Missy Peregrym is a Canadian actress best known for her roles as "Andy McNally" in ABC's "Rookie Blue", and "Jackie Bradford" in ABC's "Life As We Know It". She currently portrays Scarlett Harker on Syfy's Van Helsing
Born in Montreal to a minister (Rev. Darrell Peregrym) and a housewife (Vanessa Peregrym), Missy describes herself as having been a tomboy while growing up. However, by the age of 18, she began her professional career in Modelling with the Lizbell Agency. She was encouraged by her agency to move over onto commercials, and so she did. Missy appeared in commercials for the Olympic Games and Mercedes-Benz.
After her modelling career, she made her television debut in FOX's cyberpunk television series " Dark Angel" as "Hottie Blood". A number of guest and recurring roles in television soon followed, such as "Smallville", "Heroes", "Cybergeddon", and "Reaper".
In fact, her first lead role came from the CW's Reaper, where she starred as "Andi Prendergast", the co-worker and the ex-girlfriend of Sam Oliver. However, Nikki Reed initially landed this role, and even portrayed the character in the unaired pilot.
Peregrym made her film debut in 2006, where she played the lead role in "Stick It", as "Haley Graham" a rebellious 17 year old who has a run-in with the law, and is forced by a judge to return to the world of competitive gymnastics.
- Graduated from the Aurora College in the year 2004.
- She coaches high school basketball.