Anne Dorvals career in five commemorative photos

Anne Dorval’s career in five commemorative photos

From dream to reality

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1989. Anne, 20, had graduated from the Montreal Conservatory of Dramatic Arts six years earlier, and now television roles were multiplying. She would appear in two television series that year, Tandem and Chambres en ville. The young woman who grew up in Trois-Rivières dreamed of playing the great classic Racine by Musset.

Discover Anne of Lola

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33 years ago! By 1990, Anne Dorval, who had primarily acted in theater, had become the Lola of the small screen. Her role in the series Chambres en ville brought her to a wide audience, as the series, written by Sylvie Payette, would soon attract more than two million viewers on Télé-Métropole (TVA).

An extraordinary stepping stone

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Lola with the handsome Pete (Francis Reddy) from the popular TVA soap opera Chambres en ville, a children’s series for a generation of actors. Anne played this character alongside the actor for much of the 1990s. They even married on screen, alongside Louise Deschâtelets, the manager of the boarding school for young people.

Trust from 30 years ago

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A few days before a big premiere at TNM in 1993, the actress gave her impressions: she was shy in life, worried about her fleeting profession and had insane stage fright. “I feel like I’m throwing myself into the lion’s den,” she said. Since then she has acted in about sixty different productions.


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A moving evening for Anne, who received her first Gémeaux award in 2005 for her roles as Ashley and Criquette in the comedy Le cœur a ses raison. Since then, she has won around twenty prestigious awards, most notably for Les Parent on TV and Mom and I Killed My Mother in the cinema.

  • Anne Dorval can currently be seen on the TNM stage I am writing to you in the middle of a beautiful storm, by Dany Boudreault, a piece inspired by the 865 love letters exchanged between the great author Albert Camus and his lover, mad with passion, Maria Casarès. The actress plays Maria, Steve Gagnon Camus. Until February 19th. See
  • The actress plays Madeleine, mother of four, in the gripping series directed by Xavier Dolan. The night Laurier Gaudreault woke up. On club illico and Canal+.
  • Anne becomes Jessica in the popular series alongside Fabien Cloutier Lion which earned him a Gémeaux prize in 2019. Wednesdays at 9 p.m. on TVA. Or further VAT +.
  • The actress starred in the film As alive as possible by Belgian director Delphine Girard, a drama that tells the story of a closing time that goes awry. Expected release in 2023