Who is Joanne Kelly?
Joanne M. Kelly was born on 22 December 1978, in Bay d’Espoir, Newfoundland, Canada, and is an actress, best known for playing the role of Secret Service agent Myka Bering in the television series “Warehouse 13”. She was appeared in the film “Going the Distance”.
Career BeginningsLittle is known about Joanne’s childhood or how she came to develop her interest in acting. It is known that she enrolled in Acadia University located in Wolfville, Nova Scotia, Canada and completed her undergraduate studies there. One of her first professional acting projects was the 2002 film entitled “The Bay of Love and Sorrows”, based on the David Adams Richards novel of the same name, in which she played the role of Madonna Eveline Brassaurd. Around this time, she also had numerous television roles, mainly small guest appearances in shows such as “Mentors”, “Mutant X”, and “Tracker”. In 2003, she was cast in the film “Crime Spree” which starred Gerard Depardieu and Harvey Keitel, and during the same year, she was also given the role of Liberty “Libby” Kaufman in the series “Jeremiah”, appearing in eight episodes; the show is a post apocalypse series starring Luke Perry, and takes place in the future when most of the population has been wiped out by a deadly virus.
The following year, Kelly appeared in the film “Going the Distance”, a teen comedy that was later released in America under the name “National Lampoon’s Going the Distance”. Other projects she had during this time include guest roles in “The Newsroom and “The Catch”, and she also appeared in a few television films, including “Whiskey Echo” and “Selling Innocence”. In 2005, she was cast in the series “Slings & Arrows”, which is set in a fictional Shakespearean festival similar to the Stratford Festival.
Joanne focused on more television roles over the next few years, and had a string of projects during this period including “Playing House”, “Solar Attack” and “Vanished”, which revolves around the story of a missing Georgia senator’s wife, later unveiling a wider conspiracy with Kelly playing the role of Sara Collins for 13 episodes. Soon afterwards, she was given a role in the television miniseries entitled “The Dresden Files”, which is based on the book series of the same name. More roles in popular series came her way, including “Supernatural”, “Castle” and the miniseries “Jack Hunter and the Lost Treasure of Ugarit”.
Warehouse 13 and Later Work
In 2009, Joanne got one of her most notable roles in the show “Warehouse 13”, in which she played Myka Bering. The SyFy show borrowed concepts from various other popular franchises, such as “Friday the 13th”, “The X-Files”, “Indiana Jones”, and “Moonlighting”, and follows Myka Bering and Pete Lattimer who are assigned to the secretive Warehouse 13 for supernatural artifacts. It is a sister show to “Eureka” and cast members of both shows have crossed over as guests. She stayed with “Warehouse 13” for its entire run from 2009 to 2014, but also took other parts during this time.
One of her more notable film roles was the psychological horror film “Don’t Blink”, which stars her alongside Mena Suvari. She also had guest roles in “CSI: Miami”, “The Deep End”, “Hostages”, and “No Ordinary Family”. After the end of “Warehouse 13”, she scored a recurring role in the series “Zoo” in 2016, which is based on the novel of the same name by James Patterson. A few of her latest projects include the film “Closet Monster”, a drama film that premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival, and she also had a part in the television miniseries “The Disappearance”.
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The Net Worth of Joanne Kelly
How rich is Joanne Kelly? As of late-2018, sources estimate a net worth that is over $5 million, earned through a successful career as an actress. She’s also done numerous other film and television projects over the course of her career, and as she continues her endeavors, it is expected that her wealth will also continue to increase.
For her personal life, nothing is known regarding Kelly’s romantic relationships – if any – as she likes to keep that part of her life private. It is known that she loves sports activities and was into figure skating when she was younger, and even aspired to become a hockey player at some point in her life. She used to play volleyball, badminton, and basketball while also running track. According to an interview, one of her favorite artifacts from “Warehouse 13” was the Lewis Carroll mirror, due to the acting challenge it presented as well as the fact that she is a fan of Lewis Carroll’s work.