Sara Botsford (born August 4, 1951) is a Canadian television and film actress. She plays Marilla in the 2016 Anne of Green Gables TV movie, opposite Martin Sheen, and plays Lady Covington in the Nickelodeon YTV series RIDE. She is probably best known for her role of Ann Hildebrand in the television series E.N.G. for which she won a Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role. Before this role, her most remembered role is the wickedly evil character of Lillith McKechnie, AKA Isabella, on the daytime drama As the World Turns from 1988 to 1990. In Dangerous Offender: The Marlene Moore Story (1996), she portrayed Marlene Moore's (Brooke Johnson) lawyer. In 2002, she portrayed Kathleen Sinclair in the TV movie Trudeau about the life of the late Prime Minister Pierre Elliott Trudeau. In 2003 she appeared in Burn: The Robert Wraight Story.Her film roles have included appearances in Crossbar (1979), By Design, Murder by Phone, Deadly Eyes, the Hitchcockian thriller Still of the Night (all 1982), Legal Eagles (1986), Jumpin' Jack Flash (1986), and The Gunrunner (1989), opposite Kevin Costner. More recently she played a hotel owner in the American Old West in Tremors 4: The Legend Begins (2004), and Kathy Williams in the remake of The Fog (2005).Botsford and Alan Scarfe, had one child. Her son Jonathan is also an actor. Her only marriage was to James Hurdle with whom she had 2 sons, Gideon and Quinn. She currently lives with Christopher "CB" Brown, with whom she has a theatre company, 49th Parallel Theatre. Their mandate is to produce Canadian plays and adaptations for an American audience. They are based in Los Angeles. They also are the creators of the award-winning web series, Those Damn Canadians, starring Christopher Shyer and Lynda Boyd.
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Even if it's starting in her own backyard, Holly is still dreaming of ways to save the world because she has her best friends and family by her side.
Once Upon a Prince
One day, Susanna will accept help from a stranger at her parents garden store. When a photo of them gets leaked to the press, Susanna is in for a shock, as her son is called back home by his mother.
Anne of Green Gables: The Good Stars
Anne is facing complex issues with her friends when she is 13 She begins a friendship with Gilbert Blythe that escalates to disrupt the status quo of her peaceful world at the same time. Her free-spir...
Anne of Green Gables: Fire & Dew
Anne heads to Charlottetown to attend accelerated classes as she continues to work towards her dream of being a school teacher. While there, she is forced to adapt quickly to her new surroundings and ...
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Anne of Green Gables
L.M has a new version. An orphan was sent to a couple looking to adopt a boy in Montgomery's story.
A young executive hides his true identity to save the woman he loves in a near future where corporations have unlimited power.
The adventures of Kit Bridges who relocates to England when her father joins the faculty at an elite equestrian boarding school.
An American volunteer doctor becomes a fugitive after he intervenes in the sexual assault of a young woman. Things get out of control when the attacker's body is pulled from the river.
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The stories of relentless LAPD homicide Detective Harry Bosch who pursues justice at all costs are based on Michael Connelly's best-selling novels. There is a man who is haunted by his past and strugg...
Lizzie Borden Took an Ax
The scandal and enduring mystery surrounding the trial of the woman who killed her parents is chronicled in the book. As the case rages on, the courtroom proceedings fuel an enormous amount of sensati...
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Sophie is a Canadian television sitcom that aired on CBC from January 9, 2008 to March 23, 2009. It stars Natalie Brown as Sophie Parker, an unmarried single mother and talent agent. The show is an E...
Raising the Bar
The lives and cases of young lawyers who work on opposite sides - the public defender's office and the district attorney's office - as well as those who sit in judgment on their cases.
Patrick Jane, a former celebrity psychic medium, uses his razor sharp skills of observation and expertise at "reading" people to solve serious crimes with the California Bureau of Investigation.
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Based on actual cases and experiences, Numb3rs depicts the confluence of police work and mathematics in solving crime as an FBI agent recruits his mathematical genius brother to help solve a wide rang...
Allison works in the District Attorney's office and uses her intuition to solve crimes by communicating with the dead. She often gets clues to the location of missing people from her dreams.
The residents of Antonio Bay have become victims of a horrifying vengeance after being trapped within an eerie mist. A hundred years ago, a ship carrying lepers was lured onto the rocky coastline and ...
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Tremors 4: The Legend Begins
17 men died under mysterious circumstances in the town of Rejection, Nevada, in 1889. The miners leave in droves until there's nothing left but a shell of a community. It's up to the remaining residen...
The L Word
A group of lesbian friends are in Los Angeles.
Three generations of a family come together for a funeral and reveal a lot of family secrets in a black comedy.
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When she is assigned cases that have never been solved, the Philadelphia homicide squad's lone female detective finds her calling. Lilly Rush combines her instincts and technology to bring about justi...
Any crime that has a shred of evidence connected to Navy and Marine Corps personnel is investigated by a team of special agents.
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Crossing Jordan is an American television crime/drama series that starsJill Hennessy as Jordan Cavanaugh, M.D., a crime-solving forensic pathologist employed in the Massachusetts Office of the Chief M...
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The District aired on CBS from 2000 to 2004. The police chief in Washington, D.C. was the focus of the show.
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Judging Amy is an American television drama that was telecast from September 19, 1999, through May 3, 2005, on CBS-TV. This TV series starred Amy Brenneman and Tyne Daly. Its main character is a judge...
The West Wing
The West Wing gives a glimpse into presidential politics in the nation's capital as it tells the stories of the members of a fictional presidential administration. The politics that these characters d...
The AMC aired 2 seasons and 16 episodes of The Lot from 1999 to 2001. The fictional studio Sylver Screen Pictures was profiled during the 1930s. Jeffrey Tambor, Rue McClanahan, Linda Cardellini and Mi...
Lynn Holt had to scramble to keep her family and law firm together since her husband left her and took most of their practice with him. The attorneys are determined to make their monthly mortgage paym...
Ricky Nelson: Original Teen Idol
Ricky Nelson's life story was told in a discussion with a fan just hours before his death in a plane crash.
Total Recall 2070
The Canadian television channel CHCH-TV broadcasted the first broadcast of Total Recall 2070 in 1999. The US syndicated it with edits to remove nudity, violence and strong language. The film Total Rec...
Our Guys: Outrage at Glen Ridge
A group of high school athletes were accused of gang raping a mentally retarded teen girl. When the town rallies to protect their stars, a detective and the prosecutor have to uncover the cover-up by ...
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Ally McBeal is a lawyer at the Boston law firm Cage and Fish. Ally's life and loves are eccentric, funny, dramatic and full of imagination.
The story of the people who built the fighter-Interceptor jet to defend Canada's vast territory during the Cold War. Cost over-runs in the U.S. The election of the Diefenbaker government with a new fi...
Suzanne returned home to find her daughter missing. She heard a voice that said her daughter would die if she left or sought help. Suzanne discovered that she was being watched. Suzanne needs to commi...
The story of the world's fastest fighter plane ever built, in 1950's Canada, was told in this series.
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The doorway to an infinite number of Earths is unlocked in his basement. During a test run, he invites his co-worker and his teacher to see his invention. Rembrandt "Crying Man" Brown, a washed-up sou...
The Outer Limits
Sometimes there is a plot twist at the end of The Outer Limits. Unlike the original incarnation of the series, which was a pure anthology with each episode completely unrelated to the others, the revi...
New York News
New York News was broadcast in the United States by CBS as part of its 1995 fall lineup.
Obstruction of Justice
The investigation into the death of a police officer's wife reveals a surprising suspect.
The New York City journalist's real-life struggle with breast cancer inspired the story of hope, courage and redemption. When she receives a troubling diagnosis, she's forced to re-examine her life be...
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Law & Order
From two different vantage points, the police investigation and the prosecution in court, follows a crime.
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E.N.G. is a Canadian television drama, following the staff of a fictional Toronto television news station. The show aired on CTV from 1989 to 1994. The series ran for 96 episodes, produced by the Alli...
At least until he becomes involved with defence lawyer Laura Kelly and her unpredictable client, District Attorney Tom Logan will be set for higher office. A much more sinister scenario starts to emer...
Jumpin' Jack Flash
Terry uses computers to communicate with clients all over the world. She gets a strange message one day. The message is written in code. Terry became involved in an espionage ring after decoding the m...
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Robert McCall is a former agent of a secret government agency who is now running his own private crime fighting operation where he fashions himself as "The Equalizer." It is a service for victims of t...
The year 1926. The Civil War of China. Ted Beaubien was captured and forced to watch his girlfriend's execution. He will avenge her death by taking on a deadly mission to buy guns abroad and smuggle t...
They are in love. They work together to design women's evening wear. The pair set out to find a sperm donor when Helen decided to have a baby.
Corn grain contaminated with steroids produces large rats the size of small dogs who begin feeding on the residents of Toronto. Paul, a college basketball coach, teams up with Kelly, a local health in...
Still of the Night
One of his patients is murdered. Sam Rice refused to give any information when he was visited by the investigating officer. He fell in love with Brooke Reynolds despite her being a likely murder suspe...
Murder by Phone
It's up to Nat Bridger to stop the killer after a disgruntled phone company employee develops a device.