Jaclyn Linetsky

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Jaclyn Linetsky
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Born Jaclyn Michelle Linetsky
(1986-01-08)January 8, 1986
Montréal, Québec
Died September 8, 2003(2003-09-08) (aged 17)
Saint-Césaire, Québec
Cause of death
Car crash
Years active 1994–2003
Website
http://www.jaclynlinetsky.com/

Jaclyn Michelle Linetsky (January 8, 1986[1] – September 8, 2003[2]) was a Canadian actress who was the English voice of Caillou.

Early life[edit]

Jaclyn Michelle Linetsky was born at the Jewish General Hospital to Terry Weiner, daughter of Jeanne and David Weiner, and Larry Linetsky, son of Eunice and Ell Linetsky. She had 2 siblings, Kelly and Derek.[1] Linetsky was raised in the suburb of Hampstead in Montréal, Québec. She graduated from St. George's High School, Montreal in 2003 and spoke at the graduation ceremony.

Career[edit]

Linetsky dubbed the English voice for Caillou in the preschool animated series of the same name between 2000 and 2002. She also provided the voices for Bitzi in the 2002 animated series Daft Planet, Lori Mackney in What's with Andy? (2003–2004), and Meg in Mega Babies.

Her other roles in voice acting included Kit and Kaboodle, Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat, The Kids from Room 402, Wunschpunsch, The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures, Pet Pals, Tommy and Oscar, Simon in the Land of Chalk Drawings, Jim Button and popular videogames Alex Builds His Farm and Evolution Worlds. In 2003, Linetsky was cast in the tennis-circuit themed dramatic series 15/Love on YTV. Her character, Megan O'Conner, was mutually falling in love with co-star Vadim Schneider's character, Sebastien Dube.

Death[edit]

On September 8, 2003, Linetsky and Vadim Schneider were killed in a car accident on their way to the set of 15/Love in St. Cesaire, Québec when their vehicle was struck by a tractor-trailer.

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b "Births and Deaths". The Montreal Gazette. January 18, 1986. Retrieved May 7, 2013. 
  2. ^ Allison Lawlor (September 16, 2003). "Jaclyn Linetsky: Montreal teen was the voice of Caillou". The Globe and Mail. p. R7. 

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