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Adriana Maggs is a Canadian film and television actress, writer and director, best known for her debut feature film Grown Up Movie Star.[1]

Adriana Maggs
BornCorner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada
Occupationactress, screenwriter, director
NationalityCanada
Notable worksGrown Up Movie Star
Years active2000s-present

The daughter of academic and poet Randall Maggs,[2] she is originally from Corner Brook, Newfoundland and Labrador.[1] She was educated at Memorial University of Newfoundland's Grenfell College campus in Corner Brook, where she was a classmate of Sherry White, Susan Kent and Jonny Harris.[3]

She has appeared as an actress in the television series Hatching, Matching and Dispatching, Three Chords from the Truth and Call Me Fitz and the films Down to the Dirt and Rabbittown, and she has written for the television series Hatching, Matching and Dispatching, Call Me Fitz, Three Chords from the Truth, The Wilkinsons, The Smart Woman Survival Guide, Rookie Blue and King.

She was a Genie Award nominee for Best Screenplay at the 31st Genie Awards in 2011 for Grown Up Movie Star,[4] and was a cowinner of the Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series at the 24th Gemini Awards in 2009 for Three Chords from the Truth.[5]

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  1. ^ a b "She knows no boundaries". The Globe and Mail, January 24, 2010.
  2. ^ "NIGHT WORK: THE SAWCHUK POEMS – an interview with Randall Maggs". The Toronto Quarterly, September 2010.
  3. ^ "Meet 22 Minutes’ Susan Kent: Misfits, weirdos and (of course) Celine Dion". The Globe and Mail, December 2, 2013.
  4. ^ "Genie Awards go from 'huh' to 'wow'". National Post, February 3, 2011.
  5. ^ "Local actor wins Gemini as part of show she wrote". The Western Star, November 19, 2009.

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