Kari Matchett was born on in Spalding, Saskatchewan, Canada. She is an actress, known for Cube²: Hypercube (2002), Maudie (2016) and Cypher (2002).
In 2007, she joined the cast of 24, as Lisa Miller. In June 2007, Matchett played Kate Armstrong in the TNT series Heartland. In 2007 and 2008, Matchett was cast as ER chief Skye Wexler on ER. In 2008 and 2009, she played Dennis Hopper’s character’s daughter, Jules, in the critically acclaimed Starz series Crash. She had a recurring role in the TNT series Leverage, reuniting with Nero Wolfe co-star Timothy Hutton, portraying Maggie Collins, the ex-wife of Hutton’s character, Nathan “Nate” Ford. Matchett starred as Joan Campbell in the USA Network series Covert Affairs (2010–2014).
Matchett in September 2016
In 2016, Matchett appeared as Sandra in Maudie with Ethan Hawke. Matchett also played a supporting role in Terrence Malick’s The Tree of Life, with Sean Penn and Brad Pitt. Shot in 2008, the film premiered in competition at the Cannes Film Festival in May 2011 and received the Palme d’Or.
She was previously married to T.W. Peacocke.