Born Elizabeth Inksetter in Thunder Bay, Ont., Edie studied acting at the University of Winnipeg. She began her professional acting career in the theatre after being discovered by renowned director Robin Phillips. Following a stint at the Royal Manitoba Theatre Centre, where she starred opposite some of Canada’s biggest theatrical talent, Edie’s career took her to the Citadel Theatre in Edmonton and The Shaw Festival in Niagara-on-the-Lake, where she worked with such directors as Christopher Newton and Neil Munro.
Edie’s television credits include all three seasons of A Handmaid’s Tale (Hulu), a series regular role on Shoot The Messenger as Jordana Ortiz (CBC) recurring roles in Workin’ Moms (Netflix) Falling Water (USA Network) Hemlock Grove (Netflix), Saving Hope (CTV), and Reign (CW), and appearances in Black Mirror, Private Eyes, Carter, Taken, Missing, Suits, Between and Heroes Reborn. Upcoming she will be recurring in the new CW show In The Dark which will begin airing in March, and October Faction on Netflix which will be out in the fall of 2019.
As well as An Audience of Chairs, her film credits include Stephen King’s IT, The Soska sisters remake of David Cronenberg’s Rabid, Godsend, Peter Bogdanovitch’s Hustle and the Lifetime movie A Perfect Soulmate.
When not acting, the mother of two young girls is an avid photographer with published photos in photography magazines and a children’s book.