Joanna Bacalso (born August 10) in Cebu City) is a Filipino - Canadian television and movie actress and former model. Bacalso was born in Cebu, Philippines and moved to Toronto, Canada with her two younger brothers when she was eight years old. Represented by Ford Models, her modeling work included both print and runway for clients including Tommy Hilfiger and Banana Republic. Bacalso transitioned from a modeling career into film and television. Her television credits include guest-starring appearances on the series The Jamie Foxx Show, La Femme Nikita, Veronica's Closet, and Wish You Were Here. Bacalso played a recurring role on the CBS series The District and a multiple-episode supporting role on the series Ally McBeal. Bacalso made her feature film debut in the Orion Pictures comedy Car 54, Where Are You? featuring Rosie O'Donnell and Fran Drescher. Bacalso appeared in the feature films Bedazzled and Dude, Where's My Car?. She is most well known for her role as Barb in Disney's Snow Dogs featuring Cuba Gooding, Jr. and James Coburn. She also played in the movie Half Baked.