Tantoo Cardinal Overview

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Born: July 20, 1950

With appearances in over 100 films and television programs, Canadian actress Tantoo Cardinal has paved the way for the recognition of Native actors and actresses in mainstream productions. Hailing from Fort McMurray, Alberta, Tantoo, whose birth name is Rose Marie Cardinal, played the role of Indian princess Tantou in her first feature film, Marie Anne, in 1979. She was billed as Tantoo Martin. Her role as Rosanne Ladouceur in Loyalties (1986) earned her a Genie Award nomination for best actress... See All

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