Corrine Koslo (born c. 1958)[1] is a Canadian actress.[2] Primarily a stage actress most prominently associated with the Shaw Festival,[2] she has also had supporting and voice roles in film and television.

A 1981 graduate of the Vancouver Playhouse's acting school,[1] she has acted on stage throughout Canada.[2] She is a two-time Dora Mavor Moore Award winner for her performances in Bunnicula[3] and Seussical;[4] a two-time Jessie Richardson Award winner for her performances in Love and Anger and Sweeney Todd;[5] and an Elizabeth Sterling Haynes Award winner for her performance in Blithe Spirit.[2]

Her appearances at the Shaw Festival have included productions of Drama at Inish, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Brief Encounters, The Entertainer, The Mystery of Edwin Drood, The Matchmaker, The Apple Cart, The Seagull, Hobson's Choice, Holiday, Tonight We Improvise, Come Back, Little Sheba, and Lady Windermere's Fan.[2] She has also appeared in Vancouver Playhouse productions of William Shakespeare plays, including Much Ado About Nothing[6] and Romeo and Juliet.[7]

She appeared in minor supporting roles in the films Switching Channels, Ernest Goes to School, Hard Core Logo, Better Than Chocolate, and Best in Show. On television, she is best known for her role as Rachel Lynde in the 2017 version of Anne, and has voiced characters in the animated series Beverly Hills Teens, Babar, and The New Adventures of Madeline. In 2017, it was announced that Koslo would voice the role of Emma in Corner Gas Animated, following the death of original Corner Gas performer Janet Wright.[8]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
1988 Switching Channels Yvonne
1994 Ernest Goes to School Miss Flugal
1996 Hard Core Logo Laura Cromartie
1999 Better Than Chocolate Safe Sex Advocate
2000 Best in Show Mayflower Sporting Judge

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1987 Beverly Hills Teens Nikki Darling
1988 Katts and Dog Officer Connie Booth 7 episodes
Also known as Rin Tin Tin: K-9 Cop in the United States
1989-1991 Babar Lady Rataxes 65 episodes
Voice role
1992-1993 Northwood Theresa 10 episodes
1995 New Adventures of Madeline Additional voices
The X-Files Lottie Holloway Season 3 episode 9: "Nisei"
Mixed Blessings The Nun TV movie
1998 Made in Canada Stephanie Season 1 episode 3: "A Death in the Family"
Also known as The Industry in United States, Latin America and Australia while known as La loi du Show-Biz in France
Da Vinci's Inquest Sylvia Season 1 episode 10 "The Bridge"
1999 The Outer Limits Abby Season 5 episode 17: "The Inheritors"
2000 Life-Size Toy store owner TV movie
2002 Cathy Jones Gets a Special Herself/Various characters Writer
The New Beachcombers Cora Wrecht TV movie
2006 Time Warp Trio Lady Agnes Randolph Voice role
Episode 26: "Plaid to the Bone"
2009 The Listener Crown Attorney Fielder Season 1 episode 12: "The 13th Juror / My Sister's Keeper
Pearlie Voice role
Episode 10: "Ant Misbehavin'/ Frilled Neck & Neck"
2017-2019 Anne with an E Rachel Lynde 23 episodes
2018 Schitt's Creek Ricki Season 4 episode 10: "Baby Sprinkle"
2018-2021 Corner Gas Animated Emma Leroy Main role
35 episodes
2021 Moonshine Bea Finley-Cullen Main role

References

  1. ^ a b "New faces". Toronto Star, March 7, 1987.
  2. ^ a b c d e "Koslo, Corrine". Canadian Theatre Encyclopedia, July 23, 2013.
  3. ^ "Rings is king at Toronto theatre awards: Dora winners announced". National Post, June 27, 2006.
  4. ^ "Toronto's small stages grab bigger spotlight". National Post, June 26, 2007.
  5. ^ "The Score, Mice and Sweeney dominate Jessie theatre awards". Vancouver Sun, June 19, 2000.
  6. ^ "Much Ado about doing the Bard right". Vancouver Sun, February 17, 1993.
  7. ^ "Shakespeare for beginners". Vancouver Sun, February 20, 2003.
  8. ^ "Corrine Koslo to voice Emma Leroy in ’Corner Gas’ animated series". Toronto Sun, January 30, 2017.