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Kim Poirier est une Actrice Canadienne née le 6 février 1980 à Drummondville (Canada)

Kim Poirier

Kim Poirier
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Nom de naissance Kim Jacinthe Poirier
Nationalité Canada
Naissance 6 février 1980 (39 ans) à Drummondville (Canada)

Kim Poirier est une actrice québécoise née le 6 février 1980 à Drummondville.

Biographie

Personal life
Born in Drummondville, Quebec, the daughter of actress/model Carol Laquerre who was Miss Toronto in 1976, she has one sister. She enjoys watching movies, writing, meditating, jogging, playing guitar, and singing. She does volunteer work for the homeless. Poirier is fluent in both French and English.

Professionally trained in yoga, she has studied numerology, healing, and nutrition, she has been the international leader of Sadhana at the Institute of Yoga Therapy in 2006. She also organized a workshop in 2004 called the Yoga Theatre Lab, which combines the yogic technique with acting. She has been trained by John Riven (Meisner Technique), Rae Ellen Bodie (Voice Work), Jazz Be Nimble (Jazz, Tap, Ballet (Competitive Dance)), Barbara Deutsch (Actor's Workshop), David Rottenberg (On Camera Acting - Group Classes), Bruce Clayton (On Camera Acting - Group Classes), Francois Grise (Voice Work), Elaine Overholt (Singing and Voice) and Valerie Gellar (On Air Radio and Television - Group Seminar).


Career
As a child growing up in Toronto, Ontario, Poirier worked in modeling and TV commercials, moving into TV and film acting in adulthood. She did catalogue modelling and commercials for Aquafresh, Ontario Tourism, Ontario Place, Bell Canada, Turtles Chocolates, Old El Paso, Toronto Eaton Centre, Pizza Pizza and Ford.

She was up for a lead female role in the TV show Breaker High when she was only 15 but when they asked her to remove her tongue ring she refused and did not get the role.

In 1996 she guest starred on sci-fi show PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal as Marisa, and was asked to write an anecdote for the book "Science Fiction Television Series 1990-2004" in 2007 about her role on the show. This was Kim's debut acting role. She went on to guest star in another show in the same year called Straight Up in which she had a small role as AJ's Gang Member.

In the following year she had a small role in a TV movie called Naked City: Justice with a Bullet as Young Lover 1 and in 1999 had a small role in The Hunt for the Unicorn Killer as a girl who had an affair with Ira Einhorn but her scenes were cut from the film. Kim has stated that because of this, it is her least favorite role. She went on to have a supporting role in the TV pilot A Bachelor's Guide to Seduction in the Kitchen as Linda. It was shot for Arcadia Entertainment however it wasn't picked up, though some European countries expressed interest in it. Kim also had another small role in TV movie Rated X as Jamie the "Actress", who gets hit on by Artie Mitchell in a jacuzzi. She also guest starred on the TV show Twice in a Lifetime as Amanda, the sister of Delia Harmony whom she has a fight with and dies before she can leave town. She also guest starred on The Gavin Crawford Show as Jenna.

In 2001, her career took off when she became a regular in the Canadian TV Show Paradise Falls as Roxy Hunter, the trailer trash girl who has lots of personal troubles, such as being kidnapped and tied up & gagged in a cabin by a mysterious villain. The first season had 52 episodes. She also had a supporting role in the TV movie Danger Beneath the Sea as Lisa Alford, the pregnant wife who's left alone in a town where she does not really know anyone after her husband leaves for the submarines.

In 2002, she had a small supporting role in the TV movie Pretend You Don't See Her as Heather Greco, an actress who is keeping a dark secret about her boyfriends life. She then went on to play a supporting role in the straight-to-video American Psycho II: All American Girl as Barbara, the bitchy student who wants the T.A. position that Professor Starkman's offering. She had a recurring role as Holly in a four-episode arc on MTV show Undressed in its sixth and final season. Kim then went on to guest star in the comedy show I Love Mummy as Katie, a small supporting role in TV movie The Rats as Jay, a guest star appearance as Denise on Doc and guest starring on Puppets Who Kill as Evelyn, a beautiful worker at a department store who uses her looks to her advantage.

In 2003, she guest starred on TV show Largo Winch as Jacqueline Lindley, the daughter of a newsman target by adriatic commission who falls for Largo but does not want her father to get tangled up in danger. She sings the song La Bamba in the episode. She appeared at the 2003 Much Music Video Music Awards and the 1st Annual Spaceys. It was in 2004 that Kim got her first lead role in a feature film as Constance in Decoys, an alien who falls in love with Roger. She promoted the film on chat show Open Mike with Mike Bullard. She also had a memorable supporting role in the remake of Dawn of the Dead as Monica, a survivor from the church who was saved by Norma and has a tragic ending. Kim returned to her role as Roxy Hunter for the 2nd season of Paradise Falls which had 26 episodes. The long break between Season 1 and 2 had left many fans believing the show had been cancelled. She also had a supporting role in the CBS TV movie While I Was Gone as Dana Jablonski, a popular free spirited hippie who is best friends with Jo in the 60s.

In 2005, she appeared in the short film The Archer as Lisa, the girlfriend of a delinquent. It was directed by John Palmer and produced by the Penney brothers, it also starred Anthony Furey and Dov Tiefenbach. The film has had a few screenings at Canadian Short Film Festivals. She joined Space channel after co-hosting the 05 Spaceys. She became a regular on-air presenter for HypaSpace and did 1-2 minute segments on Drive-In Classics every Saturday before the Horror Marathon and did the voiceovers for the promos of Steamy Windshields from 2005 until 2007. She also appeared in the audience of the MuchMusic TV special Audioslave [email protected]

In 2006, she co-hosted the 06 Spaceys and was the on-air presenter for another original show for the Space channel called Space Top 10 Countdown. She signed up with King Talent Inc. in September and in November, director George Miller was so charmed by Kim Poirier during an interview on HypaSpace, he got Warner Bros to contact her producer at Space and asked her to write a blurb for a TV show discussing movies of the week and this time it was about Happy Feet. She accepted the offer. Her official website was also redesigned and launched with a new link.

In 2007, she did a group class stage workshop with Tom Todoroff and it was her first time on stage. She said it has made her want to do some theater acting. She announced that she will be appearing on The Search For The Balanced Life which she filmed in February (initially it was Intuitive Security for Women). She returned as Constance Snowden for the straight-to-DVD Decoys 2: Alien Seduction. She appeared in an episode of Best! Movies! Ever! in which she talked about her role on Decoys, she also returned for the second and last season of the show Space Top 10 Countdown. She got a part in the musical The Pirates of Penzance but she had to drop out after getting too busy. She also announced that she will be part of Paradise Falls third season, which at the time had no new episodes since 2004. She had a featured photoshoot for local magazine "Our Neighbourhood", hosted The Best of the Spaceys and co-hosted the 07 Spaceys. In March, she landed a lead supporting role in the Lifetime movie called How I Married My High School Crush as Kate Duncan, the hyper and fun best friend of Sara. In July, she left HypaSpace/Drive-In Classics and began filming for the third season of Paradise Falls, which lasted until October.

In 2008, she returned to HypaSpace on the 8th March. She returns as Roxy Hunter once more in the popular Canadian TV show Paradise Falls third season which started airing on here! TV from 11 April and on Showcase around October. She took part in the Sporting Life 10k run in Toronto in May. She auditioned for the role of Tess Mercer on Smallville but did not get the role. She also got involved with being a producer on a film which she promoted at Cannes 2008 called The Gospel of Phi, it had a limited screening in Canada in 2007. She attended Cannes 2008 with actress/producer Lisa Wegner and producer John Davidson to promote the film and came up with the poster concept for the film. She also moved to Vancouver. HypaSpace came to an end on June 27, 2008 and was Kim's last episode after four years of being on the show. She then completed filming for the horror movie Silent But Deadly in the summer, she plays the lead role Sandra. She is a guest speaker in the Burman Books DVD The Search For The Balanced Life which was released on September 1, 2008 (filming was in February 2007). After filming completed for Silent But Deadly she attended the 2008 Toronto International Film Festival and guest starred in the HypaSpace replacement The Circuit to talk about the movie. She also had interviews with website Hardcore Nerdity and radio show The VM Underground Show. She filmed her scenes for an episode of Eureka which aired in 2009. She also joined the band Jacqui Judge & the Gallows as their backing vocalist.

In 2009, she went to Winnipeg to shoot the movie Foodland, directed by Adam Smoluk. The movie marks the first time she will be singing on screen in a feature film, she plays Lucy Eklund the femme fatale who's a con artist by day and cabaret singer at night. She sings the song "You Made Me Love You (I Didn't Want to Do It)". She was originally cast in the role of Miranda Kirby for the show Happy Town but was replaced by Linda Kash the night before shooting. She sang with Corduroy live for Canadian Music Week in Toronto, Canada at Bread and Circus on March 13 and also performed at VTV Live on April 29 with Bob & The Mob singing the songs Ballroom Blitz, Mustang Sally, Jailhouse Rock, Green River, Born On A Bayou, Ghost Riders In The Sky, 13 Women, Little Help From My Friends and Chilly Walla. She recently performed at VTV Live again on May 19 but this time with her band Jacqui Judge & Rouge singing their original songs Addictions, Shades, Pretty, Breathe UnderWater, Wishes and a cover of Radiohead's Jigsaw Falling Into Place. She had to leave the band after moving to Los Angeles but can be heard on their song Fuck or Fight. She played Dr. Maria Leonardo, a dendrologist, in the episode "Welcome Back, Carter" of Eureka.

In 2010, she was cast as Helen Gleason in the movie Four Saints, which has since fallen through due to funds, and was announced as a producer for the upcoming movie All You Need Is Luck although the movie was never made. She is also set to star in the trailer for Wade which will possibly become a feature film. She guest starred as Camille, a college roommate of Megan's who has now become an actress, in the episode "Tomorrowland" of Mad Men. She has also filmed another episode of Eureka the episode will air in 2011. The film Foodland premiered in Winnipeg and had a limited run.

In 2011, she returned as Dr. Maria Leonardo in Eureka for the episode "Clash of the Titans". She filmed the Michael Sardo pilot called Normal starring as Dr. Landres, the pilot wasn't picked up. She attended the 2011 Toronto Comic Con and was interviewed by InnerSpace. She was also in the feature film called Dreams playing Christine, the film has recently been retitled as Awaken. She filmed the trailer for the feature film version of Wade in July playing a character called Jacey. She has been cast as Felicia DeMello in the movie Deception but the project didn't go ahead. She is currently working with Moving Pictures Media Group on several projects. She filmed a guest star role playing Tracey for the upcoming CBS show The Exes. The movie Silent But Deadly finally premiered on Super Channel in Canada.

In 2012, her episode of The Exes premiered in which she guest starred as Tracey in the episode "Lost In Translation". The trailer movie she shot, as the zombie killing Jacey, called Wade premiered on January 25 in Breakers Bar, Michigan. She is also the new host of the web series on POP Galaxy. The movie Awaken premiered at Newport Beach International Film Festival on April 30. She shot the trailer for horror movie 100 Days of Death playing the character Alison. She has been attached to play Andrea in the horror movie Shhh due for a 2014 release. She is producing and starring in the DVD series Hollywood's Insider Secrets.

In 2013, Kim has done various radio interviews to promote the kickstarter for the graphic novel for the upcoming 100 Days of Death franchise. She starred in the short film The Program as Jessica. She also stars in the feature film No Ordinary Hero: The SuperDeafy Movie as Erica and in another short film 'M is for Milf'. She has been cast in No Solicitors' as Nicole Cutterman 'and Night Wings as Audrey.

In 2014, Kim has been cast as April in After The Harvest in which she's also a producer. She's also producing the horror film The Jokesters. She starred as the lead in the Emily Stone short film/book trailer which was released in October.

Ses meilleurs films

L'Armée des morts (2004)
(Actrice)

Le plus souvent avec

Corey Sevier
Corey Sevier
(3 films)
R. D. Reid
R. D. Reid
(2 films)
Zack Snyder
Zack Snyder
(1 films)
Tyler Bates
Tyler Bates
(2 films)
Meghan Ory
Meghan Ory
(2 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmographie de Kim Poirier (16 films)

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Actrice

Awaken
Awaken (2013)
, 1h35
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame, Science-fiction, Romance
Acteurs Corey Sevier, Jordan Ladd, Ryan Alosio, Kim Poirier, James Gleason, Marie Wilson
Rôle Christine
Note63% 3.198583.198583.198583.198583.19858
Alex's (Corey Sevier) mundane life is changed forever when he has a brief encounter with a mysterious woman named Rachel (Jordan Ladd). His hopes of running into her again are shattered when he learns that she was killed in an accident shortly after they had met. Feeling grief over what could have been, Alex falls asleep…and wakes up in her bed. She kisses him, telling him that she loves him.
Foodland
Foodland (2010)
, 1h20
Réalisé par Adam Smoluk
Origine Canada
Acteurs Kim Poirier, Peter Jordan
Rôle Lucy Eklund
Note68% 3.4277753.4277753.4277753.4277753.427775
The story follows Trevor, a naive grocery clerk, as his life spirals out of control when he inadvertently helps Ian, his inept manager, rob the store. When the money is lifted, they enlist the help of Glen Munn, a slimy, incompetent detective, to retrieve the stolen cash. But events soon go awry and Trevor must now determine friend from foe, and get the cash back before it’s too late.
Silent But Deadly, 1h20
Origine Canada
Genres Comédie, Horreur
Thèmes Sexualité, LGBT, Lesbianisme
Acteurs Kim Poirier, Jason Mewes, William Sadler, Jordan Prentice, Patrick McKenna, Nicole Arbour
Rôle Sandra
Note40% 2.046562.046562.046562.046562.04656
A mute illiterate farmer's son who has an extreme fondness for goats turned serial killer in Louisiana who goes after anyone who hurts goats, is wreaking havoc on an unsuspecting film crew in the area by chance. A subplot entails a small crew following a sheriff investigating the murders.
Decoys 2 : Alien Seduction, 1h34
Origine Canada
Genres Science-fiction, Comédie horrifique, Horreur
Thèmes Comédie horrifique
Acteurs Kim Poirier, Corey Sevier, Tyler Johnston, Dina Meyer, Tobin Bell, Danielle Kind
Rôle Constance Snowden
Note46% 2.309682.309682.309682.309682.30968
Dans une université du Nord-Est des États-Unis, une bande de jolies étudiantes extraterrestres fait tourner la tête de la gent masculine.
L'Armée des morts, 1h40
Réalisé par Zack Snyder
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame, Science-fiction, Fantasy, Action, Horreur
Thèmes Maladie, Film post-apocalyptique, Religion, Le futur, Zombie, Épidémie, Politique, Dystopique, Film catastrophe
Acteurs Sarah Polley, Ving Rhames, Jake Weber, Mekhi Phifer, Kevin Zegers, Ty Burrell
Rôle Monica
Note72% 3.6482053.6482053.6482053.6482053.648205
Dans une banlieue aux États-Unis, la vie d'Ana s'écoule paisiblement avec son compagnon Luis, Mais un jour, leur petite voisine Vivian s'introduit chez eux, mord gravement Luis au cou, Ce dernier une fois mort attaque Ana qui parvient à sortir de la maison et à prendre sa voiture. La jeune femme constate alors que son quartier est en train d'être dévasté par des zombies. Elle a un accident lorsqu'un homme tente de lui voler sa voiture, et devient inconsciente.
Sœurs de glace, 1h35
Origine Canada
Genres Science-fiction, Thriller, Comédie horrifique, Horreur
Thèmes Sexualité, Comédie de science-fiction, Le futur, Extra-terrestres, Comédie horrifique, Extraterrestre, Invasion extraterrestre, Film catastrophe, LGBT, Lesbianisme
Acteurs Nicole Eggert, Richard Burgi, Kim Poirier, Corey Sevier, Meghan Ory, Stefanie von Pfetten
Rôle Constance
Note46% 2.3047652.3047652.3047652.3047652.304765
L'arrivée de nouvelles élèves sexy va bouleverser le destin de deux étudiants (Luke et Roger) bien décidés à perdre leur virginité. Mais lorsqu'un élève est retrouvé mort littéralement congelé sur le campus, Luke commence à avoir des soupçons sur la vraie nature de ces magnifiques blondes avec l'aide de son amie Alex ils sont prêts à tout pour révéler leur réelle identité…
American Psycho 2, 1h28
Réalisé par Morgan J. Freeman
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Thriller, Comédie, Horreur
Thèmes Tueur en série
Acteurs Mila Kunis, William Shatner, Geraint Wyn Davies, Kim Schraner, Robin Dunne, Lindy Booth
Rôle Barbara Brown
Note38% 1.90541.90541.90541.90541.9054
Une étudiante instable (Mila Kunis) a survécu à une agression du tueur Patrick Bateman. Souhaitant devenir l'assistante de l'un de ses professeurs en criminologie (William Shatner), ancien profiler du FBI, elle éliminera tous les obstacles qui se dresseront sur sa route.
Mary Higgins Clark : Ni vue, ni connue, 1h31
Réalisé par René Bonnière
Origine Canada
Genres Drame, Thriller, Policier
Acteurs Emma Samms, Hannes Jaenicke, Beau Starr, Reiner Schöne, Kim Poirier, Carolyn Dunn
Rôle Heather Greco
Note55% 2.761432.761432.761432.761432.76143
Alors qu'elle s'apprête à vendre un appartement situé à Manhattan, Lacey Farrel, jeune agent immobilier, est témoin du meurtre de la propriétaire. Celle-ci venait de lui révéler des informations sur la mort de sa fille à la suite de la découverte de son journal intime. Lacey en sait trop ; sa vie bascule. Protégée par la police et poursuivie par le tueur, elle est contrainte de changer d'identité et de vie : la traque commence…
Les Rats
Les Rats (2002)
, 1h34
Réalisé par John Lafia
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Science-fiction, Thriller, Horreur
Thèmes Mise en scène d'un animal, Film d'horreur avec des animaux
Acteurs Mädchen Amick, Vincent Spano, Shawn Michael Howard, Daveigh Chase, David Wolos-Fonteno, Sheila McCarthy
Rôle Jay
Note48% 2.409472.409472.409472.409472.40947
Des rats ont élu domicile à Manhattan, en plein cœur de New York, plus précisément dans un vaste centre commercial. Les services sanitaires décident d’envoyer Jack Carver suite à la morsure d’une cliente. Mais celui-ci, aidé par son acolyte Ty et la ravissante Susan Costello qui est en charge du magasin, va rapidement s’apercevoir que la menace est bien plus importante que ce à quoi il s’attendait, et que les rats auxquels la ville doit faire face sont bien plus dangereux que prévu ...
Danger Beneath the Sea, 1h32
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Thriller, Action
Thèmes La mer, Transport, Guerre en milieu sous-marin, Politique
Acteurs Casper Van Dien, Gerald McRaney, Dominic Zamprogna, Kim Poirier, Ron White, Joel Gordon
Rôle Lisa Alford
Note48% 2.4211352.4211352.4211352.4211352.421135
After a North Korean nuclear missile test goes wrong, the American nuclear attack submarine USS Lansing is cut off from communications. Detecting radioactivity in the air and believing the world to be at nuclear war, the executive officer takes command of the ship from the captain and prepares to fire the submarine's nuclear missiles at targets in Russia. Some members of the crew do not believe they are at war and help the captain take back control of the ship. Meanwhile, a second American submarine is sent to hunt down and destroy the Lansing before it can start a real war.
Classé X
Classé X (2000)
, 1h55
Réalisé par Emilio Estevez
Origine Etats-Unis
Genres Drame, Biographie
Thèmes Sexualité, La pornographie
Acteurs Charlie Sheen, Emilio Estevez, Geoffrey Blake, Rafer Weigel, Peter Bogdanovich, Megan Ward
Rôle Jamie "l'actrice"
Note57% 2.8999952.8999952.8999952.8999952.899995
Début des années 1960, les frères Jim et Artie Mitchell montent une société de productions de films pornographiques. Ils rencontrent rapidement fortune et gloire, mais sont également confrontés aux dangers de l'argent facile et de la drogue...