newsroom. In the 2000s, Ryder became widely known for her portrayal of Beka Valentine in the science fiction series Andromeda. During this period, she also appeared in the film Jason X. In the 2010s, the actress had roles in the TV movies Secrets of Eden, The Good Witch’s Destiny, and Bruno & Boots: Go Jump in the Pool. She also starred in the 2012 film The Story of Luke.