Suzanne Clément, actor (born 12 May 1969).
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Suzanne Clément, actor (born 12 May 1969).
He made another fine documentary, Québec: Duplessis et après ... (1971), before leaving the NFB for the private sector. La Maudite Galette (1972), Réjeanne Padovani (1973) and Gina (1974) were distinctive views of Québec society, original and provocative.
Albert Samuel Waxman, "Al," TV and movie performer, director (b at Toronto 2 Mar 1935; d there 17 Jan 2001). As Larry King, the title character of CBC-TV's situation comedy King of Kensington (1975-80), he became one of Canada's most familiar actors.
Buffalo Child Long Lance, writer, actor, impostor (born Sylvester Long at Winston-Salem, North Carolina on 1 December 1890; died in Arcadia, California on 20 March 1932). Of mixed Indigenous and white (and possibly black) ancestry, he was able to escape the segregated southern US because he looked "Indian."
Megan Elizabeth Laura Diana Follows, actor (b at Toronto 14 March 1968). Megan Follows began acting as a toddler, sharing the stage with her parents and siblings.
Since her untimely death from leukemia at the age of 54 in 1992, she has been honoured and memorialized in numerous ways.
Bruce McCulloch, actor, director, writer (born at Edmonton 12 May 1961). Bruce McCulloch attended Mount Royal College in Calgary, where he studied journalism and public relations.
Pascale Bussières, actress (b at Montréal 27 June 1968). Pascale Bussières had no experience in the acting profession when Micheline LANCTÔT recruited her to play a suicidal adolescent in Sonatine (1983), and she attained star status through television with her title role in the mini-series Blanche.
Christopher Hinton, animator, writer (b at Galt [now Cambridge], Ont 1952). Christopher Hinton studied filmmaking at Sheridan College in Oakville, Ont.
Neve Adrianne Campbell, actor, producer (born 3 October 1973 in Guelph, ON). Neve Campbell grew up in Toronto and attended the Earl Haig Secondary School in that city.
Dominique Michel, born Michel-Aimée Sylvestre, actor and singer (b at Sorel, Qué 24 Dec 1932).
Jacques L'Heureux, actor (b at Sillery, Qc 10 Feb 1953). Jacques L'Heureux was propelled to stardom on the small screen in his role as Passe-Montagne in the children's cult classic Passe-Partout.
Alison Courtney Pill, actor (born 27 November 1985 in Toronto, ON). Alison Pill is a versatile character actor who shifts seamlessly between comedy, drama, horror and science fiction. She has worked extensively in theatre, film and television and received a Tony Award nomination in 2006 for her performance in Martin McDonagh’s The Lieutenant of Inishmore. She is perhaps best known for her roles in the feature films Milk (2008), Scott Pilgrim vs. the World (2010), Goon (2011) and its sequel, and the HBO drama The Newsroom (2012–14).
Yvonne De Carlo, born Margaret Yvonne Middleton, actor (b at Vancouver 1 Sep 1922; d at Los Angeles, Ca 8 Jan 2007). Yvonne De Carlo attended King Edward High School in Vancouver and Le Conte Middle School in Hollywood.
Alan Bradley, writer, media technologist and teacher (born at Toronto, Ont, 1938). Alan Bradley was raised in Cobourg Ontario.
Marina Orsini, actor (born Ville-Émard, Montréal, 4 Jan 1967) Raised in a warm Italian family, Marina Orsini studied languages before entering a model competition at the age of 15.
Caroline Leaf, animator, writer, director, producer (born at Seattle, WA 12 Aug 1946). Caroline Leaf studied animation at Harvard University with Derek LAMB, an influential producer and administrator.
Arsinée Khanjian, actor (b at Beirut, Lebanon 6 Sept 1958). Arsinée Khanjian grew up in Beirut and attended Armenian National and Catholic schools until she was 17 years old, when her family immigrated to Canada and settled in Montréal.
Alan Thicke, actor, writer, producer, composer (born 1 March 1947 in Kirkland Lake, ON; died 13 December 2016 in Los Angeles, California).
Other large-scale spectacles, Les Plaques tectoniques (1990), Les Aiguilles et l'opium (1991) and Le Polygraphe (1992), have followed, attracting the highest critical acclaim at home and abroad.