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Jackie Burroughs

Jackie Burroughs

(1939 – 2010)

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Jackie Burroughs

Jackie Burroughs
(1939 – 2010)

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Jackie Burroughs

(1939 – 2010)
About Jackie
This is an online memorial dedicated to Jackie Burroughs. Jacqueline "Jackie" Burroughs was an English-Canadian actress.
Born in Lancashire, England, Jackie Burroughs acted in live theatre at Ontario's Stratford Festival. Her film credits included The Dead Zone (1982), The Grey Fox (1982), and a voice-over stint in the legendary animated anthology Heavy Metal (1981), while her TV-series résumé includes the roles of Mrs. Amelia Evans in Anne of Green Gables (1985) and Hetty King in Road to Avonlea (1990). In 1987, Jackie Burroughs produced, directed, co-wrote, and starred in A Winter Tan, a film based on the letters of Maryse Holder, published in 1979 as the book Give Sorrow Words – Maryse Holder's
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Letters from Mexico. She won a Genie award for best performance by an actress in a leading role for the film. She won several Genies and Geminis during her career. Her first award was the 1969 Canadian Film Award for best actress, for starring in the non-feature short film Duclima.
Jackie Burroughs played the voice of The Spirit in 1985's The Care Bears Movie. She also played teacher Nancy Galik in The Undergrads (1985) opposite Art Carney.
She was perhaps best known to American audiences for her portrayal of the fictional character, Hetty King, in the CBC Television series Road to Avonlea from 1990 to 1996. The series was based on the works of Canadian author Lucy Maud Montgomery and produced by Sullivan
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Entertainment. She also played Mother Mucca in the television adaptations of Armistead Maupin's More Tales of the City and Further Tales of the City. Burroughs again played a mother role in 2003's Willard.
She also appeared in the movie The Sentinel. She appeared in the Smallville Season one episode "Hourglass". She portrayed elderly prophetess Cassandra Carver, who could foretell people's futures by touching their hands. Carver died immediately after seeing dark visions of Lex Luthor being the American President and for causing widespread destruction on humanity.
Jackie Burroughs was married to Zalman Yanovsky, co-founder (with John Sebastian) of The Lovin' Spoonful; they separated in 1968. They had
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one daughter, Zoe (restaurant owner and author in Kingston, Ontario).
Jackie Burroughs passed away 22 September 2010. This is a tribute dedicated to her life and her career. May she rest in peace.
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Jackie Burroughs

This is an online memorial dedicated to Jackie Burroughs. Jacqueline "Jackie" Burroughs was an English-Canadian actress.
Born in Lancashire, England, Jackie Burroughs acted in live theatre at Ontario's Stratford Festival. Her film credits included The Dead Zone (1982), The Grey Fox (1982), and a voice-over stint in the legendary animated anthology Heavy Metal (1981), while her TV-series résumé includes the roles of Mrs. Amelia Evans in Anne of Green Gables (1985) and Hetty King in Road to Avonlea (1990). In 1987, Jackie Burroughs produced, directed, co-wrote, and starred in A Winter Tan, a film based on the letters of Maryse Holder, published in 1979 as the book Give Sorrow Words – Maryse Holder's...

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