Francine Racette

Francine Racette (born September 23, 1947) is a Canadian actress. Racette is best known for her performances in Au revoir les enfants, Lumière, and The Disappearance. She is the current and third wife of actor Donald Sutherland, and mother of three of his sons: actor Rossif Sutherland, actor Angus Sutherland, and Roeg Sutherland.[1]

Francine Racette
Born (1947-09-23) September 23, 1947 (age 73)
Joliette, Quebec, Canada
Alma materNational Theatre School of Canada
Years active1966-present
(m. 1972)

Racette was born in Joliette, Quebec, Canada. She graduated with a diploma from National Theatre School of Canada in 1966.


Award nominationEdit

In 1977, Racette was nominated for a César award for Best Supporting Actress for her role as Julienne in Lumière.


  1. ^ Canby, Vincent (February 12, 1988). "Review of Au Revoir les Enfants". New York Times. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)

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