Supinder Wraich was born in Chandigarh, India and raised in Toronto, Canada. Supinder found her passion for performing at the young age of five when she would happily put on a skit for her friends and family. Her dreams of being in showbiz would be stunted temporarily when she attended a heavy maths and sciences focused high school which eventually brought her to study communications at the University of Ottawa. After graduating with a Bachelor of Arts, Supinder’s love for the arts would continue to tug at her leading her to enroll in the Advanced Film and Television Program at Sheridan College, focusing on Writing and Producing. While studying at Sheridan College, Supinder became a part of the Sawitri Theatre Group, an award-wining, incorporated not-for-profit South Asian theatre organization, based in Mississauga. Ontario. It was Sawitri that pushed Supinder to pursue acting as a profession and forger her path as an actor. Supinder would go on to attend the Canadian Film Centre’s (CFC) Acting Conservatory, an intensive six-month program that explores the different techniques of acting and headed by Internationally acclaimed filmmaker, Norman Jewison. Her first big break came when she was cast in the Emmy award-winning web series GUIDESTONES. This role resulted in her win for Best Performance in a Program or Series Produced for Digital Media at the 2015 Canadian Screen Awards.
Supinder has amassed a significant body of work in several film and television productions including HUNTER’S MOON, TEXTUALITY, THE BORDER (CBC), DEGRASSI: THE NEXT GENERATION (CTV), SAVING HOPE (CTV), COMBAT HOSPITAL (CBC), ROOKIE BLUE (GLOBAL), COPPER (BBC), HAVEN (SYFY), BACKPACKERS (THE CW), THE BEAVERTON (COMEDY), INCORPORATED (SYFY), THE STRAIN (FX), and THE GOOD DOCTOR (ABC). Coming up next, Supinder is set to release her web series THE 410, about a South Asian female lead who turns to a life of crime to bail her truck driver father out of prison. The show, which she wrote and stars in, will air on the CBC’s streaming service CBC GEM on May 2nd, 2019.
In addition to acting, Supinder has directed and written multiple films that have screened at festivals across North America including The Reel World Film Festival, The Punjabi International Film Festival(PIFF), Filmi- Toronto’s first South Asian Film Festival, WIFT’s (Women in Film and Television) Short Film Showcase and her 2014 Music Video debut for Imran Khan’s PATA CHALGEA has garnered over 36 Million YouTube views.
Outside of acting and filmmaking, Supinder loves to cook, read, watch plenty of movies and TV, as well as staying active by hiking and running.
Understanding the importance of philanthropy, Supinder supports causes that are close to her heart.Alongside her family, she gives back to Seva Kitchen, an organization that provides free food to the hungry while promoting the values of Sikhism.