Françoise Faucher

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Françoise Faucher O.C. is a Quebec actress born in Montmorency, France in 1929. She trained in drama in France under René Simon and Bernard Bimont before immigrating to Canada in the 1950s. She became a member of Montreal's Théâtre du Nouveau Monde, participating in many plays. She wrote scripts for radio and TV programs, sparking off a productive career as a moderator. Although most of her work has been in live theatre, her credits include many French-Canadian TV series such as: Les Mont-Joye, Les Bergers, La pension Velder, etc. Faucher was appointed an Officer of the Order of Canada in 1982.[1] In 2010, she received the Governor General's Performing Arts Award.[2]


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