Who is Michelle Nolden?

Michelle was born on 17 March 1973 under the zodiac sign of Pisces, in Brantford, Ontario, Canada. She’s a 49-year-old actress, director, producer and writer, probably best recognized for landing the role of Robin Brooks in the CBS crime drama series “Numb3rs” (2006-2010), playing Dr Dawn Bell in the CTV supernatural medical drama series “Saving Hope” (2012-2017), and featuring as Sarah West in the CBC Gem drama series “Northern Rescue” (2019).

How rich is she, as of now? Michelle Nolden Net Worth

As of early 2022, Michelle Nolden’s net worth is estimated at over $1.5 million, acquired through her successful involvement in the world of entertainment.

She has worked on more than 85 television and film acting credits since she launched her career in the late 1990s.

Early Life, Parents, Siblings, Nationality, Ethnicity, Religion, Educational Background

Michelle Nolden spent her early years in her hometown of Brantford, where she was raised by her parents; however, there’s no public information about their names and professions, and it’s also unknown whether she has siblings or is an only child. She holds Canadian nationality, belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group, and is a Christian. Regarding her education, Michelle studied acting at The Ryerson Theater School in Toronto, while at the time working as a waitress at the East Side Mario restaurant to support herself.

Career Beginnings

Michelle Nolden took her first career steps in the late 1990s, when she had the recurring role of Anna and T’than in the first-run syndicated sci-fi series “Earth: Final Conflict” (1998-2000), which earned two Primetime Emmy Award nominations. She then made his debut feature film appearance as Anna in “Blur”, which was directed by Jason McBride and released in 2000. It was followed by her portrayals of Eloise in the 2001 mystery romance film “Century Hotel”, and Julie Foley in the 2002 romantic comedy film “Men With Brooms”, co-written and directed by Paul Gross. At the time, she also had guest parts in such TV series including “Twice In A Lifetime”, “The Zack Files”, and “Foreign Objects”, among others.

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Rise to Prominence

Michelle Nolden landed her breakthrough role of Rachel Goldstein in the Showtime drama series “Street Time”, which ran for two seasons from 2002 to 2003. After the end of the series, she started working on TV films, playing Cristyne Lategano in “Rudy: The Rudy Giuliani Story”, and featuring as Ernest Hemingway’s wife Hadley in “Hemingway: That Summer In Paris”, both released in 2003. The following year, she was cast as Anne in the W drama miniseries “The Shields Stories”, and took the lead role of Sarah in the psychological thriller film “Show Me”, next to Katharine Isabelle and Kett Turton. She then played Amber in the romantic comedy film “The Perfect Man”, alongside Hilary Duff, and featured as Chandra in the mystery comedy film “Lucid”, both in 2005.

Continued Success

Michelle Nolden gained enormous popularity when she joined the cast of the CBS crime drama series “Numb3rs”, in which she starred as Robin Brooks from 2006 to 2010. The series follows a college mathematics professor who helps his brother solve crimes for the FBI. Concurrently, Michelle continued to work on other projects, including Leonard Farlinger’s 2007 Western comedy film “All Hat”, in which she played Gena Stanton, and the 2008 CTV miniseries “Would Be Kings”, in which she had the part of a prosecutor. It was followed by her portrayals of Sean Kuzak in The Movie Network miniseries “ZOS: Zone Of Separation”, and Annette DeTamble in the romantic sci-fi film “The Time Traveler’s Wife”, both released in 2009.

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She ended the decade with the role of Michelle Cooper in the 2010 action comedy film “Red”, sharing the screen with Bruce Willis, Morgan Freeman and John Malkovich.

Further Work

Michelle Nolden’s next significant appearance came when she was chosen to play Judge Allison Jenkins in the comedy-drama TV series “Republic Of Doyle”, which was broadcast on CBC Television for six seasons from 2011 to 2014. Parallel with that, she played Christine in the Hallmark family romantic film “Christmas Dance”, and wrote and directed the drama film “A Man’s World”, both in 2012. She then took the recurring role of Kathleen Spencer in The CW’s action-thriller series “Nikita” (2012-2013), next to Maggie Q, Shane West and Aaron Stanford.

Also in 2012, she joined the main cast of the CTV supernatural medical drama series “Saving Hope”, in which she had the part of Dr Dawn Bell until 2017. For her performance, she won a Canadian Screen Award for Best Performance in a Program or Series Produced for Digital Media. Side by side, she also played Diane in the 2015 anthology horror film “A Christmas Horror Story”, and portrayed Carmen in the 2016 sci-fi thriller film “Prisoner X” – she was also an executive producer for the latter. From 2018 to 2019, she was cast as Wendy Jacobson in the YouTube Premium sci-fi drama series “Impulse”, created by Jeffrey Lieber and based on Steven Gould’s novel of the same title.

Recent and Upcoming Projects

Michelle was quite busy in 2019, since she landed several major roles, playing Teddy Lavery in the CBC legal drama series “Burden Of Truth”, landing the main role of Sarah West in the CBC Gem drama series “Northern Rescue”, and featuring as Meredith in the action comedy-drama film “She Never Died”. The following year, she had the parts of Hannah Mercer in the Netflix supernatural drama series “October Faction”, created by Damian Kindler, and Katrina Whitlaw in the Netflix drama series “Tiny Pretty Things”. Also in 2020, she starred as Marguerite in the Citytv romantic drama series “The Wedding Planner”.

Most recently, she booked the roles of Beatrice Rathcart in the action comedy film “Die In A Gunfight” and Jessica Cook in the CBC family comedy series “Heartland”, based on Lauren Brooke’s book series of the same title, both in 2021. Speaking about her upcoming projects, it’s also announced that she will play Judge Martin in the Lifetime anthology mystery film “Fallen Angels Murder Club: Friends To Die For”, alongside Toni Braxton, and Dr Jensen in the short comedy “The Art & Craft Of Smile”, both of which are currently under post-production.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Michelle Nolden has long light brown hair and blue eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 8ins (1.73m), while her weight is around 137lbs (62kgs).

Information about her vital statistics and bra size isn’t available; her dress size is 4 (US). Her shoe size is 5 (US).

Personal Life

Michelle Nolden is married to Chris Szarka, who’s an actor, writer and executive producer, known for his work on “A Man’s World” (2012), “Reelside” (2015), “Leo’s Pollinators” (2021). They met at a restaurant while she was working there as a waitress,  and the couple dated for five years before they exchanged their wedding vows at a ceremony held on 3 October 1998 in Brantford. They are the parents of three sons, named Alex, Joseph and Michael. The couple started a film festival together called Lakeshorts International Short Film Festival. Their current residence is in Paris, Ontario.

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