Aurora Browne

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Aurora Browne is a Canadian actress and comedian, best known as one of the creators and stars of the sketch comedy series Baroness von Sketch Show.[1]

She is originally from Thunder Bay, Ontario, and currently based in Toronto.

In 2000, she was nominated for the Tim Sims Encouragement Fund Award. Also in that year she was hired by Toronto's The Second City comedy troupe. While there she co-wrote and performed in four Mainstage revues: "Family Circus Maximus", "Psychedelicatessen", "Insanity Fair" and "The Bush League of Justice". She co-starred in four seasons of the CTV/Comedy Network production Comedy Inc. She made a guest appearance on the second season of Corner Gas. She won the 2008 Canadian Comedy Award for Best Female Improviser.

She co-produced and acted the role of Vampira in the Toronto Fringe Festival production of Ed Wood's classic Plan 9 from Outer Space named Plan Live! From Outer Space. "Plan Live! From Outer Space" received the 2007 Canadian Comedy Award for Best Comedic Play.

At the 5th Canadian Screen Awards in 2017, Browne and her Baroness von Sketch Show castmates Meredith MacNeill, Carolyn Taylor and Jennifer Whalen were nominated for Best Ensemble Performance in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Series, and won the award for Best Writing in a Variety or Sketch Comedy Series; at the 6th Canadian Screen Awards in 2018, the troupe won the awards in both of the same categories.[2]

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