has been entertaining Quebec audiences for almost 50 years with her sense of humor, her unique voice and her contagious energy. Born in Montreal, she began her career in the cabarets of the early 1950s. In 195'7 she recorded En Veittant sur I'Perron, one of her many successes as a singer. She also performed many solo comedy acts which were highly successful. But it was thanks to the soap opera Moi et Autre
that she won over television audiences.
Since then, she has become known for her comic work in film. Her early roles include Jean Bissonnette'es Tiens-toi bien apres les oreilles a papa and Denis Heroux's I've Had It. She then made her first appearance in a Denys Arcand film with Murder in the Family. Other film credits include Jean-Claude Lauzon's Night Zoo, Claude Fornier's Les Tisserands du Pouvoir, Michel Poulette's King of the Airwaves and Denise Filiatrault's Laura's Back. On television, she has been featured as both a comic and a host, and has starred in such series as Dominique, Chere Isabelle, Metro-boulotdodo, Montreal Ville Ouverte and the current Catherine." In 2002, she was inducted into the Academic des Grand Montrealais.
Note: This profile was written in or before 2004.
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