Canadian actresses who deceased at age 76

Here are 3 famous actresses from Canada died at 76:

May Irwin

May Irwin (June 27, 1862 Whitby-October 22, 1938 New York City) also known as Georgina May Campbell was a Canadian singer and actor. Her children are Harry Keller and Walter Keller.

She died as a result of bronchopneumonia.

May Irwin was popularly known for her performances in comedic plays and musical comedies. She was one of the highest-paid performers in the late 19th century and early 20th century. In fact, it was her performance in the musical comedy "The Widow Jones" that gave birth to the famous song "The Bully Song" which became a hit and made her even more famous. She also appeared in several silent films, including the first film adaptation of "Ben Hur". Aside from her successful career in entertainment, May Irwin was a supporter of women's rights and actively participated in several suffrage movements. She also authored a cookbook and a self-help book.

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Gisele MacKenzie

Gisele MacKenzie (January 10, 1927 Winnipeg-September 5, 2003 Burbank) also known as MacKenzie, Gisele, Gisele Marie-Louise Marguerite LaFleche, Canada's First Lady of Song or The Songbird of Winnipeg was a Canadian singer and actor. Her children are called Mac Shuttleworth, Gigi Downs and Gigi MacKenzie.

She died caused by colorectal cancer.

Gisele MacKenzie began her career as a singer on the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation's program "Meet the Lady" at just 17 years old. She later moved to the United States and became a regular on hit shows such as "Your Hit Parade" and "The Ed Sullivan Show." MacKenzie also had a successful recording career, releasing multiple albums and singles throughout the 1950s and 60s. In addition to her work in the entertainment industry, she was also known for her charitable work and activism, particularly for animal rights. MacKenzie was married twice, to actor/singer Bob Shuttleworth and actor Robert Klein, and had three children.

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Gail Gilmore

Gail Gilmore (October 4, 1937 Edmonton-March 2, 2014 Sharon) a.k.a. Gail Gibson, Gail Gerber or Gale Gerber was a Canadian actor and ballet dancer.

She died as a result of lung cancer.

Gilmore began her career as a ballet dancer and studied at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School. She later transitioned into acting and appeared in various film and television productions throughout her career. Some of her notable roles include appearances in "The Alfred Hitchcock Hour," "The Twilight Zone," and "The Outer Limits." Gilmore was also a writer and wrote several screenplays under the name Gail Gerber. She was married to actor and director Tom Gries for eleven years before their divorce in 1962.

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