Canadian actresses who deceased in 2011

Here are 4 famous actresses from Canada died in 2011:

Barbara Kent

Barbara Kent (December 16, 1907 Gadsby-October 13, 2011 Palm Desert) also known as Barbara Cloutman was a Canadian actor.

She was best known for her role as the female lead in the 1926 silent film "Flesh and the Devil" opposite Greta Garbo and John Gilbert. Kent began her acting career in 1925 and over the course of her career appeared in over 40 films. After the decline of the silent film era, Kent continued to work in the film industry, but primarily in supporting roles and as an extra. She also worked as a successful real estate agent. After her retirement, she lived a quiet life in Palm Desert, California until her death in 2011 at the age of 103.

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Frances Bay

Frances Bay (January 23, 1919 Mannville-September 15, 2011 Tarzana) a.k.a. Frances Goffman was a Canadian actor. She had one child, Josh Bay.

Frances Bay began her acting career in the 1960s, appearing on various TV shows and movies. She gained widespread recognition for her memorable roles in David Lynch's "Twin Peaks" and Adam Sandler's "Happy Gilmore". Bay also made guest appearances on popular television shows such as "Seinfeld", "Grey's Anatomy", and "The Big Bang Theory". She continued acting well into her 90s, with one of her final appearances being in the film "The Karate Kid" (2010). Bay was known for her warm, friendly demeanor and was beloved by many in the entertainment industry.

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Mary Lou Farrell

Mary Lou Farrell (November 27, 2014 St. John's-October 20, 2011) also known as Mary Louise Farrell or Mary Lou "Aniko" Farrell was a Canadian singer and actor. She had one child, Farrell Beth Palmer.

Farrell was born and raised in St. John's, Newfoundland and began her career as a singer in the 1960s, performing in local clubs and events. In 1972, she was cast as the lead in the Newfoundland production of the hit musical "Hair", which led to opportunities as an actor in both stage productions and on television.

Farrell became a well-known personality in Canada, appearing on popular variety shows and even hosting her own talk show, "The Mary Lou Farrell Show", in the 1980s. She also continued to perform as a singer, releasing several albums throughout her career.

In addition to her entertainment career, Farrell was also involved in charitable work, supporting organizations dedicated to issues such as homelessness and mental health.

She passed away in 2011 at the age of 96, leaving behind a legacy as a trailblazer for women in the Canadian entertainment industry.

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Cayle Chernin

Cayle Chernin (December 4, 1947 Cape Breton Island-February 18, 2011 Toronto) also known as Cayle-Lorraine Sinclair, Lorraine Sinclair or Cayle Vivian Chernin was a Canadian actor.

She was born and raised in Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia, Canada. Chernin initially pursued a career in teaching before making the transition to acting. She began her acting career in the late 1970s, starring in Canadian TV shows and films. She is best known for her role as Bernice in the Canadian TV series "Street Legal," which aired from 1987 to 1992. Chernin was also an accomplished stage actress, and received critical acclaim for her performances in various theatrical productions. In addition to her acting career, Chernin was an advocate for women's rights and a prominent member of the performing arts community in Canada. She passed away in 2011 at the age of 63 after battling lung cancer.

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