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There was simply no Canadian star system. There was a lot of fear in the CBC bureaucracy that we'd get ideas above our station. When they brought in actors from the States they were treated very much like stars, but not us. They wanted to maintain control over us, and we were considered small fry. But I stayed in Canada because I learned more about my craft here that would elsewhere.
Legendary Canadian stage actress in a five-decade career, starring and directing in a host of Stratford and Shaw festivals.