Janine Sutto

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Janine Sutto
Born (1921-04-20) 20 April 1921 (age 93)
Paris, France
Awards Order of Canada, National Order of Quebec

Janine Sutto, CC CQ (born 20 April 1921) is a Quebec actress.

Born in Paris, the daughter of Léopold Sutto and Renée Mamert, she immigrated to Canada in the 1930s with her family settling in Montreal. "An icon of Quebec television, she has appeared in some 70 series and dramas, notably Les Belles Histoires des pays d’en haut, Joie de vivre, Septième nord, Symphorien, and Poivre et sel. Selected film roles include Kamouraska (1973), Congorama (2005), La Capture (2006), and Route 132 (2010)."[1]

In 1986 she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada and was promoted to Companion in 1991. In 1998, she was made a Knight of the National Order of Quebec. In May 2014, Sutto received a Governor General's Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement for her contribution to Canadian theatre.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Janine Sutto". Governor General's Performing Arts Awards. Governor General's Performing Arts Awards Foundation. Retrieved 25 July 2014. 
  2. ^ "Janine Sutto". Governor General's Performing Arts Awards. Governor General's Performing Arts Awards Foundation. Retrieved 25 July 2014.