Brigitte Kingsley Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career & More)

Brigitte Kingsley is a Canadian actress and producer. She was born on April 12, 1976, in Sudbury, Ontario, Canada. Her family relocated to Whitby, Ontario, when she was ten years old. Brigitte Kingsley began her acting career in high school at the age of fourteen, appearing in television commercials for Oxy, Foot Locker, Mcdonald’s, Head & Shoulders, and Radio Shack, to name a few. For four seasons as host Suki Diefenbaker, she was known as the “hostess with the Mostess.”

At York University, she majored in theatre and psychology. Brigitte Kingsley founded Defiant Empire Corporation with business partner Andrew Cymek shortly after graduating with honors from York University with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Theatre Studies.

She made a number of short films, corporate videos, and commercials before releasing her first feature film, Dark Rising, in 2006, starring wrestling superstar Jay “Christian Cage” Reso.

The low-budget indie film was released by Universal Vivendi in 2007 and was nominated for six Canadian Comedy Awards in 2008, including Best Writing, Directing, Male Performance, and Best Female Performance, which Brigitte won for her role as the lead character “Summer Vale.”

It was later released in the United States and internationally by EOne and was subsequently expanded into a sequel Dark Rising 2: Summer Strikes Back! and the television series The Savage Tales of Summer Vale, both of which were released in 2011 on Super Channel and acquired by Cinemavault for international sales and MarVista for US sales.

Brigitte Kingsley became president of Black Walk in 2008, a production company best known for their clever comedic features such as the 2005 TIFF Favourite and Independent Spirit Award Winner Phil the Alien. Medium Raw: Night of the Wolf, an action-thriller starring John Rhys Davies (Lord of the Rings) and William B. Davies (X-Files), was released in 2010 by Anchor Bay Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, and Australia.

In 2011, she took on the duty of Decade Distribution in order to enhance her skills in the sales and distribution side of cinema and also produced her first Telefilm-sponsored feature film “Two Hands to Mouth” – an approved selection of the Madrid International Film Festival.

In 2012, she was nominated for another Canadian Comedy Award for her performance as Summer Vale in Dark Rising 2: Summer Strikes Back! and starred and co-executive produced the fourth Dark Rising project: Warrior of Worlds (also starring Colin Mochrie, Peter Outerbridge, and Scott Thompson) (also starring Colin Mochrie, Peter Outerbridge, and Scott Thompson).

In September 2012, Brigitte quit Black Walk to create her own production firm Good Soldier Films with partner Andrew Cymek. Their films include Night Cries, which won the best screenplay at the Blood in the Snow Film Festival, The Man in the Shadows, which played at Dances with Films and Cinefest, and Country Crush, which was acquired by SHOUT! Factory in the US and won Best Narrative Feature, Best of the Festival Film, and Audience Choice at the Desert Rocks Films and Music Festival in Hesperia, CA.

Brigitte Kingsley serves on the Board of Directors for Canadore College’s Television/Video Production and Digital Cinematography program and is the driving force behind the “Good Soldier” initiative, a charitable cause that benefits soldiers.

Brigitte Kingsley Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career & More)

Personal Details

Full Name Brigitte Kingsley
Nick Name Brigitte
Date of Birth April 12, 1976
Age 47 years as of  November 2023
Birth Place Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Origin Residence Sudbury, Ontario, Canada
Ethnicity White
Religion Christian
Nationality Canadian
Profession Actress and Producer
School Not Known
College York University, Toronto
Education Qualification Graduate
Net Worth $1-5 Million as of 2023
Marital Status Married
  • Tv: Game Nation (1996)
  • Movie: Frequency (2000)

Physical Appearance

Eye Color Green
Hair Color Black
Figure 35-24-35
Height 5’6” Feet
Weight 60 kg
Shoe size Not Known
Dress Size 6 (US)

Personal Life (Family, Friends, Boyfriends, Children)

Father Denis Kingsley
Mother Diane Kingsley
Sibling Natalie Kingsley (elder sister)
Boyfriend /Husband Andrew Cymek (married in 2005)
Children Not Known

Early Life, Family, and Relationship

Brigitte Kingsley was raised in the neighboring village of Hanmer after being born in Sudbury, Ontario. At the age of ten, she relocated to Whitby, Ontario.

Her mother Diane was a teacher in the French Catholic school system until they both retired early and founded two Topper’s Pizza businesses in Whitby and Oshawa, Ontario.

Her father Denis worked in the timber insurance sector for more than 20 years. Natalie is her elder sister.

At the age of 14, she started appearing in television advertisements for brands including Oxy, Foot Locker, McDonald’s, Head & Shoulders, and Radio Shack.

She completed her OAC at Anderson Collegiate in Whitby after finishing grade 12 at the French Catholic School Saint-Charles Garnier in Whitby, Ontario. She received a BFA in Theatre Studies with honors and studied theatre and psychology at York University in Toronto.

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Career, Struggle, Turning Point, and Success

Canadian actress and producer Brigitte Kingsley is well-known for her roles in the movies Sappy Holiday (2022), My Boss’ Wedding (2021), and Home for Harvest (2019).

In 1996, she started her professional career. She has been nominated for a “2012 Canadian Comedy Award” for her work in “Dark Rising 2: Summer Strikes Back!” Brigitte Kingsley, who was born on April 12, 1976, is a Sudbury, Canada native.

When Brigitte Kingsley hosted the television program for four seasons as Suki Diefenbaker, she earned the nickname “Hostess with the Mostess.”

She was still a high school student at the time. Kingsley later developed her presenting career on the show Much Music.

With her business partner Andrew Cymek, Brigitte Kingsley established a production firm in 2002. Before making her debut feature film, Dark Rising, in 2006, featuring professional wrestler Jay “Christian” Reso, she created a number of short films, corporate videos, and commercials.

The low-budget independent film was released by Universal Vivendi in 2007, and Brigitte received nominations for Best Writing, Best Directing, Best Male Performance, and Best Female Performance at the 2008 Canadian Comedy Awards.

Brigitte played the main character “Summer Vale” in the film. It was then developed into a sequel and a television series after being published in the US through E1 (Koch).

Kingsley was appointed president of Black Walk in January 2008; the production company is most known for its comic movies, such as the 2004 comedy and the 2005 film Phil the Alien, which won the Independent Spirit Award and was a fan favorite at the Toronto International Film Festival.

In addition, Black Walk now holds the record for the most Much Music Video Awards won. The action-thriller Brigitte finished in 2010 will be distributed by Anchor Bay and stars John Rhys-Davies (Lord of the Rings), William B. Davis (The X-Files), Mercedes McNab (Buffy the Vampire Slayer), and Jay Reso (WWE).

With a television series and the Dark Rising sequel, she is also promoting the brand. Along with more Canadian and American talent, including Colin Mochrie, Peter Outerbridge, Brian Krause, Jeremy London, and Scott Thompson, Kingsley filmed the fourth Dark Rising project in 2012.

She departed Black Walk in September 2012 to launch Good Soldier Films with her husband, Andrew Cymek, who created the Dark Rising series.

GAC and Hallmark Movies

Premiere Date Hallmark / GAC Movies Prime Video/ DVD link
November 05, 2023 Our Christmas Wedding Holly Deveaux and Drew Seeley
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  • Canada’s Sudbury is the birthplace of Brigitte Kingsley.
  • Aries is Brigitte Kingsley’s astrological sign.
  • She is Diane Kingsley and Denis Kingsley’s child.
  • Brigitte is a York University alum.
  • She is an actress and producer best known for her roles in Home for Harvest, My Boss’ Wedding(2019), and Sappy Holiday (2022). (2019).
  • In 1996, she started her professional career.
  • Brigitte has portrayed a variety of characters, including Jamie in “Medium Raw: Night of the Wolf,” Sara Heart in “Three Shades of Black,” Brigitte in “Screwed Over,” and Sara Heart.
  • She has been nominated for a “2012 Canadian Comedy Award” for her work in “Dark Rising 2: Summer Strikes Back!”
  • She was elected president of the production firm “Black Walk” in 2008.
  • Since 2005, she has been wed to Andrew Cymek.
  • Natalie Kingsley is the name of her sister.
  • She also often posts on Instagram with the handle @beekingsley.

Brigitte Kingsley Biography (Age, Height, Weight, Husband, Family, Career & More)


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