Lucy DeCoutere

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Lucy DeCoutere
Born (1970-09-05) September 5, 1970 (age 46)
Edmonton, Alberta, Canada[1]
Alma mater
Occupation Actress

Lucy DeCoutere (born September 5, 1970) is a Canadian actress best known for her role as the character Lucy in the television series Trailer Park Boys.

Life and career[edit]

DeCoutere grew up as the youngest sibling of four from British and Czech parents.[2] She attended grad school at Concordia University in Montreal and has held various jobs, including as a kindergarten teacher in South Korea, and attended teachers college at Griffith University in Australia.[1]

DeCoutere has performed in The Vagina Monologues. She is a female voice on the computer game Empress of the Deep - The Darkest Secret.

DeCoutere is also a Captain in the Royal Canadian Air Force, presently based in Halifax.[3] Currently, she is a Training Development Officer.[4]

On April 2, 2016, DeCoutere announced via Twitter that she was resigning from Trailer Park Boys after actor and co-star Mike Smith was arrested for allegedly assaulting a woman. [5]

Also on April 2, 2016, it was revealed by the Trailer Park Boys' publicist, Sheila Roberts, that DeCoutere had informed the show's producers a few weeks before Smith's arrest that she would not be returning for the show's next season.[6]

Jian Ghomeshi[edit]

In October 2014, DeCoutere joined seven anonymous women in publicly alleging sexual assault by former CBC Radio personality Jian Ghomeshi; she was the first to publicly identify herself.[7][3] Ghomeshi was charged with sexual assault and choking,[8] but was acquitted of all charges at the trial involving DeCoutere, with the judge expressing doubt of the witnesses' testimonies.[9]



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