Children Kaliopi Kourtikakis
|Name Mimi Kuzyk|
Years active 1975-present
Parents Kay Kuzyk, Fred Kuzyk
|Born February 1952 (age 63)Winnipeg, Manitoba|
Ex-spouse Manolin Kourtikakis, Don Cilinsky
Nominations Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Continuing Leading Dramatic Role
Movies and TV shows Lost and Delirious, The Final Cut, Hill Street Blues, I Do (But I Don't), Sex After Kids
Similar People Lea Pool, Omar Naim, Susan Swan, Pen Densham, Kelly Makin
Mimi kuzyk a portrait
Mimi Kuzyk (born February 21, 1952) is a Canadian actress.
Kuzyk was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba to Fred and Kay Kuzyk, both of whom are Ukrainian immigrants, and received her early education at the Immaculate Heart of Mary School. She danced with the Rusalka Ukrainian dance group in Winnipeg for 12 years and briefly studied jazz dance at the Royal Winnipeg Ballet School.
Kuzyk's film debut was in the 1984 film, He's Fired, She's Hired. Since then, she has had roles in numerous films and television series. Mimi is most noted for playing Detective Patsy Mayo on Hill Street Blues from 1984 to 1986. Kuzyk received a Genie Award nomination for her work in the 2001 Canadian drama Lost and Delirious, and Gemini Award nominations for Best Supporting Actress. In 2001 she was selected to be the parade marshal for the Bloor West Village Ukrainian Festival in Toronto.
Kuzyk has also appeared on Murder, She Wrote, Quantum Leap, Doogie Howser, M.D., The Chris Isaak Show, Alfred Hitchcock Presents, L.A. Law, The Love Boat, Remington Steele, Second City Television, The Ray Bradbury Theater, Instant Star, Traders, Blue Murder, Total Recall 2070, NCIS, Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, and The Outer Limits.
As of 1996, Kuzyk was married to Greek-born carpenter Manolin Kourtikakis and has a daughter Kaliopi.