Ramona Milano

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Ramona Milano is a Canadian actress. She is best known for her role as Francesca Vecchio in Due South and more recently as Teresa in Cra$h & Burn and as Audra Torres in Degrassi: The Next Generation. She has also appeared in numerous commercials, for companies such as Rogers, The Co-operators, Colour Catcher and Sleep Country Canada. Milano also co-hosted Living Romance on the W Network.

Personal life[edit]

Milano graduated from the Etobicoke School of the Arts in 1987 and performed as a vocalist at Canada's Wonderland before entering the theatre arts program at Humber College.[1] She is married with two children.

Work[edit]

Filmography[edit]

Year Title Role Media
1994–1999 Due South Francesca Vecchio TV series (29 episodes)
1996 Traders (TV series) Jennifer Shapiro TV series (1 episode "The Sun And The Moon")
1997 The Last Don Ceil Ballazzo TV mini series
1999 Pushing Tin TV reporter Movie
1999 Relic Hunter Anna TV series (1 episode "The Book Of Love")
1999 Earth: Final Conflict Vera Rizzori TV series (1 episode "The Once And Future World")
1999 Earth: Final Conflict Vera Rizzori TV series (1 episode "The Keys To The Kingdom")
2000 Traders (TV series) Angela TV series (1 episode "The One You Bury")
2000 In a Heartbeat Dr. Jennifer Perino TV series (2 episodes – Pilot 1 & 2)
2001 You Belong to Me (2001 film) Pamela TV movie
2001, 2004 Doc (TV series) Brooke Fulton/Laura Hill TV series (2 episodes)
2002 Deceived Lieutenant Vasquez Straight-to-video release
2007 Love You To Death Marcia TV series (1 episode "The Bog Murder")
2009–2010 Cra$h & Burn Teresa TV series (7 episodes)
2010 The Conversation Director Short film by Laura Cassis[2]
2010–2014 Degrassi: The Next Generation Audra Torres TV series
2012 The L.A. Complex Tyson's mom TV series (1 episode "Be a Man")
2012 A Christmas Song Jill TV movie
2014 Hemlock Grove Brenda TV series (Season 2, episode 4, "Bodily Fluids")
2015 Full Out Susan Berlin TV movie
2017 The Kennedys: After Camelot Maria TV miniseries
2017 The Good Witch (TV series) Mrs. Diaz TV series (Season 3, episode 7, In Sickness and In Health
2017 Jazz Hands Jan Pre-production

Stage[edit]

  • The Christmas Tree by Norm Foster (2015) Hamilton & Toronto, ON (Directed by Darren Stewart-Jones)
  • God of Carnage (2014) - role: Veronica Novak at the Sudbury Theatre Centre in Sudbury, ON. (Directed by Rod Ceballos)
  • Game Show (2004) An audience participation production mimicking a TV gameshow set[3]

Awards[edit]

Milano was nominated twice for Gemini Awards, in 1997 and 1999. Both nominations were for "Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Series" for her role as Francesca Vecchio in Due South.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Elizabeth Lumley, ed. (2004). Canadian Who's Who 2004. University of Toronto Press. p. 1504. ISBN 0-8020-4973-7. 
  2. ^ "PULL THE CHUTE". Plancast. 4 October 2010. Retrieved 1 November 2010. 
  3. ^ John Coulbourn (9 July 2004). "Lame Game - Interactive Game Show play sinks to a new reality-TV low". jam!Showbiz. 
  4. ^ Ramona, Milano. "Canada's Awards Database". Academy of Canadian Cinema & Television. Retrieved 1 November 2010.