Kay Tremblay

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Kay Tremblay
Born Katherine McAllister
March 13, 1914
Glasgow, Strathclyde, Scotland, UK
Died August 9, 2005(2005-08-09) (aged 91)
Stratford, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 1964–2001

Kay Tremblay (March 13, 1914 – August 9, 2005) was a Canadian film actress, also appearing on television and theatre. She was best known for her Gemini Award-winning role of Great Aunt Eliza on Road to Avonlea.


Born in Scotland, she began her career with the George Ballachine Ballet at Theatre Royal in London.[citation needed] Tremblay arrived in Canada after her marriage and began her Canadian artistic career in 1954.[citation needed]


Her Canadian career was namely in television, but she worked briefly at the Stratford Festival from 1989 to 1990. She won a Gemini Award in 1997 for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series in Road to Avonlea, and a Gemini nomination in 1989 for Best Guest Performance in a Series by an Actor or Actress in Night Heat.


Year Title Role Notes
1964 Phoebe
1970 Flesh Feast Woman in park
1977 The Phoenix and the Carpet Amelia Episode: "The Hole in the Carpet"
1979 Thomas and Sarah Mrs. Derwent Episode: "Made in Heaven"
1980 Oh! Heavenly Dog Lady Hermione
1985 The Cuckoo Bird Customer TV movie
1985 The Beachcombers Aunt Mary Episode: "You Won't Miss It"
1985–1988 Night Heat Various 6 episodes
1986 The Marriage Bed TV movie
1986 Hot Shots Rose Episode: "The Family Jules"
1987 Friday the 13th Amanda Episode: "Root of All Evil"
1987 Street Legal Mrs. Greco Episode: "Even Lawyers Sing the Blues"
1988 Diamonds Episode: "When the Wind Blows"
1988 Shadow Dancing Sophie Beaumont
1989 Renegades Old Woman
1990 Friday the 13th Mrs. Cromwell Episode: "Repetition"
1990 E.N.G. Old Woman Episode: "Striking Out"
1990 Rin Tin Tin: K-9 Cop Episode: "Over the Hill Gang"
1990 Dog House Iris Slack TV series
1990 The Hitchhiker Episode: "New Dawn"
1990 The Admiral and the Princess Renee (voice) TV movie
1990–1996 Road to Avonlea Eliza Ward 22 episodes
1991 Sam & Me Mrs. Rohrlich
1991 Love & Murder Receptioinist
1992 The Shower Pearl
1993 X-Men Annalee (voice) Episode: "Captive Hearts"
1995 X-Men Shard (voice) Episode: "Beyond Good and Evil: Part 4"
1995 The NeverEnding Story Mrs. Large Head (voice) Episode: "To Save Falkor"
1995 National Lampoon's Senior Trip Mrs. Winston
1995 TekWar Mrs. Hastings Episode: "Cyberhunt"
1995 Side Effects Lady with Dog Episode: "Paying the Price"
1995 Remember Me Phoebe Sprague TV movie
1996 Traders Linda McGregor Episode: "Chaos Theory"
1996 Are You Afraid of the Dark? Marjorie Episode: "The Tale of the Jagged Sign"
1996 First Degree Estelle Sarner Video
1996 Lulu
1997 Goosebumps Mimi Episode: "An Old Story"
1997 Wind at My Back Jessie Buchanan Episode: "A Meeting of the Clan"
Episode: "Smiling Through"
1998 Moonlight Becomes You TV movie
1998 The Real Howard Spitz Theodora Winkle
1998 Happy Christmas, Miss King Eliza Ward TV movie
1999 Storm of the Century False Mother TV miniseries
2000 Relic Hunter Older Woman Episode: "Afterlife and Death"
2000 Santa Who? Elderly Woman TV movie
2001 Who Is Cletis Tout? Old Mrs. Stanton

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