Cynthia Ciurluini, known professionally as Cynthia Dale, is a Canadian television actress and stage performer. She is best known for her role as lawyer Olivia Novak in the 1987–94, and re-booted in 2019, television drama Street Legal.
August 11, 1960
|Alma mater||Michael Power/St. Joseph High School|
|Children||William Mansbridge (b. 1999)|
|Relatives||Jennifer Dale (Sister)|
Dale was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada on August 11, 1960 and attended Michael Power/St. Joseph High School. She is the sister of Canadian actress Jennifer Dale and entered the acting world in 1965 after accompanying her sister to an audition. Dale and her sister would appear together in a CBC variety special.
In the 1970s and 1980s, she appeared in a number of movies and stage productions. She appeared as Patty in the 1981 Canadian slasher film, My Bloody Valentine. She appeared in New York City in an off-Broadway play in 1987, and previously in 1983 first appeared at the Stratford Festival, where she has headlined several shows (mostly musicals) in the 2000s. She starred in the 1985 movie Heavenly Bodies, where she played the owner of an aerobics dance studio.
She was a member of the judging panel of the Canadian television show Triple Sensation in 2007.
She played Helen Bechdel in the Musical Stage Company's Off Mirvish production of Fun Home at the CAA Theatre from April 13, 2018 to May 20, 2018.
|1981||My Bloody Valentine||Patty|
|1984||Heavenly Bodies||Samantha Blair|
|1986||The Boy in Blue||Margaret|
|2008||A Broken Life||Carla|
|1980-1981||The Wayne & Shuster Superspecial||Unknown||2 Episodes: Cyrano de Bergerac, The Swan Lake Murders|
|1986||The Campbells||Sarah Greener||2 Episodes: Tales of the Canadas, Heaven Sent|
|1987||Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color||Elizabeth||1 Episode: The Liberators|
|Seeing Things||Marlena||1 Episode, Eye of the Beholder|
|Alfred Hitchcock Presents||Kelly||1 Episode: World's Oldest Motive|
|Adderly||Lisping Woman||1 Episode, Midnight in Morocco|
|Sadie and Son||Paula Melvin||TV Movie|
|1987-1988||Night Heat||Allana Pride / Gloria||2 Episodes: Set for Life, All the King's Horses|
|1988-1994||Street Legal||Olivia Novak||107 Episodes|
|1989||Baby Cakes||Olivia||TV Movie|
|1990||War of the Worlds||Tila||1 Episode: The Obelisk|
|1992||In the Eyes of a Stranger||Nancy||TV Movie|
|1995||At the Midnight Hour||Jullian||TV Movie|
|Taking the Falls||Terry Lane||13 Episodes|
|Spenser: A Savage Place||Candy Sloane||TV Movie|
|1996||The Newsroom||Herself||1 Episode: Petty Tyranny|
|1998||Witness to Yesterday||Marie Antoinette||1 Episode: Marie Antoinette|
|Thanks of a Grateful Nation||Lisa Tuite||TV Movie|
|1999||P.T. Barnum||Charity||TV Movie|
|2001||The Pretender 2001||Agent Zane||TV Movie|
|The Industry||Susan Doyle||1 Episode: Husband & Wife|
|2002||Trudeau||Opening Hostess||TV Movie|
|2009||Christmas Dreams||Rose Lunette||TV Movie|
|2010-2011||Baxter||Belinda Nightingale||3 Episodes: Audition Fever, Cindy and the Prince of Rock, Finale|
|2011||The Listener||Diane Feeny||1 Episode: Eye of the Storm|
|2014||Working the Engels||Lytton Schultz||1 Episode: Family Therapy|
|2019||Street Legal||Olivia Novak||Rebooted version of 1988–94 series|