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Megan Follows

Megan Elizabeth Follows was the last child born to parents, Ted Follows and Dawn Greenhalgh in Ontario, Canada. Her parents were part of the founding members of Canada's summer theatre culture and Megan began acting as a toddler with her siblings Edwina, Laurence, and Samantha.

After her parents' divorce when she was 11, Megan moved to Los Angeles to attend school and act. She became recognized after her performance in the internationally renowned Anne of Green Gables for which she won the 1986 Gemini Award for best actress

After returning to portray Anne Shirley in Anne of Green Gables: The Sequel, for which she won the 1987 Ace award for best actress and the 1988 Gemini Award for best actress, Meagen took a break from the spotlight and decided to focus on studying theatre. During the 90s Megan focused on Shakespeare and raising a family. Megan married Christopher Porter in 1991, and in 1992, they celebrated the birth of their first child, Lyla Anne. While Lyla was still an infant, Megan got the role of Juliet in Shakespeare's Romeo & Juliet at Canada's Stratford Festival. After the birth of their second child, Russel, Megan and Christopher divorced.

Known For


Cast Credits

October Faction (2020)
Starring as Edith Mooreland (8 episodes)
Wynonna Earp (2016)
Guest starring as Michelle Earp (6 episodes)
Reign (2013)
Starring as Catherine de' Medici (78 episodes)
World Without End (2012)
Starring as Maud
Longmire (2012)
Guest starring as Alice Stewart
Republic of Doyle (2010)
Guest starring as Warden Barton
Lie to Me (2009)
Guest starring as Lorraine Burch
Murdoch Mysteries (2008)
Guest starring as Megan Byrne
Robson Arms (2005)
Starring as Janice Keneally (13 episodes)
House (2004)
Guest starring as Jennifer Williams
  • Episode 7x20: Changes (May 2, 2011)
Threat Matrix (2003)
Guest starring as Denise
Crossing Jordan (2001)
Guest starring as Beth
CSI: Crime Scene Investigation (2000)
Guest starring as Beth Darien
Made in Canada (1998)
Guest starring as Mandy Forward
The Outer Limits (1995)
Guest starring as Karen Ross
Second Chances (1993)
Starring as Kate Benedict
The X-Files (1993)
Guest starring as Kath McCready
Law & Order (1990)
Guest starring as Mother of Dead Child
Anne of Green Gables (1985)
Starring as Anne Shirley
Murder, She Wrote (1984)
Guest starring as Lila Nolan

Crew Credits

October Faction (2020)
Episode crew as Director (2 episodes)
When Hope Calls (2019)
Episode crew as Director (2 episodes)
Charmed (2018)
Episode crew as Director
Reign (2013)
Episode crew as Director (3 episodes)
Murdoch Mysteries (2008)
Episode crew as Director (2 episodes)
Heartland (2007)
Episode crew as Director (2 episodes)
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