Actress who had her breakthrough in the role of Dr. Maggie Lin on the Canadian medical drama Saving Hope. She landed the role about a year after making her feature film debut in Silent House.
She began her college education at University College London before attending Harvard University, where she received her Bachelor of Arts degree in history of art and architecture. She acted at the American Repertory Theatre while at Harvard.
In 2010, she earned a master's degree from New York's New School of Drama.
She was born Julia Chan in Prestbury, Cheshire, England to a Canadian mother and father of Chinese heritage. She grew up in Hong Kong and would later reside in Los Angeles with husband Erik Ratensperger, whom she married in 2011.
She was featured alongside Elizabeth Olsen in Silent House.