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Roseanne Supernault is an Actress originally from East Prairie Metis Settlement, Canada. Born in northern Alberta to a Politician Father and Artist Mother, her eclectic upbringing included classical training in art, theatre, and dance; practicing and sustaining her cultural hunting & land rights as an Indigenous Cree Metis; and being exposed to the politics and social justice movements of Indigenous Peoples in Canada. Her life took a sharp turn into arts when she was discovered by a Los Angeles Casting Director at 13 and thereafter signed to a Talent Agency - she has worked steadily as a performer and has seen her profile rise steadily since.

Recognizable from the Netflix hit series, "Blackstone," where her haunting performance has garnered her several accolades to date; the historical, pre-contact epic, "Maina," where she plays the title character, for which she received the Best Actress Award at American Indian Film Festival; and the groundbreaking Feature, "Rhymes For Young Ghouls," by Jeff Barnaby, that premiered at Toronto International Film Festival and was named TIFF Top 10.

Her career has moved to the next level with 7 major motion pictures and TV shows premiering or filming in 1 year alone - along with a foray into Netflix. She can be seen in several book-to-film adaptations like "Neither Wolf Nor Dog," where she plays twins across Dave Bald Eagle, Christopher Sweeney, and Tatanka Means; and "Juliana and the Medicine Fish," across from Adam Beach, and Emma Tremblay. She appears in "Jamestown" amongst a star studded English & Native American cast - produced by the makers of "Downton Abbey" and set to show on Sky1 Network. She attended Cannes International Film Festival with sci-fi, "The Northlander," - for which she was also nominated for the Best Actress Award at the American Indian Film Festival in San Francisco, California.

She has been nominated for and received multiple acting awards, namely Best Actress for her performances in "Maina," "Blackstone," "Every Emotion Costs," and Best Supporting Actress for "Rhymes For Young Ghouls."

Her stage performance in "Dreary and Izzy," where she played a First Nations woman with FASD, has garnered her rave reviews from various critics. She continues on her storytelling journey as an aspiring filmmaker, having produced, written, directed her first award nominated short film, "The Nod," and with various self-produced projects in development.

Supernault is trained in Theatre, Film, and Television. She graduated from 4 years at Victoria School of the Arts an institution focused on not only the history of the arts, but the execution and constant immersion in the field; this is where she discovered her passion.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: V. Auger

Trivia (7)

Grew up an athlete and excelled in Basketball, Handball, and Tae-Kwon Do.
Her parents separated when she was 6 years old.
Her father is an Aboriginal Politician. She feels that much of the storytelling in the TV series "Blackstone" rings true with political and personal life in Native communities.
Writes and produces short films.
Learned the Cree (Innu Dialect) and Inuktitut languages for "Maina" (2013).
She adopted her young nephew in 2018.
Her zodiac sign is Virgo.

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