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Trudy Young (born c. 1950) is a Canadian actress.

Trudy Young
Bornc. 1950
Nationality Canada
Occupationactress
Years active1963-1982
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Her career began in 1963 with appearances on CBC's Time of Your Life.[2] She became a regular host of Razzle Dazzle in 1965 while attending school at Alderwood Collegiate.[1] She appeared in films throughout the 1970s and 1980s such as Face-Off (1971). In 1979 Young was hired to supply the voice of the groupie on the track "One of My Turns" from Pink Floyd's album The Wall.[3] She was nominated as best supporting actress in the 4th Genie Awards for her role in the film Melanie (1982).

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FilmographyEdit

Feature filmsEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1970 Homer Sally
1971 Face-Off Sherri Lee Nelson
1979 Running Pregnant Woman
1981 The Last Chase Mrs. Hart
1982 Melanie Ronda

Television seriesEdit

Year Title Role Notes
1963-64 Time of Your Life
1965 The Forest Rangers Wilhelmina
1965 Razzle Dazzle host
1969-70 Strange Paradise Susan/Suzanne
1971 The Frog Prince Princess Melora
1971-73 Alphabet Soup
1972 George Helga
1973 The Starlost Lethe

Post-careerEdit

Young retired from acting in 1982 and is now living near Oshawa, Ontario. In August 2010 she underwent a second back surgery for a chronic back ailment that had worsened as the result of two car accidents.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ a b "Girl TV Hostess Works Full Time". The Gazette. Montreal. 5 November 1965. p. 45. Retrieved 16 April 2012. Indicates age 15 in 1965.
  2. ^ The Canadian Press (16 December 1965). "School Work Competes With Teenager's Job". The Gazette. Montreal. p. 37. Retrieved 16 April 2012.
  3. ^ Fitch, Vernon and Mahon, Richard, Comfortably Numb — A History of The Wall 1978–1981, 2006, p.86
  4. ^ Trudy Young: Biography, imdb.com

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