Catherine Wilder Disher born June 22, 1960 is a British-Canadian actress who was born in England and graduated from the Phillips Exeter Academy in 1978. She won the Gemini Award for Best Actress for role in the Canadian mini-series Snakes & Ladders,[1] and was nominated for her role as Dr. Natalie Lambert in the Forever Knight TV series.


Disher had a supporting role on T. and T., the legal/action series starring Mr. T; and also in the second season of the War of the Worlds series. She was the voice of Jean Grey/Phoenix in the X-Men animated cartoon series, which ran from 1992 to 1997. In addition to the X-Men cartoon, she has also been the voice actor for Jill Valentine in the third installment of the wildly popular Resident Evil video game series, Resident Evil 3: Nemesis which was released in 1999. She was also the voice of Jill Valentine, Psylocke, Storm, and Spiral in the Marvel Vs. Capcom series.

She was a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada in Montreal.

Disher also provided the voice of the Penelope Lang character in the Teletoon/Cartoon Network animated television series Atomic Betty, and played Betty Fox (the mother of Terry Fox) in the 2005 television film Terry.

She was formerly married to her X-Men co-star Cedric Smith, with whom she had a son, Darcy Montgomery Smith, in 1993.

She also voiced Mimete (second member of Witches 5) in the Cloverway Inc. English dub of Sailor Moon S.

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