Nicola Cavendish

Nicola Cavendish (born 11 November 1952) is an English-born Canadian theatre and film actress. She has won a Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role for the 1991 film The Grocer's Wife and a Gemini Award nomination for the 1998 film The Sleep Room.

Cavendish was born in Cirencester, Gloucestershire, England and brought up in British Columbia, Canada.[1] She began her acting career in the mid-1970s.[2]

Her theatre roles have included cross-Canada tours starring in Shirley Valentine and For the Pleasure of Seeing Her Again. Her other film roles include Suddenly Naked, Air Bud, It and My American Cousin. Television roles include Men in Trees, The L Word, Highlander: The Series, The X-Files, Street Legal and Red Serge.


  1. Robinson, Red (7 January 2008). "BC Entertainment Hall of Fame", The Vancouver Sun, p. B2.
  2. Wyman, Max (19 February 1990). "It's eye to eye with Cavendish", The Province, p. 35.

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