Liisa Repo-Martell

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Liisa Repo-Martell
Born Toronto, Ontario
Nationality Canada
Occupation actor
Known for Gemini award winner

Liisa Repo-Martell (born 1971) is a Gemini award winning Canadian actor and artist.[1] Her parents Satu Repo and George Martell were founding editors of This Magazine Is About Schools, an influential independent Canadian magazine now known as "This".[2]

Her Gemini award was for her 1998 performance in Nights below Station Street.[1] She has had two other Gemini nominations for appearances on This is Wonderland and Flashpoint.[3]

References

  1. 1.0 1.1 "Actress comfortable in Chekhov's shorts". Toronto Star. 1999-11-11. p. 1. http://pqasb.pqarchiver.com/thestar/access/428040471.html?FMT=ABS&FMTS=ABS:FT&type=current&date=Nov+11%2C+1999&author=&pub=Toronto+Star&desc=Actress+comfortable+in+Chekhov's+shorts&pqatl=google. Retrieved 2012-05-17. "A Gemini Award winner last year for her starring role in CBC-TV's Nights Below Station Street, her stage credits include an achingly fragile turn in The Glass Menagerie at London's Grand Theatre and a feisty role in Go Chicken Go's Easy Lenny Lazmon And The Great Western Ascension." 
  2. Glenn Sumi (2001-08-30). "Liisa Repo-Martell: She's poured her sould into Soulpepper's classics, but is the city's most serious actor having a good time?". Now magazine. http://www.nowtoronto.com/art/story.cfm?content=128883. Retrieved 2012-05-17. "Perhaps her commitment comes from her parents, political activists and academics who co-founded This Magazine (then called This Magazine Is About Schools). "It was almost a religious upbringing," says Repo-Martell. "They had this sense of justice, of utopia. They were passionate. It was inspiring."" 
  3. "Company Theatre: Liisa Repo-Martell". Company Theatre. http://www.companytheatre.ca/ensemble/liisa_repo_martell.html.