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Jeanne Beker

Biography

Known for such fashion-themed books as Strutting It!: The Grit Behind the Glamour and Jeanne Unbottled: Escapades in High Design, this writer and Toronto Celebrity columnist also became well-known among Canadian tv audiences for hosting the CTV network’s FashionTelevision system. After showing up in the past due 1960s sitcom Toby, she received additional acting teaching at York College or university and continued to consider mime classes in Paris, France. Upon time for her indigenous Canada, she guaranteed an entertainment reporter placement with CBC Radio. This year 2010, she developed a clothing range known as “Edit by Jeanne Beker.” The girl of Polish Holocaust survivors, she was raised in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Her relationship to radio sponsor Bob Magee led to two daughters. She and fellow Canadian-born style article writer Steven Cojocaru both edited the style content of main publications (FQ Journal and People Journal, respectively).

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Full Name Jeanne Beker
Date Of Birth March 19, 1952
Place Of Birth Toronto, Canada
Profession Journalist
Education William Lyon Mackenzie Collegiate Institute, York University
Nationality Canadian
Spouse Bob Magee
Children Rebecca Leigh O'Neil, Sarah Jo O'Neil
Awards Canadian Screen Awards - Lifetime Achievement Award
TV Shows FashionTelevision, Canada's Next Top Model, FaceTime With Jeanne Beker
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#Fact
1Ex-husband is Bob Magee, which is the professional name of Denny O'Neil, a radio personality on Toronto's CHFI-FM 1999-2003.
2Shortly after finishing York University in Toronto in the late 1960s, she went to Paris to study mime under Etienne Decroux.
3Launched her own fashion lines "Jeanne Beker" for Eaton's, and "Inside Out by Jeanne Beker" for Sears.


Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Cover Stories2006-2008TV Series documentary writer - 13 episodes

Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Two Square Feet2012ShortPearl
Model by Day1993TV MovieReporter (Fashion Television) (uncredited)
The Twilight Zone1988TV SeriesDaphne Blake
The Edison Twins1984TV SeriesJournalist
Class of '441973Bernice (uncredited)

Producer

Producer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
I Am a Hotel1983TV Short associate producer

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
MsLabelled2015TV Series shortHerself
Katie Chats2014TV SeriesHerself
Britain's Next Top Model2012TV SeriesHerself - Guest
The Marilyn Denis Show2011TV SeriesHerself
Be Good Johnny Weir2010TV SeriesHerself
Canada's Next Top Model2006-2009TV SeriesHerself - Judge
Peep: A Fashion Cares Special2007TV MovieHerself
Jimmy MacDonald's Canada2005TV Mini-SeriesHerself (2005)
Fashion Television2003TV SeriesHerself - Host / Herself
You Stupid Man2002Herself
The Frank Truth2001DocumentaryHerself - CITY TV Host
In Fashion2000TV SeriesHerself
The New Music1980TV SeriesCo-Host w / J.D. Roberts

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2013Academy Achievement AwardCanadian Screen Awards, CAFor Exceptional Contributions to the Canadian Television Industry.


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