A gifted actress of stage and screen, Guylaine Tremblay saw her masterful contributions to the world of Québec artistry richly rewarded. Born Oct. 9, 1960 in Petite-Rivière-St.-François, Québec, Canada, Guylaine Tremblay graduated from the Conservatoire d'art dramatique de Québec, where she laid the foundation for her brilliant theatrical career. Recognized as one of the province's most talented stage stars, Tremblay branched out into screen acting, starting with the comedy series "Bye-Bye" (Radio-Canada, 1968- ) and the crime drama "Omertà" (Radio-Canada, 1996-1999). Quickly appearing on critics' radars, Tremblay was nominated for a Best Actress Jutra for her work in "Matroni et moi" (1999) and won a Best Supporting Actress Gémeaux for the miniseries "Albertine, en cinq temps" (Radio-Canada, 2000). She recurred on "Histoires de filles" (TVA, 1999-2008) and "Le coeur a ses raisons" (TVA, 2005-07) and won Gémeaux Awards for the sitcom "Emma" (TVA, 2001-04) as well as for the drama "24 poses (portraits)" (Radio-Canada, 2002). She added a Best Actress Jutra Award for "Contre toute espérance" (2007) to her trophy case and notched long-running roles on "La petite vie" (Radio-Canada, 1993-99) and "Les rescapés" (Radio-Canada, 2010-12), but made her biggest impression as the star of the soap opera "Annie et ses hommes" (TVA, 2002-09), for which she won four additional Gémeaux Awards. Tremblay maintained a successful screen career as well, earning Best Actress Jutra nominations for her starring roles in "Le grand depart" (2008) and "Mourning for Anna" (2010).