A fearless actress, Anne-Marie Cadieux earned critical acclaim and multiple awards for her willingness to give her all to the characters she played. Born Sept. 23, 1963 in Montréal, Québec, Canada, Anne-Marie Cadieux earned her dramatic training at the University of Ottawa before cutting her professional teeth in theatrical productions, including an acclaimed stint at the Centre national des Arts. After spending a year studying under American photographer Nan Goldin, Cadieux returned to Canada, where her collaborations with Brigitte Haentjens and Robert Lepage helped boost her theatrical and film career to the next level. Nominated for a Best Supporting Actress Genie for "Le confessionnal" (1995), Cadieux won a Best Supporting Actress Jutra for her turn as a carping sister in "Le coeur au poing" (1998) and scored a Best Actress Genie nomination as a conflicted thespian caught up in terrorist activities in "Nô" (1998). She continued to impress with small roles in films, such as "Séraphin: un homme et son péché" (2002) and her Jutra-nominated performance in "Maman Last Call" (2005), as well as on television, where she won a Best Supporting Actress Gémeaux Award for an unusual double role on the quirky sitcom "Cover Girl" (Radio-Canada, 2005). Essaying a woman who abandons her family for a lover, Cadieux was nominated for another Best Actress Genie for "Toi" (2007) and went on to book a supporting role in "The Trotsky" (2009) before recurring on the medical drama "Trauma" (Radio-Canada, 2010- ).