Mary Sexton

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Mary Sexton is a Canadian film and television producer, who is partner with Edward Riche in Rink Rat Productions[1] and with Mary Walsh in 2M Innovative.[2]

She is best known for her 2001 National Film Board documentary Tommy: A Family Portrait, about her brother, comedian Tommy Sexton. Co-directed with Sexton's husband, Nigel Markham, the film received the 2002 Gemini Award for Best History/Biography Documentary program.[3][4][5]

Her credits also include the television series Dooley Gardens[6] and Hatching, Matching and Dispatching,[7] and the theatrical films Violet,[8] How to Be Deadly and Maudie.[9] She was also the regional producer in Atlantic Canada for Canadian Idol.[10]


  1. ^ "Local TV comedy ready to hit the ice". The Telegram, October 12, 1997.
  2. ^ "'It was the nuns, the nuns'". The Globe and Mail, January 22, 2005.
  3. ^ Macfarlane, David (12 November 2001). "The comic miracle that was Tommy". Globe and Mail. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  4. ^ "Tommy... A Family Portrait". National Film Board of Canada. Retrieved 4 October 2016.
  5. ^ Dwyer, Victor (10 November 2001). "Remembering Tommy". Globe and Mail. Retrieved 5 October 2016.
  6. ^ "Dooley Gardens -- a sitcom on the rock, served with a twist". The Telegram, June 21, 1998.
  7. ^ "Hatched, then gobsmacked". The Globe and Mail, August 4, 2005.
  8. ^ "Violet in bloom". The Telegram, October 15, 1999.
  9. ^ "Homecoming for Hollywood vet". Toronto Star, September 15, 2016.
  10. ^ "So, you wanna be a star?: Local producer looking for talent for Canadian Idol auditions". The Telegram, March 21, 2003.

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