Who is Lynda Boyd?

Lynda Boyd was born on 28 January 1961 under the zodiac sign of Scorpio, in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is a 60-year-old actress, writer, director and producer, probably best recognized for landing the role of Nora Carpenter in the American supernatural horror film “Final Destination 2” (2003), playing Rose Miller in the Canadian comedy-drama series “Republic Of Doyle” (2010-2014), and featuring as Lilly in the Netflix romantic drama series “Virgin River” (2019-2021).

How rich is she, as of now? Lynda Boyd Net Worth

As of mid-2021, Lynda Boyd’s net worth is estimated at close to $8 million, acquired through her successful involvement in the world of entertainment. She has garnered over 145 television and film acting credits since she launched her career in the mid-1980s.

Early Life, Parents, Nationality, Ethnicity, Educational Background

Lynda Boyd spent her early years in her hometown of Vancouver, where she was raised by her parents; however, there is no information about their names and professions, and it’s also unknown whether she has siblings or not. She holds Canadian nationality and belongs to White Caucasian ethnic group. Lynda hasn’t shared any details about her education.

Career Beginnings

Lynda Boyd started pursuing her professional acting career when she made her debut TV appearance as Nancy Keller in the episode “Aquarius” of the CBC / Disney Channel adventure series “Danger Bay” in 1986, after which she provided her voice to Miss Ayumi in the English version of the Japanese anime film series “Project A-ko” in the late 1980s. She also provided voices to various characters in the American-Canadian animated series “Camp Candy” (1989), to Monlon in the fantasy animated film “Ranma ½: The Movie, Big Trouble in Nekonron, China” (1991), and to Elza in the action animated film “Fatal Fury 2: The New Battle” (1993).

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She played Latrice in Anthony Harvey’s 1994 CBS romantic comedy film “This Can’t Be Love”, co-starring Academy Award-winning actors Katharine Hepburn and Anthony Quinn, then between 1995 and 1997 she voiced various characters in the action-adventure animated TV series “Street Fighter: The Animated Series”, before playing Rita Walsh in the CBC adaptation of David Adams Richards’ novel “Nights Below Station Street” in 1997.

Rise to Prominence

Lynda Boyd’s big break came when she landed the recurring role of Darla Mohr in the Canadian supernatural drama TV series “The Crow: Stairway To Heaven” (1998-1999), aired in syndication.

She then landed her first main role as Rachel Todd in the drama TV series “You, Me And The Kids”, appearing in more than 100 episodes from 1998 to 2001. Concurrently, she also starred as a NASA wife in the 2000 sci-fi adventure film “Mission To Mars”, directed by Brian De Palma, and played Nancy in the 2001 horror film “Bones”, alongside Snoop Dogg. It was followed by her portrayals of Kryla in the drama film “Leaving Metropolis”, written and directed by Brad Fraser, and Edna in the buddy spy comedy film “I Spy”, next to Eddie Murphy and Owen Wilson, both in 2002.

In 2003, Lynda wrote, produced and directed the short drama film “Arbor Vitae”.

Her next major role came later that year when she featured as Nora Carpenter in David R. Ellis’ supernatural horror film “Final Destination 2”, the second installment of the “Final Destination” franchise; the film was a commercial success, grossing over $90 million on a $20 million budget.

Lynda then took the roles of Toni in the teen comedy film “Going The Distance”, and Cynthia Skyes in the comedy film “Whitecoats”, both in 2004. These were followed by her appearances as Kitty in the drama film “An Unfinished Life”, alongside Robert Redford, Morgan Freeman and Jennifer Lopez, and as Prue in the Lifetime drama miniseries “Beach Girls”, both in 2005.

Continued Success

In 2006, Lynda Boyd starred in such roles as Cheryl in the romantic comedy film “She’s The Man”, directed by Andy Fickman, and Ms Boswell in the action film “The Fast And The Furious: Tokyo Drift”, which is the third installment in the “Fast & Furious” film series. The latter was a huge box office success with nearly $160 million grossed worldwide. She was then cast as Darlene Shedden in the Global Television Network / ABC Family romantic comedy-drama series “Falcon Beach” from 2006 to 2007.

Afterwards, she took the supporting roles of Mrs Ryan in the E! / The N comedy series “About A Girl”, and Ellie in the MTV drama series “Kaya”, both in 2007.

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In the next year, she played Evie Parker in the direct-to-video teen musical comedy film “Another Cinderella Story”, alongside Selena Gomez, and featured as Bianca Carter in the Lifetime comedy-drama film “True Confessions Of A Hollywood Starlet”. Between 2008 and 2009, Lynda played the role of Dana Whitcomb in the sci-fi fantasy TV series “Sanctuary” that ran on Syfy.

Further Work

In 2008, Lynda Boyd joined the cast of the comedy TV series “Those Damn Canadians”, and featured as Shelli Clark from 2008 to 2015. Concurrently, she continued to work on other projects – she played Mrs Williamson in the action crime thriller film “Rampage”, written and directed by Uwe Boll, and starred as Veronica in the action film “Damage”, both in 2009.

In the next year, she became a regular cast member in the Canadian comedy-drama TV series “Republic Of Doyle”, in which she played Rose Miller. The series ran on CBC Television for six seasons until its finale in 2014, and for her performance, Lynda received a Gemini Award nomination for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role.

These were followed by her portrayals of Regan in the romantic fantasy film “The Age Of Adaline”, next to Blake Lively and Harrison Ford, and Vivian in the Hallmark Channel mystery drama film “The Christmas Note”, both in 2015. During the same year, she took the part of Grace Thatcher in the Canadian-American family drama series “When Calls The Heart”, aired on Super Channel in Canada and Hallmark Channel in the United States.

Recent Years

In 2015 and ‘16, Lynda Boyd appeared in the supporting role of Phaedra Nixon in The CW’s superhero series “Arrow”, after which she became a regular cast member as Randy in the British crime drama series “Tin Star” (2017-2019), opposite Tim Roth and Christina Hendricks, broadcast on Sky Atlantic and later released on Amazon Video. She then portrayed Rosanna Cam in the Canadian comedy web miniseries “Hospital Show”, which premiered on YouTube in 2019. Later that year, she joined the cast of the Netflix romantic drama series “Virgin River”, in which she has been playing Lilly ever since.

In 2020, she had the minor role of Jess Silva in the Audience Network comedy-drama series “You Me Her”, and most recently, Lynda starred in the role of a mom in the drama film “Broken Diamonds”, and featured as Crystal Steele in The WB’s dark fantasy drama series “Supernatural”, created by Eric Kripke, both in 2021.

Appearance and Vital Statistics

Lynda Boyd has long ginger hair and green eyes. She stands at a height of 5ft 7ins (1.70m), her weight is around 132lbs (60kgs), while her vital statistics are 33-26-34, bra size 33B, dress size 4 (US), and shoe size 6 (US). She once revealed that she had a facelift at the age of 42, and that she had had a ton of plastic surgery.

Personal Life

Lynda Boyd isn’t very open about her personal life, since she tends to keep all details about it far away from the eye of the public. She has never talked about her partner, and her relationship status has always been a mystery’ however, she once revealed that she has a son and grandson. Her current residence is in Los Angeles, California.

Author

Robbie is currently a reporter for TheBiography based in Santa Monica, CA. Prior to joining TheBiography in December 2020, he was an entertainment reporter in People.

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