Sandy Duarte

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Ingress | Mayfly (2013) | 2:22 (2008)
ACTRA | CAEA | SAG Eligible | Canadian Citizen | EU Citizen  Less
Portuguese | English
Canada (with valid passport) (Authorized to work in United States)
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  • Primary photo for RemedyRemedy (TV Series) Nurse ( 1 episode, 2014 )  Less 2014 1
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Additional Awards (submitted by page owner via IMDb Resume)

  • Dora Mavor Moore Awards * – Dora Mavor Moore Award, Outstanding Female Performance 2011

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  • * Actress - U S A / E U R O P E / C A N A D A

    Sandy Duarte is the Winner of the prestigious Dora Award [Canada's Tony Award] for her Outstanding Female Performance in the iconic production of “Blood” written by Tom Walmsley. Her very first ever Dora Nomination and Win for a role the playwright himself [Tom Walmsley] specifically asked her to perform. “Blood” also garnered three nominations for a production Duarte not only starred in but had also produced.

    Sandy also performed in Walmsley's classic, "Something Red" and the World Premiere theatrical debut of Walmsley's "The Nun's Vacation", which she had also produced and garnered rave reviews in addition to NOW Magazine’s esteemed "Critics Pick”.

    Sandy Duarte’s desire to expand has driven her to go Global where she is a European Citizen, a Canadian Citizen, a US Visa holder, and currently works and resides in Los Angeles, California.


    - "No one on the cast stands out, save for Robert Miano, best remembered as Sonny Red from Donnie Brasco. The most seasoned actor in the film, Miano has more than a few great scene-stealing moments. I was also surprised by newbie actress Sandy Duarte, one of the most gorgeous women that I've ever seen in film". -, film 2:22 review

    - "The acting in this show is superb! Dora Award-winning Sandy Duarte does a stunning job as the nun on vacation and shows us a wide range of emotions, making her character multi-faceted and engaging to watch. She gets you on her side and makes you care about her outcome."

    - The cast is uniformly good...and together all three make us believe in the lust and violence between every combination of characters possible."

    - "Sandy Duarte plays Noelle. Her performance is powerful. She is dominant and controlling. She is a gifted, charismatic and passionate woman".

    - "I come across a lot of actors. I’ve met bad ones, good ones and great ones. Everyone from 1st year acting students, to the actor who has no chops, but no one ever tells him; to some of the greats like James Earl Jones, Sean Penn and Glenn Close. I mention Glenn Close in particular, because what she seems like on screen she is not in person. On screen she seems like this 6 foot tall ball crunching beast.
    In person, Glenn Close is maybe 5 ft2, 5 ft3 at best (even though IMDB says she’s 5 foot 5) and speaks with a tiny voice to strangers and appears a bit detached.
    Sandy Duarte is the Portuguese Glenn Close.
    Blood, is certainly not a Vampire story. But it’s got teeth. And it’s coming at you with a mouthful, gnashing away at every fiber of your being in the form of Sandy Duarte. If you want to see a future Dora nominee (Canada’s answer to the Tony Awards) or a future Genie Award nominee (Canada’s answer to the Oscars), look no further than Sandy Duarte".

    - "For pure pathos, I tip my hat to Sandy Duarte and her turn in Bulgarian Princess, Monologue #22, for churning the audience’s emotions by reminding us of the important role of the father in child development.
    The emotional tug-of-war her character goes through while unexpectedly dining with a ‘Bulgarian princess’ and her adoring father is too much to bear and we worry what might happen to our protagonist when she goes home. She’s a broken human being with a fragile veneer. Will she do something awful to herself after an excruciating night of witnessing third-person father-daughter time that she has so longed for? We feel uneasy as the lights dim…
    Duarte is fast making the rounds in Toronto as a respected actress who knows that the first word in the film business is respect and the second word is talent. Mad props to her on both…".

    - "there’s no denying the play’s power, especially when Duarte’s middle-class Elizabeth begins unpacking her own psychological baggage".

    - "Stephen Chambers puts on a commanding performance with stillness and good intent as does Sandy Duarte who portrays her character with such organic realism that you feel there is no acting at all".
    Blogger/filmmaker Ryan Singh

    - "The actors do honourable work. As Shannon, Sandy Duarte has that combination of sensual come-on, inexperience, and raging lust. Shannon pines for both men, She lusts for Pierce. She wants Brody—I just don’t know why. Perhaps that first sexual experience was enough to engage her. He does something during the play to kill that". - The Slotkin Letter

    - "Sandy Duarte as Sandra brought an amazing naivety and innocence to a character that seemed to be dressed at all times with but a sliver of clothing. She’s a flirt, as Brody says, but she’s also a strange creature (the titular Nun) in a strange land".

    - "When I recall Mitra S. Bullock, all I can think is “Wow”. Look out for this woman to set every stage she walks on aflame! Her performance reminded me of Sandy Duarte in Blood."
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