Carly Pope is a Canadian actress best known for her role as Samantha 'Sam' McPherson in the television series Popular, from 1999-2001.
She played the starring role of Lucinda Pearl, a wildly unorthodox private investigator who uses her sex appeal and wit to gather information for Cyrus Garza (Jimmy Smits), on the short-lived legal drama television series Outlaw, in 2010.
Pope has recurred on critically acclaimed television shows such as 24, Dirt and Californication.
On the feature film side, Pope appeared in the sequel to SWAT opposite Gabriel Macht. She can also be seen in Textuality as the lead opposite Eric McCormack.
Prior to that, she starred in the controversial Toronto International Film Festival favourite Young People Fucking. Many also remember Pope opposite Al Pacino and Matthew McConaughey in Two for the Money, and alongside Colin Hanks and Jack Black in Orange County.
Pope got an early start in her hometown of Vancouver, British Columbia, with various television and film work before landing the plum role of Sam on the series Popular, which aired for two years, launching her career.
After Popular was cancelled, Pope returned to Vancouver where she continued to win new fans and impress industry insiders and the media with her insightful and sensitive portrayals.
Pope is a Leo Award winner for her work on the series The Collector.