Tricia Helfer is a Canadian actress and former model who has appeared in ad campaigns for high end designers such as Giorgio Armani, Ralph Lauren, Versace, Givenchy and Dolce & Gabbana among others. She has also graced the covers ofFlare, ELLE, Cosmopolitan, Marie Claire, andVogue to name a few.
In 2002, Helfer retired from fashion modeling and moved to Los Angeles where she quickly landed a number of roles including guest starring in the second season finale of the hit series "C.S.I.: Crime Scene Investigation.” In 2003, she landed the role of Cylon Number Six in the critically acclaimed, award-winning Syfy series "Battlestar Galactica," written and produced by Ronald D. Moore.
During her hiatus from the show, Helfer also starred in a number of other projects including landing the lead role of Farrah Fawcett in the film "Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Charlie's Angels" on NBC and filming the lead role of Stephanie Jacobs in the independent feature "Memory" opposite Dennis Hopper and Billy Zane. Helfer also starred opposite Leelee Sobieski in the independent feature "Walk All Over Me" which debuted at the Toronto International Film Festival.
In 2008 Helfer joined the cast of the USA Network's hit series "Burn Notice" for a multi-episode arc and in 2009 she filmed recurring guest spots on the CBS hit show “Two and a Half Men,” and the Fox drama, “Human Target.” She also showcased her voiceover talents for mega-hit, video game franchises in Halo: ODST as Commander Veronica Dare, Mass Effect 2 as EDI and the lead character, Sarah Kerrigan in the Bizzard's Starcraft 2.
Currently, Helfer has joined the cast of the new NBC drama, “The Firm,” based on John Grisham’s best-selling novel. Most recently, Helfer starred in Jerry Bruckheimer's “Dark Blue” as a new series regular opposite Dylan McDermott. Helfer has also been seen in the horror thriller “Open House” co-starring Brian Geraghty and Stephen Moyer and in “A Beginner's Guide to Endings” with Harvey Keitel, Scott Caan and JK Simmons.
In her free time, Helfer is an avid motorbike rider, likes to hike and dedicates herself to animal causes. She currently resides in Los Angeles.