|Megan Follows Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 4 in|
|Date of Birth||March 14, 1968|
Megan Follows is a well distinguished Canadian actress and voice actress who is best known for being cast in several TV series such as the Anne of Green Gables trilogy, Reign (2013-2017), and Matt and Jenny (1979-1980). She has also been cast in several films such as Lie Exposed (2018), Booky & the Secret Santa (2007), Booky Makes Her Mark (2006), and Open Heart (2004). Megan has also lent her voice in several animated films such as The Nutcracker Prince (1990), The Great Polar Bear Adventure (2006), and Pirate’s Passage (2015). She has also amassed a huge fan base with more than 200k followers on Instagram.
Megan Elizabeth Laura Diana Follows
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Los Angeles, California, United States
Megan studied at the Grams Chapel High in Toronto. Then, she went on to study at the North Toronto Collegiate Institute.
Later, she attended University High School in Los Angeles, California.
Actress, Voice Actress
- Father – Ted Follows (Actor, Director, TV Star)
- Mother – Dawn Greenhalgh (Actress)
- Siblings – Edwina Follows (Older Sister) (Writer), Laurence Follows (Brother) (Actor) Samantha Follows (Older Sister) (Actress)
- Others – Edward James Follows (Paternal Grandfather) (Serviceman), Isabella Follows (Paternal Grandmother)
Megan is represented by –
- Noble Caplan Abrams
- Perry Zimel (Manager)
5 ft 4 in or 163 cm
62 kg or 136.5 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Megan has dated –
- Christopher Porter (1989-1996) – Gaffer and photographer Christopher Porter and Megan met one another for the first time while on the set of Deep Sleep (1990). The following year, they had their first child a girl named Lyla Anne Porter (b. 1991). Later, they had their 2nd child a boy named Russell Porter (b. 1994). Despite, the couple being together for several years, they finally split from one another in 1996.
- Stuart Hughes (1996-2010) – Megan and actor Stuart Hughes had subsequently started dating in 1996. However, the two never publicized their relationship and finally in 2010 things between the couple seemed to have concluded.
Race / Ethnicity
Megan has appeared in several advertisements including a commercial for Bell Canada in 1977 and World Vision Canada.
Best Known For
- Starring in several television shows such as the Anne of Green Gables trilogy, Reign (2013-2017), and Matt and Jenny (1979-1980)
- Being cast in many films like Lie Exposed (2018), Booky & the Secret Santa (2007), Booky Makes Her Mark (2006), and Open Heart (2004)
- Winning several awards such as the ACTRA Toronto Award, Canadian Screen Award, and a CableACE Award
Megan made her debut feature film appearance as Jennifer in Jen’s Place in 1982.
As a voice actress, she made her theatrical film debut as Clara in The Nutcracker Prince in 1990.
First TV Show
She made her first TV show appearance in A Gift to Last in 1979. However, her role was uncredited.
Megan’s first credited TV show appearance was as Jenny Tanner in Matt and Jenny in 1979.
Megan prefers to power walk for 1 and a half hours at least twice a week.
Megan Follows Favorite Things
- Bourbon – Basil Hayden’s
Source – Toronto Life
Megan Follows Facts
- She inherits her talent from her parents Ted and Dawn who were also well-known theatrical actors.
- At the age of 9, she appeared in a commercial for Bell Canada.
- She was 11 years old when her parents legally parted ways.
- Megan grew up in a house that was built as a nursing home. According to her, the house was also haunted with ghosts from the past.
- She finds it difficult to read her scripts without having her glasses on. Megan also struggles to remember where she left off while reading books.
- Megan enjoys going for a strong massage. She especially enjoyed the one she had done while in Istanbul in 2014.
- She enjoys sipping on some coffee from her Nespresso machine.
- Megan was 14 years old when she took a bangle of her older sister Samantha’s which was given to her by an ex-boyfriend and has worn it ever since.
- She is a huge fan of the show Nurse Jackie (2009-2015).
- Follow her on Instagram.
Featured Image by Megan Follows / Instagram