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Jackie Burroughs, Actress, Dies at 71

Jackie Burroughs, Actress, Dies at 71


Stage and screen actress Jackie Burroughs, who played Mona "Mother Mucca" Ramsey in More Tales of the City and Further Tales of the City, passed away Wednesday at the age of 71.

According to the CBC, Burroughs died at home in Toronto. The cause was stomach cancer.

The British-born Burroughs was best known for her role as schoolteacher Hetty King on Road to Avonlea on TV. She appeared in more than 100 film and television shows, according to the CBC, which reported that she won two Canadian Film Awards, five Geminis (three for Road to Avonlea, one for Further Tales of the City, and the Earle Grey Award for outstanding contribution to Canadian Cinema) and three Genies (for The Grey Fox, A Winter's Tan, and The Wars).

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