Sutto prepares for the radio play Les secrets du docteur Morhanges, 1945.
20 April 1921|
|Died||28 March 2017
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
|Awards||Order of Canada, Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, National Order of Quebec|
At age 14, Sutto began acting in radio dramas, and later performed stage roles. In 1943, she was a founding member of the Théâtre de l'Equipe troupe, and she continued acting on stage through the early 1950s with Théâtre du Nouveau Monde. She also made over 75 film and television appearances.
Her biography, titled Vivre avec le destin (Living with Destiny), written by her son-in-law Jean-François Lépine, was published in 2010.
In 1986 she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada and was promoted to Companion in 1991. In 1998, she was made a Knight of the National Order of Quebec. In May 2014, Sutto received a Governor General's Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement for her contribution to Canadian theatre.
- "Flags lowered to half-mast to mark death of Janine Sutto". CTV News. 28 March 2017. Retrieved 28 March 2017.
- Vlessing, Etan (28 March 2017). "Janine Sutto, Prolific Stage and TV Actress, Dies at 95". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved 28 March 2017.
- La grande dame de théâtre Janine Sutto s'éteint (in French)
- "Janine Sutto". Governor General's Performing Arts Awards. Governor General's Performing Arts Awards Foundation. Retrieved 25 July 2014.
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