Born in Toronto, Canada, Larissa is an actor best known for her roles on American television and feature films. Larissa displayed a passion for performing in theatre and music by her teenage years. Larissa has a multi-ethnic heritage. As a graduate of York University, she received her B.A. with a major in Sociology, a specialization in Criminology and a minor in Film Studies.
Larissa starred in the popular Lionsgate feature film franchise "SAW VI" and "SAW 3D". She has worked in the feature films: Sony's "Resident Evil 2: Apocalypse", Disney's "Phantom of the Megaplex", Alliance Atlantis' "Zebra Lounge" and Miramax's "Get Over It". Supporting roles in television movies such as the CBS Movie of The Week: "The Crooked E: The Unshredded Truth about Enron", Showtime's "Feast of All Saints", "Rough Air", "Star Trek: Renegades" and "Blackout".
Larissa had a series regular role in ABC's prime time drama "In Justice" as well as a role in the Gemini Award nominated series "Bliss". She has also had major recurring roles in such critically acclaimed series as "Supernatural", "La Femme Nikita" and "Leap Years" as well as numerous guest starring roles on "Designated Survivor", "People Of Earth", "CSI-Miami", "Out of Practice", "Missing", "Odyssey 5", "Tracker" and more.
She co-produced and narrated the documentary 'Tribal: Beyond The Four', an inside look at the artists of the Los Angeles urban lifestyle.
As a singer/songwriter, she has toured the world from North America to Europe & Asia, collaborated and shared the stage with platinum recording artists. One highlight included performing for Nelson Mandela at the Skydome Stadium in Toronto. She continues to write music, with her long time co-writer, a Grammy-award winning producer.