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Joan Orenstein (1923–2009)

Joan Orenstein was one of the most accomplished actors on the Canadian stage. Born in England, she emigrated to Canada in the 1940s. She began acting late in life, in her forties, and rose to prominence as a dynamic and brave performer. She played on most of the major stages in Canada, often at Neptune Theatre in Halifax (Forever Yours, Marie-Lou, ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Hanging Garden
(1997)
Baba's House
(2002)
Henry & Verlin
(1996)
Never Too Late
(1996)

Filmography

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 2003 The Event
Angela DeVivo
 2003 Hunger Point (TV Movie)
Roberta
 2003 Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion (TV Series)
Older Constance 'Connie' Collins
- Episode #1.2 (2003) ... Older Constance 'Connie' Collins
- Episode #1.1 (2003) ... Older Constance 'Connie' Collins
 2002 Baba's House (Short)
Baba
 1998-1999 Emily of New Moon (TV Series)
Great Aunt Caroline Priest
- The Book of Hours (1999) ... Great Aunt Caroline Priest
- Love Knots (1999) ... Great Aunt Caroline Priest
- The Ghost of Whyther Grange (1998) ... Great Aunt Caroline Priest
 1998 Recipe for Revenge (TV Movie)
Lady Tenzer
 1997 The Hanging Garden
Grace
 1996 Never Too Late
Joy
 1996 Henry & Verlin
Agnes
 1991 The Smoggies (TV Series) (1989-1990) (voice)
 1986 Murder Sees the Light (TV Movie)
 1985 Evergreen (TV Mini-Series)
Mrs. Monaghan
- Episode #1.1 (1985) ... Mrs. Monaghan
 1985 Seeing Things (TV Series)
Hilda
- Fortune and Ladies' Eyes (1985) ... Hilda
 1984 Charlie Grant's War (TV Movie)
Elisabeth
 1982 Judge (TV Series)
 1979 The Great Detective (TV Series)
Mrs. Leach
- Pretty Mary Mitchell (1979) ... Mrs. Leach
 1978 King of Kensington (TV Series)
Mrs. Dawkins
- School Daze (1978) ... Mrs. Dawkins
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 1983 You'll Never Die John A (Documentary short)
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 2000 Emily of New Moon (TV Series)
Great Aunt Caroline Priest
- A Seller of Dreams (2000) ... Great Aunt Caroline Priest

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Personal Quote:

I've still got my sense of humour. I've still got my anger. Right? I've still got my interest in things political. I still love. I'm still Joan, eh? Yes. - in her first radio interview after becoming fully blind, CBC, June 4, 2006 See more »

Trivia:

Mother of Sarah Orenstein.

Star Sign:

Sagittarius

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