Francine Racette

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Francine Racette
Born 1947 (age 69–70)
Joliette, Quebec, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Alma mater École nationale de théâtre
Occupation acting
Years active 1950—present
Spouse(s) Donald Sutherland (m. 1972)

Francine Racette (born 1947) is a French-Canadian actress. Racette is known for her performances in Au revoir les enfants, Lumière and The Disappearance. She is the current and third wife of actor Donald Sutherland, and mother of three of his sons: actor Rossif Sutherland, actor Angus Sutherland, and Roeg Sutherland.[1]

Racette was born in Joliette, Quebec, Canada. She graduated with a diploma from l'École nationale de théâtre in 1966.



  • Reportages sur un squelette ou Masques et bergamasques (1970)

Award nomination[edit]

In 1977, Racette was nominated for a César award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Julienne in Lumière.


  1. ^ Canby, Vincent (February 12, 1988). "Review of Au Revoir les Enfants". New York Times. 

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