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Heidi von Palleske


B: November 9, 1960 in Toronto, Ontario

Heidi von Palleske is an honours graduate from the George Brown College Theatre Programme in Toronto. Her starring role in 1993’s Ramona won her a best actress award at the Spanish International Film Festival and the critic’s choice award at the Montreal Film Festival. In addition to acting, she has written and hosted a radio program for Talk 640. A published poet, von Palleske won the H. R. Percy award for best novel manuscript in Eastern Canada, the Toronto Short Story Competition, a Toronto Arts Council award and an Ontario Arts Council award for her fiction writing. She is the founder of Smart House Books, a grass roots, rebel book press where she serves as Editor In Chief.

Also see: Smart House Books.

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

Terminal Choice (1985)
Dead Ringers (1988)
Blind Fear (1989)
Renegades (1989)

Shadows of the Past (1991)
White Light (1991)
Deceived (1991)
Ramona! (1993)
J.F.K.: Reckless Youth (TV-1993)
Fatal Vows: The Alexandra O’Hara Story (TV-1994)
Love and Betrayal: The Mia Farrow Story (TV-1995)
Choices of the Heart: The Margaret Sanger Story (TV-1995)
Radiant City (TV-1996)
Sabotage (1996)
2103: The Deadly Wake (1997)
Double Take (1997)
The Boys Club (1997)
Strip Search (1997)
When Husbands Cheat (TV-1998)
Falling Fire (TV-1998)
Labor of Love (TV-1998)
Cybermaster (1999)
The Pooch and the Pauper (TV-1999)
Shepherd (1999)

The Highwayman (2000)
The Elizabeth Smart Story (TV-2003)
King of Sorrow (2006)
Take the Lead (2006)
The Poet (2007)
King of Sorrow (2007)

RED (2010)
A Dark Truth (2012)
Viaticum (2018, short)
Rabid (2019)

TV Series – Cast:
Trudeau (2002, mini-series)

Starhunter Transformation (2017, mini-series)

TV Series – Guest appearances:
Night Heat (1986)
War of the Wolrds (1989)

The Hitchhiker (1990)
Counterstrike (1990)
The Hidden Room (1991)
Sweating Bullets (1991)
Street Legal (1994)
Kung Fu: The Legend Continues (1995)
Traders (1996)

Lexx (2002)
1-800-Missing (2003)
Puppets Who Kill (2002, 2004)
Wild Card (2004)
ReGenesis (2004)
G-Spot (2005)
Life with Derek (2008)

This poster for Dead Ringers was scanned from an original in the Northernstars Collection
This poster for Dead Ringers was scanned from an original in the Northernstars Collection