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Janet Wright (I) (1945–2016)


Janet Wright was born in 1945 in England and grew up in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada. She was raised in a family of theatre actors. Her siblings are: Anne Wright, John Wright and Susan Wright. Janet had the chance to work with her two sisters, Susan and Anne, in the theater play "Les Belles Soeurs". Besides from her work on television and ... See full bio »

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Corner Gas
Corner Gas Emma Leroy
(2004-2009)
The Perfect Storm
The Perfect Storm Ethel Shatford
(2000)
The Tall Man
The Tall Man Trish
(2012)
Rollerball
Rollerball Coach Olga
(2002)

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 2009 Memory Lanes (TV Movie)
Sarah Duggen
 2008 Wisegal (TV Movie)
Angie - Patty's Mother
 2007 Whistler (TV Series)
Celia
- Last Run (2007) ... Celia
- Passion Plays (2007) ... Celia
- End Game (2007) ... Celia
- Blindside (2007) ... Celia
 2004 Kingdom Hospital (TV Series)
Liz Hinton
- Shoulda' Stood in Bed (2004) ... Liz Hinton
- Seizure Day (2004) ... Liz Hinton
- The Passion of Reverend Jimmy (2004) ... Liz Hinton
- Heartless (2004) ... Liz Hinton
- Black Noise (2004) ... Liz Hinton
 2003 Thoughtcrimes (TV Movie)
Zoya
 1998-2003 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Jeri / Naomi Bascombe
- Phenomenon II (2003) ... Jeri
- Mr. Headmistress (1998) ... Naomi Bascombe
 2003 A Tale of Two Wives (TV Movie)
Phyllis
 2003 Betrayed (TV Movie)
Dr. Fleming
 2002 Taken (TV Mini-Series)
Patty
- God's Equation (2002) ... Patty
 2002 Monk (TV Series)
Bonnie
- Mr. Monk and the Candidate: Part 2 (2002) ... Bonnie (uncredited)
 2002 Framed (TV Movie)
 2002 The Chris Isaak Show (TV Series)
Evie
- Farm Boys (2002) ... Evie
 2001 Hostage Rescue Team (TV Movie)
Simone
 2001 Dark Angel (TV Series)
Annie
- Proof of Purchase (2001) ... Annie
 1999-2001 Lexx (TV Series)
First Lady Priest / Lorca
- Stan Down (2001) ... First Lady Priest
- Texx Lexx (2001) ... First Lady Priest (uncredited)
- Love Grows (1999) ... Lorca
 1999-2001 Redwall (TV Mini-Series)
Constance / Ghost of Martin
- The Abyss (2001) ... Constance / Ghost of Martin (voice)
- Reunited (2001) ... Constance / Ghost of Martin (voice)
- Malkariss (2001) ... Constance / Ghost of Martin (voice)
 2000 Redwall: The Movie (TV Movie)
Constance (voice)
 1998-1999 Emily of New Moon (TV Series)
Aunt Thom
- Bred in the Bone (1999) ... Aunt Thom
- When the Bough Breaks (1998) ... Aunt Thom
- A Shadow in His Dream (1998) ... Aunt Thom
 1998 Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City (TV Mini-Series)
Vita Keating
 1998 Due South (TV Series)
Sgt. Sam Thorn
- Mountie on the Bounty: Part 2 (1998) ... Sgt. Sam Thorn
 1998 Eerie, Indiana: The Other Dimension (TV Series)
Mrs. Floyd
- I'm Okay, You're Really Weird (1998) ... Mrs. Floyd
 1997 Fast Track (TV Series)
Charlotte Scannel
- Triangle (1997) ... Charlotte Scannel
 1996 My Mother's Ghost (TV Movie)
 1996 We the Jury (TV Movie)
Gladys McKenzie
 1996 Beyond the Call (TV Movie)
Fran
 1993-1994 Street Legal (TV Series)
Doris Banachowska / Jessica Grant
- The Long and Winding Road (1994) ... Jessica Grant
- Strange Bedfellows (1993) ... Doris Banachowska
- The Price (1993) ... Doris Banachowska
 1988-1989 Wiseguy (TV Series)
Mabel / Millicent
- All or Nothing (1989) ... Mabel
- Revenge of the Mud People (1988) ... Millicent
 1988 Laura Lansing Slept Here (TV Movie)
 1987 Christmas Comes to Willow Creek (TV Movie)
Martha Jane
 1986-1987 Danger Bay (TV Series)
- Pets and Peeves (1987)
- Vet's Holiday (1986)
 1987 After the Promise (TV Movie)
Waitress
 1987 The Beachcombers (TV Series)
Didee
- Disposable People (1987) ... Didee
 1987 Deadly Deception (TV Movie)
Desk clerk
 1986 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Woman Neighbor
- The Girl Who Spelled Freedom (1986) ... Woman Neighbor
 1985 Brotherly Love (TV Movie)
Helen Neary
 1984 The Three Wishes of Billy Grier (TV Movie)
Woman in Bar
 1983 The Best Christmas Pageant Ever (TV Movie)
Helen Armstrong
 1980 Huckleberry Finn and His Friends (TV Series)
Mrs. Judith Loftus
- The Rains Come (1980) ... Mrs. Judith Loftus
 1978 Who'll Save Our Children? (TV Movie)
 1978 King of Kensington (TV Series)
Evelyn
- Big Brother (1978) ... Evelyn
 1976 Peep Show (TV Series)
Lucy
- The Victim (1976) ... Lucy
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Has directed for most major theater companies across Canada, including several productions at Stratford.
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