Kristen Thomson

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Kristen Thomson
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Born 1966 (age 50–51)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 1995 - present

Kristen Thomson (born 1966) is a Canadian actress and playwright.

Thomson was born in Toronto, Ontario. She is known for her one-woman play I, Claudia, which was adapted to film in 2004. In that play and film, Thomson plays all of the roles, using masks to change character.

Thomson received her undergraduate training and University of Toronto's theatre school "University College Drama Program" currently under the tutelage of Factory Theaters' Ken Gass.

In 2003, Thomson won an ACTRA Award for her performance in I Shout Love (2001), a short film directed by Sarah Polley. She has also won three Dora Awards for her stage work. Her most recent win was for the Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in the movie Away From Her.



Year Title Role Notes
1997 Cream Sauce Adult Helen Short film
2000 Landscaping Short film
2000 Law of Enclosures, TheThe Law of Enclosures Myrah
2001 I Shout Love Tessa Short film
2002 Flower & Garnet Barb
2003 Proteus Kate
2003 Republic of Love, TheThe Republic of Love Charlotte
2004 I, Claudia Claudia
2006 Away from Her Kristy
2008 How Are You? Short film
2014 What We Have


Year Title Role Notes
1995 Net Worth Pat Lindsay TV film
2002 Matthew Shepard Story, TheThe Matthew Shepard Story Romaine Patterson TV film
2005 It's Me...Gerald Hedda Episode: "Goodnight, Mr. Butterson"
2005 This Is Wonderland Episode: "2.8"
2006 This Is Wonderland Episode: "3.12"
2006 Great Polar Bear Adventure, TheThe Great Polar Bear Adventure Ikuk (voice) TV film
2008 Of Murder and Memory Nurse TV film
2010 Flashpoint Kate Episode: "Jumping at Shadows"
2011 Listener, TheThe Listener Corrinne Rommilly Episode: "In His Sights"
2012 Firm, TheThe Firm Eileen Bower Episode: "Chapter Eleven"
2012 Dual Suspects Young Woman Episode: "The Carpenter Story"
2016 Cardinal Noelle Dyson TV miniseries

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