Caterina Scorsone is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Jess Mastriani, a young woman who sees missing persons in visions, in the supernatural television series Missing, from 2003-2006.
She also starred as Dr. Amelia Shepherd in the medical comedy-drama television series Private Practice, from 2010-2013.
Scorsone has been a professional actor since the age of eight when she was a regular on the daytime children's program Mr. Dress-Up for Canada's CBC.
A veteran of series television, her other series credits include Shock Treatment, Once a Thief and Power Play, which garnered her a nomination for a Gemini Award, the Canadian equivalent of the Emmy.
Scorsone's TV movies include My Horrible Year!, directed by Eric Stoltz, Common Ground; The Mitchell Brothers Project, directed by Emilio Estevez; The Devil's Arithmetic and Rescuers: Stories of Courage.
Her feature film credits include The Third Miracle with Ed Harris and Anne Heche, Borderline Normal and Strike!
Born and raised in Toronto, Scorsone is the middle child in a family of five siblings that include two older twin sisters and a younger brother and sister. She got her first taste of acting in the family living room, where her older sister would play director and all the other kids were in the cast.
Having put her studies in arts and sciences on hold when she landed her role on Missing she returned to the the University of Toronto to complete her last few credits during the third season of the show.