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Martha Henry

Finalist, 2001

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Martha Henry was an American-Canadian actress and director of stage and screen. During her lifetime, she was considered one of Canada’s most acclaimed and accomplished thespians. She was the first graduate of the National Theatre School in 1961, and was most noted for her theatre work at the Stratford Festival. She was the recipient of numerous accolades, including three Genie Awards for Best Actress, and the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award for her contributions to Canadian theatre.



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