Jackie Torrens is a playwright, television writer and actor from Halifax. Her television writing credits include the Showcase cult hit 'Trailer Park Boys' and 'Ollie's Under The Bed Adventures' for Teletoon. Her critically acclaimed plays include Strange Antiques, Fables, and Georama, which premiered in 2003 at the National Arts Centre. Presently, she is adapting her one-person play Live! Nude! Animal! for television. As an actor, she is perhaps best known as Wanda Mattice, the long-suffering secretary on CBC's Made In Canada, a role for which she won a Gemini award in 2002.