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Jackie Burroughs
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Jackie Burroughs

Jackie Burroughs was recently honored with a lifetime Genie Award for her outstanding body of work by the Canadian motion picture industry. She is best known to international audiences for her role as Hetty in the acclaimed Anne of Avonlea series. In addition to her work in the multiple Emmy award-winning series, Burroughs also starred in the telefeature Happy Christmas, Mrs. King, based on the same character. She also appeared in the original hit series Anne of Green Gables.

Winner of a Genie Award for her starring role in the feature A Winter Tan, Burroughs also received multiple nominations as the film's director, screenwriter, and one of its producers. She also won critical acclaim for her starring role opposite Richard Farnsworth in the Golden Globe-winning The Grey Fox.

Her recent feature film credits include Léa Pool's award-winning Lost and Delirious, On Their Knees and Washed Up. Previous credits also include a starring role in cult filmmaker Guy Maddin's Careful.

Burroughs extensive body of television work includes the role of Mona 'Mother Mucca' Ramsey in the Emmy-nominated PBS miniseries Further Tales of the City and More Tales of the City. She also starred in the miniseries Cover Me and in the television movies Elizabeth Smart, On The Side of the Angels and Elvis Meets Nixon, to name only a few. She resides in Toronto, Canada.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2003.

Jackie Burroughs Facts

BirthplaceEngland, United Kingdom

Selected Filmography

Not available.