Micheline Lanctôt

About Micheline Lanctôt

Who is it?: Actress, Director, Writer
Birth Day: May 12, 1947
Birth Place:  Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Occupation: Film director, actress, screenwriter
Years active: 1972–present

Micheline Lanctôt

Micheline Lanctôt was born on May 12, 1947 in  Montreal, Quebec, Canada, is Actress, Director, Writer. Micheline Lanctôt was born on May 12, 1947 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. She is an actress and director, known for Sonatine (1984), Pour l'amour de Dieu (2011) and L'homme à tout faire (1980).
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Popular As Micheline Lanctôt
Occupation Actress
Age 76 years old
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Born May 12, 1947 ( Montreal, Quebec, Canada)
Birthday May 12
Town/City  Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Nationality Canada

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Micheline Lanctôt’s zodiac sign is Gemini. According to astrologers, Gemini is expressive and quick-witted, it represents two different personalities in one and you will never be sure which one you will face. They are sociable, communicative and ready for fun, with a tendency to suddenly get serious, thoughtful and restless. They are fascinated with the world itself, extremely curious, with a constant feeling that there is not enough time to experience everything they want to see.

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Micheline Lanctôt was born in the Year of the Pig. Those born under the Chinese Zodiac sign of the Pig are extremely nice, good-mannered and tasteful. They’re perfectionists who enjoy finer things but are not perceived as snobs. They enjoy helping others and are good companions until someone close crosses them, then look out! They’re intelligent, always seeking more knowledge, and exclusive. Compatible with Rabbit or Goat.

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Lanctôt began her acting career in 1972, winning an Etrog (now called a Genie) award for best female performance for her starring role in Gilles Carle's La vraie nature de Bernadette. Since then, she has appeared in a wide variety of film and television roles, such as Les Corps Célestes (again by Carle); Ted Kotcheff's award-winning The Apprenticeship of Duddy Kravitz, Blood Relatives (by Claude Chabrol) and Guy Fournier's Radio-Canada TV series, Jamais deux sans toi.


She began her live-action film-directing career with L'Homme à tout faire (1980), nominated for best direction and for best film at the Canadian Film Awards in 1981. This success was followed by Sonatine (1984), which launched the career of Pascale Bussières and won both the Genie for best direction at the Canadian Film Awards and the Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival.


Since 1982, Lanctôt has been a part-time instructor in the Mel Hoppenheim School of Cinema at Concordia University.


She has directed for the theatre also, directing Oleanna by David Mamet for the Théâtre de Quat'Sous in Montreal in 1994, and in 1999, Bousille et les justes by Gratien Gélinas for the Théâtre du Rideau Vert.


Lanctôt defended Gaétan Soucy's novel La petite fille qui aimait trop les allumettes in the French version of Canada Reads, broadcast on Radio-Canada in 2004.

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