Shirley Douglas
Canadian actor
Shirley Douglas
Shirley Jean Douglas, OC is a Canadian television, film and stage actress and activist. Her acting career combined with her family name has made her recognisable in Canadian film, television and politics.
Biography
Shirley Douglas's personal information overview.
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News
News abour Shirley Douglas from around the web
Heaven is a better place today - The Post - Ontario
Google News - over 5 years
Shirley Douglas, actor, activist and great Canadian was interviewed about Layton Monday morning on CBC Radio. In eulogizing Layton, she called him "a man who could not be stopped, except by death itself." Cancer has impacted us all
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analysisThe Jack Layton I knew, a different kind of party animal - CBC.ca
Google News - over 5 years
... of Winnipeg MP and social gospel clergyman Bill Blaikie, who had the support of virtually all of the party's parliamentary caucus as well as Ontario NDP Leader Howard Hampton, Manitoba NDP Premier Gary Doer and Shirley Douglas, daughter of Tommy
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Murray finds solace - Whangarei Leader
Google News - over 5 years
DAFFODIL TIME: Murray Graham, centre, and other Cancer Society Northland volunteers Shirley Douglas, Lorraine Hampton and Jenni Buckley are looking forward to the Daffodil Day fundraiser on Friday. Murray Graham always thought cancer was inevitable
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德格拉斯秘檔餘下內容 法庭下令重新考慮公開 - 加拿大星島日報
Google News - over 5 years
德格拉斯的女兒雪萊(Shirley Douglas)支持布朗斯基爾告採取法律行動的做法,並且對勝訴感到欣慰。 法官諾埃爾表示,加拿大人要知道德格拉斯的事情還有很多,而不論所涉及的人是否知名,知情法對眾人有利。檔案處的一名女發言人表示,該處的律師正研究今次的裁決,而目前未
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Court orders feds to rethink withholding Douglas dossier - TheChronicleHerald.ca
Google News - over 5 years
Douglas's daughter, the actress Shirley Douglas, supported Bronskill's court challenge, and said she was pleased it was successful. "I believe in a country that has much more transparency than we do here," Douglas said in an interview
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Donald Sutherland festejará su cumpleaños 77 - Informador.com.mx
Google News - over 5 years
En 1967 se volvió a casar, ahora con Shirley Douglas, mujer con la que tuvo dos hijos, Rachel y Kiefer Sutherland, quien también es actor. Este matrimonio duró poco ya que en 1970 se separaron; posteriormente, volvió a unirse en matrimonio,
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Warning: Kiefer Sutherland Is… Secretly British - Anglophenia (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
His parents, Donald Sutherland and Shirley Douglas, were in London because of work, and yet now, if he wanted to, he could apply for British citizenship. And if you look over his career, it's kind of fitting that this should be the case
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Successful launch gives way to uncertain post-space shuttle era - Daytona Beach News-Journal
Google News - over 5 years
They were visiting Maclane's grandparents, Bruce and Shirley Douglas of Palm Coast. And they were on the beach to watch Maclane on the waves. "I came here to watch my boy surf," Ginger Kartchner said. Others traveled to Daytona Beach because their
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Time capsule from 2011 to be added with others at Kingsland School District - Spring Valley Tribune
Google News - almost 6 years
The graduating class of 1948 included 29 seniors at exercises held at the State Theatre - Robert Beier, Evelyn Bly, Marian Bly, Roy Christopherson, June Day, Shirley Douglas, Goldie Farnsworth, Lois Feldt, Gene Fenstermacher, Robert Finneseth,
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Kocour: Kiefer Sutherland - Volný
Google News - almost 6 years
Jeho matka, divadelní herečka Shirley Douglas, nemá nic společného s Michaelem Douglasem, zato je dcerou Tommy Douglase, lídra kanadské Nové demokratické strany, „prvního socialisty, který se v Severní Americe dostal k moci,“ jak ho jeho vnuk hrdě
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Paid Notice: Deaths DOUGLAS, SHIRLEY
NYTimes - over 8 years
DOUGLAS--Shirley , born in Tiverton, RI on April 3rd, 1926, died in New York City on June 20, 2008. Memorial service Tuesday, July 1st at 2pm, 80th Street residence, 430 East 80th St., NYC.
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THE TV WATCH; Laying Blame And Passing The Buck, Dramatized
NYTimes - over 10 years
THE first words spoken on ''The Path to 9/11'' are at check-in at Logan Airport at 7:13 a.m. ''O.K., Mr. Atta,'' an American Airlines agent says over the clickety-clack of computer keys. ''One way, nonstop to Los Angeles, no return.'' Moments before American Airlines Flight 11 hits its target, ABC's mini-series pivots back 8 1/2 years to a Ryder
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Three From Clinton Administration Urge Disney to Cancel or Revise 9/11 Mini-Series
NYTimes - over 10 years
Three members of the Clinton administration have written the chief executive of the Walt Disney Company, ABC's parent, to complain that the network's coming two-part miniseries ''The Path to 9/11'' is fraught with factual errors and fabrications. The letters ask that the five-hour movie, scheduled for broadcast Sunday and Monday, be either edited
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Paid Notice: Deaths DOUGLAS, SHIRLEY
NYTimes - about 14 years
DOUGLAS-Shirley. Age 79. Beloved mother of Tedra, Howard, Susan and Ellen. Beloved grandmother of Lori, Richard, Amy, Michele, Kimberley and Bradley. Survived by her sister Fran Rago. Funeral at Schwartz Bros., Forest Hills, NY, Sunday, January 5, 2003, 10 AM. She will always be in our hearts.
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FILM IN REVIEW
NYTimes - almost 19 years
'Barney's Great Adventure' 'The Movie' Directed by Steve Gomer Rated G; 75 minutes If I didn't know better, I'd say Barney the dinosaur had it in for Cody Newton, a 9-year-old boy whose greatest crime is that he doesn't believe in 6-foot-tall talking purple dinosaurs. Let's just say that when Barney is around, bad things happen to Cody (Trevor
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Review/Film; A Mirror Image of Disintegration
NYTimes - over 28 years
LEAD: The sleek, icy elegance of ''Dead Ringers,'' David Cronenberg's film about twin gynecologists teetering on the brink of madness, is unexpected. Both the director, whose past films include the much gorier ''Scanners'' and ''Videodrome,'' and the highly unusual subject suggest a more lurid approach. The sleek, icy elegance of ''Dead Ringers,''
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Shirley Douglas
    LATE_ADULTHOOD
  • 2012
    Age 77
    In 2012, she supported Brian Topp for that party's leadership.
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  • 2006
    Age 71
    In the Canadian federal election, 2006, Douglas campaigned on behalf of the federal New Democratic Party.
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  • 2003
    Age 68
    In 2003, for her contributions to the performing arts, she was named an Officer of the Order of Canada.
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  • 2000
    Age 65
    In 2000, she performed on stage in The Vagina Monologues.
    More Details Hide Details In 2006, she portrayed former U.S. Secretary of State Madeleine Albright in the ABC mini-series The Path to 9/11.
  • 1997
    Age 62
    In 1997, Douglas appeared on stage with her son Kiefer Sutherland at the Royal Alexandra Theatre and at the National Arts Centre in The Glass Menagerie.
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  • THIRTIES
  • 1969
    Age 34
    In 1969, she was arrested in Los Angeles, for Conspiracy to Possess Unregistered Explosives, after she allegedly attempted to purchase hand grenades for the Black Panthers. She claimed that the FBI was trying to frame her and spent five days in jail 3. Subsequently, the U.S. government denied her a work permit based on this incident. Douglas, by then divorced from Sutherland, was forced to leave the U.S. in 1977.
    More Details Hide Details She and her three children moved to Toronto. As the daughter of Tommy Douglas, who brought Medicare to Canada, she has also been one of Canada's most prominent activists in favour of the publicly funded health care system over privatized care.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1950
    Age 15
    Douglas's acting career began in 1950 with a role in the Regina Little Theatre entry at the Dominion Drama Festival, where she won the best actress award.
    More Details Hide Details In 1952 Shirley graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London and stayed in England for several years, performing for theatre and television, before returning to Canada in 1957. She is not to be confused with the child actress who appeared in Gone with the Wind, the Wizard of Oz, and Show Boat. She continues to act; and her career since then has encompassed several memorable roles on stages in Canada, the United Kingdom and the United States. She has portrayed prominent feminist Nellie McClung, family matriarch and business woman May Bailey in the television series Wind at My Back, Hagar Shipley in Margaret Laurence's The Stone Angel, and even characters in popular science fiction series like The Silver Surfer and Flash Gordon.
  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1934
    Born
    Born on April 2, 1934.
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