FIONA HIGHET (Annie, Claire’s mother) has over 40 film and television credits to her name. She has also appeared on stage in over 30 productions, working with some of the most respected and innovative playwrights and directors in Canada. She also works extensively in commercial voiceover. Selected theatre credits: the world premieres of Daniel Brooks’ Insomnia and the Eco Show, in their Toronto productions and as part of the Festival TransAmerique in Montreal, and Daniel MacIvor’s You Are Here and How It Works; Canadian premiere of George F. Walker’s End of Civilization and Problem Child from the acclaimed Suburban Motel series; Canadian premieres of Missing by Florence Gibson, House of Many Tongues, Bea’s Niece and The Gist directed by Richard Rose, and John Mighton’s The Little Years for which she was nominated for a Dora Mavor Moore Award for Outstanding Performance; English language premieres of Michel Marc Bouchard’s The Orphan Muses at the Centaur Theatre, and Michel Tremblay’s Marcel, Pursued by the Hounds. Selected film and television credits: WHIRLIGIG, OLIVER SHERMAN, FUGITIVE PIECES, SAINT RALPH, PUBLIC DOMAIN, THE BRIDGE, COPPER, SLINGS AND ARROWS, THIS IS WONDERLAND. Fiona was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia and attended the University of King’s College (B.A. Hon. 1990). She studied theatre at Ryerson Theatre School (Dip. Acting 1993) in Toronto.