Mylène Mackay

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Mylène Mackay
Mylène Mackay in Obamas.jpg
Mylène Mackay in the film Obamas in 2018
Born (1987-07-07) July 7, 1987 (age 32)[1]
Alma materNational Theatre School of Canada
OccupationActress
Years active2007–present

Mylène Mackay (born 7 July 1987) is a Canadian actress.[2] She garnered a Canadian Screen Award nomination as Best Supporting Actress at the 4th Canadian Screen Awards for her performance in Endorphine.[3] In 2016, she appeared as Nelly Arcan in Anne Émond's film Nelly,[4] and as Marguerite in André Forcier's film Kiss Me Like a Lover (Embrasse-moi comme tu m'aimes).[5]

Originally from Saint-Didace in the Lanaudière region of Quebec,[6] she is a graduate of the National Theatre School of Canada.[6]

She was named one of the Toronto International Film Festival's Rising Stars of 2016, alongside Grace Glowicki, Jared Abrahamson and Sophie Nélisse.[7] In 2017, she won the Prix Iris for Best Actress for Nelly,[8] with La Presse's Marc-André Lussier judging her to be part of a "changing of the guard" among Quebec actors and actresses.[5]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Diplôme" (pdf) (in French). École nationale de théâtre du Canada. 2011.
  2. ^ "Meet up-and-coming actress Mylène Mackay". Cult MTL, January 22, 2016.
  3. ^ "Canadian Screen Awards 2016 nominations led by Room, Schitt's Creek, Orphan Black". CBC News. January 19, 2016.
  4. ^ "Le tournage du film sur la vie de Nelly Arcan s'amorce". Ici Radio-Canada Nouvelles. September 14, 2015.
  5. ^ a b Lussier, Marc-André (2 June 2017). "RELÈVE DE LA GARDE". La Presse. Retrieved 12 June 2017.
  6. ^ a b "Q&A: Mylène Mackay is about to have a very good year". The Montreal Gazette. January 22, 2016.
  7. ^ "TIFF announces 2016 Rising Stars!". Tribute. August 3, 2016.
  8. ^ Kelly, Brendan (4 June 2017). "Xavier Dolan's Juste la fin du monde dominates Gala Québec Cinéma". The Montreal Gazette. Retrieved 4 June 2017.

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