Birth Place: Edmonton, Alberta, Canada
Biography: Deines was born in Edmonton, Alberta and raised on Vancouver Island, British Columbia. From a very young age, she and her childhood friends wrote and performed plays at local community events. Playing Viola in Twelfth Night at the age of 16 inspired her to become an actor. She aggressively pursued her passion for acting by moving to Toronto, where she graduated from the Ryerson Theatre School.
Deines has appeared in numerous television series, including Real Kids, Real Adventures, FX: The Series, The Rez, Fast Track, Wind At My Back, and Nancy Drew. She also appeared in the television movie Crime in Connecticut: The Story of Alex Kelly.
Deines performed for two seasons at the Stratford Festival, playing roles such as Hermia in A Midsummer Nights Dream, Kitty in Pride and Prejudice and Jenny in The Prime Of Miss Jean Brodie. Her theatrical career has also included song and dance, children's theatre and new play workshops.
In addition to acting, Deines makes time to continue studying dance, singing, Spanish and life! She is a nature lover and backpacker, an avid reader, and writes poetry and short fiction. Currently, she lives in Toronto.