About Chelah Horsdal
Chelah Horsdal is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her roles in Stargate SG-1, Arrow, Star Trek: Discovery, Rise of the Planet of the Apes, and Firefly Lane.
Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada
The actress is the daughter of famous folk singer Valdy, whose name is Paul Valdemar Horsdal.
Horsdal started modeling at 18. Then, in 2002, she started acting. The actress had a variety of roles across films and TV series, as well as over 75 commercials.
Notable television roles include Andromeda, The Dead Zone, The 4400, Criminal Minds, Masters of Horror, Smallville, Fallen, Whistler, Psych, Battlestar Galactica, Bionic Woman, Eureka, The Client List, The Good Doctor, and The 100, among many others.
The actress has had various recurring roles and main roles as well. She was Stefani on Five Days to Midnight and had a recurring role on The L Word between 2006 and 2008 as Sally.
She appeared Wishing Well in 2011, which earned her a UBCP/ACTRA Award nomination. She had a recurring role in Blackstone between 2011 and 2013. Between 2012 and 2013, she was in Level Up, in a recurring role as Barbara.
2012 to 2014, Horsdal was part of the Arrowverse in Arrow, playing Kate Spencer for five episodes. In 2013, she was in Arctic Air, and her guest performance earned her a Leo Award nomination. In addition, she has been nominated for a Leo award for Hell on Wheels, and When Calls the Heart as well.
The actress had the main role as Helen Smith in The Man in the High Castle, which won her a Leo Award.
Horsdal has been involved with the Stargate franchise, appearing in various roles across the shows and films.
Horsdal has been featured in a variety of films as well. Notable credits where the actress was in the lead include Burning Mussolini, Gym Teacher: The Movie, Flirting with Forty. In addition, she had supporting roles in Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem, Possession, Elegy, Rise of the Planet of the Apes. In addition, she has appeared in small roles in X-Men: Last Stand, Helen, If I Stay, Noelle, and Spontaneous.
In 2021, the actress appeared as Margie Mularkey in Firefly Lane, a Netflix Drama. In Firefly lane, She was seen alongside cast members Katherine Heigl, Sarah Chalke, Ben Lawson, Beau Garrett, Roan Curtis and Brandon Jay Mclaren.
The same year, she has also appeared in a recurring role in Star Trek: Discovery.
The actress is a painter and photographer, often offering her pieces for charity.
Horsdal has appeared across various Stargate productions. She had a recurring role in Stargate: SG-1, Stargate: Atlantis, and Stargate Universe. In addition to this, she has been in Star Trek: Discovery and Battlestar Galactica, as well as other sci-fi properties. Her role as Helen Smith in The Man in the High Castle, another speculative property, has been recognized and praised. It earned her a Leo Award after various nominations.
She won the Los Angeles Independent Film Festival Award for Best Actress for her role in Candiland.
Horsdal is committed to environmental causes and is known across sets for always using reusable water containers.
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