Polly Shannon is a Canadian actress whose career started in the early ’90s. She first debuted in an episode of Are You Afraid of the Dark? She then starred as Nina Moore in the Canadian series Catwalk. On the big screen, she had her debut in the Canadian film Love and Human Remains. She later appeared in the movies No Contest, Snowboard Academy, and Dirty Walk. In the 2000s, she had performances in the feature films Harvard Man and Men with Brooms. She also became known for her portrayal of Margaret Trudeau in the TV movie Trudeau. During this period, she also had notable roles on the TV shows Leap Years as Valerie and Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye as Darcy.