Anne Dorval

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Anne Dorval
Anne Dorval Cannes 2015.jpg
Anne Dorval at the 2015 Cannes Film Festival
Born (1960-11-08) November 8, 1960 (age 56)
Noranda, Quebec, Canada
Nationality Canadian
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.

Early 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.

Career[edit]

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]

Personal life[edit]

She was formerly married to actor Marc-André Coallier, with whom she had two children.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

Awards and nominations[edit]

Awards
Year Award Category Production Result
1992 Prix Gémeaux Best Actress - Soap Opera Chambres en ville Nominated
1993 Prix Gémeaux Best Actress - Soap Opera Chambres en ville Nominated
1993 Prix Gémeaux Best Supporting Actress L'or et le papier Nominated
1996 Prix Gémeaux Best Actress - Soap Opera Chambres en ville Nominated
2004 Prix Gémeaux Best Actress - Dramatic Grande ourse Nominated
2005 Prix Gémeaux Best Actress - Comedy Le cœur a ses raisons Won
2006 Prix Gémeaux Best Actress - Soap Opera or Comedy Le cœur a ses raisons Won
2008 Prix Gémeaux Best Actress - Comedy Le cœur a ses raisons Nominated
2009 Prix Gémeaux Best Actress - Comedy Les Parent Nominated
2009 Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur Best Actress I Killed My Mother Won
2010 Jutra Award Best Actress I Killed My Mother Won
2010 Best Actress in a Canadian Film I Killed My Mother Nominated
2010 Palm Springs International Film Festival FIPRESCI Prize for Best Actress I Killed My Mother Won
2014 Online Film Critics Society Awards Best Actress Mommy Nominated
2015 Vancouver Film Critics Circle Best Actress in a Canadian Film Mommy Nominated
2015 Palm Springs International Film Festival FIPRESCI Prize for Best Actress Mommy Won
2015 Canadian Screen Awards Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role Mommy Won
2015 Dorian Awards Film Performance of the Year - Actress Mommy Nominated
2015 Satellite Awards Best Actress – Motion Picture Mommy Nominated

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