|Date of birth||22 January 1977|
|Origin||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
Jennifer Spence is the actress who portrays Joanna.
Born in Northern Ontario, Canada, Moved to British Columbia with her mother and sister when she was 9 years old. Moved to Los Angeles in the 90's and began working in the industry along side her husband shortly thereafter. A self taught artist, specializing in painting worked her way through all aspects of the art department.
Her acting credits include playing the part of Dr. Lisa Park on the Stargate Universe television series. Other television series in which she has had principal roles are Exes and Ohs, The 4400, Reunion, Write & Wrong, and recurring roles on Killer Instinct and DaVinci's Inquest.
Immediately following the cancellation of Stargate Universe, Spence joined some other of the show's cast (including Michael Dopud) in a pilot of the new show Echoes, produced by Stargate's Mark Savela and Ken Kabatoff. In 2012, Spence had roles in episodes of three network television shows, The Killing, Alcatraz and Supernatural. Spence will also have a recurring role in the science fiction television series Continuum, premiering in May 2012.
Spence was born and raised in Toronto, Canada, to a British father and third-generation Japanese Canadian mother.
Her height is 6' 1" (1.85 m).