Torri Higginson is a Canadian actress, best known for her roles in the “TekWar” movies and series, and for portraying Dr. Elizabeth Weir in “Stargate SG-1” and “Stargate Atlantis”, Dr. Jordan Hampton in “NCIS”, and Commander Delaney Truffault in “Dark Matter” Sarah Victoria “Torri” Higginson is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her roles in the TekWar movies and series, and for portraying Dr. Elizabeth Weir in Stargate SG-1 and Stargate Atlantis (2004–2008), Dr. Jordan Hampton in NCIS (2007–2009), and Commander Delaney Truffault in Dark Matter (2015–2017).
In 1995, two years prior to “Stargate SG-1”’s premiere, Torri starred in the movie “Jungleground” with three other actors from the Stargate franchise: Peter Williams (Apophis), JR Bourne (Martouf), and Lexa Doig (Dr. Lam). Torri took over the role of Dr. Elizabeth Weir from Jessica Steen in a guest spot on the season eight opener of “Stargate SG-1”. She was then carried over as the leader of the Atlantis expedition on “Stargate Atlantis” and continued playing that role through to the fourth season of the show.
Along with appearances in dozens of other shows and movies, Torri has also starred in “This Life” as Natalie Lawson, a lifestyle columnist and single mother who is diagnosed with terminal cancer; “Inhuman Condition” as Dr. Kessler; “Deep in the City” as Katharine Strachan; and the narrator in “State of Syn”. Other notable appearances have been in Stephen King’s “Storm of the Century” and “The Outer Limits”. She is also a theatre actress and has appeared in “Three Tall Women”, “Weldon Rising”, and “Picasso” at the Lapin Agile.
Torri won a Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role for “Deep in the City” in 2000 and was nominated in 2004 for a Saturn Award for Best Supporting Actress on Television for “Stargate Atlantis”.