Dawn BellStill very much on top at Hope Zion Hospital, Season 4 of SAVING HOPE sees Dr. Dawn Bell with an added softer side to her special blend of determination and ice-cold composure, which keeps her as the Chief of Surgery. With a new love interest and a new passion for living, perhaps life outside of the OR, that has always alluded her, isn’t as impossible as she once thought.
Michelle NoldenMichelle Nolden’s resume boasts blockbuster and independent features, as well as critically acclaimed television projects – all of which have earned her an international reputation. Recent feature films include "Xmas Horror Story," Vincenzo Natali’s Haunter, and Chuck Minsky’s "Skating to New York." She recurred as the U.S. President in the hit series "Nikita," as well as the Crown Attorney in "The Republic of Doyle." She garnered great reviews as the lead in HBO Canada’s series "Zone of Separation," playing a tough edged United Nations Peacekeeper, and she donned a corset and Scottish accent to play the wife of George Brown in "John A: Birth of a Country."
Additional Features include "The Time Travellers Wife," "Red," "Lucid," and "Show Me," among others. Nolden is regularly seen on the small screen with five seasons in the recurring role of U.S. attorney Robin Brooks on NUM3ERS. Selected guest roles include "Lost Girl," "Covert Affairs," "Cracked," "The Listener," "Murdoch Mysteries," "C.S.I. Miami," "Everwood," and "Crossing Jordan."
Nolden has been nominated for an ACTRA award for her performance in the Canadian blockbuster "Men with Brooms," as well as Gemini awards for her portrayal of Hadley Hemingway in "Hemingway VS Callaghan," and a drug addicted mother in "Rookie Blue." She was a series regular on "Street Time," where she co-starred with Rob Morrow and Terrence Howard.
Nolden wrote and directed the short film "Loonie," which was selected to screen at the Palm Springs, Los Angeles, and Atlantic Film Festivals, among others. Both lead actors were nominated for 2008 ACTRA Awards, as well as winning best short film for the NSI Online Film Festival. She also wrote and directed "A Man’s World" and the documentary "I Need A Hero," both currently in the Festival circuit.
Nolden is the Artistic Director of the Lakeshorts International Short Film Festival, currently in its fifth year, and has several projects in development with her husband and producer Chris Szarka.