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Ellen Tigh - Battlestar Galactica

Ellen Tigh is a fictional female Cylon who works for Cylon in the Battlestar Galactica franchise. She has been portrayed on screen by Kate Vernon. Ellen Tigh is the wife of the Battlestar Galactica`s Executive Officer (X.O.), Col. Saul Tigh. She has no children with her husband. She is very much like her husband in that she likes to drink.

Ellen Tigh

Originally feared dead, she is found amongst the survivors and reunited for the first time with her husband onboard the Galactica.

Whilst on Cylon occupied New Caprica, she betrays everyone and as punished, her husband is given the unenviable task of killing her. Saul poisons his wife with a drink.

Near the end, Saul if reunited with his wife Ellen once more. It is revealed that Ellen is the twelfth cylon model and has been ressurrected.

Ellen Tigh Fact File

Alien RaceCylon
ActorKate Vernon

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