Peter Benson (m. 2009)
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Peter Benson, Elyse Levesque, Alaina Huffman, David Blue, Jamil Walker Smith
29 June 1979 (age 41) Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada
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Julia Benson (born June 26, 1979) is a Canadian actress best known for her role of Vanessa James in the science fiction series Stargate Universe.
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Benson trained as a ballet, tap, jazz dancer since age six. She graduated from the University of British Columbia (Vancouver) in 2001 with a degree in theatre and psychology. She trained as an actress at David Mamet's Atlantic Theater Company in New York City.
Benson played the role of Anna in the 2007 film Road to Victory about a stripper who falls in love with a football player who is unable to sexually perform due to an injury. She trained with a dancer from Brandi's strip club in Vancouver.
From 2009 to 2011, Benson appeared as 2nd Lt. Vanessa James in both seasons of TV science fiction series Stargate Universe. Her performance in the show's first season episode "Pain" earned her a 2010 Leo award as "Best Supporting Performance by a Female in a Dramatic Series". During this series Julia was the focus of the "boobgate" scandal.