Andrée Pelletier

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Andrée Pelletier
Born (1951-08-24) August 24, 1951 (age 67)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Actress
Known for The Handyman (L'Homme à tout faire), Latitude 55°, Walls

Andrée Pelletier (born August 24, 1951) is a Canadian actress, screenwriter and film director.[1] As an actress, she is a five-time Canadian Film Award and Genie Award nominee, receiving nominations for Best Actress at the 29th Canadian Film Awards in 1978 for her performance as Marie-Anne Gaboury in the film Marie-Anne,[2] at the 2nd Genie Awards in 1981 for The Handyman (L'Homme à tout faire),[3] at the 4th Genie Awards in 1983 for Latitude 55°[4] and at the 6th Genie Awards in 1985 for Walls,[5] and a Best Supporting Actress nominee at the 8th Genie Awards in 1987 for Bach and Broccoli (Bach et Bottine).[6]

She later turned to screenwriting, including the films The Peanut Butter Solution, Nénette and Karmina, and directed the films Anchor Zone[7] and Voodoo Dolls.

Born in Montreal, Quebec, she is the daughter of Gérard Pelletier, a former journalist and diplomat.[8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Andree Pelletier a lady of many parts". The Globe and Mail, March 14, 1979.
  2. ^ "Four films nominated for Etrogs". The Globe and Mail, August 24, 1978.
  3. ^ "Genie nominations released". The Globe and Mail, February 10, 1981.
  4. ^ "Top Genie prospects for Jack Miner move". The Globe and Mail, February 10, 1983.
  5. ^ "Bay Boy reels in 11 Genie nominations". The Globe and Mail, February 15, 1985.
  6. ^ "Decline rises to top Genie nominations". Toronto Star, February 5, 1987.
  7. ^ "Producer ready to battle big-name films". Kingston Whig-Standard, May 8, 1995.
  8. ^ "Festival of Festivals features three of the Etrog nominess for Best Actress". The Globe and Mail, September 14, 1978.

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