| Monique Mercure|| Actress|
| Pierre Mercure (m. 1949–1958)|
Daniel Mercure, Michele Mercure, Christian Mercure
Yvonne Williams, Eugene Emond
Cannes Best Actress Award, Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role
Naked Lunch, JA Martin Photographer, The Red Violin, Mon oncle Antoine, Set Me Free
Pierre Mercure, Daniel Mercure, Jean Beaudin, Louise Turcot, Marcel Sabourin
Monique Mercure Wikipedia
Monique Mercure, CC (née Émond; born November 14, 1930) is a Canadian actress.
Mercure was born Monique Émond in Montreal, Quebec. She was born to Eugene and Yvonne (née Williams) Emond. Her parents enrolled her as a young child in diction, tap dancing, musical theory and cello classes. She married Pierre Mercure in 1949; the couple had three children.
At the 1977 Cannes Film Festival she won the award for Best Actress for the film J.A. Martin Photographer. She won the Canadian Film Award for Best Actress for the same film that same year.
She studied music and dance, before sampling the theater in the company of St. Lawrence College. In 1960 she held her first major role in replacing an Actress in The Threepenny Opera. In 1992 she won a Genie Award for her role as Fadela in Naked Lunch. In 1979, she was made an Officer of the Order of Canada and was promoted to Companion in 1993. In 1999, she won another Genie for her role as Grace Gallagher, an elderly resident in Conquest set in Conquest, Saskatchewan.
Mercure has received the Governor General's Performing Arts Award for Lifetime Artistic Achievement, the Prix Denise Pelletier and the Prix Gascon Roux du Théâtre du Nouveau Monde. In 2006, she was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.Profile, rsc.ca; accessed August 27, 2015.