Tatiana Gabriele Maslany (; born September 22, 1985) is a Canadian actress. She rose to prominence for playing multiple characters in the science fiction thriller television series Orphan Black (2013–2017), which won her a Primetime Emmy Award (2016), a TCA Award (2013), two Critics' Choice Awards (2013 and 2014), and five Canadian Screen Awards (2014–18). Maslany is the first Canadian to win an Emmy in a major dramatic category for acting in a Canadian series.Maslany also appeared in television series such as Heartland (2008–2010), The Nativity (2010), Being Erica (2009–2011), and Perry Mason (2020). In 2013, she won an ACTRA Award for her lead role in the film Picture Day and the Phillip Borsos Award for her performance in the film Cas and Dylan. Her other notable films include Diary of the Dead (2007), Eastern Promises (2007), The Vow (2012), Woman in Gold (2015), Stronger (2017), and Destroyer (2018). For starring in the romantic drama The Other Half (2016), she won the Canadian Screen Award for Best Actress.
Maslany was born in Regina, Saskatchewan, the daughter of Dan, a woodworker, and Renate, a translator. She has two younger brothers, including fellow actor Daniel Maslany. She has Austrian, German, Polish, Romanian, and Ukrainian ancestry. For elementary school, Maslany was in French immersion, and was taught in German by her mother before learning English. Additionally, her grandparents spoke German around her as a child. She also speaks some Spanish. She has danced since age four and started community theatre and musicals at the age of nine.Maslany attended Dr. Martin LeBoldus High School, where she participated in school productions and improvisation, and graduated in 2003. While attending high school, she found paying acting jobs that allowed her to travel all over Canada with her parents' approval. She would work for a few months at a time and then return to school in Regina. She stated, "It wasn't an easy transition. I felt a little outside of it. Outside of both experiences, really."After completing high school, she spent some time doing theatre performances and travelling before settling in Toronto, Ontario, at the age of 20.
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Trollhunters: Rise of the Titans
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There are six scenes. Six years. There were six moments that shaped the relationship. Pink Wall looks at what defines us, the pressures of gender expectations, and our struggle between life and ambiti...
Margaret Atwood: A Word After a Word After a Word Is Power
Margaret Atwood's views and thoughts have never been more relevant. Readers turn to her work for answers as they confront the rise of authoritarian leaders, deal with increasingly intrusive technologi...
A visual album by the band WHY?
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The Woman Who Loves Giraffes
Dr. Anne Innis Dagg re-traces the steps of her groundbreaking 1956 journey to South Africa to study giraffes in the wild. Now, at 85 years old, Anne sees a startling contrast between the world of gira...
As a young cop,Erin Bell was placed undercover with a gang in the California desert with tragic results. When the leader of that gang re-emerging many years later, she must work her way back through t...
3Below: Tales of Arcadia
After crash-landing on Earth, two royal teen aliens on the run struggle to blend in with humans as they evade bounty hunters.
Souls of Totality
A love story set during the Great American Eclipse.
A victim of the Boston Marathon bombing helps the police track down the killers while struggling to recover from their trauma.
Apart from Everything
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Women Who Act
Women Who Act will take an in depth look at the careers of some of the biggest actresses in Canadian film and television. The careers of some of Canada's most famous actresses will be explored by the ...
Woman in Gold
Maria Altmann, an elderly Jewish refugee, takes on the Austrian government to recover a world famous painting of her aunt that was taken by the Nazis during World War II. She wanted to get some measur...
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Off Camera with Sam Jones
Sam Jones sits down with the professionals of television and movies, and other celebrities, to discuss their development before fame, their passions beyond their careers, and gives them a space to ope...
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Cas & Dylan
A dying Doctor, who plans to check out on his own terms, takes a reluctant detour when he inadvertently winds up on the lam with a 22-year-old girl.
A middle-aged woman follows letters from an unseen admirer into potential danger.
A streetwise hustler is pulled into a conspiracy after witnessing the suicide of a girl.
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Waiting For You
A man searches for a girl in the center of the city at night. The closer he gets to her, the more distant she becomes.
World Without End
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The young married couple are happy. A car accident puts a person in a coma. She has lost her previous five years of memories, including her wedding, a confusing relationship with her parents, and the ...
A rebellious teenager forced to repeat her last year of high school is caught between adolescence and adulthood - and between two very different male admirers.
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Five ordinary people with extraordinary physical and mental abilities are brought together to form one extraordinary team of Alphas. It is possible to operate within the U.S. The team of the Departmen...
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Violet & Daisy
Two teenage assassins are about to do a quick and easy job when an unexpected target throws them off their plan.
Lucas Davenport had to face off against two people who were determined to kill him.
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«The Nativity» is a 2010 British four-part drama television series. The series is a re-telling of the nativity and was broadcast on BBC One and BBC HD across four days, starting on 20 December 2010. I...
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Parks and Recreation
A hilarious ensemble comedy that follows a mid-level bureaucrat in the Parks and Recreation Department of Pawnee, Indiana, and her efforts to make her quintessentially American town just a little bit ...
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Grown Up Movie Star
The story of Ruby, 13, determined to grow up fast after her mother runs away to become a movie star, leaving Ruby with her hopelessly rural father.
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An Old Fashioned Thanksgiving
Mary and her children have been through a lot. Mary's mother came to visit after receiving a letter from her oldest daughter. Mary doesn't like her mother's attempts to help them. It will take more th...
The Strategic Response Unit is made up of cops who specialize in high-risk critical incidents. They deal with situations where split-second decisions can save a life.
Flash of Genius
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Would Be Kings
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Diary of the Dead
A group of young film students run into real-life zombies while filming a horror movie.
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When the Solomons trade in the craziness of big-city life for the quiet of a North Dakota farm, little do they expect the nightmare that follows. After arriving, teenage Jess and her younger brother a...
The Flemings' ranch is located in the foothills of the Canadian Rockies, where abused or neglected horses find refuge with a kind, hard-working family. The debts will be taken over by the bank. Is it ...
A Russian teenager living in London dies during her child's birth and leaves clues in her journal to the possibility that her child was raped by a Russian mob family.
Three lives are fractured by thoughts and acts of violence. In the interactive feature film Late Fragment, their narratives interlock in a unique cinematic experience in which you play a creative and ...
Stir of Echoes: The Homecoming
A soldier returning from Iraq is haunted by visions of the dead.
The Robber Bride
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A weekend vacation turns terrifying when computer scientist Samantha (Alexandra Paul) and her daughter are lured into the hands of a killer. Kidnapped and held hostage, Samantha is given a choice: she...
Prairie Giant: The Tommy Douglas Story
In 1930s Saskatchewan, a small town parish has a new young new pastor, Tommy Douglas. However, for all his regular duties, which include boxing lessons, Tommy sees the poverty and injustice around him...
Booky Makes Her Mark
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Ginger Snaps 2: Unleashed
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Jack Sinclair and Zoey Jones started an underground ezine. As a pet project, Jack, Zoey and their crew of reporters began to deliver the goods on what's really going on in the lives of today's teens.
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The series was on YTV for two seasons in 2002. It aired in the US. On TV. The series was created by three people. The third season was canceled after financial supporters backed out.
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