Cheryl Quiacos (Cheryl Quiacos Upper) is a Canadian choreographer, stunt performer, and actress.
Quiacos' innovative choreography has been recognized and awarded within the Toronto, Canada, dance industry. She served as a dance director at CDM (Conservatory of Dance & Music) in Toronto, is a registered teacher with the Royal Academy of Dance (RAD) Canada, and a member of the Professional Adjudicators Alliance (P.A.A.) adjudicating at dance competitions in Canada and Eastern Canada. She was a national-level gymnast and NCCP (Coaching Association of Canada) coach, and is also a certified Acrobatic Arts Instructor.
She has been an established stunt performer within Canada's film and television industry since 1999.
Quiacos received a Bachelor's Degree in Drama and French from the University of Toronto in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and is a graduate of The Ailey School (Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater) in New York City, USA.
Television stunt work includes stunts in Earth: Final Conflict (1997); Relic Hunter as stunt performer in 14 episodes (2000-2001); Mutant X (2001) as stunt double; The Dresden Files (2007) as stunt double; The Border episode "Gray Zone" (2008) as stunt double; XIII: The Conspiracy episode "Le jour du soleil noir" (2008) as stunt double and stunts in episode "Toutes les larmes de l'enfer" (2008); Unnatural History in the episode "Sleeper in a Box" (2010) as stunt double; Nikita as stunt double in three episodes (2010); Being Human in the episode "It's My Party and I'll Die If I Want to" (2012) as stunt double. Acting roles include 1-800-Missing episode "M.I.A." (2003) as Detroit Cop; The Dresden Files episode "Second City" (2007) as Romina Hanley; Alphas episode "Anger Management" (2011) as Pregnant Woman.
Film stunt work includes Resident Evil: Apocalypse (2004); Stuck (2007) stunt performer; The Love Guru (2008); Max Payne (2008); Splice (2009) stunt rigger; Repo Men (2010); Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010); RED (2010); Pacific Rim (2013). Acting credits include Female Passenger in the short drama Shutter (2007); Saffire Cassady in the action drama Unrivaled (2010).
Cheryl Quiacos played the role of The Morragh in the following episodes of Lost Girl:
- 1.08 Vexed