Canadian actress Niamh Wilson cut her teeth on supernatural and horror movies for television and the big screen. By the time she was in middle school she’d portrayed a ghost and an alien, been haunted, possessed, kidnapped and blown up. Over a decade of screen credits include Saw 3 through 6, The Marsh, and MOW such as Haunting Sarah (for which she won a Young Artist Award for best supporting Actress in a MOW at age eight) episodic appearances in Heartland, RookieBlue, Flashpoint, Falling Skies,Haven, My Babysitter is a Vampire,Warehouse 13,Hemlock Grove, Between, The Good Witch, the web series Inhuman Condition, and MOW Early Release.
Comedic roles eluded Niamh until she landed the title role in Cookie Jar Entertainment’s tween-oriented sitcom Debra! (for which she won a Young Artist Award for Best Performance in a TV Series - Leading Young Actress and Outstanding Young Ensemble in a TV Series in 2011.
Niamh takes a very craft-driven approach to her work, believing every member of the production team is critical to the final outcome of the project. Without the interconnection of talented crew and actors, her own efforts would not succeed.
Her role as fame-hungry Gracie in Jean Pierre Jeunet’s The Young and Prodigious T. S. Spivet was an exceptional opportunity to work with the celebrated French director. Her work in Spivet garnered her a Young Artist Award and a Young Entertainer Award nomination for Best Supporting Film Actress. In 2013 she worked on David Cronenberg’s Map to the Stars. She's known for her two seasons on the teen soap Degrassi, as Jack Jones, the army-brat gay girl in class. Most recently Niamh completed shooting Giant Little Ones with director Keith Behrman. Niamh lives in Toronto, Ontario where she studies anthropology at university when not acting. She is known for her sarcastic wit and hard work; fluent in French, a devoted yogi, passionate dancer and vegan foodie.
First head shots with Denise Grant