The Info List - Monique Mercure

Monique Mercure, CC (née Émond; born November 14, 1930) is a Canadian actress.


1 Career 2 Awards 3 References 4 External links

Career[edit] Mercure was born Monique Émond in Montreal, Quebec. She was born to Eugene and Yvonne (née Williams) Emond. Her parents enrolled her as a young child in diction, tap dancing, musical theory and cello classes. She married Pierre Mercure in 1949; the couple had three children.[1] She studied music and dance, before sampling the theater in the company of St. Lawrence College. In 1960 she held her first major role in replacing an Actress in The Threepenny Opera. Awards[edit] At the 1977 Cannes Film Festival
1977 Cannes Film Festival
she won the award for Best Actress for the film J.A. Martin Photographer.[2] She won the Canadian Film Award for Best Actress for the same film that same year. In 1978, she received a Canadian Film Award nomination for Best Supporting Actress at the 29th Canadian Film Awards for The Third Walker.[3] In 1979, she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada
Order of Canada
and was promoted to Companion in 1993. At the 4th Genie Awards in 1983, she was a Best Actress nominee for Beyond Forty (La Quarantaine). In 1992 she won a Genie Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Fadela in Naked Lunch. In 1999, she won another Best Supporting Actress Genie for her role as Grace Gallagher in Conquest.[4] Mercure has received the Governor General's Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement,[5] the Prix Denise Pelletier and the Prix Gascon Roux du Théâtre du Nouveau Monde. In 2006, she was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.Profile, rsc.ca; accessed August 27, 2015. References[edit]

^ Profile, encyclopedia.com; accessed August 27, 2015. ^ "Festival de Cannes: J.A. Martin Photographer". festival-cannes.com. Retrieved 2009-05-10.  ^ "Four films nominated for Etrogs". The Globe and Mail, August 24, 1978. ^ Biography Archived 2015-08-29 at the Wayback Machine., radio-canada.ca; accessed August 27, 2015.(in French) ^ " Monique Mercure biography". Governor General's Performing Arts Awards Foundation. Retrieved August 27, 2015. 

External links[edit]

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Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television award winners for Best Actress

Canadian Film Award 1968–1978

Geneviève Bujold
Geneviève Bujold
(1968) Jackie Burroughs (1969) Geneviève Bujold
Geneviève Bujold
(1970) Ann Knox (1971) Micheline Lanctôt (1972) Geneviève Bujold
Geneviève Bujold
(1973) no award (1974) Margot Kidder
Margot Kidder
(1975) Marilyn Lightstone (1976) Monique Mercure (1977) Helen Shaver
Helen Shaver

Genie Award 1980–2011

Kate Lynch (1980) Marie Tifo (1981) Margot Kidder
Margot Kidder
(1982) Rae Dawn Chong (1983) Martha Henry (1984) Louise Marleau (1985) Margaret Langrick (1986) Martha Henry (1987) Sheila McCarthy
Sheila McCarthy
(1988) Jackie Burroughs (1989) Rebecca Jenkins
Rebecca Jenkins
(1990) Pascale Montpetit (1991) Janet Wright (1992) Sheila McCarthy
Sheila McCarthy
(1993) Sandra Oh
Sandra Oh
(1994) Helena Bonham Carter
Helena Bonham Carter
(1995) Martha Henry (1996) Molly Parker
Molly Parker
(1997) Sandra Oh
Sandra Oh
(1998) Sylvie Moreau (1999) Marie-Josée Croze
Marie-Josée Croze
(2000) Élise Guilbault (2001) Arsinée Khanjian
Arsinée Khanjian
(2002) Sarah Polley
Sarah Polley
(2003) Pascale Bussières (2004) Seema Biswas
Seema Biswas
(2005) Julie Le Breton
Julie Le Breton
(2006) Julie Christie
Julie Christie
(2007) Ellen Burstyn
Ellen Burstyn
(2008) Karine Vanasse
Karine Vanasse
(2009) Lubna Azabal
Lubna Azabal
(2010) Vanessa Paradis
Vanessa Paradis

Canadian Screen Award 2012–present

Rachel Mwanza
Rachel Mwanza
(2012) Gabrielle Marion-Rivard
Gabrielle Marion-Rivard
(2013) Anne Dorval
Anne Dorval
(2014) Brie Larson
Brie Larson
(2015) Tatiana Maslany
Tatiana Maslany
(2016) Sally Hawkins
Sally Hawkins

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Academy of Canadian Cinema and Television award winners for Best Supporting Actress

Canadian Film Award 1969–1978

Ruth Springford (1969) Fernande Giroux (1970) Olivette Thibault (1971) Doris Petrie (1972) Camille Bernard (1973) no award (1974) Lila Kedrova
Lila Kedrova
(1975) Tedde Moore (1976) Carole Lazare (1977) Marilyn Lightstone (1978)

Genie Award 1980–2011

Geneviève Bujold
Geneviève Bujold
(1980) Kate Reid (1981) Denise Filiatrault (1982) Jackie Burroughs (1983) Jackie Burroughs (1984) Linda Sorenson (1985) Linda Sorenson (1986) Louise Portal
Louise Portal
(1987) Paule Baillargeon (1988) Colleen Dewhurst
Colleen Dewhurst
(1989) Robyn Stevan (1990) Danielle Proulx (1991) Monique Mercure (1992) Nicola Cavendish (1993) Martha Henry (1994) Kate Nelligan (1995) Martha Burns (1996) Seana McKenna (1997) Monique Mercure (1998) Catherine O'Hara
Catherine O'Hara
(1999) Helen Shaver
Helen Shaver
(2000) Molly Parker
Molly Parker
(2001) Pascale Montpetit (2002) Marie-Josée Croze
Marie-Josée Croze
(2003) Jennifer Jason Leigh
Jennifer Jason Leigh
(2004) Danielle Proulx (2005) Carrie-Anne Moss
Carrie-Anne Moss
(2006) Kristen Thomson
Kristen Thomson
(2007) Kristin Booth
Kristin Booth
(2008) Martha Burns (2009) Minnie Driver
Minnie Driver
(2010) Sophie Nélisse
Sophie Nélisse

Canadian Screen Award 2012–present

Seema Biswas
Seema Biswas
(2012) Sarah Gadon
Sarah Gadon
(2013) Suzanne Clément (2014) Joan Allen
Joan Allen
(2015) Molly Parker
Molly Parker
(2016) Bahar Noohian (2017)

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Cannes Film Festival Award for Best Actress


Michèle Morgan
Michèle Morgan
(1946) Isa Miranda
Isa Miranda
(1949) Bette Davis
Bette Davis
(1951) Lee Grant
Lee Grant
(1952) Shirley Booth
Shirley Booth
(1953) cast of Bolshaya Semya (1955) Susan Hayward
Susan Hayward
(1956) Giulietta Masina
Giulietta Masina
(1957) Bibi Andersson
Bibi Andersson
/ Eva Dahlbeck
Eva Dahlbeck
/ Barbro Hiort af Ornäs / Ingrid Thulin (1958) Simone Signoret
Simone Signoret
(1959) Melina Mercouri
Melina Mercouri
/ Jeanne Moreau
Jeanne Moreau
(1960) Sophia Loren
Sophia Loren
(1961) Katharine Hepburn
Katharine Hepburn
/ Rita Tushingham
Rita Tushingham
(1962) Marina Vlady
Marina Vlady
(1963) Anne Bancroft
Anne Bancroft
/ Barbara Barrie
Barbara Barrie
(1964) Samantha Eggar
Samantha Eggar
(1965) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(1966) Pia Degermark
Pia Degermark
(1967) Vanessa Redgrave
Vanessa Redgrave
(1969) Ottavia Piccolo
Ottavia Piccolo
(1970) Kitty Winn (1971) Susannah York
Susannah York
(1972) Joanne Woodward
Joanne Woodward
(1973) Marie-José Nat
Marie-José Nat
(1974) Valerie Perrine
Valerie Perrine


Dominique Sanda
Dominique Sanda
/ Mari Törőcsik
Mari Törőcsik
(1976) Shelley Duvall
Shelley Duvall
/ Monique Mercure (1977) Jill Clayburgh
Jill Clayburgh
/ Isabelle Huppert
Isabelle Huppert
(1978) Sally Field
Sally Field
(1979) Anouk Aimée
Anouk Aimée
(1980) Isabelle Adjani
Isabelle Adjani
(1981) Jadwiga Jankowska-Cieślak
Jadwiga Jankowska-Cieślak
(1982) Hanna Schygulla
Hanna Schygulla
(1983) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(1984) Norma Aleandro
Norma Aleandro
/ Cher
(1985) Barbara Sukowa
Barbara Sukowa
/ Fernanda Torres
Fernanda Torres
(1986) Barbara Hershey
Barbara Hershey
(1987) Barbara Hershey
Barbara Hershey
/ Jodhi May / Linda Mvusi
Linda Mvusi
(1988) Meryl Streep
Meryl Streep
(1989) Krystyna Janda
Krystyna Janda
(1990) Irène Jacob
Irène Jacob
(1991) Pernilla August
Pernilla August
(1992) Holly Hunter
Holly Hunter
(1993) Virna Lisi
Virna Lisi
(1994) Helen Mirren
Helen Mirren
(1995) Brenda Blethyn
Brenda Blethyn
(1996) Kathy Burke (1997) Élodie Bouchez
Élodie Bouchez
/ Natacha Régnier
Natacha Régnier
(1998) Séverine Caneele
Séverine Caneele
/ Émilie Dequenne
Émilie Dequenne
(1999) Björk


Isabelle Huppert
Isabelle Huppert
(2001) Kati Outinen (2002) Marie-Josée Croze
Marie-Josée Croze
(2003) Maggie Cheung
Maggie Cheung
(2004) Hana Laszlo
Hana Laszlo
(2005) Penélope Cruz
Penélope Cruz
/ Carmen Maura
Carmen Maura
/ Lola Dueñas
Lola Dueñas
/ Chus Lampreave
Chus Lampreave
/ Blanca Portillo / Yohana Cobo
Yohana Cobo
(2006) Jeon Do-yeon
Jeon Do-yeon
(2007) Sandra Corveloni (2008) Charlotte Gainsbourg
Charlotte Gainsbourg
(2009) Juliette Binoche
Juliette Binoche
(2010) Kirsten Dunst
Kirsten Dunst
(2011) Cristina Flutur / Cosmina Stratan (2012) Bérénice Bejo
Bérénice Bejo
(2013) Julianne Moore
Julianne Moore
(2014) Emmanuelle Bercot
Emmanuelle Bercot
/ Rooney Mara
Rooney Mara
(2015) Jaclyn Jose (2016) Diane Kruger
Diane Kruger

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Prix Denise-Pelletier Laureates


Félix Leclerc
Félix Leclerc
(1977) Bernard Lagacé (1978) Jean Duceppe (1979) Ludmilla Chiriaeff (1980) Jean Papineau-Couture
Jean Papineau-Couture
(1981) Lionel Daunais
Lionel Daunais
(1982 Gilles Vigneault
Gilles Vigneault
(1983) Fernand Nault (1984) Jean Gascon (1985) Colette Boky (1986) Jean-Louis Roux
Jean-Louis Roux
(1987) John Newmark (1988) Jeanne Renaud (1989) Joseph Rouleau (1990) Gilles Tremblay (1991) Vincent Warren (1992) Monique Mercure (1993) Martine Époque (1994) Walter Joachim (1995) François Morel (1996) Raymond Lévesque (1997) Gilles Pelletier (1998) Jean-Pierre Ronfard (1999) André Brassard (2000)


Paul Buissonneau (2001) Édouard Lock (2002) Robert Lepage
Robert Lepage
(2003) Walter Boudreau
Walter Boudreau
(2004) Clémence DesRochers (2005) Hélène Loiselle (2006) Paul Hébert (2007) Anik Bissonnette (2008) Roland Lepage (2009) Marie Chouinard (2010) Yannick Nézet-Séguin
Yannick Nézet-Séguin
(2011) Leonard Cohen
Leonard Cohen
(2012) Monique Leyrac (2013) Denis Marleau (2014) Marie-Hélène Falcon (2015) Lorraine Vaillancourt (2016)

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