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Maev Beaty


B: 1977 in Ontario, Canada

Born in 1977, the award-winning actress Maev Beaty grew up on farms in the Thousand Islands region of Ontario, and completed high school in Kingston. She graduated from the drama program at University College, University of Toronto in 1999. Based in Toronto, she is best known for her stage work and has appeared in film or television programs rarely. Just some of her more than 50 stage credits (as of 2019) include her work in major theatrical events such as Theatre Junction’s premiere of Angel’s Trumpet by Sharon Pollock (2001); Theatrefront’s The Mill series (2009, 2011); Volcano Theatre’s The African Trilogy (Luminato 2010); and The Penelopiad (Nightwood Theatre 2012). She has appeared at the Stratford Festival as Goneril in King Lear; Hippolyta in A Midsummer Night’s Dream (2015); in Bunny by Hannah Moscovitch (2016); and as Elmire in Tartuffe and Lady Sneerwell in The School for Scandal (2017). She is a three-time Dora Mavor Moore Award winner (The Penelopiad, Passion Play, The Last Wife), and ten-time nominee. Her latest nomination was announced in late May 2019 when it was announced that she was nominated for Outstanding Performance in a Leading Role for Secret Life of a Mother. The 2019 Doras will be announced on June 25, 2019 in a gala ceremony at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts.

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Drone (2011, short)
King Lear (2015)
Marco’s Oriental Noodles (narrator, 2017, short)
Mouthpiece (2018)

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