Yanna McIntosh

Biography

Yanna McIntosh, sometimes credited as Yanna MacIntosh, is a Jamaican-born Canadian television, movie and theatrical actress. McIntosh attended the University of Toronto and the American Repertory Theatre Institute at Harvard University, in which she trained for acting in theatrical productions. For a time she taught students of theatre at the National Theatre School in Montreal, Quebec and at Toronto, Ontario's Humber College. Yanna McIntosh's theatre credits include Petruchio in The Taming of the Shrew, Hedda in Hedda Gabler,Mary in Friedrich Schiller's Mary Stuart, and Condoleezza Rice in David Hare's Stuff Happens. McIntosh's most notable recurring roles in television series include Dr. Currie in the short-lived 90's medical drama Side Effects, Jenni Hernandez in Riverdale, Edna Myles in The Eleventh Hour, Dr. Rollins in Blue Murder, Zona Robinson in This is Wonderland, and Ms. Dymond in the Canadian teen drama The Best Years. She has starred in a number of made-for-television movies, such as Atomic Train (1999), in which she played Christina Roselli, Strange Justice (1999), in which she played Jeanette, Deliberate Intent (2000), in which she played Elaine, Crown Heights (2004), Chasing Freedom (2004), in which she played Ruth, Reversible Errors (2004), in which she played Genevieve Carriere, Doomstown (2006), in which she played Pat Barrows, Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy (2006), in which she played Dr. Crone, They Come Back (2007), in which she played Naketha, and Matters of Life and Dating (2007). Some of her appearances in movies and direct-to-video films include Nicole in Spooky House (2000), Penny Mills in Full Disclosure (2001), Teddy Vargas in The Sentinel (2006), and Diana in Finn's Girl (2007). Other roles include Down in the Delta (1998), John Q (2002), and Heaven on Earth (2008).

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John Q.

State Employee

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Finn's Girl

Diana

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Crown Heights

Mrs Moses

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Full Disclosure

Penny Mills

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Like a House on Fire

Nancy

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Deliberate Intent

Elaine

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Strange Justice

Jeanette

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Humane

Political Commentator

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Heaven on Earth

Rosa

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Bloodwork

Patricia

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Humane

Political Commentator

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The Marsh King's Daughter

Agent Lorna Illing

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Slumberland

Carla

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Like a House on Fire

Nancy

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Bloodwork

Patricia

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Heaven on Earth

Rosa

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A Raisin in the Sun

Miss Tilly

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Finn's Girl

Diana

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The Sentinel

Teddy Vargas

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Reversible Errors

Genevieve Carriere

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Chasing Freedom

Ruth

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Crown Heights

Mrs Moses

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The Glow

Catherine

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John Q.

State Employee

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Spooky House

Nicole

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The Rats

Doctor

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True Blue

Anna

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Full Disclosure

Penny Mills

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Deliberate Intent

Elaine

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Strange Justice

Jeanette

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Atomic Train

Christina Roselli

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Down in the Delta

Slave Woman

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The Babymaker: The Dr. Cecil Jacobson Story

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