Canadian actresses who were born in 1944

Here are 6 famous actresses from Canada were born in 1944:

Catherine McKinnon

Catherine McKinnon (May 14, 1944 Saint John-) is a Canadian singer and actor.

She grew up in Nova Scotia and began her career as a singer in the 1960s, releasing several albums throughout the decade. McKinnon also made appearances on television variety shows and in films. She became a regular on the CBC musical series "Singalong Jubilee" in the late 1960s, and in 1971, she won the Juno Award for Best Female Vocalist. In the 1980s, McKinnon shifted her focus to acting, making appearances in Canadian TV shows and films, as well as on stage. She is perhaps best known for her role as Mrs. Bird in the 1990s TV series "Road to Avonlea." McKinnon has also been involved in various charitable organizations throughout her career.

Louise Marleau

Louise Marleau (August 26, 1944 Montreal-) a.k.a. Luise Marleau is a Canadian actor. Her child is called Sarah-Jeanne Salvy.

Louise Marleau started her career in the 1960s and is best known for her work in Canadian cinema. Marleau has appeared in numerous films, including "The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz," "Heartaches," and "The Confessional." She has also worked in television, with roles in shows such as "Street Legal" and "La Femme Nikita."

In addition to her successful acting career, Marleau is also a director and writer. She has directed several productions for Montreal's Théâtre du Rideau Vert and has written several plays, including "Méphisto," which won a Governor General's Award for French-language drama.

Throughout her career, Marleau has received numerous accolades for her work, including a Genie Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in "The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz." She is also a member of the Order of Canada, one of the country's highest civilian honors.

Louise Turcot

Louise Turcot (October 5, 1944 Montreal-) is a Canadian actor.

She began her acting career in the late 1960s and appeared in both English and French language productions. Turcot is known for her roles in films such as "The Pyx" (1973), "The Rabid Dog" (1974), and "La Femme de l'hôtel" (1984).

In addition to her film work, Turcot has also worked extensively in theater and television. She was a regular cast member on the Canadian drama series "Rue des Pignons" from 1966 to 1977 and has also appeared on shows such as "The Littlest Hobo" and "Street Legal."

Turcot has been recognized for her contributions to Canadian film and television with several award nominations throughout her career, including a Genie Award nomination for Best Performance by a Leading Actress for her work in "A Scream from Silence" (1979).

Adrienne Ellis

Adrienne Ellis (February 9, 1944 United States of America-) also known as Adrianne Ellis is a Canadian actor. Her children are called Laurie Holden and Christopher Holden.

Adrienne Ellis was born in the United States of America, but later became a Canadian citizen. She began her acting career in the late 1960s and went on to appear in various television shows and movies such as "The Red Green Show," "Street Legal," and "The Changeling." In addition to acting, Ellis also worked as a voice actor and was the voice of several characters in the animated series "Care Bears."

Ellis was married to actor Larry Holden and they had two children together, Laurie Holden and Christopher Holden. Laurie Holden is also an actor and is known for her roles in "The Walking Dead" and "The Americans." Adrienne Ellis retired from acting in the late 1990s and currently resides in Canada.

Murielle Dutil

Murielle Dutil (December 8, 1944 Abitibi-Témiscamingue-) also known as Muriel Dutil is a Canadian actor.

She started her career in the 1960s and is best known for her work in French Canadian television and film. Dutil has appeared in numerous TV series and films, including Les Filles de Caleb, La Famille Plouffe, and Mon Amie Max. In 1985, she won a Best Supporting Actress award at the Canadian Screen Awards for her performance in the film Le Matou. Dutil is also known for her work as a voice actor, having provided voices for animated series such as Arthur and Caillou. Outside of her acting career, she is an accomplished artist and has had her artwork exhibited in galleries across Canada.

Cara Duff-MacCormick

Cara Duff-MacCormick (December 12, 1944 Woodstock-) is a Canadian actor.

She began her acting career in the 1960s and has since appeared in numerous stage productions, television shows, and films. Duff-MacCormick is best known for her roles in the TV series "Anne of Green Gables" and the film "The Shipping News". Her work has earned her several awards, including a Gemini Award in 2001 for her performance in the TV series "Pit Pony". In addition to her acting career, Duff-MacCormick is also a writer and has published several books. She is recognized for her contribution to Canadian culture and has been inducted into the Order of Canada.

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