Deborah was born in Vancouver, Canada, in 1966 and studied
philosophy and economics at the University of Victoria
before becoming the first Canadian to be accepted into
the highly-regarded Australian National Institute of
Art. Graduating in 1988, she went on to star in the
TV drama Bangkok Hilton, starring alongside Nicole Kidman
and Denholm Elliot as one of the buddhist co-prisoners,
and made the leap to the big screen in various motion
working, she divides her time between Vancouver and
a bone in her foot and jumped into a dumpster infested
with real rats on the set of Game, The (1997).
is a nuclear scientist and her father is a gynecologist.
"I actually love auditioning because I usually
don't get the part. I've tested with Daniel Day-Lewis,
De Niro, Pacino, Tom Cruise. So I've gotten to that
point, and I understand when I don't get it. There are
a lot of very talented people out there."
Deborah Unger - Filmography
Below is a complete filmography
(list of movies she's appeared in)
One Point O (2004) .... Trish
Emile (2003) (as Deborah Kara Unger) .... Nadia
Stander (2003) .... Bekkie Stander
Hollywood North (2003) (as Deborah Kara Unger) ....
Fear X (2003) (as Deborah Kara Unger) .... Kate
Thirteen (2003) (as Deborah Kara Unger) .... Brooke
Leo (2002) .... Caroline
Between Strangers (2002) (as Deborah Kara Unger) ....
... aka Coeurs inconnus (2002) (Canada: French title)
... aka Cuori estranei (2002) (Italy)
Salton Sea, The (2002) (as Deborah Kara Unger) ....
Ten Tiny Love Stories (2001)
... aka Women Remember Men (2001) (USA)
Signs & Wonders (2000) (as Deborah Kara Unger) ....
Hurricane, The (1999) (as Deborah Kara Unger) .... Lisa
Sunshine (1999) (as Deborah Kara Unger) .... Maj. Carole
... aka Napfény íze, A (2000) (Hungary)
... aka Sunshine - Ein Hauch von Sonnenschein (2000)
Weekend, The (1999) (as Deborah Kara Unger) .... Marian
Payback (1999) (as Deborah Kara Unger) .... Mrs. Lynn
Rat Pack, The (1998) (TV) (as Deborah Kara Unger) ....
Luminous Motion (1998) (as Deborah Kara Unger) ....
Game, The (1997) (as Deborah Kara Unger) .... Christine
Keys to Tulsa (1997) (as Deborah Kara Unger) .... Vicky
No Way Home (1996) .... Lorraine
Crash (1996/I) (as Deborah Kara Unger) .... Catherine
... aka Crash (1996) (France)
Highlander III: The Sorcerer (1994) .... Alex Johnson/Sarah
... aka Highlander III (1995) (Canada: French title)
... aka Highlander 3: The Final Conflict (1994) (Europe:
... aka Highlander: The Final Dimension (1994)
... aka Highlander: The Magician (1994)
State of Emergency (1994) (TV) .... Sue Payton
Whispers in the Dark (1992) .... Eve Abergray
Breakaway (1990) .... Marion
... aka Escape from Madness (1990) (UK)
Till There Was You (1990) .... Anna Vivaldi
Prisoners of the Sun (1990) .... Sister Littell
... aka Blood Oath (1990) (Australia)
Hilton" (1989) (mini) TV Series .... Astra
Deborah Unger - Notable TV
"Hotel Room" (1993) playing "Sasha"
in episode: "Getting Rid of Robby" (episode
# 1.2) September 1993