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Martha Burns (I)


Martha Burns was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. She is an actress and producer, known for Screening (2006), Blindness (2008) and Great Performances (1971). She has been married to Paul Gross since September 25, 1988. They have two children. See full bio »
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Known For

Screening
Screening Helen Thompson
(2006)
Blindness
Blindness Woman with Insomnia
(2008)
Great Performances
(1995)
Slings and Arrows
Slings and Arrows Ellen Fanshaw
(2003-2006)

Filmography

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 2017 Alias Grace (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Parkinson
- Part 3 (2017) ... Mrs. Parkinson
- Part 2 (2017) ... Mrs. Parkinson
- Part 1 (2017) ... Mrs. Parkinson
 2016 A False Sense of Security (Short)
Debra
 2015 Boxing (Short)
Janet
 2014-2015 Remedy (TV Series)
Rebecca Baker
- Day One (2015) ... Rebecca Baker
- Fight or Flight (2015) ... Rebecca Baker
- Life in Technicolour (2015) ... Rebecca Baker
- Our Friend, Chaos (2015) ... Rebecca Baker
- The Little Things (2014) ... Rebecca Baker
 2014 Darknet (TV Series)
Mother
- Darknet 3 (2014) ... Mother
 2013 Hardsell (Short)
Sandra Hipps
 2013 Cracked (TV Series)
Alice Kelly
- The Valley (2013) ... Alice Kelly
 2013 After All These Years (TV Movie)
Phyllis Deitrichson
 2013 Mad Ship
Judith Cameron
 2012/I The Samaritan
Gretchen
 2011 Michael: Every Day (TV Series)
Jasmina Hart
- Failure (2011) ... Jasmina Hart
- Sweating (2011) ... Jasmina Hart
- Ridicule (2011) ... Jasmina Hart
- Heights (2011) ... Jasmina Hart
- Unscripted Conversation (2011) ... Jasmina Hart
 2011 French Immersion
Cathy
 2011 Republic of Doyle (TV Series)
Joyce
- Something Old, Someone New (2011) ... Joyce
 2010 Hot Water (Video short)
Woman
 2010 The Reception (Short)
Debra
 2009 The Foundation (TV Series)
Selena Selkirk
- Springing Jett (2009) ... Selena Selkirk
- The African Prince (2009) ... Selena Selkirk
- The Face of Hope (2009) ... Selena Selkirk
 2009 A Wake
Sabina
 2009 Love & Savagery
Mother Superior
 2009 Dinner at Lucy's (Short)
Lucy
 2009 Murdoch Mysteries (TV Series)
Mrs. Burgess
- Convalescence (2009) ... Mrs. Burgess
 2009 You Might as Well Live
Dr. Elizabeth
 2008 Blindness
Woman with Insomnia
 2008 The Trojan Horse (TV Mini-Series)
Mary Miller
- Part One (2008) ... Mary Miller
 2008/I Rewind (Short)
Heather Beckett
 2007 Silk
Mme. Joncour
 2006 I Am an Apartment Building (TV Short)
Mother
 2006 Screening (Short)
Helen Thompson
 2003-2006 Slings and Arrows (TV Series)
Ellen Fanshaw
- The Promised End (2006) ... Ellen Fanshaw
- All Blessed Secrets (2006) ... Ellen Fanshaw
- Every Inch a King (2006) ... Ellen Fanshaw
- That Way Madness Lies (2006) ... Ellen Fanshaw
- Vex Not His Ghost (2006) ... Ellen Fanshaw
 2004 The Porcelain Pussy (Short)
 2004 Siblings
Miss Bradford
 2004 The Skulls III (Video)
Swim Coach
 2003 Profoundly Normal (TV Movie)
Dr. Maswell
 2000 Harry's Case (TV Movie)
 2000 Hindsight (Short)
Trina
 1999 Murder Most Likely (TV Movie)
Alice Malinson
 1999 Emily of New Moon (TV Series)
Eve Kinch
- Bridge of Dreams: Part 2 (1999) ... Eve Kinch
- Under the Wishing Moon: Part 1 (1999) ... Eve Kinch
 1999 The Life Before This
Gwen Maclean
 1999/II Justice (TV Movie)
 1997-1999 Due South (TV Series)
Caroline Fraser / Nadia
- Call of the Wild: Part 2 (1999) ... Caroline Fraser
- Spy vs. Spy (1997) ... Nadia
 1999 Storm of the Century (TV Mini-Series)
Counselor
- Episode #1.3 (1999) ... Counselor
 1999 What Katy Did (TV Movie)
Aunt Izzie
 1998 Traces of Insanity (TV Movie)
 1998 Thanks of a Grateful Nation (TV Movie)
Dr. Rosemary Dove
 1998 Witness to Yesterday (TV Series)
Amelia Earhart
- Amelia Earhart (1998) ... Amelia Earhart
 1998 Traders (TV Series)
Rita Hutchison
- Two Steps Forward (1998) ... Rita Hutchison
 1997 Marie Curie: More Than Meets the Eye (TV Movie)
Lisette Boudreau
 1996 The Boys Next Door (TV Movie)
 1996 Side Effects (TV Series)
Andrea Burrows
- Sex, Death and Rock 'N' Roll (1996) ... Andrea Burrows
 1995 Great Performances (TV Series)
Cathleen
- Long Day's Journey Into Night (1995) ... Cathleen
 1994 Paint Cans
Melda
 1992 Passage of the Heart
Kate Ward
 1991 The Hidden Room (TV Series)
Jane's Mother
- A Friend in Need (1991) ... Jane's Mother
 1991 E.N.G. (TV Series)
Joanna Miles
- Tyger, Tyger (1991) ... Joanna Miles
 1990 The Last Best Year (TV Movie)
Sally
 1989 The Private Capital (TV Movie)
 1987 Street Legal (TV Series)
Margaret
- Take My Jokes, Please (1987) ... Margaret
 1983 Backstretch (TV Series)
Kelly
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Show Show Writer (2 credits)
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Played Mrs. Webb in Thornton Wilder's "Our Town" (Soulpepper Theatre Company/David & Ed Mirvisch, Toronto, Canada, May 7-June 19, 1999). See more »
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[Of her husband, actor Paul Gross] He's responsible for all the light bulbs in the house. Right now I'm noticing three are out in the kitchen. He must be distracted by something.

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Mother of two children, Hannah Gross and Jack Gross. See more »

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