Sunday, February 26, 2012

2012 ACTRA Awards - winners

The Toronto branch of the Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA) held its 10th Anniversary ACTRA Awards in Toronto at the Carlu on Saturday night. The gala was hosted by comic Elvira Kurt and featured live music by the blues band Raoul and The Big Time, led by actor Raoul Bhaneja.

Three juried ACTRA Awards were presented during the night. Christopher Plummer triumphed in the Outstanding Performance (Male) category for his performance in Barrymore, a film based on his own acclaimed stage performance.  He is currently Oscar-nominated for his role in the film Beginners.

Amy Price-Francis was declared winner of Outstanding Performance (Female) for her work in the television series King. The winner of Outstanding Voice Performance was Billy MacLellan for Afghanada.

Comedian Rick Mercer was presented with the 2012 Award of Excellence for his body of work and a commitment to advocacy on behalf of all performers.

Nominees for the 10th Anniversary ACTRA Awards


Complete list of winners for the 10th Anniversary ACTRA Awards

Outstanding Performance – Female
Amy Price-Francis (King – Lori Gilbert)

Outstanding Performance – Male
Christopher Plummer (Barrymore)

Outstanding Performance – Voice
Billy MacLellan (Afghanada – The Promise)

2012 Award of Excellence
Rick Mercer

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