|Education||North Toronto Collegiate Institute, University of Windsor|
|Occupation||Actress, Producer, Director|
|Spouse(s)||Alan Kovacs (m. 1994-present)|
|Children||Olivia B. Kovacs (b. 2005)|
Amanda Tapping (born 28 August 1965) is an English-Canadian actress, producer and director. She is best known for portraying Samantha Carter in the TV series Stargate SG-1. She also played Helen Magnus in Sanctuary.
Tapping was born in Rochford, Essex and moved to Ontario at age three.