Stargate Atlantis season 1 promosTorri Higginson is a Canadian actress. She was born in Burlington, Ontario, Canada, on 6 December 1969 and is most well-known for her roles in the TekWar movies and series, The English Patient and Stargate Atlantis. She is also a theater actress and has appeared in Three Tall Women, Weldon Rising and Picasso at the Lapin Agile.
Higginson 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 is still playing that role as of the show's fourth season, though reduced from a main cast member to a recurring role.
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