Tara Spencer-Nairn (born January 6, 1978 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Canadian actress best known for her work on the television series Corner Gas, in which she played police officer Karen Pelly from 2004 to 2009.
Spencer-Nairn has appeared in a number of film and TV productions since the mid-1990s. Some of her most notable film appearances include New Waterford Girl, Wishmaster 4: The Prophecy Fulfilled, and television guest appearances on Puppets Who Kill, Relic Hunter, Tom Stone, Bliss, Flashpoint, and two appearances on the 1990s revival of The Outer Limits, in the episodes "Double Helix" and "Origin of Species". Double Helix featured a nude scene.
In 1995, she portrayed Wayne Gretzky's sister Kim Gretzky in the movie Waking Up Wally: The Walter Gretzky Story.
Concurrent to appearing in Corner Gas, the actress also appeared on the science fiction series ReGenesis.
In 2011, Spencer-Nairn joined the Season 2 cast of CTV's The Listener to play Nurse Sandy, head triage nurse at fictional St. Luke's Hospital.
- Is left handed.
- Graduated from Shawnigan Lake School in Shawnigan Lake, British Columbia in 1995.
- Graduated from Vancouver Film School August 1996
- Lives in a downtown Toronto condo with boyfriend Josh Glover, a record industry publicist.