Lisa Berry as Master Corporal Tanya Young
Lisa Berry is a Canadian actress born and raised in Richmond Hill, Ontario, and is the youngest of four children. She started in the industry behind the camera as a makeup artist, but it wasn’t long before her passion for storytelling led her to acting. She trained at the Randolph Academy for the Performing Arts, and has gone on to enjoy a prolific career on the small and big screen as well as on stages across North America.
Berry made her screen debut in a small role playing the ‘theatre manager’ in Degrassi: The Next Generation (2006). Guest spots and supporting roles in various TV shows and films followed.
In (2007), she was cast as “Tituba” in The Shaw Festival’s productions of The Crucible. She spent the next decade playing leading roles on Canada’s top stages. In 2017, Berry won the role of “Penny” in the Canadian Premier of Suzan-Lori Parks’ Father Comes Home from the Wars, for which she was awarded a Dora Nomination for Best Actress in a Play.
She’s become recognized by mainstream audiences for her recurring roles as “Billie,” aka Death in the sci-fi/fantasy hit show Supernatural, and “Cleophas Garroway” in Shadowhunters: The Mortal Instruments.