Dawn Ford

Dawn Ford

www.dawnford.com www.dawnsvocalwarmup.com
Actor, Voice Artist, Comedian and Singer

Montréal, Canada

Member Since:
March 2013
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About Dawn

Dawn Ford Bio

For more than 30 years, from playing the hard hitting waitress with Alan Alda in The Killing Yard to the heart breaking Jewish artist fleeing Nazi occupied France opposite Julia Ormand in Varian’s War, Dawn continues to impress critics and media alike with her depth, range and likability.

Dawn has consistently captured attention from and worked with such director’s as Academy Award- winning Denys Arcand (Stardom, Joyeux Calvaire), Gemini Award-winning Christian Duguay (Human Trafficking), Emmy Award-winning Pierre Gang (Further Tales of the City), Richard Freidenberg (Education of Little Tree) and Pavla Ustinov (Hotel de L’Avenir), to name only a few.

With expansive versatility, Dawn can also be seen on television playing a very magical "Puck" in Shakespeare, Words and Music and several diverse characters on Gemini Award-nominated The Tournament, L’Auberge de Chien Noir, Fries With That, Prank Patrol and The Neverending Story. She is the unmistakable gravelly voice of the much loved character "Iggy Inch" in the animation series Little Lulu as well as the distinctive lead voices in several hit series: Toad Patrol, Animal Crackers, Mona the Vampire and the Emmy Award-winning Arthur.

Dawn’s commitment to excellence is reflected in her on going study with world-renowned acting coaches: Warren Robertson (The Actor’s Studio), John Strasberg, Benson Simmonds (Ivanna Chubbuck) Adriano Lurissevich (Commedia Dell’Arte Venezia), among others.

She has garnered much critical acclaim as a celebrated performer in every project she undertakes and continues to be a dedicated and unlimited creative force that must be seen

Credits

  • Deus Ex: Mankind Divided

    Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (2016)
    Video Game by Annakin Slayd (Action) Actress Set two years after Human Revolution in 2029. Adam Jensen is faced with the aftermath of the Aug Incident and the impact of his decision on how to resolve it. He feels as though the choice he made resulted in failure. Following Hugh Darrow's hijacking of the bio-chip signal, augmented people across the world were forced to violently attack those around them. The public is outraged by this event and they therefore aggressively oppose mechanical augmentation. This results in a divided world, where mechanically augmented humans are forcibly separated from non-augmented ones. Written by Eidos Montreal

  • This Life

    This Life (2015)
    Television (Drama) Actress Set in contemporary Montreal, This Life is a family saga focusing on Natalie Lawson, an accomplished columnist and single mother in her early forties whose terminal cancer diagnosis sends her on a quest to prepare her teenage children for life without her. Her tight-knit family - sister, two brothers and parents - do the best they can to help her, while coping with their own responses to this revelation. THIS LIFE is a funny, honest, heartfelt series about a regular family whose world turns upside down overnight. Faced with the uncertainty of life, each Lawson does their best to embrace the absurdity of the journey, while confronting the drama that comes with all of their choices big and small.

  • 19-2

    19-2 (2015)
    Television (Drama) Actress Character-driven drama, 19-2 revolves around the day-to-day life of two unwilling partners of the Montreal Police Department, Officers Nick Barron and Ben Chartier. These two beat cops patrol the urban sprawl of downtown's 19th district, in cruiser No. 2. 19-2 is about the tensions and bonds that develop between two incompatible men of very different temperaments and life experiences. Over time, Nick and Ben's mistrust and antagonism for each other give way to moments of mutual respect and a wavering chance at a true partnership. As Season 1 progresses, we also get to know the tight-knit squad of 19. We see friendship and enmity, loyalty and betrayal. The series delivers in portraying the unpredictability and fragility of the world of a beat cop through moments of life-threatening intensity to its characters, both on and off duty, cementing 19-2 as a powerful character study and a gripping police drama. Written by Sphere Media Plus

  • Northpole

    Northpole (2014)
    TV Movie by Douglas Barr (Fantasy) Actress Northpole, the magical home to Santa & Mrs. Claus, has grown into a huge city powered by the magic of holiday happiness around the world. Yet as people everywhere get too busy to enjoy festive time together, the city is in trouble. Who can help save the cherished traditions of Christmas? One young boy, Kevin, might have a chance if he can convince his protective mom, Chelsea, to rediscover the magic of the season. With a little added help from Kevin's charming teacher Ryan, a mysterious elf-like girl Clementine (Madison) and a gospel singer named Josephine, Kevin is determined to bring his mom in on the fun and prove that one small voice can change the hearts of many. Written by Hallmark Channel

  • Assassin's Creed: Unity

    Assassin's Creed: Unity (2014)
    Video Game by Alexandre Amancio (Action, Adventure, History and Sci-Fi) Actress Assasins Creed Untiy takes place in Paris, during the French Revolution, where you play a as character named Arno Dorian. Who becomes one of apart of the Assasins Brotherhood, and learns not only to thrive through the French Revolution, but help end it. Written by bgood0211

  • Garm Wars: The Last Druid

    Garm Wars: The Last Druid (2014)
    Film by Mamoru Oshii (Action, Sci-Fi and Thriller) Actress In a world where clone soldiers from three military tribes are locked in a perpetual battle of air, land and technology, one clone is separated from the battle and finds herself on the run with a group of unlikely companions.

  • Hot Mom

    Hot Mom (2014)
    Television by Katie Nolan (Comedy) Actress

  • Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

    Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag (2013)
    Video Game by Ashraf Ismail (Action, Adventure, History and Sci-Fi) Actress A video game where you play as sailor, privateer and assassin Edward Kenway exploring on and around the islands in the Caribbean Sea during the early 18th century.

  • The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet

    The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet (2013)
    Film by Jean-Pierre Jeunet (Action, Adventure, Drama and Family) Actress T.S. Spivet lives on a ranch in Montana with his mother who is obsessed with the morphology of beetles, his father (a cowboy born a hundred years too late) and his 14 year-old sister who dreams of becoming Miss America. T.S. is a 10 year-old prodigy with a passion for cartography and scientific inventions. One day, he receives an unexpected call from the Smithsonian museum telling him that he is the winner of the very prestigious Baird prize for his discovery of the perpetual motion machine and that he is invited to a reception in his honor where he is expected to give a speech. Without telling anyone, he sets out on a freight train across the U.S.A. to reach Washington DC. There is also Layton, twin brother of T.S., who died in an accident involving a firearm in the family's barn, which no one ever speaks of. T.S. was with him, measuring the scale of the gunshots for an experiment, and he doesn't understand what happened. Written by Anonymous

  • Emma's Wings: A Bella Sara Tale

    Emma's Wings: A Bella Sara Tale (2013)
    Film by Brian Duchscherer (Family) Actress From the creators of the huge trading card sensation, Bella Sara, comes this wonderful family adventure that takes viewers on a magical journey to "North of North." This mythical land, once filled with beautiful horses, is now a place where earthling Emma comes face to face with the evil Ivenna, who is out to destroy the herds, steal their magic, and take possession of the land herself. It's up to Emma and her new friend, Sara, to overcome all odds, rescue the horses, and learn her true destiny. Written by Anonymous

  • Claddagh

    Claddagh (2012 - 2013)
    Television by Alan Duggan (Drama) Actress James McGovern, an Irish gang member returns to Montreal to avenge the assassination of his father, Priest Fr. Kearney. Anonymous packages DVDs keep turning up out of the blue. It is a RECORDED WILL, leading him on a dangerous quest to learn the truth about his father, and the men who killed him. Written by Alan Duggan

  • The Legend of Sarila

    The Legend of Sarila (2013)
    Film by Nancy Florence Savard (Animation, Adventure and Family) Actress Three young Inuits set off in search of a promised land to save their clan from starvation.

  • Being Human

    Being Human (2011 - 2013)
    Television by Anna Fricke (Drama, Fantasy and Horror) Actress Aiden (a vampire) and Josh (a werewolf), move into a new house together to try and live normal lives. They didn't however know that they would end up with a third supernatural roommate as well. That's when they meet Sally the ghost. The three supernatural creatures go through various adventures together constantly protecting one another like family.

  • Warm Bodies

    Warm Bodies (2013)
    Film by Jonathan Levine (Comedy, Horror and Romance) Actress With much of the world's population now an undead horde, R is a young and oddly introspective zombie. While fighting with and feeding on a human scavenger party, R meets Julie and feels an urge to protect her. What happens next is the beginning of a strangely warm relationship that allows R to begin regaining his humanity. As this change spreads through the local undead population like a virus, Julie and R eventually have to face a larger issue when the very nature of their friendship is challenged. Caught between the paranoid human forces and the ferocious "Bonies", zombies who are a mutual threat, R and Julie must find a way to bridge the differences of each side to fight for a better world no one thought possible. Written by Kenneth Chisholm (kchishol@rogers.com)

  • Walter 100%

    Walter 100% (2013)
    Television (Comedy) Actress Charming, funny, and irreverent, Walter bumbles his way through hilarious situations while trying to right environmental wrongs. A mix of Charlie Chaplin and Mr. Bean, this broad physical comedy series with special effects has a highly unusual star. A cartoon character comes to life while relying on "green" tricks up his sleeve to get out of complicated situations! Written by Yan Sullivan

  • You Are Driving Me Crazy

    You Are Driving Me Crazy (2012)
    Film (short) by François Tremblay (Comedy) Actress A psychiatrist convinces a reluctant cab driver to wait outside a mental institution known to house violent patients. Meanwhile, a young eccentric doctor rushes out into the parking lot after being alarmed that his wife has gone into labor. He then throws a tantrum under the eyes of the panicked and stressed out cab driver when he realizes that he has locked himself out of his car. At the same time, Mrs. Wheeler, a strong-willed patient, tries to escape the asylum. You're Driving Me Crazy: a hallucinogenic psycho-comedy about who's mentally sane and who's not. Written by Anonymous

  • Cubed

    Cubed (2012)
    Television (Comedy) Actress Three roommates struggle to keep jobs in a economy that's prejudiced against lazy people.

  • Assassin's Creed III

    Assassin's Creed III (2012)
    Video Game by Shea Wageman (Action, Adventure, History, Sci-Fi and 1 More) Actress The American Colonies, 1775. It's a time of civil unrest and political upheaval in the Americas. As a Native American fights to protect his land and his people, he will ignite the flames of a young nation's revolution.

  • Blue Violin

    Blue Violin (2012)
    Film (short) by Mark Antony Krupa (Action, Drama and Fantasy) Actress In the Dark Ages, a Maestro violinist must race against time in order to save a young Maiden stricken by an evil Gypsy curse.

  • Mirror Mirror

    Mirror Mirror (2012)
    Film by Tarsem Singh (Adventure, Comedy, Drama, Family and 1 More) Actress After a beloved King vanishes, his ruthless wife seizes control of the kingdom and keeps her beautiful 18-year-old stepdaughter, Snow White, hidden away in the palace. But when the princess attracts the attention of a charming and wealthy visiting prince, the jealous Queen banishes the girl to a nearby forest. Taken in by a band of rebellious but kindhearted dwarfs, Snow White blossoms into a brave young woman determined to save her country from the Queen. With the support of her new friends, she roars into action to reclaim her birthright and win back her Prince in this magical adventure comedy that will capture the hearts and imaginations of audiences the world over. Written by Relativity Media publicity

  • The Extractor

    The Extractor (2011)
    Film (short) by Mark A. Krupa (Action, Drama and Thriller) Actress Haunted by the death of his sister in the Solar Temple mass murder-suicides, Father Matheas, an ex-military Chaplin, hunts for her killer - Kyr. When the Codex Gigas is stolen from the National library of Sweden, a series of unexplained murders occurs in Montreal. Father Matheas investigates, leading him on his darkest path yet... This short action-drama set in Montreal's nocturnal mid-winter, features the existential, supernatural soundtrack of one of the world's best electric violinists - Toronto's Dr. Draw. THE EXTRACTOR is the directorial debut (and world-premiere) of Canadian actor, writer, and producer Mark A. Krupa (The Wild Hunt - 2009 TIFF winner, Human Trafficking, Shake Hands with the Devil). Written by Anonymous

  • Hidden 3D

    Hidden 3D (2011)
    Film by Antoine Thomas (Horror and Thriller) Actress The scientist Susan Carter is researching the rehabilitation of addicts using an experimental drug in her rehab center. After her death, her idle son Brian Carter is forced by his friend Simon to travel to the property that he had inherited. Brian and Simon travel with five other friends to the spot and they find that the center is actually an ancient monastery and they have to spend the night. Sooner they are murdered, one by one, by creepy creatures that live in the place. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom

    The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom (2011)
    Film by Tara Johns (Comedy and Drama) Actress It's 1976 and Elizabeth is just your average suburban 11-year-old praying for adolescence to arrive when she discovers her whole life has been a lie. With only her imagination to guide her, Elizabeth runs away in search of her true identity. Her adoptive mother Marion is then forced to break out of the carefully constructed "truth" she's been clinging to and go after her daughter. This leads to a cathartic cross-country trek by a mother searching for a daughter who's searching for a mother - both of them really searching for themselves.... The Year Dolly Parton Was My Mom is a poignant, sometimes funny, very female, coming of age story that explores the tension between creating identity and finding it within... Written by Palomar

  • The Perfect Vacuum

    The Perfect Vacuum (2010)
    Film (short) by Alana Cymerman (Comedy, Drama and Musical) Actress Mona, an immigrant and once a singer, has vowed to stop singing until peace has returned to her homeland. Having to find something else to fill the void left by not singing, she decides to funnel her energies into cleaning, most specifically vacuuming. But she also decides to marry vacuuming with the artistic side of her being with three of her neighbors, each who believes he/she is the only person helping Mona in her cleaning venture. Mona's deception is draining her emotionally, but she may come to a realization of what she and by association her three helpers are truly getting out of the process. Written by Huggo

  • Lance et compte

    Lance et compte (2010)
    Film by Frédéric D'Amours (Drama and Sport) Actress After a horrible bus accident, a hockey team return to form.

  • Tangled

    Tangled (2010)
    TV Movie by Bronwen Hughes (Drama) Actress A spy working for the North Atlantic Intelligence Agency attempts to change her life and rediscover her own humanity.

  • Fakers

    Fakers (2010)
    TV Movie by Pierre Gill (Drama) Actress The shocking story about three ordinary teenagers from one of Canada's most elite schools.

  • Monster Buster Club

    Monster Buster Club (2008 - 2009)
    Television by David Michel (Animation) Actress Three kids are charged with saving their town from alien invasions with the help of an alien girl named Cathy. Along with her grandfather, they reform a renegade alien hunter club that was founded centuries ago called the Monster Buster Club. Written by Anonymous

  • The Next Star

    The Next Star (2009)
    Television (Reality-TV) Actress Children up to the age of 15 all across Canada audition for the chance to be the next star. This is a singing competition where they start by picking 16 kids across Canada. Afterwards they pick 8 from the 16 then 6 from the 8. These 6 contestants write their own songs and perform them to the judges. In the end one of these 6 young singers will become the next star.

  • Arthur

    Arthur (1999 - 2009)
    Television (Animation, Comedy and Family) Actress The adventures of 8-year-old Aardvark Arthur Read. When he's not at home being hounded by his obnoxious, but scene-stealing little sister D.W. and his working class parents, he's finding educational misadventure at school with his pals: would-be bully Binky, pompous Francine, spoiled rich girl Muffy, genius Brain, and his best friend Buster. Arthur and the gang get into some pretty wild trouble sometimes, like the time Arthur and Brain are taunted by a dark-humored crossing guard, when Arthur, Brain and Binky find a key and fight about it, when Arthur and D.W. have to run the house when Mom and Dad fall ill, and many more. Based on the children's books by Marc Brown. Written by Dylan Self <robocoptng986127@aol.com>

  • Fishtronaut

    Fishtronaut (2009)
    Television (Animation and Family) Actress

  • Polytechnique

    Polytechnique (2009)
    Film by Denis Villeneuve (Crime, Drama and History) Actress On December 6, 1989, a lone gunman walked into Montréal's École Polytechnique, a post-secondary institution focusing primarily in engineering, and began a shooting massacre. This event and its aftermath are shown from the perspective of three people. The first is the shooter himself, who blamed the problems in his life on who he considered feminists, such as female engineering students, who were his primary targets. This event was the culmination of a seven year plan, which had a self-defined end. The second is female mechanical engineering student Valérie, who earlier that day had an interview for her dream internship, working on an aerospace project. The interview process itself was a disturbing one for her in the stereotypical view by the male interviewer, who did not believe that females could work in the business and still have aspirations to have a family. And the third is Jean-François, Valérie's friend and fellow mechanical engineering student, who was one of the few who did ... Written by Huggo

  • Un tueur si proche

    Un tueur si proche (2009)
    Television (Documentary) Actress

  • Si j'étais toi

    Si j'étais toi (2007)
    Film by Vincent Perez (Drama and Romance) Actress Husband, wife, and daughter have moved from Boston to Williamstown. At 16, Samantha treats her mother shabbily, but when the two of them are in a horrific car crash, the mother wills Sam to live, somehow losing her own life while her spirit enters Sam. Can she convince husband Ben that she's his wife inside his daughter's body, what if he believes her, and can she live Samantha's life (discovering all her daughter's secrets) while she figures out what to do? What's Ben's part in this secret life? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • What's with Andy?

    What's with Andy? (2006)
    Television (Animation, Comedy and Family) Actress The protagonist of the series is Andy Larkin, a mischievous teen and the self-proclaimed "world's greatest prankster". The show follows him as he tries to perform incredibly well-thought-out and elaborate practical jokes, or pranks, on people. He lives in the fictional town of East Gackle. He constantly breaks the fourth wall when the screen freezes. Andy's best friend, Danny Pickett, helps him out with almost every prank. His enemies include his older sister, Jen Larkin, and the bullies Peter Lik and Andrew Leech. Andy has a crush on a girl named Lori Mackney (in the books her name is Lisa Mackney) and usually tries to impress her. The show is based on Andy Griffiths' children's series of Just... books (which were illustrated by Terry Denton), although many episodes are not directly based on the books. Changes from the books to the TV series include Andy's last name, which was originally that of his creator, and other minor name changes, such as Lori's name being Lisa in the books.

  • The Covenant

    The Covenant (2006)
    Film by Renny Harlin (Action, Fantasy, Horror and Thriller) Actress Four best friends, young warlocks of the same coven who all share a same secret: a magic powers, suddenly have to protect themselves from a stranger-another warlock just like them who has come to town to destroy their coven after a 300 years old hate...

  • Prank Patrol

    Prank Patrol (2006)
    Television (Comedy, Family and Reality-TV) Actress

  • My First Wedding

    My First Wedding (2006)
    Film by Laurent Firode (Comedy and Romance) Actress A young carpenter is mistaken for a Catholic priest and sustains the misunderstanding to seduce a girl.

  • When Erma Made Herman

    When Erma Made Herman (2006)
    Film (short) by Alana Cymerman (Fantasy) Actress When Erma the busy oddball inventor cuts a man out of life, what's left behind is a big hole.. in the wall of her home! The incoming breeze awakens her dead grandmother who yells out: 'Go find a boy to fix that hole!' So when she makes a man, she soon finds that while she's chosen inventing over love, her invention is now a loving human...! Written by Anonymous

  • Martin Matin

    Martin Matin (2006)
    Television (Animation and Family) Actress Martin Morning who wakes up every morning at 7:30a.m and turns into a different type of character - from a robot, to a millionaire, to a wizard, to a superhero.

  • Zoé Kézako

    Zoé Kézako (2005 - 2006)
    Television (Animation and Family) Actress

  • Human Trafficking

    Human Trafficking (2005)
    Television (Crime, Drama, Mystery and Thriller) Actress Hundreds of thousands of young women have vanished from their everyday lives-forced by violence into a hellish existence of brutality and prostitution. They're a profitable commodity in the multi-billion-dollar industry of modern slavery. The underworld calls them human traffic... Written by Echo Bridge Home Entertainment

  • L'auberge du chien noir

    L'auberge du chien noir (2005)
    Television (Drama) Actress

  • The Tournament

    The Tournament (2005)
    Television by Howard Busgang (Comedy) Actress

  • Vice caché

    Vice caché (2005)
    Television (Comedy) Actress

  • A Year in the Death of Jack Richards

    A Year in the Death of Jack Richards (2004)
    Film by B.P. Paquette (Drama) Actress Jack Richards, a professor in his 50's, has apparently gone mad over the supposed abduction of his daughter by a sinister cult. Wallowing in self-pity for years, he decides to commit suicide. However, the manner in which he decides to suicide is quite peculiar: he allows himself to be abducted by a cult, whose members treat him as their "king" for one year (he is given a castle, concubines, gifts, etc...), and then murder him as an atonement for their yearly sins. Written by Sylvain Métivier

  • Pinocchio 3000

    Pinocchio 3000 (2004)
    Film by Daniel Robichaud (Animation, Family and Sci-Fi) Actress This is the story of a little robot known as Pinocchio 3000 whose greatest wish is to become a real boy. The year is 3000. Geppetto, with the help of his faithful assistant, Spencer the cyber penguin, and by the holographic fairy Cyberina, creates Pinocchio, a prototype superrobot equipped for emotions. But before he can be given a heart and become a real boy, Cyberina insists that Pinocchio learn the difference between right and wrong. Written by Anthony Pereyra {hypersonic91@yahoo.com}

  • Fries with That

    Fries with That (2004)
    Television (Comedy and Family) Actress Fries with That is a sitcom about the hilarious antics of a group of teens who run havoc running a fast food joint. Pattie, Robyn, Tess and Alex are way too concerned with friends, dating, body image, and the in-crowd to bother much with actually working. All the while, the assistant manager Ben is going nuts trying to get them to flip burgers and actually serve customers. Written by Ciné Télé Action

  • L'hôtel de l'avenir

    L'hôtel de l'avenir (2004)
    Film by Pavla Ustinov (Drama) Actress

  • Toad Patrol

    Toad Patrol (2002 - 2003)
    Television by George Sarson (Family and Animation) Actress A group of toadlets (young toads) find themselves trapped in a forest after missing the migration to Toad Hollow. They must face great dangers on their journey, such as a giant snake and a calculating hawk, but will also meet many new friends. Written by Agent0042

  • Lost Junction

    Lost Junction (2003)
    Film by Peter Masterson (Drama, Thriller and Romance) Actress While trying to fix his Mustang on the road, Jimmy McGee gets a lift in the Cadillac of a sweet lady, Missy Lofton. Missy invites Jimmy to stay at her house in Lost Junction, a very small town in Mississippi with a population of 652 locals, while his car is being repaired by the mechanic Shorty. Missy asks Jimmy to help her to take her savings in the bank, and later they travel together to New Orleans to meet Missy's boyfriend Porter. While on the road, Missy discloses to Jimmy that the body of her husband Doc is in the trunk, but Jimmy is in love with Missy and stays with her. Jimmy returns to his hometown, but his best friend Matt convinces him to return to New Orleans for Missy. Later the truth about the death of Doc is disclosed. Written by Claudio Carvalho, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

  • Federal Protection

    Federal Protection (2002)
    TV Movie by Anthony Hickox (Action, Crime, Drama and Thriller) Actress "Chop Chop" Frankie Carbone has made a career out of stealing cars for the mob in Chicago. An attempted assassination by a mob boss goes badly and Frankie retaliates, only to wind up in the hands of the Feds. Frankie agrees to testify against the mobsters and his life is suddenly worthless - unless he submits to going into federal protection. The FBI gives him a new name - Howard Akers - and relocates him to a sleepy middle-class suburb in Little Rock, AR. Howard catches the attention of his lovely neighbor, Leigh, a bored fund-raiser for a non-profit zoo whose husband, Dennis, is having an affair - and she knows it, but she doesn't know it's with her hot-blooded sister, Bootsie. Leigh becomes friends with the enigmatic Howard, but Dennis and Bootsie see an opportunity to earn the million-dollar bounty the mob has put on his head by turning him in to the mob. Written by Anonymous

  • Tom Stone

    Tom Stone (2002)
    Television by Andrew Wreggitt (Drama, Thriller and Action) Actress Tom Stone is a charming rogue with a colourful past. As an ex-cop, ex-rig worker and ex-con, he's got just the skills the Mounties need to uncover low crime in high places.

  • The Endless Grind

    The Endless Grind (2002)
    Television by Greg Lawrence Actress

  • The Stork Derby

    The Stork Derby (2002)
    TV Movie by Mario Azzopardi (Drama and History) Actress In 1926, when Charles Millar a wealthy never-married lawyer, died in Toronto, Canada, it was discovered that he had bequeathed a million dollars to the woman in Toronto who would have the most babies in the ten years after his death! This 'news' made headlines around the world and created one of the very first media frenzies that became known as the 'The Great Toronto Stork Derby'. The Toronto Daily Star sponsored race-coverage that spanned more than ten years, culminating in a sensational court case. What was perceived by many as a sick joke, proved tragic for many others, especially the poor and disenfranchised, who saw in this an opportunity to finally break free from the harsh and grueling realities of the thirties. The three front-runners were soon identified. The first was Vivianne Kennelly, a feisty, uneducated woman of French Canadian heritage, a devoted mother who believed that she had psychic relationship with the deceased Mr. Millar and that he had assured her that she ... Written by Betty Palik

  • Tales from the Neverending Story

    Tales from the Neverending Story (2001)
    Television by Michael Springate (Drama, Family, Adventure and Fantasy) Actress Twelve-year-old Bastian Balthazar Bux had lost the wonderful imagination he had as a child somewhere between growing older, watching TV, going to school and playing with his Gameboy. But when his mother dies suddenly, Bastian's limitless imagination is reborn. Bastian comes across a magical book, "The Neverending Story", in a curious little bookstore. Inspired by the book, Bastian creates an enchanted world called Fantasia, inhabited by dragons, dark knights and assorted heroes and villains. The adventure of a lifetime begins when Bastian projects his Fantasian alter ego, Atreyu, into a battle against the sinister force of The Nothing. This terrible force threatens to destroy Fantasia and its ruler, the Childlike Empress. Only Atreyu, a 14-year-old Woodland boy and unlikely hero, can save her and find a cure for The Nothing. Bastian's experiences in the real world; such as his mourning, his new, sometimes tumultuous life with his dad, his problems with a school bully and his terror of... Written by Betty Palik

  • The Killing Yard

    The Killing Yard (2001)
    TV Movie by Euzhan Palcy (Drama) Actress A man is accused of murdering two of his inmates around the same time as the 1971 Attica prison riots.

  • Further Tales of the City

    Further Tales of the City (2001)
    Television (Drama, Mystery and Romance) Actress This third installment to "Tales of the City" finds Mary Ann Singleton struggling to advance in her new career as a TV personality, while Michael Tolliver is playing the field after his break-up with Jon Fielding. After her divorce, Prue Giroux finds comfort in a mysterious stranger she meets in the park. Brian Hawkins is struggling with his job and his new monogamous relationship with Mary Ann, and DeDe Halcyon Day returns with a dangerous revelation that could be the scoop Mary Ann has been waiting for. Written by Phil Fernando

  • Varian's War

    Varian's War (2001)
    TV Movie by Lionel Chetwynd (Drama and War) Actress After witnessing the treatment of Jews in Nazi territory made him physically sick, cultured American gentleman Varian Fry starts en emergency rescue commission to raise funds and lobby to help intellectuals and artists, especially Jews, escape from Vichy France -where the Pétain government avoid occupation only by utter collaboration- to the US, and for lack of a better volunteer personally sets out in search of them. First lady Eleanor Roosevelt personally overcomes the reticence of the State Department. In Marseille he finds the people he specifically looked for, such as Marc Chagall, already housed by Harry Bingham, a Jewish US consulate official so he starts screening less obvious candidates and examines with Miriam Davenport and a German social democrat they pass for US clergyman Beamish how some can be rescued legally, others via a clandestine route, while colonel Joubert's State Police is at their trace... Written by KGF Vissers

  • The Worst Witch

    The Worst Witch (2001)
    Television (Comedy, Drama, Horror, Family and 2 More) Actress "The Worst Witch" series is based on the first four "Worst Witch" books by Jill Murphy. It follows the adventures of Mildred Hubble, (Georgina Sherrington) a witch attending Cackles Academy. She's called the "Worst Witch" because she's always caught getting into trouble. Written by Carrie

  • For Better or for Worse

    For Better or for Worse (2000)
    Television by Gordon Coulthart (Animation and Family) Actress Lynn Johnston hosts this animated adaption of her acclaimed comic strip. The series presents the Patterson's adventures in three different periods of the growing years of the 1980's, the middle years of the early 1990's and contemporary times as we see the family go through the good times and bad while their love for each other is as strong as ever. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@rogers.com>

  • See Bob Run

    See Bob Run (2000)
    Film by D.H. Scott Actress

  • Lion of Oz

    Lion of Oz (2000)
    Film by Tim Deacon (Family, Animation and Musical) Actress Before Dorothy landed on the Wicked Witch of the East with her little farm house, the witch had to contend with another resident of middle America. The Lion, who was once part of the Omaha Circus, comes to Oz with the Wizard and starts on an adventure to stop the witch from obtaining the Flower of Oz. As new friends and strange characters look to him for his courage, Lion could loose exactly what it is that makes him so brave. Based upon the book by Roger S. Baum (Great-Grandson of Oz L. Frank Baum, the original author of the Oz books). Written by Max Vaughn

  • Mona the Vampire

    Mona the Vampire (1999 - 2000)
    Television (Animation and Family) Actress An animated TV series about a girl called Mona, a young girl with a vivid imagination. She believes her hometown is overrun with supernatural monsters, and she plans to stop them all and save the town on a daily basis.

  • Stardom

    Stardom (2000)
    Film by Denys Arcand (Drama and Comedy) Actress A sports photographer in rural Canada sends a picture of a high school athlete, Tina Menzhal, to a Montréal fashion agency. This starts Tina on a career taking her from Canada to Paris to Montréal again, to Manhattan, to the world, and then home, through two boyfriends, two husbands, and innumerable TV interviews, either with nasty smiling scandalmongers or with gushing witless twits. In nearly every case, Tina never gets to finish a sentence. She has a suave agent, paparazzi are everywhere ("What the celebs forget, there's always a camera," says one), and a documentary filmmaker is on hand as well. What is it that Tina thinks, feels, and wants: will we ever find out? Written by <jhailey@hotmail.com>

  • Where the Money Is

    Where the Money Is (2000)
    Film by Marek Kanievska (Drama, Comedy and Crime) Actress Carol Ann MacKay is a fine, popular nurse at a retirement home, and spends her free time with her hunky athletic husband Wayne MacKay, who was the star of her school's football team when she was high school prom queen; he still would do anything for her, including cleaning up the messes her ideas get them in. When legendary bank robber Henry Manning, who had a major stroke in prison, is placed in the home, supposedly having lost all control over his body, she notices he must be in far better condition then he lets appear, and tries everything to find out- when she pushes his wheelchair in a canal at a picnic, Henry gives up. The McKays keep his secret and Henry doesn't actually run in Waynes car as his first impulse was; soon Carol gets his confidence and the two start planning how they three can commit another robbery on an armored money transport, which brings them together. It doesn't go quite according to plan, but they get the loot; however, before the money can be split some big... Written by KGF Vissers

  • Possible Worlds

    Possible Worlds (2000)
    Film by Robert Lepage (Mystery, Sci-Fi, Crime and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew George and Joyce lead parallel lives in alternate worlds. In each of those lives, George embarks on a relationship with Joyce, sometimes more successfully than others. George also becomes increasingly aware of his alternate lives, not only of Joyce in each of them, but what he carries of himself between each of those lives. In one of those lives, he is the most recent homicide victim in a rash of B&E's. In his case, he is the first victim where nothing of monetary value has been stolen, but only his brain removed from his skull and taken from the crime scene. The lead police investigators, Inspector Berkley and Detective Williams, although sometimes at odds with each other, eventually come to the conclusion that the murder has something to do with brain research, and that George may have been targeted rather than a random victim. In addition to Berkley and Williams' investigation and discovering the identity of the murderer, the alternate question becomes how this situation fits in ... Written by Huggo

  • The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures

    The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures (1999)
    Television by Joseph Mallozzi (Animation, Adventure, Comedy, Family and 1 More) Actress Country mouse Emily and her cousin from the big city, Alexander, visit each other and have adventures together at the turn of the century. They always seem to run into trouble and bother with humans, other animals and exciting situations, but when they put their heads together, they can solve any problem. And in the process, they learn about the places they visit and the things they see. Written by Cynan Rees <cynanrees@hotmail.com>

  • The Legend of Sleepy Hollow

    The Legend of Sleepy Hollow (1999)
    TV Movie by Pierre Gang (Adventure, Horror, Mystery, Drama and 1 More) Actress Ichabod Crane, a Yankee wanderer, arrives in Sleepy Hollow and becomes the new schoolmaster. He meets Katrina Van Tassel, and blissfully fantasizes about how can marry her, ultimately, inherit her father's rich estate. Her suitor Brom Bones, the blacksmith, wants to scare him away and dresses up as the legendary Headless Horseman. During the prank, the real ghost appears and drives Ichabod off. Written by Betty Palik

  • Back to Sherwood

    Back to Sherwood (1999)
    Television (Adventure and Fantasy) Actress Robyn Hood is an ordinary teen in the present time, but her life takes a bizarre turn when she is strangely called to a magic talisman. When she dons it, she is thrown back to the time of the legendary outlaw hero, Robin Hood. Although she does return, she learns from her grandfather that she is the direct descendent of the outlaw. But now she learns that her family's line is threatened with non-existence when she learns that the foul sorceress, Brenan, has trapped Robin Hood and Maid Marian in another dimension and stolen a number of his magic talismans that will given by the king. Now she finds herself charged with the duty to periodically return to that time to oppose Brenan and the Sheriff of Nottingham's plans with the children of the original Merry Men and the sympathetic William, son of Sir Guy of Gisbourne, as her allies. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@home.com>

  • Lassie

    Lassie (1999)
    Television (Drama and Family) Actress Karen Cabot moves back to her old hometown, Hudson Falls, VT, with her son Timmy. There she runs a veterinary clinic. Timmy, her son, finds a dog, a collie. He names her Lassie, and they get into all kinds of trouble. Written by Nate Gardner <kzegersfan@sugar-river.net>

  • Animal Crackers

    Animal Crackers (1997 - 1999)
    Television Actress Somewhere, deep in the heart of Africa lies the Freedom willife Preserve. It's a haven of unmitigated natural beauty, a sanctuary our cast of neurotic characters call home. Animal Crackers, where the wild kingdom just got a little wilder, and a heck of lot more neurotic. Written by Gaumont-Alphanim

  • P.T. Barnum

    P.T. Barnum (1999)
    TV Movie by Simon Wincer (Biography and Drama) Actress This series illustrates the life and career of P.T. Barnum, America's greatest showman and promoter. Starting as a young man who managed an old woman who was supposedly George Washington's nursemaid, we see his career as he finds success promoting curiosities and attractions with panache and a judicious mix of truth and creativity, whether it be promoting his museum or characters like the midget General Tom Thumb. Yet because the demands of his businesses, his family life is troubled and marred by tragedy. All the while, events lead to his greatest creation, the Ringling Brothers/Barnum & Bailey Circus. Written by Kenneth Chisholm <kchishol@execulink.com>

  • Are You Afraid of the Dark?

    Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1999)
    Television (Drama, Family, Fantasy, Horror and 3 More) Actress A group of kids calling themselves "The Midnight Society" spends each episode sitting around a campfire swapping scary stories. Creepy, but never gory or excessively frightening, common subjects included haunted houses, what goes on behind the neighbor's walls, and other things that go bump in the night. Written by Jean-Marc Rocher <rocher@fiberbit.net>

  • The Little Lulu Show

    The Little Lulu Show (1996 - 1999)
    Television (Animation, Comedy and Family) Actress Little Lulu is the first-ever animated stand-up comic. Her best friend Annie is always there for her, and Lulu always has arguments with Tubby and the boys in his club. They are always tricking each other and get into crazy adventures in school, in the neighbourhood and in the park. Written by Anonymous

  • Home Team

    Home Team (1998)
    Film by Allan A. Goldstein (Comedy and Sport) Actress Performing community service for a children's home is Henry's punishment for his gambling addiction. Henry is given the chance to use his past soccer career to right the wrongs by helping the newly created kid's team and potentially save their home. Written by Anonymous

  • Glory & Honor

    Glory & Honor (1998)
    TV Movie by Kevin Hooks (Biography and Drama) Miscellaneous Crew The true story about Robert Peary's forgotten African American employee Mathew Henson who proved crucial in their race to North Pole.

  • The Education of Little Tree

    The Education of Little Tree (1997)
    Film by Richard Friedenberg (Drama) Actress Little Tree is an 8-year-old Cherokee boy, who, during the time of the depression, loses his parents and starts to live with his Indian grandma and grandpa and learn the wisdom of the Cherokee way of life. Written by Anonymous

  • Bob Million

    Bob Million (1997)
    TV Movie by Michaël Perrotta Actress

  • Joyeux Calvaire

    Joyeux Calvaire (1996)
    Film by Denys Arcand (Drama) Actress In Montreal, the wanderings of two urban homeless, Marcel, an old timer and Joseph, who just landed in the big city. Both philosophers and resourceful nice bums roam the streets of the metropolis in search of Stanley, the only friend of Marcel and who has not been heard of since a long time. Throughout their adventures, the two men forged an unbreakable friendship. Will they find Stanley before it's too late? Written by Paulo Ramirez

  • The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo

    The Mystery Files of Shelby Woo (1996)
    Television by Alan Goodman (Crime, Family, Mystery and Drama) Actress This show is about a girl named Shelby who lives with her grandfather in an inn-type place. When she is done with her chores, she works at the police station helping with small things, and always finding a way to help solve crimes with her friends. Written by Aboot <http://www.deathsdoor.com/partying/ABOOTs.html>

  • Sous un ciel variable

    Sous un ciel variable (1996)
    Television Actress

  • Past History

    Past History (1994)
    Film (short) by Fernando Iturra Actress

  • Meatballs III: Summer Job

    Meatballs III: Summer Job (1986)
    Film by George Mendeluk (Comedy, Fantasy and Romance) Actress A dead porno movie star returns from the beyond to help a nerdy teen to score with the beautiful wife of the owner of the camp he is spending the summer working at. Wow. Written by Aaron Teitlebaum <aaront@norden1.com>

Awards

  • Actra Award Nomination for Outstanding Voice Performance Nomination in Fishtronaught
    (2013)

  • Winner of the VO Buzz Weekly Voice Over Video Award
    (2013)

  • Aurora Award Nomination for Best Actress in Exodus
    (2006)

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