Kate Nelligan
Sylvia Quinn
Date of birth
16 March 1950
Place of birth
London, Ontario, Canada
IMDb profile
Canada-American actress Kate Nelligan has had a successful acting career in her native Canada, in Britain and in the United States. Born Patricia Colleen Nelligan on March 16, 1951 in London, Ontario, Nelligan, the fourth of six children, was born in London, Ontario, the daughter of Josephine Alice Nee Deir a schoolteacher, and Patrick Joseph Nelligan, a factory repairman and municipal employee in charge of Ice Rinks and recreational parks. Her mother, whom Nelligan has described as "very powerful, very brilliant and very, very crazy  suffered from alcohol abuse and other psychological problems, and was subsequently institutionalized. Nelligan attended London South Collegiate  then studied at Glendon College in Toronto, but did not graduate. nstead, she switched to studies at the Central School of Speech and Drama in London, United Kingdom.