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Brooke Nevin : Vanessa

Canadian-born actress Brooke Candice Nevin is well recognized in the entertainment industry for her performances on both the big and small screens. Nevin has been a mainstay on television since her starring debut as a teen in the Nickelodeon series “Animorphs.” Most recently she starred in the Hallmark Channel Original Movie “On the Twelfth Day of Christmas,” appeared in the Hallmark Movies & Mysteries Original “Journey Back to Christmas,” portrayed Tara on the NBC series “Chicago Fire,” had the role of Linda on the CBS series “Scorpion,” played Julianne the tech wiz with social anxiety disorder on the A&E series “Breakout Kings” and finished a nail-biting arc with Ted Danson as D.B. Russell’s daughter on “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation.”

Nevin started flexing her funny bone with Improv and Sketch shows on the Second City Stage in both Toronto and Los Angeles. Her comedic talents have brought her to the big screen starring alongside David Koechner and Melora Hardin in the Fox Atomic sports spoof “The Comebacks.” She has also garnered acclaim and Best Actress nominations from the Monte-Carlo Television Festival and Gemini Awards for her funny turn as the flirtatious, heart-on-her-sleeve Sonja in HBO Canada’s “Call Me Fitz” and a Best Guest Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series nomination for her role in ABC’s “Motive.”

On the feature film front, Nevin’s credits include the critically acclaimed indie Archie’s Final Project with festival awards from around the globe including the Crystal Bear at the 2009 Berlinale, along with the romantic comedy Construction.

Nevin is a regular supporter of Plan Canada and The Human Rights Campaign. She volunteers her time in Los Angeles with A Sense of Home, creating homes for foster youth who are transitioning out of the system and puts her photographic skills to good use for the Heart Gallery Los Angeles with the Children’s Action Network.