Anne Dorval

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Anne Dorval
Anne Dorval - TIFF 2009 (cropped).JPG
Anne Dorval at the Toronto International Film Festival in 2009
Born (1960-11-08) November 8, 1960 (age 54)
Noranda, Quebec
Occupation Actress
Years active 1984–present

Anne Dorval (born November 8, 1960) is a French-Canadian television, stage, and film actress and singer. She is known for her work with Xavier Dolan that includes appearing in four of his films, I Killed My Mother, Heartbeats, Laurence Anyways, and Mommy. She has won two Gémeaux Awards for her work on television.

Personal life[edit]

Dorval was born in Noranda, Quebec, the daughter of Madeleine (Larouche) and Gaetan Dorval.[1] She received her education at Cégep de Trois-Rivières and the Drama Conservatory of Montreal, beginning her career on the stage in 1984. She was formerly married to actor Marc-André Coallier with whom she had two children.


She is known in Canada for her appearance in the Quebec television series Le Coeur a ses raisons and Les Parent. She has also appeared in other Quebec series, such as Chambres en ville, Virginie, Paparazzi and Rumeurs, and in the films Montréal vu par... and J'ai tué ma mère. She is also known as a premiere French Canadian voice actress for English films.

In 2010, at the Palm Springs International Film Festival, she won the FIPRESCI Award for Best Actress for her performance in J'ai tué ma mère directed by Xavier Dolan.[2]


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