TORONTO — ACTRA Toronto, the largest branch of Canada’s performers’ union, is reviving its awards to celebrate its 60th anniversary.
Awards for actor and actress will be handed out on Feb 27. Veteran Gordon Pinsett will receive ACTRA Toronto’s inaugural Award of Excellence. Solicited from the membership, nominees must be ACTRA Toronto members in a film or TV production shot in Toronto that was aired or released in 2002.
The nominees for actress are: Wendy Crewson, “Perfect Pie” (feature); Thea Gill, “Queer as Folk” (TV), Michelle Nolden, “Men With Brooms” (feature); Kari Matchett, “Nero Wolfe” (TV); Kristen Thomson, “I Shout Love” (short film)
Nominees for actor are: Maury Chaykin, “Nero Wolfe” (TV); Shawn Doyle, “The Eleventh Hour” (TV); Matthew Ferguson, “I Shout Love” (short film); Paul Gross, “Men With Brooms” (feature); Rick Roberts, “An American in Canada” (TV pilot).