Samantha Strange

SamanthaSince leaving her husband Josh, Erica's younger sister Samantha, who was once the "safe" one, is no longer playing by the rules. Last season, Sam started with a clean slate, which led to a new surgeon job, and an exciting new relationship with a thrill-seeking custodian named Lenin. This season, a major surprise is in store for Sam, one she wasn't expecting.


Joanna's television credits include the recurring role of "Shell Jenkins" in ABC's Happy Town as well as guest starring roles on Rookie Blue (ABC/Global), Heartland (CBC), Flashpoint (CBS/CTV), The Border (CBC) and leading roles in the television movies Taking A Chance on Love (Hallmark) and All The Good Ones Are Married (Lifetime). On the big screen, Joanna can be seen in The Four Horsemen, St Roz, New Year and most recently Saw VII.

Joanna has enjoyed playing such roles on stage as "Libby" in Opening Night (Theatre Aquarius), 'Judy' in A Perfect Wedding (The Victoria Playhouse Theatre), 'Jillian' in Solar Stage's Jillian Jiggs Tells Stories, an array of characters in Thirteen Hands (Hart House Theatre), Marjorie Pinchwife in The Country Wife, as well as Bianca in Woman Beware Woman (Theatre Erindale). She is a graduate of the University of Toronto and Sherdian College's joint Theatre and Drama Studies program.