|Also known as||Alexandra Lecciones Doig|
|Date of birth||June 8, 1973|
|Origin||Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
Lexa Doig is the actress who portrays Wendy Paulson.
Lexa Doig was born Alexandra Lecciones Doig in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on June 8, 1973. She is the younger child of Gloria B. Lecciones and David W. Doig. Her mother was a Filipino Registered Nurse originally from Dumaguete City, Philippines, and her father, who is of Scottish and Irish descent, was an Executive Officer in Toronto.
Her first professional job came at the age of 19, when she was cast opposite William Shatner and Greg Evigan in "TekWar". She went on to appear in several projects for both the big and small screens, including "CI5: The New Professionals" (1998), Jungleground (1995) and No Alibi (2000), before landing a lead role in Jason X (2001), the 10th installment in the Friday the 13th series. Shortly after, she captured the title role in Gene Roddenberry's "Andromeda" (2000) starring as the Andromeda Ascendant's sophisticated artificial intelligence system. She has also completed guest stints on several popular television shows, including "Traders" (1996), "Earth: Final Conflict" (1997), "The Chris Isaak Show" (2001) and "Stargate SG-1" (2005-7), the last with her husband. More recently she's had a main role in "Continuum", and a recurring guest spot on Michael's "Saving Hope".
Theatre credits include "Arsenic and Old Lace" and "Romeo and Juliet".
In her spare time, Lexa enjoys reading, roller-blading and playing RPG video games, "Dungeons and Dragons" being her favorite. She currently resides in Vancouver, British Columbia with husband Michael Shanks, children Mia and Samuel and two cats.