Books I, Claudia
|Name Kristen Thomson|
Years active 1995 - present
|Born 1966 (age 48–49)Toronto, Ontario, Canada|
Education National Theatre School of Canada
Awards Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series
Nominations Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Guest Role Dramatic Series
Movies Away from Her, The Matthew Shepard, Proteus, Flower & Garnet, The Law of Enclosures
Similar People Chris Abraham, John Greyson, Sarah Polley, Daniel Iron, David Wharnsby
Trailer for the watershed starring eric peterson and kristen thomson live on stage july 7
Kristen Thomson (born 1966) is a Canadian actress and playwright.
Thomson was born in Toronto, Ontario. She is known for her one-woman play I, Claudia, which was adapted to film in 2004. In that play and film, Thomson plays all of the roles, using masks to change character.
Thomson received her undergraduate training and University of Toronto's theatre school "University College Drama Program" currently under the tutelage of Factory Theaters' Ken Gass.
In 2003, Thomson won an ACTRA Award for her performance in I Shout Love (2001), a short film directed by Sarah Polley. She has also won three Dora Awards for her stage work. Her most recent win was for the Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in the movie Away From Her.