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Rita MacNeil (1944–2013)

Rita MacNeil was born on May 28, 1944 in Big Pond, Cape Breton, Nova Scotia, Canada. She was an actress and composer, known for Last Night (1998), Candy Mountain (1987) and The Rita MacNeil Show (1990). She died on April 16, 2013 in Sydney, Cape Breton Island, Nova Scotia. See full bio »

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Last Night Soundtrack


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 1995 Rita & Friends (TV Series)
 1990 The Rita MacNeil Show (TV Series)
 1987 Candy Mountain
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 1993 Once Upon a Christmas (TV Movie)
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 1999 Stars in Their Eyes (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Episode #10.3 (1999) ... (writer: "Working Man")
 1998/I Last Night (performer: "Silent Night")
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 2012 The Hour (TV Series)
- Episode #9.54 (2012) ... Herself
 2004 Trailer Park Boys (TV Series)
- Workin' Man (2004) ... Herself
 1997/II Big Sky (TV Mini-Series)
 1994 Royal Canadian Air Farce (TV Series)
- Episode #2.4 (1994) ... Herself
 1993 Once Upon a Christmas (TV Movie)

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Album "A Night at The Orpheum" (1999) See more »

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Never let the hard times take away your soul. Keep your feet on the ground. In gentleness lies your strength, and keep a bit of humility in your pocket. It will come in handy. See more »


She moved to Toronto when she was 17, writing her first song and singing in folk clubs. See more »

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