Actress Louise Dussault, who identified Quebecers with her role as “The Green Mouse”, died on Tuesday at the age of 82, the agency Ixion Communications reported.
“It is with great sadness that we announce the death of our beloved Louise Dussault. On March 14 at 4 pm, the theater lady passed away peacefully at the age of 82, surrounded by her daughters,” we announced in a press release.
Originally from Thetford Mines, Louisette Dussault entered Canada’s National Theater School in 1961. It marked the beginning of a great passion that would fuel a career spanning six decades.
Mrs. Dassault thrived in theater and on the small and big screens, with multiple projects as an actress, director or stage director.
Although many retained the role of “The Green Mouse” in the more than 750 editions of this children’s show that aired on Radio-Canada between 1964 and 1971, it is true that generations have been able to appreciate his talent. Appeared in series from 2012-2013, with roles in “Drama” and “L’auberge du chien noir”.
The actress has also devoted herself largely to theatre, founding at least three companies.
He was part of the first reading of the play “Les Belles-Zours” in 1968, as well as part of the play “Dimain Madin, Montreal M’attendants” and is one of the best associates of the playwright Michel Tremblay.
He reprized his role in “Les Belles-Curses” in 1984 for the 15th anniversary of this cult play.
In 1978, she caused controversy by taking on the role of the Virgin Mary in the play “Angels Thirst”.
“Louisette had a life filled with her work, which fulfilled her. She was very proud of her two daughters, Eve and Paul, and loved spending time with her seven grandchildren. Her charisma, her lively energy, her strong personality and her involvement in all areas of the arts made her will live on in the memories of all who had the opportunity to meet,” said the Ixion company.
“Pop culture practitioner. Award-winning tv junkie. Creator. Devoted food geek. Twitter lover. Beer enthusiast.”