Beatty, Nancy

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Education: Attended York University and University of Alberta.

Career: Actress. Appeared in numerous theater productions in Canada, including appearances at the Stratford Festival, Manitoba Theatre Centre, Neptune Theatre, and Great Canadian Theatre Company; Memorial University of Newfoundland, guest artist and master teacher, 2000.

Awards, Honors: Dora Mavor Moore Award, outstanding performance, 1989, for Seven Stories; Dora Mavor Moore Award, outstanding performance, 1990, for Love and Anger; Dora Mavor Moore Award, outstanding performance, 1995, for The Faraway Near; Dora Mavor Moore Award, outstanding performance, 1999, for Risk Everything; Genie Award nomination, best performance by an actress in a leading role, 1994, for Henry & Verlin; Gemini Award, best performance by an actress in leading role in a dramatic program or miniseries, 1995, for Life with Billy; Gemini Award, best performance by an actress in a guest role in a dramatic series, 1998, for La Femme Nikita.


Film Appearances:

Mary Stover, City on Fire, AVCO Embassy Pictures, 1979.

Mom, Where's Pete (short film), 1986.

Anna's mother, The Good Mother (also known as The Price of Passion), Buena Vista, 1988.

Raymond Brown's wife, Sea of Love, Universal, 1989.

Woman, Welcome Home, Columbia, 1989.

Minnie, Henry & Verlin, 1994.

Mrs. Haggerty, The Michelle Apts. (also known as The Michelle Apartments), 1995.

Sister, Mariette in Ecstasy, Savoy Pictures, 1996.

Donna Swift, Dead Innocent, Oasis International, 1996.

Miss Elson, Harriet the Spy, Paramount, 1996.

Ruth Myrick, Extreme Measures, Columbia, 1996.

Mother, The Chicken Tree (short film), 1998.

Marge, Have Mercy, 1999.

Carol, Secrets Underneath, Cranium Entertainment, 2000.

Mavis Bangs, The Shipping News (also known as Noeuds et denouements), Miramax, 2001.

Meter maid, Avenging Angelo, Warner Bros., 2002.

Lucy Gallagher, The Good Shepherd, 2004.

Sherry, Build (short film), 2004.

Television Appearances; Series:

Nancy, The Newsroom, CBC, 1996.

Television Appearances; Miniseries:

Essie, Anne of Green Gables, CBC and PBS, 1985.

Jane Hurshman, Life with Billy, CBC, 1994.

Octavia Godsoe, Storm of the Century (also known as Stephen King's "Storm of the Century"), ABC, 1999.

Goodwife Porter, Salem Witch Trials, CBS, 2003.

Television Appearances; Movies:

Sandi Treml, A Matter of Sex, NBC, 1984.

Lee, Nobody's Child, CBS, 1986.

Franny, For Those Who Hunt the Wounded Down, CBC, 1996.

Cynthia Porter, Losing Chase, Showtime, 1996.

Ella Weinstock, Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women, Showtime, 1997.

Mrs. Dinker, Evidence of Blood, The Movie Channel, 1998.

Jean McBride, The Long Island Incident, NBC, 1998.

Mrs. Kraft, A Touch of Hope, NBC, 1999.

Mrs. Drossos, The Golden Spiders: A Nero Wolfe Mystery, Arts and Entertainment, 2000.

Reisman, Dirty Pictures, Showtime, 2000.

Katherine, Power and Beauty, Showtime, 2002.

Trimbell, Escape from the Newsroom, CBC, 2002.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Angie Georgiev, "Rescue," La Femme Nikita, USA Network, 1997.

"Merv Doucette," Cold Squad, CTV, 1998.

Prosecutor, "The Trial," Foolish Heart, CBC, 1999.

"Grandma's Shoes," Twice in a Lifetime, PAX and CTV, 2000.

Mrs. Irwin, "Champagne for One: Part 1," A Nero Wolfe Mystery, Arts and Entertainment, 2001.

Mrs. Orwin, "Disguise for Murder," A Nero Wolfe Mystery, Arts and Entertainment, 2001.

Vera Imbrie, "Door to Death," A Nero Wolfe Mystery, Arts and Entertainment, 2001.

Also appeared in Mariah, ABC.

Stage Appearances:

The St. Nicholas Hotel, the Donnellys, Part II, Tarragon Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1974.

The Passing Scene, Tarragon Theatre, Toronto, 1982.

Prague, Tarragon Theatre, 1984.

'Night Mother, Tarragon Theatre, 1984–1985.

The Wedding Script, Tarragon Theatre, 1986.

In the Lobster Capital of the World, Tarragon Theatre, 1988.

A Lie of the Mind, Corner Brook Theatre, Corner Brook, Newfoundland, Canada, 1989.

Seven Stories, Tarragon Theatre, 1989.

Love and Anger, Factory Theatre, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, 1990.

Seven Stories, Tarragon Theatre, 1991.

The Faraway Nearby, Tarragon Theatre, 1995.

Four Lives of Marie, Tarragon Theatre, 1997.

Carol, Risk Everything, Factory Theatre, 1999.

Better Living, Factory Theatre, 1999.

Also appeared as Amanda, The Glass Menagerie, Theatre Calgary; in Talley's Folly, Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada; The Thirteenth One, Blyth Festival, Blyth, Ontario, Canada.



NOW, June 11, 1998.