Kari Matchett Biography
Kari Matchett is a Canadian actress for the big and small screen. She was born in the year 1970 and celebrates her birthday on March 25, every year. She is a well known television actress and is known for her portrayal of Lisa Miller in 24, Mariel Underlay in Invasion and Kate Kilmore in the science fiction movie Cube 2: Hypercube. Currently, she stars in the popular American television series Covert Affairs as Joan Campbell.
She was born in Spalding, Saskatchewan, Canada but spent most of her early life in Lethbridge, Alberta. There is not much information available on her early life and family. To receiver her high school education, she went to Lethbridge Collegiate Institute in Lethbridge, Alberta. She had an early interest in acting and performed on stage at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival in Ontario at the tender age of three. To pursue a career in acting, she went to Moscow Theater School where she studied Chekov and was an exchange student and attended the National Theater School in Montreal as well.
She started getting noticed by the Canadian audience for her role in The Rez in 1996. She landed her first starring role in Power Play as Colleen Blessed in 1998. She played the role until 2000. Then in 2001, she was cast on the A&E Network television series A Nero Wolfe Mystery where she played multiple characters. She played the lesbian love interest of the lead character in Wonderfalls. She was slowly getting recognition by then. The 2002 science fiction horror movie Cube 2: Hypercube added even more to her fame. She was then cast in the Syfy mini series Five Days to Midnight in 2003 and in Blue Murder as Detective Elaine Bender in 2004. Besides these, she has appeared on the ABC TV series Invasion, Plague City: SARS in Toronto, Studio 60 on the Sunset Strip, Shark, Wildcard, Criminal Minds, ER, Crash Civic Duty and many others. The joined the cast of 24 in 2007 as Lisa Miller and as Maggie Collins on Leverage in 2009. Her recent work can be seen in Saving Hope, The Riverbank and Elementary. She has been starring as Joan Campbell in Covert Affairs since 2010.
About her personal life, Kari was previously married to T.W. Peacocke. Her then husband is a director and producer. They had married in the year 1998. Unfortunately, the couple separated with a divorce in 2006, ending their eight years long marriage. The rumor mill once said that she was married and divorced to actor James Allodi, but the rumors was said to be false. She gave birth to her first child, a son Jude Lyon Matchett in June 2013. Her ex-husband is said to be the father of the child. She seems to be enjoying her motherhood and is living a blissful life.
The dimpled beauty has great acting skills along with a matching sensual body. She has an average height of 5 feet and 6 inches and maintains a balanced diet to keep her weight of 125 pounds in check. Even at the age of 44, she has maintained her youth and looks way younger than her actual age. She has blonde hair which sets a perfect contrast to her beautiful green eyes. The glamorous actress has often revealed her sexy body in bikini and lingerie photo shoots. Her bikini pictures can be found on the internet. More information on her is available on her detailed and recent biography in the Wikipedia and IMDb website. She is an active user of her Twitter account and her fans and admirers can also follow her profile in Twitter. Her fans would definitely love to see more of her in the days to come.