Bette MacDonald

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Bette MacDonald
Birth nameBette MacDonald
BornSydney, Nova Scotia
MediumStand-up, television, film
Years active1984–present
GenresSketch comedy, satire
SpouseMaynard Morrison

Bette MacDonald is a Canadian comedian, actress, and writer, best known for her comedic television series Rideau Hall.

A premier Atlantic Canadian comedian, she has been compared to Carol Burnett, John Candy and Bette Midler; described as a comic genius with impeccable timing, or as the Halifax Herald described: "To watch her is to be a deer caught in the headlights of comedic talent".[1]

She is a winner of the Gemini Award.[2]

MacDonald is married to fellow Maritime comedic writer and performer Maynard Morrison.



  1. ^ Corporate Entertainment Bio, Bette MacDonald retrieved from [1] on Jan 5, 2007
  2. ^ "Tis the Season to take ARHS stage tonight". The Amherst Daily News. December 12, 2007. Retrieved September 4, 2011.