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Yanna McIntosh
b. 1970 in Jamaica

<Yanna McIntosh by David Hou>
Photo by David Hou for The Stratford Festival

Yanna McIntosh is pictured above in the role of Cleoptra in the Stratford Festival production of Antony and Cleopatra that was also filmed for release in cinemas in Canada, the United States, the UK and elsewhere. McIntosh is a professional theatre artist with a wealth of experience. Born in Jamaica and raised in Toronto, she began her theatre training at the University of Toronto, before graduating from the American Repertory Theatre Institute at Harvard University. McIntosh taught at the National Theatre School and Humber College, directing students in productions of Macbeth, Julius Caesar, and Richard III. Her performance as Pat Barrows in the 2006 made-for-TV movie Doomstown brought her a 2007 Gemini award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series. In 2011 McIntosh became the first ever person to win the Toronto Theatre Critics' Award for Best Actress in a Play for her performance in Ruined. For this role she also won the 2011 Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Performance by a Female in a Principal Role. She previously had won Doras for both Florence Gibson's Belle, and for Athol Fugard's Valley Song.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

The Babymaker: The Dr. Cecil Jacobson Story (TV-1994)
Down in the Delta (1998)
Atomic Train (TV-1999)
A Murder on Shadow Mountain (TV-1999)
Strange Justice (TV-1999)

Spooky House (2000)
Deliberate Intent (TV-2000)
Full Disclosure (VR-2001)
Acceptable Risk (TV-2001)
True Blue (2001)
John Q (2002)
The Glow (TV-2002)
The Rats (TV-2002)
Crown Heights (TV-2004)
Chasing Freedom (TV-2004)
Reversible Errors (TV-2004)
The Sentinel (2006)
Doomstown (TV-2006)
Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy (TV-2006)
They Come Back (TV-2007)
Finn's Girl (2007)
Matters of Life and Dating (TV-2007)
A Raisin in the Sun (TV-2008)
Heaven on Earth (2008)
Chili & Cheese: A Condimental Rift (2009)

Phase One (2010)
Bloodwork (2012)
Arranged (2014, short)
Antony and Cleopatra (2015)

TV Series - Cast:
Riverdale (1997-1999)
The Eleventh Hour (2002)
The Line (2008)

TV Series - Guest Appearances:
Street Legal (1993)
Side Effects (1995, 1996)
Due South (1997)
Night Man (1999)

Train 48 (2004)
Blue Murder (2003, 2004)
This Is Wonderland (2004, 2005, 2006)
The Best Years (2007, 2009)

XIII: The Series (2011)
The Listener (2012)
Saving Hope (2013)
Suits (2013)
Working the Engels (2014)
Hemlock Grove (2014)

<Heaven on Earth, 2008 movie poster>

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