Canadian actresses who were born in 1928

Here are 6 famous actresses from Canada were born in 1928:

Pauline Julien

Pauline Julien (May 23, 1928 Trois-Rivières-October 1, 1998 Montreal) a.k.a. Julien, Pauline was a Canadian singer and actor. She had two children, Nicolas Galipeau and Pascale Galipeau.

Pauline Julien was a prominent figure in Quebec's cultural landscape during the 1960s and 1970s. She was known for her powerful voice and passionate performances, often using her platform to promote social justice causes. Her repertoire was a mix of traditional Quebecois folk music, chansons (French songs), and politically charged compositions. In addition to her singing career, Julien was also a respected actor, appearing in numerous films, TV shows, and stage productions throughout her career. She was a recipient of the Order of Canada and was posthumously inducted into the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame.

Monique Leyrac

Monique Leyrac (February 26, 1928 Québec-) also known as Leyrac, Monique or Monique Tremblay is a Canadian singer and actor.

Monique Leyrac was born in Montreal, Quebec, and began her career as a singer in the 1950s. She quickly became known for her beautiful voice and engaging performances, and went on to record many albums and perform in concerts around the world.

In addition to her music career, Leyrac also appeared in several films and television shows over the years, including the popular Canadian show "La Petite Vie." She was also a regular performer at the famous Montreal jazz club, Place des Arts.

Throughout her career, Leyrac was known for her strong commitment to social justice and equality. She was an active supporter of women's rights and was a vocal advocate for the French-speaking community in Quebec.

Despite her many accomplishments, Leyrac remained humble and grounded throughout her life, and was beloved by fans and colleagues alike. She passed away in 2019 at the age of 91.

Hélène Loiselle

Hélène Loiselle (March 17, 1928 Montreal-) is a Canadian actor.

She began her acting career in the late 1940s and has since appeared in numerous stage productions, films, and television shows. Loiselle is best known for her roles in the popular Canadian TV series, "Les Filles de Caleb" and "Scoop". She has also appeared in films such as "La Vie heureuse de Léopold Z" and "Le Déclin de l'empire américain". Throughout her career, Loiselle has been recognized for her outstanding contributions to Canadian theatre and film, including being inducted into the Order of Canada in 1992. Despite being in her nineties, she continues to be an active member of the arts community, inspiring younger generations of performers.

Dianne Foster

Dianne Foster (October 31, 1928 Edmonton-) a.k.a. Diane Laruska, Dianne Laruska, dianne_foster, Olga Helen Laruska or Diane Foster is a Canadian actor. She has three children, Jason Murcott, Jodi Murcott and Dustin Louis Rowe.

Foster began her acting career in the early 1950s, landing her first role as an uncredited extra in the 1950 film "King Solomon's Mines". She quickly gained popularity and went on to star in numerous films throughout the 50s and 60s, including "The Brothers Rico", "Pushover" and "The Last Hurrah".

Foster also had a successful television career, appearing in popular shows such as "77 Sunset Strip" and "The Many Loves of Dobie Gillis". In the mid-1960s, she transitioned into producing, but continued to act in smaller roles throughout the 1970s and 1980s.

Aside from her work in the entertainment industry, Foster was also an activist and served on the board of directors for the Canadian Red Cross. She was awarded the Order of Canada in 1999 for her contributions to the arts and charity.

Amulette Garneau

Amulette Garneau (August 11, 1928 Montreal-November 7, 2008 Urban agglomeration of Montreal) also known as Huguette Laurendeau was a Canadian actor. She had one child, Alain Zouvi.

Amulette Garneau began her career in theater before transitioning into film and television. She was a regular on the popular Canadian television program "La famille Plouffe" in the 1950s. Garneau went on to appear in a number of films throughout her career, including "Le Vieux Pays où Rimbaud est mort" and "Les brûlés".

She also made appearances on several American television shows, including "Miami Vice" and "The Equalizer". Garneau was a multilingual performer, fluent in English, French, Italian, and Spanish, which allowed her to work on productions around the world.

In addition to her work as an actor, Garneau was also a voice-over artist and lent her voice to a number of documentaries and animated shows. She passed away on November 7, 2008 in the Urban agglomeration of Montreal at the age of 80.

Suzanne Langlois

Suzanne Langlois (October 30, 1928 Trois-Rivières-December 14, 2002 Montreal) was a Canadian actor.

Langlois began her career in the 1950s, performing on radio and television. Her talent and versatility quickly caught the attention of producers, and she went on to appear in over 100 film and television productions.

Some of her most notable roles include her performances in the films "Mon oncle Antoine" (1971) and "Maelström" (2000), as well as the television series "Les belles histoires des pays d'en haut" (1956-1970) and "Lance et compte" (1986-1989).

In addition to acting, Langlois was also known for her work as a dubbing actress, lending her voice to numerous foreign films and TV series for the Quebec market.

Throughout her career, Langlois received many accolades for her contributions to Canadian theatre and film, including the Order of Canada and the National Arts Centre Award. She passed away in 2002 at the age of 74.

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