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Gale Garnett

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B: July 17, 1942 in Auckland, New Zealand

Gale Zoë Garnett is a singer-songwriter-actor-writer. She moved to Canada at the age of 11. Usually remembered for her folk song “We’ll Sing In The Sunshine” she has guest starred on a variety of television programs including The Real McCoys in 1957, The Littlest Hobo in 1979, Friday the 13th in 1987, Kung Fu: The Legend Continues in 1992 and many others. On stage she appeared in the North American premiere of “Educating Rita”, as well as her highly successful one-person shows, “Gale Garnett & Company” and “Life After Latex”. She made her Broadway debut in February 1974 appearing in Ulysses in Nighttown. As a writer, she has written hundreds of essays, columns and book reviews for newspapers including the Globe and Mail, Village Voice and Toronto Life magazine. Her first novel was titled Visible Amazement.

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

Mad Monster Party (1967)

Journey (1972)
Happy Mother’s Day, Love George (1973)

Tribute (1980)
The Children (1980)
The Park Is Mine (1986- TV)
Overnight (1986)

Leona Helmsley: The Queen of Mean (1990-TV)
Mr. & Mrs. Bridge (1990)
Thirty Two Short Films About Glenn Gould (1993)
Janek: The Silent Betrayal (1994)
Men with Guns (1997)

My Big Fat Greek Wedding (2002)

TV Series – Cast:
Paul Bernard, Psychiatrist (1971)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
77 Sunset Strip (1960)
Hong Kong (1960)
Hawaiian Eye (1960, 1961)
The Dick Powell Show (1962)
Tales of Wells Fargo (1962)
Bonanza (1962)
The Real McCoys (1962)
Have Gun – Will Travel (1963)
Suspense (1964)
The Rat Patrol (1967)

Kojak (1975)
King of Kensington (1978)

The Littlest Hobo (1980)
Hangin’ In (1983)
The Edison Twins (1985)

Friday the 13th (1990)
E.N.G. (1992)
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1995)

Zoe Busiek: Wild Card (2005)

Flashpoint (2011)

My Big Fat Greek Wedding, movie poster