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 59)
NationalityCanadian
OccupationActress
Years active1989–present
Children2

Anne Dorval (born November 8, 1960) is a French Canadian television, stage, and film actress. She is known for her work with Xavier Dolan that includes appearing in four of his films, I Killed My Mother (2009), Heartbeats (2010), Laurence Anyways (2012), and Mommy (2014). 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 I Killed My Mother (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 I Killed My Mother (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]

Year Title Role Director Notes
1989-96 Chambres en ville Lola Corbeil Marlène Lemire & Jacques Payette TV Series (172 Episodes)
Nominated - Gémeaux Award for Best Actress - Soap Opera (1992)
Nominated - Gémeaux Award for Best Actress - Soap Opera (1993)
Nominated - Gémeaux Award for Best Actress - Soap Opera (1996)
1990 Ding et Dong Joëlle Alain Chartrand
1991 Montreal Stories Sarah Léa Pool
1992 Montréal rétro Mazouz Ould-Abderrahmane
L'or et le papier Zoé Laflamme Pierre Pearson & François Côté TV Series (13 Episodes)
Nominated - Gémeaux Award for Best Supporting Actress
1996-2002 Virginie Lucie Chabot Fabienne Larouche TV Series (215 Episodes)
1997 L'enfant des Appalaches Maïna Jean-Philippe Duval TV Movie
Paparazzi Jocelyne Lamarre Alain Chartrand (2) TV Series (11 Episodes)
2003-2004 Rumeurs Valérie Louis Choquette, Pierre Théorêt, ... TV Series (26 Episodes)
2004 Grande ourse Catherine Laplante Patrice Sauvé TV Series (1 Episode)
Nominated - Gémeaux Award for Best Actress - Dramatic
2005 Détect inc. Cynthia Francois Gingras TV Series (8 Episodes)
2005-2007 Le cœur a ses raisons Criquette / Ashley Rockwell Alain Chicoine, Sophie Morasse, ... TV Series (39 Episodes)
Gémeaux Award for Best Actress - Comedy (2005)
Gémeaux Award for Best Actress - Comedy (2006)
Nominated - Gémeaux Award for Best Actress - Comedy (2008)
2006 The Secret Life of Happy People Florence Stéphane Lapointe
2007 Super Phoenix The unemployed Sylvie Rosenthal Short
2008 Waitresses Wanted (Serveuses demandées) Milagro's mother Guylaine Dionne
Chez Jules Diane Geneviève Lefebvre TV Series (1 Episode)
2008-2016 Les Parent Natalie Rivard Martin Talbot, Pierre Théorêt (2), ... TV Series (169 Episodes)
Nominated - Gémeaux Award for Best Actress - Comedy (2009)
Nominated - Monte-Carlo Television Festival - Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series (2012)
Nominated - Monte-Carlo Television Festival - Outstanding Actress in a Comedy Series (2013)
2009 I Killed My Mother Chantale Lemming Xavier Dolan Jutra Award for Best Actress
Festival International du Film Francophone de Namur - Golden Bayard for Best Actress
Palm Springs International Film Festival - FIPRESCI Prize for Best Actress
Nominated - Chlotrudis Award for Best Actress
Nominated - Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress in a Canadian Film
Grande ourse - La clé des possibles Catherine Laplante Patrice Sauvé (2)
2010 Heartbeats Désirée Xavier Dolan (2)
2011 Le sens de l'humour Stéphanie Émile Gaudreault
2012 Laurence Anyways Marthe Delteuil Xavier Dolan (3)
2012-2013 Les Bobos Sandrine Maxou Marc Labrèche TV Series (36 Episodes)
2013 An Extraordinary Person (Quelqu'un d'extraordinaire) Guylaine Monia Chokri Short
2014 Mommy Diane 'Die' Després Xavier Dolan (4) Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role
Chlotrudis Award for Best Actress
Film Club's The Lost Weekend - Best Actress
Italian Online Movie Award for Best Actress
Jutra Award for Best Actress
Palm Springs International Film Festival - FIPRESCI Prize for Best Actress
Nominated - Cinema Bloggers Award for Best Actress - International Competition
Nominated - Críticos de Cinema Online Portugueses Award for Best Actress
Nominated - Dorian Award for Film Performance of the Year - Actress
Nominated - IndieWire Critic's Poll - Best Lead Actress
Nominated - International Cinephile Society Award for Best Actress
Nominated - International Cinephile Society Award for Best Ensemble
Nominated - International Online Cinema Award for Best Actress
Nominated - Italian Online Movie Award for Best Cast
Nominated - Online Film Critics Society Award for Best Actress
Nominated - Satellite Award for Best Actress – Motion Picture
Nominated - Vancouver Film Critics Circle Award for Best Actress in a Canadian Film
Miraculum Evelyne Daniel Grou
Le Coq de St-Victor Florence Pierre Greco
2016 Heal the Living Claire Méjean Katell Quillévéré
2017 Jalouse Sophie David & Stéphane Foenkinos
2018 14 jours, 12 nuits Isabelle Brodeur Jean-Philippe Duval (2)
2019 Matthias & Maxime Manon Xavier Dolan (5)

References[edit]

  1. ^ Petrowski, Nathalie (September 7, 2012). "Anne Dorval: Bye bye Criquette, bonjour Sandrine". La Presse (in French).
  2. ^ http://www.cinefil.com/star/anne-dorval/biographie accessed 11/26/14

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