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Mimi Kuzyk


B: February 21, 1952 in Winnipeg, Manitoba

Mimi Kuzyk attended the Immaculate Heart of Mary School in her hometown of Winnipeg. Interested initially in dance, she was a member of the Rusalka Ukrainian dance group in Winnipeg for 12 years and briefly studied jazz dance at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School. She made her film debut in He’s Hired, She’s Fired in 1984. Often remembered for playing Detective Patsy Mayo on Hill Street Blues from 1984 to 1986, her career is so much wider than that. Kuzyk received a Genie Award nomination for her work in the 2001 feature Lost and Delirious.