Fiona Reid to receive ACTRA award

Fiona Reid

Pictured: Reid as Mary in Michael McGowan’s One Week.

Fiona Reid is to be feted by her peers at the upcoming ACTRA Awards in February.

The veteran actor, best known for playing Cathy King to Al Waxman’s King of Kensington in the CBC sitcom, is to receive the 2011 Award of Excellence at ACTRA’s 9th annual kudosfest.

Besides her TV work, Reid will also be honored for her stage work and for her support for Canadian actors as part of the performers union.

“Fiona Reid is one of Canada’s most beloved stars. We are pleased to honor Fiona in recognition of her outstanding body of work and for her long-time advocacy on behalf of performers,” Heather Allin, president of ACTRA Toronto, said Monday.

The 2011 ACTRA Awards are set to take place on February 25, 2011 in Toronto.