Yvette Brind'Amour

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Yvette Brind'Amour
BornNovember 30, 1918
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
DiedApril 4, 1991(1991-04-04) (aged 72)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
AwardsOrder of Canada
National Order of Quebec

Yvette Brind'Amour, CC OQ (November 30, 1918 – April 4, 1992) was a Canadian actress.

In 1949, she co-founded, with Mercedes Palomino, the Théâtre du Rideau Vert, Quebec's oldest French theatre, in Montreal where she was born. She was artistic director until her death. In 1967 she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada and was promoted to Companion in 1982. In 1985 she was made an Officer of the National Order of Quebec. In 1987 she was awarded the Molson Prize. In 1969 she was awarded an honorary D.B.-A from University of Ottawa.[1][2]


  1. ^ Yvette Brind'Amour profile, thecanadianencyclopedia.ca; accessed 26 March 2015.
  2. ^ Office of the Governor General of Canada. Order of Canada citation. Queen's Printer for Canada. Retrieved 24 May 2010

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