Lindsay Peterson

Played by Thea Gill

Lindsay Peterson

Thea Gill

Originally from Vancouver, British Columbia, Thea Gill received her BFA Honors in Theatre Performance from Toronto’s York University. For her role as ‘Lindsay’ on QUEER AS FOLK, Gill has received an AFTRA award nomination and was honored by the National Gay and Lesbian Task Force with their National Leadership Award.  The annual award honors those individuals who have been champions of gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender rights.  Other television roles include PAX’s pilot for “Just Cause,” “The Collector,” “Andromeda,” “Kung Fu: The Legend Continues” and “Due South” as well as an episode of the Oxygen Network’s “Bliss” for which she received a Golden Sheaf award.  Gill also appeared in PAX’s “Tornado Warning,” SHOWTIME’s SIGHTINGS: HEARTLAND GHOST and COMMON GROUND, as well as “Life With Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows,” “Washed Up” and “Let Me Call You Sweetheart.”   Her feature film projects include roles in “Eighteen” due out in May 2005 (in which she also sings) and “Papertrail.”

On stage, Gill will be making her hometown stage debut this spring at the Vancouver Playhouse in “Trying” the latest Joanna Glass play.  She has appeared in numerous starring roles including David Auburn’s Pulitzer Prize winning play “Proof” at the Belfry Theatre in Victoria, British Columbia; George Walker’s “Better Living” for Factory Theatre; Theatre Junction’s premiere of Sharon Pollock’s “Moving Pictures”; Guardian Spring Production’s “Uncle Vanya” and? “Othello”; “Life’s A Dream” at the Skylight Theatre; Hollywood Ten’s production of Sally Clark’s “Saint Frances of Hollywood”; “Romeo and Juliet” and “Fire,” both for the Arbour Festival.

As a singer, Gill has worked as the feature act on board the Mediterranean and Caribbean cruise ship, M.S. Carousel.  She also performed a successful three night solo gig at the renowned jazz club Top O’ the Senator in Toronto in October 2002.

Gill splits her time between Los Angeles and her home on Vancouver Island with her husband, theatre director Brian Richmond.

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