Chantal Renaud

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Chantal Renaud (born 26 August 1946) is a Québécoise script writer, and a past yé-yé singer and actress. She is the wife of former Quebec Premier and former Parti Québécois leader Bernard Landry.

Renaud began her career as a yé-yé singer, with a hit called Comme un garçon, originally performed by Sylvie Vartan, in France. After acting in the sitcom Moi et l'autre and films such as L'Initiation and Finalement...,[1] Renaud relocated to France, where she built a respectable career as an award-winning script writer.

On 26 June 2004, after a courtship of some years, she married former Premier of Quebec and then Parti Québécois leader Bernard Landry. She figures prominently in the 2003 documentary À Hauteur d'homme about the 2003 Quebec general election, during which Landry defended his post as leader of Quebec.

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  1. ^ Pratley, Gerald (November 2003). A century of Canadian cinema: Gerald Pratley's feature film guide, 1900 to the present. Lynx Images. pp. 77, 107. ISBN 9781894073219. Retrieved 4 June 2012. 

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