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Goldie Semple

Goldie Semple

(1952 – 2009)

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Goldie Semple

Goldie Semple
(1952 – 2009)

In memory of

Goldie Semple

(1952 – 2009)
About Goldie
This is an online tribute to Goldie Semple. She was a Canadian stage actress.
She studied at the University of British Columbia where she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. She continued drama studies at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
Semple's stage work included performances with the Alberta Theatre Projects, Canadian Stage Company, Manitoba Theatre Centre, Shaw Festival, Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Tarragon Theatre and Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company. She occasionally appeared on television series such as Queer as Folk and Street Legal.
Her final performances were for the Shaw Festival's production of Noël Coward's Brief Encounters in 2009. Following eight years of treatment
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About Goldie
for breast cancer, Semple unfortunately passed away at her residence in Niagara-on-the-Lake, Ontario.
This is a memorial dedicated to Goldie Semple's life and achievements. May she rest in peace.
Remembrance Messages
On 29th Mar 2010
Betty Garnett-MacDuff
wrote:
Life is so precious, yet Goldie seems to have lived it to the utmost. So sorry to hear of her recent passing. You will be truly missed. My heart goes out to an old friend from high school, her husband Lorne & their daughter Madeline. Bless you & stay close to each other during these difficult times. Love & hugs to you both.
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On 23rd Dec 2009
Jane Howard Baker
wrote:
I first saw Goldie on stage in Peter Pan at Richmond High School. It was a Christmas pageant. Goldie was just 17 and she played Wendy, of course. I was astounded at her talent and how generous she was to the other young actors around her. I later worked with Goldie part time at Sears (when we actually had the time to work) while we studied Theatre at UBC. I had the good fortune of working with her on stage just once. We had a crowd scene where she was directed
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Jane Howard Baker
message continued:
to push me out of the way to get where she was going. That shove threw me for a loop every time. In ten shows I never saw it coming. Goldie was remarkable at everything she did. She mapped her career from a very young age and her star rose clearly and confidently. I always loved and admired Goldie. She was a natural beauty and gifted actor. My heart goes out to her wonderful husband, another remarkable actor, Lorne Kennedy, and their beautiful daughter Madeline who, no doubt, will go on to share her own unique talent with the world. Bless you all.
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Goldie Semple

This is an online tribute to Goldie Semple. She was a Canadian stage actress.
She studied at the University of British Columbia where she graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. She continued drama studies at the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School.
Semple's stage work included performances with the Alberta Theatre Projects, Canadian Stage Company, Manitoba Theatre Centre, Shaw Festival, Stratford Shakespeare Festival, Tarragon Theatre and Vancouver Playhouse Theatre Company. She occasionally appeared on television series such as Queer as Folk and Street Legal.
Her final performances were for the Shaw Festival's production of Noël Coward's Brief Encounters in 2009. Following eight years of treatment...

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Betty Garnett-MacDuff
Jane Howard Baker
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