Born in England, Palmer’s love of acting began at an early age. Determined to follow her dream she moved to Toronto where she graduated from York University’s Theatre Program with a B.F.A.
Palmer has appeared in an array of television productions, notably starring as Ronald Reagan’s daughter, Patti, in The Reagans, the critically acclaimed MOW that caused a sensation and was nominated for a slate of Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe. Palmer also appeared in the Emmy Award-winning TV movie, Out of the Ashes, starred in the pilot Devil’s Perch, and portrayed Goth musician Patsy in the series Instant Star. Palmer also starred in Snapshots for Henry, which was nominated for a Genie Award as Best Live Action Short Drama, and was honored with the Best Actor Award at the Baja California Film Festival for her performance in Terminal Venus, a short by Alexandre Franchi. She was also nominated for an ACTRA award for her work in The Untitled Work of Paul Sheppard.
Zoie also starred as Coast Guard rescue swimmer Carly Grieg in the hit Global series The Guard and more recently she starred in the movie Cold Blooded a thriller for which she was awarded the best actress award at the Bare Bones International Film Festival. Zoie starred in the comedy Sex After Kids written and directed by Jeremy Lalonde and her new drama; Patchtown is currently hitting the festival circuit.
Recently wrapping Season 5 playing Dr. Lauren Lewis, scientist to the Fae, in Showcase’s hit series Lost Girl in it’s 5th and final season. Debuting this summer, from the creators of Stargate and producers of Lost Girl, Zoie is currently starring SYFY’s, Dark Matter, which begins filming its third season November 2016.
Dark Matter, Lost Girl, and The Reagans