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Lally Cadeau

Lally Cadeau
Alice Mary Cadeau

(1948-01-10) January 10, 1948 (age 72)
Years active1958-present
Robin Weatherstone

Lally Cadeau (born January 10, 1948) is a veteran Canadian stage, television, film, and radio actor.

Life and career

Alice Mary Cadeau was born in Burlington, Ontario,[1] the youngest child and only daughter of an once-aspiring actress from Hamilton and the French-Canadian from Penetanguishene.[2] Her father died when she was 6 years old.[2] She attended Stoneleigh-Prospect Hill School for girls in Greenfield, Massachusetts; Edenhall Convent of the Sacred Heart in Philadelphia; and Havergal College in Toronto. Cadeau appeared as Elizabeth Rex at age 10 with the Hamilton Players Guild, and when 13 in Terrence Rattigan's Five Finger Exercise. She studied under Dora Mavor Moore.[1]

A perennial stage, television, film and radio actor, she has been a mainstay with the Stratford Festival since 1997. She was in two television series, the CBC's Hangin' In and Sullivan Entertainment's Road to Avonlea.[1][2] Since 1980, she has been the recipient of many nominations and awards, including a Bijou, a Genie, two Geminis, and two Dora Mavor Moore awards. These were for her work in Harvest, You've Come a Long Way, Katie, Road to Avonlea, and the stage plays Saturday, Sunday, Monday and Rose. Her work for the Stratford Festival has included the roles of Filumena, Juno Boyle, Jean Brodie, Mrs. van Damm, The Duchess of York, The Nurse and Lottie Childs.

Personal life

Cadeau was married to the late Robin Weatherstone (d. 2018), with whom she had two sons, Christopher, and Bennet. She also had a daughter, Sara Brooke, from a previous relationship.[3]



Year Title Role Notes
1981 Threshold Anita
1983 Videodrome Rena King
1986 Separate Vacations Shelley the Wife
2000 Rats Jean
2005 Anne: Journey to Green Gables Madame Poubelle (voice)


Year Title Role Notes
1980 Harvest Elizabeth TV series
1980 Bizarre Various TV series
1980 You've Come a Long Way, Katie Katie TV miniseries
1980 Passengers TV film
1980 King of Kensington Nurse Episode: "Counter Attack"
1981-1987 Hangin' In Kate Brown Main role
1983 Between Friends Lolly TV film
1985 Kane & Abel Maisie TV miniseries
1987 Adderly Gilda Episode: "Run to Darkness"
1988 Street Legal Aileen Prouse Episode: "The Homecoming"
1989 The Twilight Zone Becky Robb Episode: "Something in the Walls"
1990-1996 Road to Avonlea Janet King Main role
1991 Rupert Mrs. Bear (voice) Recurring role
1992 Deadly Matrimony Hannah Klein TV film
1992-1997 X-Men Dr. Moira MacTaggert and Phalanx Nexus (voice) Recurring role
1996 Rossini's Ghost Elder Martina TV film
1998 Silver Surfer Lady Chaos (voice) Episode: "The End of Eternity: Part 2"
1998 Happy Christmas, Miss King Janet King TV film
1998-2000 Mythic Warriors: Guardians of the Legend Athena
Recurring role
2006 Booky Makes Her Mark Lucy Maud Montgomery TV film
2006 ReGenesis Judge Episode: "The Wild and the Innocent"
2006 Why I Wore Lipstick to My Mastectomy Geralyn's Mom TV film
2010 Murdoch Mysteries Lady Minerva Episode: "Blood and Circuses"


  1. ^ a b c Roe, Aaron F. "Lally Cadeau". The Canadian Encyclopedia. Retrieved 2017.
  2. ^ a b c Ouzounian, Richard (1 March 2008). "This Rose still in bloom". The Toronto Star. ISSN 0319-0781. Retrieved 2017.
  3. ^ Encyclopedia, Canadian Theatre. "Cadeau, Lally". Retrieved 2017.

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