Biography

Anne Wheeler, OC (born September 23, 1946 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian film and television writer, producer and director. Graduating in Mathematics from the University of Alberta she was a computer programmer before traveling abroad. Her years of travels inspired her to become a storyteller and when she returned she joined a group of old friends to form a film collective. For most of the seventies, she made documentaries, including A War Story for the National Film Board which was about her father, Ben Wheeler and his time as a doctor in a P.O.W. camp. In the eighties she turned to dramatic films, beginning with Teach Me to Dance, about an unlikely friendship between two girls from different cultures.

In addition to her films, she has directed episodes of Cold Squad, Da Vinci's Inquest, Mysterious Ways, This Is Wonderland and The Guard.

She has been awarded six honorary doctorates and in 1995, was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.

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Anne Wheeler, OC (born September 23, 1946 in Edmonton, Alberta) is a Canadian film and television writer, producer and director. Graduating in Mathematics from the University of Alberta she was a computer programmer before traveling abroad. Her years of travels inspired her to become a storyteller and when she returned she joined a group of old friends to form a film collective. For most of the seventies, she made documentaries, including A War Story for the National Film Board which was about her father, Ben Wheeler and his time as a doctor in a P.O.W. camp. In the eighties she turned to dramatic films, beginning with Teach Me to Dance, about an unlikely friendship between two girls from different cultures.

In addition to her films, she has directed episodes of Cold Squad, Da Vinci's Inquest, Mysterious Ways, This Is Wonderland and The Guard.

She has been awarded six honorary doctorates and in 1995, was made an Officer of the Order of Canada.

Description above from the Wikipedia article Anne Wheeler, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

Personal Info

Known For Directing

Gender Female

Known Credits 44

Birthday 1946-09-23

Place of Birth Edmonton, Alberta, Canada

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Directing TV ShowsMovies

2016 Stop the Wedding Director
2016 Private Eyes (5 episodes)Director
2015 A Country Wedding Director
2014 The Color of Rain Director
2013 Chi Director
2013 The Bouquet Director
2012 The Horses Of McBride Director
2011 Endgame (3 episodes)Director
2011 Knockout Director
2009 The Gambler, The Girl and The Gunslinger Director
2009 Living Out Loud Director
2009 Dancing Trees Director
2008 Mail Order Bride Director
2008 Mom, Dad and Her Director
2008 The Guard (1 episode)Director
2006 Christmas on Chestnut Street Director
2004 This Is Wonderland (10 episodes)Director
2003 Betrayed Director
2002 The Investigation Director
2002 Edge of Madness Director
2001 Suddenly Naked Director
2000 Marine Life Director
2000 Mysterious Ways (1 episode)Director
1999 Better Than Chocolate Director
1998 Da Vinci's Inquest (7 episodes)Director
1998 The Sleep Room Director
1998 Cold Squad (3 episodes)Director
1997 The Adventures of Shirley Holmes (2 episodes)Director
1995 The War Between Us Director
1993 Other Women's Children Director
1992 North of 60 (2 episodes)Director
1991 Angel Square Director
1989 Bye Bye Blues Director
1988 Cowboys Don't Cry Director
1987 Loyalties Director
1985 The Ray Bradbury Theater (1 episode)Director
1981 A War Story Director
1978 Teach Me to Dance Director
1976 Augusta Director
1975 Great Grand Mother Director

Writing

2003 Betrayed Writer
2002 Edge of Madness Writer
1989 Bye Bye Blues Writer
1981 A War Story Writer

Acting

2013 Chi as Self
2004 Weird Sex and Snowshoes: A Trek Through the Canadian Cinematic Psyche

Production

1989 Bye Bye Blues Producer
1984 Children of Alcohol Producer
1979 Priory: The Only Home I've Got Producer

Creator

2015 The Romeo Section Creator

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