Award-winning actress Alisen Down stars in FOX and Global’s highly anticipated crime drama series Gracepoint, premiering October 2, 2014
Toronto, ON – August 27, 2014
Award-winning actress Alisen Down stars in FOX and Global’s highly anticipated mystery series Gracepoint, set to premiere on Thursday, October 2, 2014 at 9 PM ET/PT.
Gracepoint is the story of a major police investigation in a small California seaside town after a young boy is found dead on an idyllic beach. Soon deemed a homicide, the case sparks a media frenzy, which throws the boy’s family into further turmoil and upends the lives of all of the town’s residents.
Playing the role of Kathy Eaton, Alisen’s character is the editor of the local newspaper and in many ways is the voice of the town. Trained in the big city, Kathy believes in journalistic integrity, but also seeking and reporting the truth. Her intelligence, intuitiveness and savvy, as well as her compassion and kindness make her an emblem for what Gracepoint represents in today’s world.
Noted for her talent throughout the television industry, Alisen has received numerous awards and nominations; this includes a Leo and Gemini award for her performance in Cold Squad, and a Gemini nomination for her role in the television movie The Life. Alisen also received a Leo nomination for her role as Miranda on Mysteries Ways, and two Leo nominations for her role as Sault Ste. Marie on Robson Arms.
Alisen Down can be recognized from her role as Jean Barolay on the renowned television series Battlestar Galactica. In addition, she has appeared in TV shows including DaVinci’s Inquest, Stephen King’s Dead Zone, Stargate SG-1, Smallville, Flashpoint, Shattered, The L Word, The Killing, CBC’s Murdoch Mysteries and Cracked, R.L. Steins The Haunting Hour, Lost Girl, Supernatural, Transporter: The Series, Haven and more.
Born and raised in British Columbia, Alisen attended the American Academy of Dramatic Arts in Los Angeles, California and from there went to England to study with the British American Academy in Oxford.
She currently lives in Toronto with her husband, award-winning actor David Richmond-Peck, their son and “family” of animals.
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