(February 28, 2022 – Toronto, ON) Once again this year Northernstars celebrated Black History Month by highlighting the careers of a different Black Canadian actor, actress or film director each day all month long. On this last day of February we highlight the career of Rachael Crawford, who began her acting career as a teenager in Toronto. As her career blossomed she has been cast in projects in all of the major entertainment centres of North America including Los Angeles, New York, Chicago and Vancouver. She has worked with such names as Oprah Winfrey, Louis Gossett Jr. and Samuel L. Jackson, to name a few. Throughout her career she has garnered several Gemini and Genie nominations for her work, including her role in the Global Television series Traders and her role in Clement Virgo’s Rude which premiered at Cannes.
Crawford is probably best known for her performance as Petra in Patricia Rozema’s When Night is Falling as well as playing the lead in the Showcase series Show Me Yours.
Read more about Rachel Crawford.