Gabrielle Marion-Rivard

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Gabrielle Marion-Rivard
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Marion-Rivard in 2013.
Occupationfilm actor, singer
Known forGabrielle

Gabrielle Marion-Rivard is a Canadian actress and singer, who won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Actress in 2014 for her performance in Gabrielle.[1]

Marion-Rivard, who has Williams syndrome,[2] plays a young woman with Williams syndrome who is part of a choir of developmentally disabled people.[3] She participates in a similar choir, based in Montreal, Quebec, in real life.[4]


  1. ^ "'Orphan Black,' 'Gabrielle' big winners at Canadian Screen Awards". CTV News, March 9, 2014.
  2. ^ "Gabrielle director achieves perfect pitch". The Georgia Straight, January 24, 2014.
  3. ^ "Gabrielle: coming-of-age search for love and freedom". CBC News. January 10, 2014. Archived from the original on 11 January 2014.
  4. ^ "More than ordinary". Toronto Sun, January 9, 2014.

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