Megan Follows

  • Birth Name: Megan Elizabeth Laura Diana Follows
  • Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Profession: Actor
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  • Maternal grandmother arrived in Canada in 1953 after surviving internment and revolution in China.
  • Starred with her parents and siblings in a two-part 1982 episode of the Canadian TV series The Littlest Hobo.
  • Appeared in Boys and Girls (1983), an Academy Award-winning short film.
  • Beat out more than 3000 girls for the title role in the 1985 miniseries Anne of Green Gables.
  • Did the readings for the audiobooks Anne of Green Gables (1987), Anne of Avonlea (1989) and Anne of the Island (1990).
  • Costarred with her mother and sister Samantha in a 1988 Toronto theater production of The Effect of Gamma Rays on Man-in-the-Moon Marigolds.
  • Appeared in a 2008 theatrical production of 'night Mother with her real-life mother, Dawn Greenhalgh.
  • Active in the charitable relief organization World Vision.


  • 1990, Genie Awards — Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role: Nominee


  • Dawn Greenhalgh — Mother
  • Laurence Follows — Brother
  • Samantha Follows — Sister
  • Stuart Hughes — Ex-significant Other
  • Ted Follows — Father
  • Christopher Porter — Ex-husband
  • Russell Porter — Son
  • Edwina Follows — Sister
  • Lyla Anne Porter — Daughter

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