Tammy Gillis
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General Information
Gender: Female
Birthplace: Manitoba, Canada
Nationality: Canadian
Social Networks: Twitter
Other Information
Occupation(s): Actress
Education: University of Manitoba
Talents: Acting
Series Information
Character: Peasant Wife
Only appearance: Changelings

Tammy Gillis is a Canadian actress who works on television and film projects across the country.

View the Tammy Gillis Gallery.

Early life and education

Gillis was born in Dauphin, Manitoba. She studied pre-law at the University of Manitoba.


Tammy Gillis grew up in rural Manitoba and got her start on the stage in her hometown playing Grandpa in her first school play. While attending University, she was discovered by a modelling agency. Shortly after signing with them, she booked a series of commercials for Greenkids starring Lyle Lovett and landed her first film role in the award-winning short film The Heart of the World directed by cult film director, Guy Maddin.

Her onscreen credits include roles in White Noise 2 starring Nathan Fillion and Shooter starring Mark Wahlberg. Tammy played a leading role in the indie feature film Under the Apple Box, which received an honorable mention at the New Jersey Film Festival and also screened at the Women's International Film Festival in Miami in March 2013. She appeared on the Bravo series Girlfriend's Guide to Divorce, as well as the romantic comedy A Novel Romance starring alongside Amy Acker and Dylan Bruce and the Lifetime thriller Stolen from the Womb starring alongside Laura Mennell and Larisa Oleynik.

She has guest starred on CTV's drama Motive as well as her recurring guest starring role on the HBO Canada series Less Than Kind and the Douglas Coupland CBC comedy "jPod" TV series Less than Kind. She has appeared in roles on the CW's Supernatural, Showcase's Lost Girl, SpikeTV's Blue Mountain State, Showcase's Endgame, Reaper, The L Word, and the final season of Battlestar Galactica and many more. Her MOW's include Stealing Paradise starring Rachel Leigh Cook, The Mermaid Chair starring Kim Basinger and Home by Christmas starring Linda Hamilton.

Gillis was a spokesmodel for Candian underwear company Ginch Gonch. She travelled with the line to France, to El Salvador and Russia. She was named one of Femme Fatale's 'Fresh Faces of the Year' in 2007 and has been seen in the magazines UMM and Sharp for Men.

In 2016, Gillis appeared in the sixth season of ABC's Once Upon a Time as Jill.

Gillis appeared in the Hallmark Channel original movie Frozen in Love, which stars Rachael Leigh Cook and Niall Matter. The film was broadcast on the channel in January 2018. As of 2018, she is currently playing a police officer named Marissa Staub in Freeform’s drama-fantasy series Siren.


Year Title Type Role
2000 The Heart of the World Short Mary Magdalene (uncredited)
2001 Inside the Osmonds TV Movie Mary
2001 Culture of Silence Short Victim
2002 Cemetery Love Story Short Daisy
2002 The Chris Isaak Show TV Series Shelly
2004 Din Short Female Cyclist
2004 Lucky Stars Kelly
2005 Jilted Short The Sister
2006 The L Word TV Series Tammy
2006 Trophy Wife TV Movie Libby
2006 The Mermaid Chair TV Movie Young Kat
2006 Home by Christmas TV Movie Donna
2007 White Noise 2: The Light Scooter Girl
2007 Shooter Waitress (uncredited)
2007 Blood Brothers: Reign of Terror Kim
2007 Reaper TV Series Holly Actor
2008 jPod TV Series Sarah
2008 The Valet Short The Hostess
2008 Sanguine Short Aunt Lucy
2009 Battlestar Galactica TV Series Marine #2
2010 Another Brief Moment Short Cynthia
2011 Shattered TV Series Dr. Weston
2011 Endgame TV Series Lexis
2011 Stealing Paradise TV Movie Elise Shayne
2011 Blue Mountain State TV Series Karen Gilday
2011 Supernatural TV Series Kelly
2012 Lost Girl TV Series Marissa
2012 Less Than Kind TV Series Barbara
2012 Under the Apple Box Leila-Adult
2013 Motive TV Series Claudia Powell
2014 Stolen from the Womb TV Movie Paula
2014 The Timekeeper Short Georgina
2014 Girlfriends' Guide to Divorce TV Series Kath
2015 A Novel Romance TV Movie Nina
2015 No Men Beyond This Point Female Pundit
2015 Ties That Bind TV Series Carla Martin
2015 Continuum TV Series Doctor
2015 Signed, Sealed, Delivered: Truth Be Told TV Movie Randilynn Amidon
2015 Signed, Sealed, Delivered: The Impossible Dream TV Movie Randilynn Amidon
2015 Kindergarten Da Bin Ich Wieder Short Clara Ragnarson
2016 The Support Group TV Series Julia Coles
2016 Unleashing Mr. Darcy TV Movie Jenna Scott
2016 Wedding Bells TV Movie Amy
2016 Once Upon a Time TV Series Peasant Wife
2016 Menorca Claire / Wife
2017 Murder, She Baked: Just Desserts TV Movie Michele Bishop
2017 The Arrangement TV Series Jen
2017 Tiny House of Terror TV Movie Lindsay
2017 - 2018 Ghost Wars TV Series Jane
2018 Frozen in Love TV Movie Erica Parker
2018 Deadly Deed: A Fixer Upper Mystery TV Movie Whitney Sloane
2018 The Sweetest Heart TV Movie Sarah
2018 Violentia Marie Anderson
2018 Marrying Mr. Darcy TV Movie Jenna Scott
2018 Jenna Scott TV Series Cristina Dunn
2018 Sonder Short Katia
2018 - 2020 Siren TV Series Deputy Marissa Staub
2019 A Dog's Way Home Officer Leon
2019 Aurora Teagarden Mysteries: A Game of Cat and Mouse TV Movie Bree Carson
2019 37-Teen Claire
2019 Van Helsing TV Series Monica
2020 The Detectives TV Series Detective Debbie Harris
2020 Torn: Dark Bullets Detective Omari
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