Mag Ruffman

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Mag Ruffman
Born Margaret Ruffman
(1957-02-28) February 28, 1957 (age 58)
Richmond Hill, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actress
Years active 1982–Present
Spouse(s) Daniel Hunter (1989–Present)

Margaret "Mag" Ruffman (born February 28, 1957) is a Canadian comedian, actress and television host.

She has played roles in films such as Anne of Green Gables and Anne of Avonlea and TV series Road to Avonlea.

In addition to her acting, Ruffman works on home improvement, hosting shows for W Network, Canada's women's network. She hosted A Repair to Remember in 1999 and 2000. In 2000, she launched a second series, Anything I Can Do, a workshop show. Ruffman writes a weekly home improvement column, ToolGirl, for the Toronto Star. She published a collection of her ToolGirl columns as a book, How Hard Can It Be?, in 2003.


Year Title Role Notes
1982 Murder by Phone Teenage Girl
1985 Reckless Disregard Sandy TV movie
1985 Anne of Green Gables Alice Lawson TV movie
1985 Perry Mason Returns Salesgirl TV movie
1986 Perry Mason: The Case of the Shooting Star TV movie
1986 Alex: The Life of a Child Jane TV movie
1987 Smith & Smith's Comedy Mill TV series
1987 Deep Sea Conspiracy Nurse
1987 Amerika Sally, VFA TV mini-series
1987 Anne of Avonlea Alice Lawson TV movie
1989 Looking for Miracles Nurse Blanche TV movie
1990–1996 Road to Avonlea Olivia King Dale 91 episodes
1991 Stranger in the Family, AA Stranger in the Family Mrs. Kessler TV movie
1996 Goosebumps Mrs. Mathews Episode: "Attack of the Mutant"
1998 Happy Christmas, Miss King Olivia Dale TV movie
1999 Shadow Lake Louise Garby TV movie
1999 My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts Narrator (voice)[1] Animated short
2000–2001 Timothy Goes to School Lilly (voice) Series regular
2007 Bonded Pairs Herself Short film
2011 Being Frank Show, TheThe Being Frank Show Episode: "1.11"
Writer & director
Year Title Notes
2008 Red Green Story: We're All in This Together, TheThe Red Green Story: We're All in This Together TV movie


  1. ^ "My Grandmother Ironed the King's Shirts". Film Collection. National Film Board of Canada Web site. 1999. Retrieved 2009-08-31. 

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