Carolyn Dunn

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Carolyn Dunn
Born early 1960s
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada
Years active 1985 - present

Carolyn Dunn is a Canadian actress. Her most notable role was her portrayal of Sylvie Gerard, the business partner/sidekick on Tropical Heat, which was retitled Sweating Bullets when transmitted in the United States. She is a native of Whitney Pier on Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia.[1]

In 1994, she starred in Thicker Than Blood: The Larry McLinden Story.

Early life[edit]

Dunn did figure skating as a child and later some modelling, then began her career as actress in the late 1970s.


Dunn started out playing parts of defenceless blondes in romantic movies. She became recognizable thanks to the role of Sylvie Gerard in Tropical Heat. She has appeared in several roles in television, movies, and the theater. Her last credited film role was Mary in The Death of Alice Blue in 2009.[2]

In 2008 she returned to her home town to open an 'alternative medicine' clinic.

Personal life[edit]

Carolyn Dunn is single. She enjoys spending her time in fitness centers. Her Tropical Heat co-star Rob Stewart's nickname for her was Swollen Yarn.


  1. ^ Grant, Laura Jean (21 January 2008). "Well-known Cape Breton actress returns home to open alternative ‘energy medicine business". Cape Breton Post. Retrieved 1 December 2009. 
  2. ^ Imdb Carolyn Dunn Actress
2. Tropical Heat

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