Tracy Wright Movies and Career Information
Dec 07, 1959
Tracy Wright (December 7, 1959 – June 22, 2010) was a Canadian actress who was known for her stage and film performances, as well as her presence in Canada's avant-garde for over 20 years. In 1989, she was a founding member of the Toronto's Augusta Company, along with Don McKellar and Daniel Brooks, and worked regularly throughout her theatre career with Brooks, McKellar, and Canadian writers and directors including Nadia Ross, Jacob Wren, Daniel MacIvor, Hillar Liitoja, Paul Bettis and Sky Gilbert. In film, she worked closely with McKellar and Bruce McDonald, whose Highway 61 (1991) was one of her first major roles, and This Movie Is Broken and Trigger (2010) were her last. She was also known for her roles in films such as Monkey Warfare, Last Night, When Night Is Falling, Superstar and Me and You and Everyone We Know. Highlights of her television appearances include Kids in the Hall and Twitch City. She was married to McKellar, her long-term partner, in January 2010. Tracy Wright died on June 22, 2010, aged 50, from pancreatic cancer.