Bianca Gervais

Credit: Photographer Jimmi Francoeur

Great actress, host, and director, Bianca Gervais made her debut on Quebec screens at the age of 9. Since then, she has appeared in about thirty television series, including “L’échappée” on TVA and “Tu m’aimes-tu?” directed by Podz on Radio-Canada, and in about ten films, including “J’ai tué ma mère” by Xavier Dolan.

She gained public recognition through her role as a big sister in “Le monde de Charlotte” (2000-2003) on Radio-Canada alongside Catherine Brunet. Bianca Gervais got her first leading role in the spin-off series “Un monde à part” (2004-2005). Her portrayal of Karine earned her four consecutive nominations at the Gémeaux Awards from 2003 to 2006.

Among her numerous roles on television, Bianca Gervais also touched audiences by portraying Romane in the series “Ruptures” (2015-2017) directed by Mariloup Wolfe on Radio-Canada. For her portrayal of a drug-addicted mother who is a victim of violence, she won the Gémeaux Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Dramatic Series in 2017. The actress also took on the roles of investigator Marie-Louise Cyr in “L’Échappée” (2016-2020) on TVA, police officer Rosalie in “Escouade 99” (2020-2021) on Club illico, and Iphigénie in “Les pays d’en haut V” (2020) on Radio-Canada. Recently, Bianca Gervais brought the character Annie to life in “Les moments parfaits” (2020-2022) on TVA and was nominated for the 2022 Gémeaux Awards in the category of Best Supporting Actress in an Annual Dramatic Series.

In cinema, Bianca Gervais has appeared in films such as “J’ai tué ma mère” by Xavier Dolan (2008), “La Bolduc” by François Bouvier (2018), “Aurélie Laflamme: Les pieds sur terre” by Nicolas Monette (2015), “Les scènes fortuites” by Guillaume Lambert (2016), “Coteau rouge” by Marc-André Forcier (2010), and “Le secret de ma mère” by Ghyslaine Côté (2005). She was first seen on the big screen in 1996 in Michel Poulette’s “La conciergerie.”

With a natural talent for hosting, Bianca Gervais co-hosted the television magazine “Format familial” on Télé-Québec with her husband Sébastien Diaz from 2014 to 2021. For this show where Bianca and Sébastien met over 4000 Quebecois families, Bianca Gervais won the Gémeaux Award for Best Hosting in a Service Magazine for five consecutive years from 2017 to 2021.

Also a director, Bianca Gervais stepped behind the camera with “Format familial.” In 2021, she won the Gémeaux Award for Best Direction in Light Video Magazine for this show, in addition to directing web capsules for Mammouth-Hebdo. Bianca Gervais directed her first documentary, “MixMania: 20 ans plus tard,” released on Crave in June 2022.

Bianca Gervais plays the lead role in the series “Les perles” (2023) aired on Club illico. Directed by Hervé Baillargeon and written by Erika Soucy, this dramatic comedy features her as a single mother of two daughters aged 16 and 9 on the Haute-Côte-Nord.

On the big screen, Bianca Gervais is also one of the leading actresses in the romantic comedy “23 décembre,” directed by Myriam Bouchard and written by India Desjardins, where she portrays a newly appointed director at the Château Frontenac on Christmas Eve.