This site is a tribute to Michele
Cadièux: actress, model, dancer. 1959 - 2009
Welcome to this website dedicated to the life and times of
Michèle Cadieux was a beautiful, kind, and
gracious woman. She was loved and well respected by friends and colleagues in Canada, the United States, and across
Europe. Michèle was a very refined and elegant person but unpretentious. She was an accomplished woman in several
diverse fields. She was passionate about the ethical treatment of animals, womens' rights, First Nations people,
and Quebec’s independence.
Michèle began modeling as a teenager and stayed in
the business for over 20 years. Her image was captured by many of the best fashion photographers in Montreal,
New York, and Paris. She additionally did photo shoots and run-way shows in Columbia, London, the Caribbean, and
Italy. Photographers liked to work with Michèle, because she had a natural expressiveness that was easy to capture
on film. Michèle was a local celebrity in the Greater Montreal area. She had small roles in both English and French
language movies and television shows.
As a child, Michèle stricken with pneumonia which
eventual led to Idiopathic Pulmonary Fibrosis (IPF), a rare, chronic progressive interstitial lung disease. She
died from her illness two days after her 50th birthday on Spain’s Costa del Sol. Michèle loved the beach and
especially the Mediterranean coast. Her last days were happy ones.
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