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Biography

An actor born in Cirencester, Gloucestershire County, England, November 11, 1952, raised in rural British Columbia . She has worked across the country.  Among her credits are performances in the world premiere of Sharon Pollock 's The Komagata Maru Incident , at the Shaw Festival (also in the Festival's The Millionairess, Pygmalion, Cyrano de Bergerac, Present Laughter and Camille), on tour in the one-hander Shirley Valentine, on Broadway in Blithe Spirit (directed by Brian Bedford ), and, in 1999, in Denise Filiatrault 's Canadian Stage production of Michel Tremblay 's Les Belles-soeurs .  Ms Cavendish has a huge range, from the neo-classical ladies to the sturdy mother she played so well in the English-language premiere of Tremblay's Encore une fois, si vous le permettez /For the Pleasure of Seeing her Again at Centaur Theatre (she subsequently toured the nation with the play and won the Montreal English Critics Circle Award for her performance; she will perform the work in Washington DC, at the Arena Stage, in the autumn of 2000).  Her play It's Snowing in Saltspring is an annual Christmas favourite and has played often at the Arts Club Theatre .

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