Cynthia Dale

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Cynthia Dale
Born Cynthia Ciurluini
(1960-08-11) 11 August 1960 (age 56)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Alma mater Michael Power/St. Joseph High School
Spouse(s) Peter Mansbridge (m. 1998)
Children William 1999 (age 16–17)
Relatives Jennifer Dale

Cynthia Dale (born 11 August 1960) is a Canadian television actress and stage performer. She is best known for her role as lawyer Olivia Novak in the 1987–94 television drama Street Legal.[1]

Biography[edit]

Dale was born Cynthia Ciurluini in Canada. She attended Michael Power/St. Joseph High School. She is the sister of Canadian actress Jennifer Dale. Since 1998 she has been married to CBC News anchor Peter Mansbridge. They have one child, Will.

She first entered the acting world in 1965, when she went alongside her sister to an audition. In the 1970s and 1980s, she appeared in a number of movies and stage productions. She appeared as Patty in the 1981 Canadian slasher film, My Bloody Valentine. She appeared in New York in an off-Broadway play in 1987, and in 1983 first appeared at the Stratford Festival, where she has headlined several shows (mostly musicals) in the 2000s. Cynthia and Jennifer Dale once appeared together in a CBC variety special. She starred in the 1985 movie Heavenly Bodies, where she plays the owner of an aerobics dance studio.

She was a member of the judging panel of the Canadian TV show Triple Sensation in 2007.


Filmography[edit]

Movies[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1981 My Bloody Valentine Patty
1983 Snow Short
1984 Heavenly Bodies Samantha Blair
1986 The Boy in Blue Margaret
1987 Moonstruck Sheila
2008 A Broken Life Carla

Television[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
1980-81 The Wayne & Shuster Superspecial 2 Episodes: Cyrano de Bergerac, The Swan Lake Murders
1986 The Campbells Sarah Greener 2 Episodes: Tales of the Canadas, Heaven Sent
1987 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Elizabeth 1 Episode: The Liberators
Seeing Things Marlena 1 Episode, Eye of the Beholder
Alfred Hitchcock Presents Kelly 1 Episode: World's Oldest Motive
Adderly Lisping Woman 1 Episode, Midnight in Morocco
Sadie and Son Paula Melvin TV Movie
1987-88 Night Heat Allana Pride / Gloria 2 Episodes: Set for Life, All the King's Horses
1988-94 Street Legal Olivia Novak 107 Episodes
1989 Baby Cakes Olivia TV Movie
1990 War of the Worlds Tila 1 Episode: The Obelisk
1992 In the Eyes of a Stranger Nancy TV Movie
1995 At the Midnight Hour Jullian TV Movie
Taking the Falls Terry Lane 13 Episodes
Spenser: A Savage Place Candy Sloane TV Movie
1998 Witness to Yesterday Marie Antoinette 1 Episode: Marie Antoinette
Thanks of a Grateful Nation Lisa Tuite TV Movie
1999 P.T. Barnum Charity TV Movie
2001 The Pretender 2001 Agent Zane TV Movie
The Industry Susan Doyle 1 Episode: Husband & Wife
2002 Trudeau Opening Hostess TV Movie
2009 Christmas Dreams Rose Lunette TV Movie
2010-11 Baxter Belinda Nightingale 3 Episodes: Audition Fever, Cindy and the Prince of Rock, Finale
2011 The Listener Diane Feeny 1 Episode: Eye of the Storm
2014 Working the Engels Lytton Schultz 1 Episode: Family Therapy

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