Deborah Duchêne

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Deborah Duchêne
Born (1962-07-03) July 3, 1962 (age 56)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Years active1990 – 1996

Deborah Duchene (born July 3, 1962 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada) is a former film, television, and stage actress. She grew up in the U.S. and Canada, the daughter of a Baptist minister. She has appeared in film, stage and television with her most notable role being Janette in the Forever Knight series, she graduated from McGill University. One of her brothers serves in the U.S. Army. She has retired from acting, lives in Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and currently attends the University of Toronto majoring in music to become a teacher.



Year Title Role Notes
1990 Perfectly Normal Denise
1992 Vita da cane
1994 Whale Music Bobby Sue


Year Title Role Notes
1990 My Secret Identity Genevieve Mathier "Sour Grapes"
1991 Top Cops Lonnie Beam 1 episode
1991 Top Cops Kim Tonahill "Memorial Show"
1991 Beyond Reality Kathy "Range of Motion"
1992 The Broken Cord Allison Chapman TV film
1992 The Women of Windsor Alice TV film
1992-96 Forever Knight Janette DuCharme Main role
1993 Matrix Ellen Young "False Witness"
1993 Counterstrike Pamela Carson "Peacemaker"
1993 E.N.G. Cindy Unwin "Full Disclosure"
1994 Street Legal Mitzi Rose "The Firm", "The Long and Winding Road"
1994 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Mel "Out of the Woods"
1995 Sugartime Christine McGuire TV film
1995 Side Effects Dr. Alex Westwood Recurring role
1996 Kung Fu: The Legend Continues Xenia "Chill Ride"
1996 Taking the Falls "Where There's a Will"

Stage performances[edit]

  • A Funny Thing Happened On The Way to the Forum (1981)
  • Agnes of God
  • Canadian Gothic (1985)
  • Dracula (1989)
  • Hello From Bertha (1985)
  • Lu Ann Hampton Laverty Oberlander
  • The Playboy of the Western World (1984)
  • Triptych (1992)

Awards and nominations[edit]

Year Award Category Title of work Result
1996 Gemini Award Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series Forever Knight (for episode #2.22: "Curioser and Curioser") Nominated

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