Mary Walsh – A recipient of numerous Gemini awards, Mary is best known to Canadians for her work on This Hour has 22 Minutes. In addition to her cast of characters on this show, Mary’s career has expanded as host of her new television series, Mary Walsh Open Book, a literary talk show. Mary stars in the recently released, Mambo Italiano, and has just completed filming for another feature film. She was one of the founding members of the Newfoundland theatre troupe CODCO, which toured Canada several times. She went on to perform in theatres across Canada in both contemporary and modern classic roles. Her work as both a director and playwright contributes to her reputation as one of Canada’s most assured theatre artists.