Colette Stevenson - Biography

Originally from England. Colette graduated with a B.A. Hons. degree in theatre. She then appeared in productions at Exeter, Liverpool, Manchester, Oxford and Plymouth. She joined the New Vic Theatre of London under the direction or Royal National Theatre director Michael Bogdanov and toured England and the U.S. including a run Off Broadway in The Canterbury Tales and Dracula or a Pain in the Neck. She then went on to create the lead role of Reds in Alan Bleasdale's award winning Are You Lonesome Tonight opposite Martin Shaw, spending over a year in London's West End. Her British film and TV credits include leading roles in 1914 All Out (Yorks. TV), a film which received numerous awards at film festivals across Europe, Wall of Tyranny opposite Tony Danza (Columbia Pictures), Tears in the Rain (Yorks TV), the series Andy Capp (Thames TV) and recurring roles in All Creatures Great and Small (BBC), Brookside (Mersey TV) and Coronation Street (Granada TV).Since coming to Canada she has appeared in such films as Promise the Moon (CBC) opposite Henry Czerny, garnering a Best Actress Gemini nomination, The Arrow (CBC) opposite Dan Aykroyd,, Anne of Green Gable the Continuing Story (CBC) and Scales of Justice (CBC). She also spent over a year playing the lead in 44 episodes of Mysterious Island (Alliance Ent). She has made guest appearances on such series as Forever Knight, Psi Factor, Earth:Final Conflict, Doc, MythQuest, The Fifth Quadrant, Adventure Inc., Mutant X, Tarzan, Ken Finkleman's Newsroom, This is Wonderland, Transporter (HBO) and a leading role in the new independent film Burning, Burning.