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At 39 Years, Polly Is Doing It Right!

01 Sep
English: A Canadian actress Polly Shannon at t...

A Canadian actress Polly Shannon at the premiere of “Trigger” directed by Bruce McDonald, during the Toronto International Film Festival, 2010. (Photo credit: Wikipedia)

Polly Shannon, a Canadian actress, was born on September 1, 1973.  She was born in Kingston (Ontario) and was raised in Aylmer (Quebec).

At the early age of 13, Shannon became a model, and had assignments that took her to New York, London, and Tokyo.

Not that long ago, Shannon starred opposite Tom Selleck in Stone Cold (2005) and Jesse Stone in Night Passage (2006).   Shannon is best known for her portrayal of Margaret Trudeau in the 2002 miniseries Trudeau.  “Playing Maggie was a really thrilling experience,” Shannon noted at the time. “It was a challenge that was different from anything else I’ve done.”  

In 2008, she won the Special Jury Award at the WorldFest Houston for Miranda & Gordon (2006).

Just a few films and TV shows Shannon has been in are:

Films:
Love and Human Remains (1993)
No Contest (1995), Candice ‘Candy’ Wilson, Miss U.S.A.
Fight for Justice: The Nancy Conn Story (1995, TV movie)
Snowboard Academy (1996)
Frankenstein and Me (1996)
The Girl Next Door (1999, TV movie)
My Date with the President’s Daughter (1998, TV movie),
The Sheldon Kennedy Story (1999, TV movie), Jana
Daydream Believers: The Monkees’ Story (2000, TV movie)
The Stalking of Laurie Show (2000, TV movie
The Triangle (2001, TV movie)
Men with Brooms (2002)
Trudeau (2002, TV movie), Margaret Trudeau
Do or Die (2003, TV movie)
Stone Cold (2005, TV movie)
Jesse Stone: Night Passage (2006, TV movie)
Concrete Canyons (2010, TV movie)

Television:
Are You Afraid of the Dark? (1992, “The Tale of the Pinball Wizard”)
Sirens (1994, “The Needle and the Damage Done”)
Forever Knight (1995, “Trophy Girl”)
A Young Connecticut Yankee in King Arthur’s Court (1995)
Due South (1997, “Seeing Is Believing”)
Highlander: The Raven (1998, “Passion Play”)
Earth: Final Conflict (1999, “Between Heaven and Hell”)
The Outer Limits (1999, “The Human Operators”)
Psi Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (1999, “Sacrifices”)
Twice in a Lifetime (1999-2000, 2 episodes)
La Femme Nikita (2001, 3 episodes)
Leap Years (2001, 5 episodes)
Sue Thomas: F.B.Eye (2002-2004, 5 episodes)
Cold Case (2006, “The Red and the Blue”)
CSI: Miami (2006, “Double Jeopardy”)
Rookie Blue (2011, “Might Have Been”)

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4 responses to “At 39 Years, Polly Is Doing It Right!

  1. L. Marie

    September 2, 2013 at 7:38 am

    Margaret Trudeau would be a great role. Glad Polly’s still getting roles.

     
    • tkmorin

      September 2, 2013 at 11:03 am

      She’s certainly off to a great start so far! 🙂

       
  2. seeker

    September 2, 2013 at 2:36 am

    Wow, she played a lot of roles.

     
    • tkmorin

      September 2, 2013 at 8:12 am

      … and I didn’t even put them all! She’s played more than those. 🙂

       

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