Micheline Lanctôt

Micheline Lanctôt

Actor Bio

Micheline Lanctôt is a Canadian actress, film director, screenwriter, and musician.

Lanctôt was born in Frelighsburg, Quebec. Her post-secondary education was in music, fine arts, and theatre at Collège Jésus-Marie in Outremont, and in art history at the Université de Montréal and the École des Beaux-Arts de Montréal; she later studied film animation at the National Film Board of Canada (NFB) and then at Gerald Potterton’s studios, Potterton Productions, where she remained for four years.

Lanctôt began her acting career in 1972, winning a Canadian Film Award for Best Actress for her starring role in Gilles Carle’s The True Nature of Bernadette (La vraie nature de Bernadette). Since then, she has appeared in a wide variety of film and television roles, such as Carle’s The Heavenly Bodies (Les Corps Célestes), Ted Kotcheff’s award-winning The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, Claude Chabrol’s Blood Relatives and Guy Fournier’s Radio-Canada TV series Jamais deux sans toi.

Actor Information

  • Born: May 12, 1947
  • Age: 75 years old

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This page was last edited on January 10th, 2021.
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