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SpouseMacGowan Thomas
FactShe was awarded the C.M. (Member of the Order of Canada) on April 6, 2006 for her services to the Performing Arts in Canada.

Fiona Reid is a Canadian actress, best known for her role as Margaret Scully on The X-Files. She was born on October 8, 1950 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Her parents were both schoolteachers. She has two older sisters. She was educated at the University of Toronto, where she studied English literature. She began her career as a stage actress, appearing in various Canadian and American productions.

She made her film debut in the 1981 film, Atlantic City. She has since appeared in numerous films and television shows. Some of her most notable roles include Margaret Scully on The X-Files, Mrs. Peacock in the Clue series, and Mrs. Hudson in the Sherlock Holmes series.

She has won several awards for her work, including a Genie Award and a Gemini Award. She has been married to actor Peter Donat since 1974. They have two children together.

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Full NameFiona Reid
ProfessionVoice Actor
EducationMcGill University


SpouseMacGowan Thomas
ChildrenAlec Thomas, Julia Thomas


NominationsGemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Guest Role Dramatic Series
MoviesMy Big Fat Greek Wedding, The Time Traveler's Wife, Beethoven Lives Upstairs, Switching Channels, Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story, Blood and Donuts, Witch's Night Out, One Week, In His Father's Shoes, Walter and Henry, The Wandering Soul Murders, Manic
TV ShowsKing of Kensington, Timothy Goes to School, Jacob Two-Two, Henry's World, Stoked, P.R., Pearlie, Hangin' In, RoboRoach, Rideau Hall

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1I had a bit of a backwards career in that I had all my luck in the beginning. And in a way I never knew how difficult it was for some of my peers until I got to my mid-40s.


1She was born on the same day as Lynda Carter.
2Portrayed "Sister Aloysius Beauvier" in Neptune Theatre's stage production of "Doubt: A Parable", the same role portrayed by Meryl Streep in the Oscar-nominated 2008 film "Doubt". - Halifax, Nova Scotia [March 2009]
3Appeared in Edward Albee's "A Delicate Balance" at the Stratford Fringe Festival, reprising her 1996 role as Claire. [August 2007]
4Toronto, Ontario, Canada [June 2007]
5She was awarded the C.M. (Member of the Order of Canada) on April 6, 2006 for her services to the Performing Arts in Canada.



My Big Fat Greek Wedding 22016Harriet Miller
Chateau Laurier2016ShortMrs, Bracebridge
Bomb Girls2013TV SeriesMrs. Beaverton
Mass Effect: Infiltrator2012Video Game voice
Single White Spenny2011TV SeriesEllie
Stoked2009-2011TV SeriesRosie
Pearlie2009-2010TV Series
Men with Brooms2010TV SeriesGary's Mother
Haven2010TV SeriesPiper Taylor
The Time Traveler's Wife2009Lucille Abshire
One Week2008/IMary Tyler
Breakfast with Scot2007Mildred Monterossos
Relative Chaos2006TV MovieGrandma
Puppets Who Kill2006TV SeriesDoctor
Henry's World2002-2006TV SeriesDoris / Ms. Pierre / Mrs. Wiggins
This Is Wonderland2005TV SeriesMrs. Gleason
Kevin Hill2004TV SeriesHelen Walker
Blue Murder2004TV SeriesMargaret Carlyle
Prom Queen: The Marc Hall Story2004TV MovieLucinda Pilcher
Jacob Two-Two2003TV SeriesSour Pickles
In the Dark2003TV MovieRose Speller
Duct Tape Forever2002Judge Hanson
My Big Fat Greek Wedding2002Harriet Miller
Rideau Hall2002TV SeriesEleanor Sharpe
Doc2001TV SeriesElizabeth
Timothy Goes to School2000-2001TV SeriesMrs. Jenkins
Walter and Henry2001TV MovieDr. Goodfine
The Wandering Soul Murders2001TV MovieLinda Burke
I Was a Rat2001TV Mini-SeriesJudge Myopia Scorn
Redwall2001TV Mini-SeriesSister May
Twice in a Lifetime2000TV SeriesMama Harper / Head Nurse Fike
P.R.2000TV SeriesDeirdre Duncan
Marvin the Tap-Dancing Horse2000TV SeriesDiamonds the Elephant
At the End of the Day: The Sue Rodriguez Story1998TV MovieSandra Burtch
Any Mother's Son1997TV MovieDoris
Goosebumps1997TV SeriesJeff's Mom
In His Father's Shoes1997TV MovieGypsy
Bogus1996School Teacher
Blood & Donuts1995Rita
Manic1993TV Movie
Street Legal1993TV SeriesAlice Stevens
Avonlea1990-1992TV SeriesMaude Craig / Mrs. Craig
Beethoven Lives Upstairs1992TV MovieMother
Mark Twain and Me1991TV MovieMrs. Quick
If Looks Could Kill1991Marge Corben
Friday the 13th: The Series1989-1990TV SeriesDr. Cynthia Galen / Vera
At the Lake1990ShortBridget
Milk and Honey1988Sandy Wineberg
A New Life1988Sylvia
Switching Channels1988Pamela Farbrother
Adderly1988TV Series
Screen Two1987TV SeriesAbigail
Hangin' In1987TV SeriesMaggie
Seeing Things1985TV SeriesTeresa Rogers
The Accident1983TV MovieMiriam Novak
For the Record1978-1982TV SeriesTrish Baldwin / MOna
Les chiens chauds1980Mme. Frappier
The Newcomers1979TV Series
Witch's Night Out1978TV MovieNicely (voice)
King of Kensington1975-1978TV SeriesCathy King
The Professionals1978TV SeriesYoung Girl
Coming Up Rosie1975TV SeriesMona Swicker (1975-76)
Dr. Zonk and the Zunkins1974TV Series


The 12th Annual Canadian Comedy Awards2011TV SpecialHerself - Presenter
Distinguished Artists2005TV SeriesHerself
Mary Walsh: Open Book2003TV SeriesHerself
Canada: A People's History2000TV Series documentary
The Bob McLean Show1979TV SeriesHerself
Celebrity Cooks1976TV SeriesHerself


Nominated Awards

2005GeminiGemini AwardsBest Performance by an Actress in a Guest Role Dramatic SeriesThis Is Wonderland (2004)

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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