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Miriam McDonald

Biography

Most widely known for using Emma Nelson on Degrassi: ANOTHER Era, which began in 2001. In ’09 2009, she made an appearance in the film Ocean Beast. She acquired early success being a voice-over celebrity in the cartoon series Ripping Close friends. She appeared over the cover of Reader’s Break down in August 2007. She was raised using a sister. She dated Degrassi co-star Ryan Cooley. She became good friends with Charlie Bartlett celebrity Megan Park.

Quick Facts


Full Name Miriam McDonald
Date Of Birth July 26, 1987
Place Of Birth Oakville, Canada
Height 1.7 m
Profession TV Actress
Nationality Canadian
Movies She's Too Young, Jay and Silent Bob Do Degrassi, The Poet, Devil's Diary, Poison Ivy: The Secret Society, Sea Beast, Degrassi Goes Hollywood, Degrassi Takes Manhattan, Wolves
TV Shows Degrassi: The Next Generation, The Ripping Friends, System Crash, Degrassi Unscripted, Degrassi Tells All
Star Sign Leo

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#Fact
1Currently filming the 5th season of Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)! [May 2005]
2Attended Ryerson University in Toronto doing one class of Yoga. Officially a yoga instructor. Returning to acting soon. [January 2011]
3Filming the fourth season of Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001). [May 2004]
4Very good friends with Megan Park.
5She likes to swim and play tennis.
6Enjoys boxing.
7Has a dog named Sully.
8Moved to downtown Toronto when she was 10.
9Has one sister.
10Has been schooled by acting coach Dean Armstrong, of Queer as Folk (2000) fame.
11Loves dancing, including ballet, jazz, tap and hip hop.
12She also did voice-over work for 13 episodes, each, of the series, The Ripping Friends (2001), Cyberchase (2002) and Pecola (2001). She also voiced the lead in the animated series, 'Englebert' (2000).


Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Wolves2014Haley
Orphan Black2013TV SeriesMadison
Lost Girl2013TV SeriesAnita / Hot Fae
XIII: The Series2012TV SeriesSasha
Degrassi Takes Manhattan2010TV MovieEmma Nelson
Degrassi: The Next Generation2001-2010TV SeriesEmma Nelson
Degrassi Goes Hollywood2009TV MovieEmma Nelson
The Sea Beast2008TV MovieCarly McKenna
Poison Ivy: The Secret Society2008TV MovieDaisy (as Miriam Mcdonald)
Degrassi Spring Break Movie2008TV MovieEmma Nelson
Degrassi: Minis2005-2008TV SeriesEmma Nelson
Devil's Diary2007TV MovieHeather
The Poet2007Willa
Naturally, Sadie2007TV SeriesHeidi
Karma2005/IIVideo shortSamantha
Blue Murder2004TV SeriesLucy Wentworth
She's Too Young2004TV MovieDawn Gensler (as Miriam MacDonald)
Pecola2001-2003TV Series
The Ripping Friends2002TV Series
System Crash1999TV Series
Degrassi: Next Class2016TV SeriesEmma Nelson

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
It Goes There: Degrassi's Most Talked About Moments2015TV MovieHerself
The 25th Gemini Awards2010TV SpecialHerself
Love Cures Cancer: Take a Chance on Love2009DocumentaryHerself - Love Cures Cancer Video Share and Guest
Degrassi in Ecuador2008TV MovieHerself
Degrassi: Doing What Matters2007TV MovieHerself
Canada A.M.2006TV SeriesHerself
Degrassi Unscripted2004TV Mini-SeriesHerself

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Degrassi's 40 Most Go There-est Moments2006TV Mini-SeriesHerself / Emma Nelson

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2002Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Ensemble in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama)Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)· Sarah Barrable-Tishauer
· Shane Kippel
· Lauren Collins
· Melissa McIntyre
· Ryan Cooley
· Christina Schmidt
· Jake Goldsbie
· Cassie Steele
· Drake
· Daniel Clark

Nominated awards

Nominated awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Young Ensemble Perfromance in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama)Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)· Dalmar Abuzeid
· Sarah Barrable-Tishauer
· John Bregar
· Deanna Casaluce
· Daniel Clark
· Lauren Collins
· Ryan Cooley
· Marc Donato
· Jake Epstein
· Stacey Farber
· Drake
· Jake Goldsbie
· Shenae Grimes-Beech
· Jamie Johnston
· Shane Kippel
· Andrea Lewis
· Mike Lobel
· Melissa McIntyre
· Daniel Morrison
· Adamo Ruggiero
· Cassie Steele
2005Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Performance in a TV Movie, Miniseries or Special - Supporting Young ActressShe's Too Young (2004)
2005Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsOutstanding Young Performers in a TV SeriesDegrassi: The Next Generation (2001)· Ryan Cooley
· Jake Epstein
· Stacey Farber
· Drake
· Adamo Ruggiero
· Christina Schmidt
· Alex Steele
· Cassie Steele
· Sarah Barrable-Tishauer
2003Young Artist AwardYoung Artist AwardsBest Ensemble in a TV Series (Comedy or Drama)Degrassi: The Next Generation (2001)· Sarah Barrable-Tishauer
· Daniel Clark
· Lauren Collins
· Ryan Cooley
· Jake Epstein
· Stacey Farber
· Jake Goldsbie
· Drake
· Shane Kippel
· Andrea Lewis
· Melissa McIntyre
· Adamo Ruggiero
· Christina Schmidt
· Cassie Steele


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#Quote
1My life is basically the same as it was before Degrassi, only now I get recognized everywhere I go.


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