Bette MacDonald


Bette MacDonald is a Canadian comedian, actress, and writer, best known for her comedic television series Rideau Hall.

Bette MacDonald
MediumStand-up, television, film
Years active1984–present
GenresSketch comedy, satire
SpouseMaynard Morrison

A premier Atlantic Canadian comedian, she has been compared to Carol Burnett, John Candy and Bette Midler; described as a comic genius with impeccable timing, or as the Halifax Herald described: "To watch her is to be a deer caught in the headlights of comedic talent".[1][self-published source?]

She is a winner of the Gemini Award.[2]

MacDonald is married to fellow Maritime comedic writer and performer Maynard Morrison.[3]



  1. ^ Corporate Entertainment Bio, Bette MacDonald retrieved from [1] on Jan 5, 2007
  2. ^ "Tis the Season to take ARHS stage tonight". The Amherst Daily News. December 12, 2007. Archived from the original on July 23, 2012. Retrieved September 4, 2011.
  3. ^ Farrell, David (October 28, 2015). "Diamonds & Annie Headed For NS Hall of Fame". FYIMusicNews. Retrieved November 12, 2020. The $50 ticket event is to be hosted by Gemini Award winner Bette MacDonald and husband actor, comedian Maynard Morrison ...

External linksEdit

  • Official website
  • Bette MacDonald at IMDb