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Huguette Oligny, C.C.

Full Name Honour Received Residence
Huguette Oligny, C.C. C.C. Montréal
Honour Appointment Investiture
Companion of the Order of Canada May 9, 1996 November 13, 1996
This illustrious actress, equally at ease performing the works of Racine as those of Michel Tremblay, continues to charm theatregoers the world over. She has played and quite often created roles, in English and in French, on stages in Quebec, Ontario, France, Great Britain and New York. On stage and on television, she has deftly brought to life characters who will forever be etched in our memories. Throughout her career, this grande dame of the theatre--through her talent and artistry--has impressed the most distinguished critics. This is a promotion within the Order.
Officer of the Order of Canada December 17, 1984 October 30, 1985
A grande dame of Canadian theatre, her fine performances in comedies and dramas on stage, television and film, originally in Montreal and now in centres across Canada, the United States and Europe, have established her reputation internationally.
Updated: 2018-03-26
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