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Mary Walsh Biography
Mary Cynthia Walsh, born May 13, 1952 in St. John's, Newfoundland, is an actress and comedian.

She had a tough childhood with alcoholic parents. Studied theatre in Toronto, but dropped out to appear with CBC and the group that became CODCO.

She founded the award-winning CODCO comedy troupe of Newfoundland and won several Gemini Awards for writing and performing during the series whiched aired on the CBC.

She on Best Supporting Actress at the Atlantic Film Festival in 1992 for her performance in Mike Jones' Secret Nation.

In 1989, Mary's son Jessie was born.

1992, she began to work with former co-star Rick Mercer and former CODCO co-stars Cathy Jones and Greg Thomey to create a new television series, which became This Hour Has 22 Minutes.

In 1993 Mary Walsh was chosen to deliver the prestigious Graham Spry lecture which was broadcast nationally on CBC Radio.

In 1994, Walsh addressed the United Nations Global Conference on Development in New York.

In 2002, she married Donald Nichol.

In 2003 she created her own CBC show Mary Walsh: Open Book.

Besides acting, she worked on movies such as; Mambo Italiano, Rain, Drizzle and Fog and Violet.
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