Angela Featherstone

Actor
A fair-haired pixieish beauty from Canada, Angela Featherstone started out as a model, but for her chosen career was happy to downplay her delicate features to play zanier roles, emerging as an actress with exceptional ... Read more »
Born: 04/02/1965 in Hamilton, Ontario, CA

Filmography

Actor (36)

Girls 2013 (Tv Show)

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The Mentalist 2011 (Tv Show)

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Beneath the Dark 2010 (Movie)

Sandy (Actor)

Huge 2010 (Tv Show)

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What Doesn't Kill You 2008 (Movie)

Katie (Actor)

Mother 2005 (Movie)

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Reeseville 2004 (Movie)

Judith Meyers (Actor)

Takedown 2004 (Movie)

Julia (Actor)

The Guardian 2003 - 2004 (Tv Show)

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L.A. Dragnet 2003 (Tv Show)

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The Twilight Zone 2003 (Tv Show)

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Federal Protection 2001 - 2002 (TV Show)

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Ivans XTC. 2002 (Movie)

Amanda Hill (Actor)

The Test 2000 - 2002 (TV Show)

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One Way Out 2001 (Movie)

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Pressure 2001 (Movie)

Amber (Actor)

Providence 1999 - 2001 (Tv Show)

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Skipped Parts 2001 (Movie)

Delores (Actor)

Soul Survivors 2001 (Movie)

Raven (Actor)

Jack & Jill 1999 - 2000 (Tv Show)

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The Guilty 2000 (Movie)

Tanya Duncan (Actor)

200 Cigarettes 1999 (Movie)

Caitlyn (Actor)

Cracker 1997 - 1998 (TV Show)

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Half Baked 1998 (Movie)

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Rituals and Resolutions 1998 (Movie)

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Seinfeld 1998 (Tv Show)

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The Wedding Singer 1998 (Movie)

Linda (Actor)

Zero Effect 1998 (Movie)

Jess (Actor)

illtown 1998 (Movie)

Lilly (Actor)

Breach of Faith: Family of Cops II 1996 - 1997 (TV Show)

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Con Air 1997 (Movie)

Ginny (Actor)

Friends 1997 (Tv Show)

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Family of Cops 1995 - 1996 (TV Show)

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The Wright Verdicts 1994 - 1995 (TV Show)

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Dark Angel: The Ascent 1993 (Movie)

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Biography

A fair-haired pixieish beauty from Canada, Angela Featherstone started out as a model, but for her chosen career was happy to downplay her delicate features to play zanier roles, emerging as an actress with exceptional versatility.

An uncredited role in 1993's "Army of Darkness" marked the beginning of Featherstone's acting career. The following year she starred in the little-seen thriller "Dark Angel". While the film was largely panned or ignored by critics, the young actress emerged unscathed, having turned in a strong and inspired performance as a beautiful mistress of the underworld on a justice-serving rampage. A supporting role in 1996's drama "illtown" followed, and she increased her visibility with appearances in "Con Air" (1997) and "Half Baked" (1998). Featherstone was featured prominently as Ben Stiller's neglected and frustrated live-in girlfriend in Jake Kasdan's engaging comic mystery "Zero Effect" (1998). That same year, decked out in 1980s garb, the actress took a turn in the popular romantic comedy "The Wedding Singer" as the woman who leaves Adam Sandler at the altar. She revisited that decade as part of the ensemble of 1999's "200 Cigarettes", playing a woman determined to score a date on New Year's Eve 1981, even if it means double-crossing her friend (played by Nicole Parker). Next up was a supporting role in the computer hacker thriller "Takedown" (also 1999).

Having previously appeared in a guest role on a 1993 episode of the quirky CBS series "Northern Exposure", Featherstone made her television series debut as a regular as Detective Hannah Tyler on ABC's crime drama "Cracker" (1997-1998). While this US adaptation of the popular British series was short-lived, her work opposite Robert Pastorelli's criminal psychologist Gerry 'Fitz' Fitzgerald was noteworthy. She played both strong and vulnerable in a particularly interesting and multi-layered role as Fitz's insecure colleague and object of extramarital affection, proving a capable performer and compelling presence. She was additionally featured on the small screen with memorable guest appearances, including a 1997 recurring role on "Friends" as Chloe, the "Xerox girl" with whom David Schwimmer's Ross "cheated" on Jennifer Aniston's Rachel. Featherstone was also featured as the maid Jerry falls for in a 1998 episode of "Seinfeld". Her next TV role would be played out behind the scenes, as a producer for a DreamWorks sitcom picked up by NBC.

EDUCATION

Powerview School

Powerview , Manitoba

Milestones

2001

Co-starred in "Soul Survivors"

1999

Appeared as part of the ensemble of "200 Cigarettes"

1999

Featured in "Takedown", a computer hacker thriller based on a true story

1998

Featured as Ben Stiller's fed-up girlfriend in Jake Kasdan's "Zero Effect"

1998

Had a featured role as the woman who leaves Adam Sandler at the altar in "The Wedding Singer"

1998

Guest starred on an episode of "Seinfeld" (NBC)

1998

Secured a talent holding deal with DreamWorks to produce and star in her own sitcom

1997

Had a recurring role on "Friends" as Chloe the "Xerox girl" who gets between Ross and Rachel

1997

Was featured in the actioner "Con Air"

1997

Played Detective Hannah Tyler on ABC's "Cracker"

1996

Had supporting role in "illtown"

1993

Appeared in the guest cast in an episode of "Northern Exposure"

1990

Moved to Toronto from Manitoba at age 17 (date approximate)

Raised in the Canadian provinces of Nova Scotia and Manitoba

Relocated to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career

Bonus Trivia

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"I'm willing to play kooky or bitchy and dress myself down with wigs and wild outfits. That makes me a character actress but its also what keeps me busy."People in the industry can't pigeonhole me so they're willing to see me for really different roles." --Featherstone quoted in CALGARY SUN, February 27, 1999

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