Doris Petrie

Doris Petrie (1918–2000) was a Canadian film and television actress, best known for her roles in the William Fruet films Wedding in White (1972) and Funeral Home (1980); and also the television series High Hopes, in which she played Meg Chapman.

She also had guest appearances in the television series Seeing Things, Airwaves, Night Heat, The Littlest Hobo, The Starlost, Street Legal, Forever Knight, TekWar: TekLords and Road to Avonlea, and the television films The Olden Days Coat and Love and Hate: The Story of Colin and JoAnn Thatcher.

Petrie was born in Londonderry, Nova Scotia.[1] She died on August 21, 2000 in Toronto. She was the mother of television journalist Anne Petrie.[2]


  1. ^ Northern Stars profile Archived November 15, 2012, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ "Acting helped her fight depression: Won Dora Award in 1985 and had numerous theatre and television roles". The Globe and Mail, August 25, 2000.

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