Ingrid Veninger

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Date of Birth August 21, 1968
Place of Birth Slovakia
Age 52 years old
Horoscope Leo

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Ingrid Veninger

Ingrid Veninger is a Canadian actress, writer, director, producer, and film professor at York University. Veninger began her career in show business as a child actor in commercials and on television; as a teen, she was featured in the CBC series Airwaves and the CBS series Friday the 13th: The Series. In the 1990s, she branched out into producing, and, in 2003, she founded her own production company, pUNK Films, through which she began to work on her own projects as a writer and director. Veninger's directorial debut came in 2008, with the release of her low-budget feature film, titled Only, which cost $20,000 to produce. She has written and directed six features films—Only, Modra, i am a good person/i am a bad person, The Animal Project, He Hated Pigeons, and Porcupine Lake—all of which have screened at film festivals around the world. In 2011, she won the Toronto Film Critics Association's Jay Scott Prize for an emerging artist.

Born: August 21, 1968, Bratislava, Slovakia
Nationality: Canadian
Occupation: Actress, director, writer, producer
Years active: 1980s–present
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About Ingrid Veninger

Canadian director and actress whose film MODRA was named one of the best Canadian films of 2010 by the Toronto International Film Festival.

Before Fame

Her first acting job was in an advertisement for Bell Canada when she was eleven years old.


She graduated from Norman Jewison's Canadian Film Centre.

Family Life

She married John Switzer in 1990 and the couple had two children, Jacob and Hallie.


Her 1991 documentary Standards featured singer Sarah McLachlan. It was nominated for a Gemini Award.

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  • Canadian Film Centre alumni
  • Canadian women screenwriters
  • Film directors from Toronto
  • Canadian child actresses
  • Canadian women film directors
  • Actresses from Toronto
  • Canadian film producers
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Latest information about Ingrid Veninger updated on January 22, 2021.