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Marilyn Lightstone

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B: 1941 in Montreal Quebec

Marilyn Lightstone was given a Genie Award for Best Actress for Lies My Father Told Me; a Genie Award for Best Supporting Actress for In Praise of Older Women; and a Best Actress Award at the Moscow International Film Festival for The Tin Flute. On stage, she has appeared in King Lear at the Lincoln Centre in New York; in Chekov’s The Seagull at the Stratford Festival; in The Dybbuk, winner of a Los Angeles Drama Critics Award as Best Production; and was part of the original Los Angeles and New York casts of the interactive theatrical phenomenon, Tamara.

Official website

The image of Marilyn Lightstone above and the US version of the poster for Lies My Father Told Me were scanned from originals in the Northernstars Collection.

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

Lies My Father Told Me (1975)
In Praise of Older Women (1978)
Mary and Joseph: A Story of Faith (TV-1979)

Heavy Metal (voice, 1981)
Love (1982)
The Wild Pony (1983)
The Tin Flute (aka Bonheur d’occasion, 1983)
Spasms (1983)
3 Days (1984)
The Surrogate (1984)
Anne of Green Gables (TV-1985)
Heathcliffe: The Movie (1986)
Gobots: Battle of the Rock Lords (1986)
Anne of Avonlea (TV-1987)

Abraxas, Guardian of the Universe (1991)
Grand Tour: Disaster in Time (TV-1992)
Iron Eagle IV (1995)
Happy Christmas, Miss King (TV-1998)
Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Couples (TV-1998)

Dennis the Menace in Cruise Control (voice, TV-2002)
Madeline: My Fair Madeline (TV-2002)

TV Series – Cast:
Heathcliff & the Catillac Cats (voice, 1984-1987)
Kissyfur (voice, 1985)
The Thirteen Ghosts of Scooby-Doo (voice, 1985)
Dennis the Menace (voice, 1987)
The Super Mario Bros. Super Show (voice, 1989)
Road to Avonlea (1989-1996)

Potsworth & Co. (voices, 1990)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
The New Avengers (1977)
King of Kensington (1978)

Challenge of the Gobots (voice, 1984)
Night Heat (1985)
Inspector Gadget (voices, 1984, 1986)
Cagney & Lacey (1986)
Danger Bay (1986)
Cheers (1986)
Amen (1987)
Starman (1987)
DuckTales (voice, 1987)

Dracula: The Series (1991)
Darkwing Duck (voice, 1991)
E.N.G. (1993)
Street Legal (1992)
Ready or Not (1994)
PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1999)

This US poster for Lies My Father Told Me was scanned from an original in the Northernstars Collection.
This US poster for Lies My Father Told Me was scanned from an original in the Northernstars Collection.