Sandrine Holt (born 19 November 1972) is an English-Canadian model and actress.

Early life

Holt was born Sandrine Ho in London, England to a Cantonese father and a French mother. At age five, she and her family moved to Toronto, Canada, her hometown. Holt attended St. Joseph's Morrow Park Catholic Secondary School in Willowdale. She worked as a runway model in Paris before she became an actress.

Acting career

Holt's acting debut was in 1991, appearing in the film Black Robe.[2] She has appeared in Rapa Nui, the telemovie and subsequent TV show Once a Thief, Pocahontas: The Legend, 1999 and Resident Evil: Apocalypse.

In 2006, she appeared in a recurring role on the television series 24 as Evelyn Martin, the aide to First Lady Martha Logan. In 2007 she appeared in the recurring role of Catherine Rothberg in Showtime's series The L Word.

In 2012, she appeared in Underworld: Awakening[3] as Lida, an Antigen employee who took care of the protagonist's daughter, a prisoner named Subject Two. In 2015, she appeared in the film Terminator Genisys,[4] and the TV series Fear the Walking Dead.[5]

In 2016, she appeared in MacGyver (2016 TV series) as Patricia Thornton, an ex-field agent turned director of operations for DXS.[6]

Personal life

Holt was married to rock producer/engineer Travis Huff[7] but later divorced. She currently lives in Silver Lake, Los Angeles with her daughter and is learning Mandarin Chinese.



1991Black RobeAnnukaNominated—Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
1994Rapa NuiRamana
1994Dance Me OutsidePoppy
1995Pocahontas: The LegendPocahontas
1998Gunslinger's RevengePearl
1999Loving JezebelMona
2000Fast Food Fast WomenGiselle
2001Century HotelJin
2002Ballistic: Ecks vs. SeverAgent Bennett
2003Happy HourBonnie
2004Resident Evil: ApocalypseTerri Morales
2006Sam's LakeKate[8]
2011Faces in the CrowdNina #6
2012Underworld: AwakeningLida
2013Chinese PuzzleJu[9]
2015Terminator GenisysDetective Cheung


1989Friday the 13th: The SeriesKamichiEpisode: "Face of Evil"
1995Tales of the WildKanataEpisode: "Les légendes du Grand Nord"
1996Poltergeist: The LegacyEllenEpisode: "The Fifth Sepulcher"
1996Once a ThiefLi Ann TseiTelevision film
1997–1998Once a ThiefLi Ann Tsei23 episodes
1997Once a Thief: Brother Against BrotherLi Ann TseiTelevision film
1997Outer Limits, TheThe Outer LimitsJade / LauraEpisode: "Last Supper"
1997New York UndercoverJulie Chin2 episodes
1997TwoDiana PolaskyEpisode: "Tale of the Tape"
1998Once a Thief: Family BusinessLi Ann TseiTelevision film
2001WitchbladeSandrine Malraux / TV News ReporterEpisode: "Parallax" (as TV News Reporter)
Episode: "Legion" (as Sandrine Malraux)
2001Earth AngelsWendyTelevision film
2002Mutant XPatriciaEpisode: "The Future Revealed"
2004Starship Troopers 2: Hero of the FederationPvt. Jill SandeeTelevision film
2005CSI: MiamiMelissa BooneEpisode: "Sex and Tapes"
2005Las VegasDet. Jenny Cho3 episodes
2005ERDrewEpisode: "Nobody's Baby"
200624Evelyn Martin10 episodes
2006–2008RunawayErin Baxter5 episodes
2007L Word, TheThe L WordCatherine Rothberg5 episodes
2007Fire SerpentChristina AndrewsTelevision film
2007Dark Room, TheThe Dark RoomLeanne KisounTelevision film
2008Burn UpMika Namuvai2 episodes
2009Bored to DeathNiko OhEpisode: "Stockholm Syndrome"
2009Phantom, TheThe PhantomGuran2 episodes
2010Mentalist, TheThe MentalistElise ChayeEpisode: "Blood In, Blood Out"
2010Line, TheThe LineRachel WuTelevision film
2011SanctuaryCharlotte BenoitEpisode: "Monsoon"
2011FlashpointBeth ToppEpisode: "Slow Burn"
2012Deadly HopeDenise LandersTelevision film
2012Listener, TheThe ListenerChrista MerkerEpisode: "Poisoned Minds"
2013–2014HostagesSandrine Renault15 episodes
2013–2014House of CardsGillian Cole[2]10 episodes
2015ExposedJillTelevision film
2015Returned, TheThe ReturnedJulie Han[2]10 episodes
2015Fear the Walking DeadDr. Bethany Exner3 episodes
2016DamienPaula Sciarra2 episodes
2016BlindspotVanessa ChangEpisode: "Any Wounded Thief"
2016Law & Order: Special Victims UnitNora WattanEpisode: "Fashionable Crimes"
2016Mr. RobotSusan Jacobs[2]2 episodes
2016MacGyverPatricia Thornton
2017LoveJorieEpisode: "Episode #2.5"
2017The Art of More

Awards and nominations

YearAssociationCategoryNominated workResult
1991Genie AwardsBest Performance by an Actress in a Supporting RoleBlack RobeNominated