Birthday: November 8, 1986
Age: 33 Years, 33 Year Old Females
Sun Sign: Scorpio
Also Known As: Tiio Horn, Kaniehtio Horn
Born Country: Canada
Born in: Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
Famous as: Actress
Height: 5'8" (173 cm), 5'8" Females
mother: Kahn-Tineta Horn
siblings: Dr. Ojistah Horn, Kahente Horn-Miller, Waneek Horn-Miller
City: Ottawa, Canada
education: Dawson College
awards: 2011; 2010 · 18 to Life - Gemini Award for Best Ensemble Performance in a Comedy Program or Series
2009 · Moccasin Flats: Redemption - Gemini Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Featured Supporting Role in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series
2011 · 18 to Life - Canadian Comedy Award for Television / Best Performance by an Ensemble - Television
2020 · 2019 Indspire Awards - Canadian Screen Award for Best Host
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Kaniehtiio Horn is a Canadian actress who has appeared in films such as ‘Leslie, My Name is Evil’, and TV series such as ‘Hemlock Grove’. Horn was born in Ottawa. She decided to pursue a career in acting at an early age. After she completed her graduation from Dawson College, she appeared in multiple short films. Her first important role was seen in the Canadian film ‘The Trotsky’. She also appeared in several television movies such as ‘Too Young to Marry’, and ‘The Terrorist Next Door’. In 2009, she played the main role of Princess Evlynia in the horror film ‘The Wild Hunt’. It received mixed to positive reviews. She also had an important role in the TV series ‘18 to Life’ as well as the horror web series ‘Hemlock Grove’. Her most recent work was the recurring role of Coroner Lucie Cooper in the anthology horror series ‘Slasher’. Horn won the ACTRA Award in 2010, for her performance in the film ‘The Trotsky’, and also the Drama Pitch Prize in 2013 at the ImagineNative Film + Media Arts Festival. She was also nominated for an ACTRA Award for her performance in the series ‘The Man in the High Castle’, and for a Gemini Award for her role in the television film ‘Moccasin Flats: Redemption’.
Childhood & Early Life
Kaniehtiio Horn was born in Ottawa, Canada, on 8 November 1986. She grew up in Ottawa, as well as the Kahnawake Mohawk reserve outside of Montreal. Her father was a lawyer, and her mother, Kahn-Tineta Horn, was a former model and a political activist.
At an early age, Kaniehtiio decided to pursue a career in acting. She was also interested in swimming and water polo. She finished her graduation from Dawson College, in 2005, for theatre arts, after which she appeared in few short films, such as ‘The Colony’, which premiered at the 2007 Toronto Film Festival.
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Kaniehtiio Horn had made her television debut in 2006 in the miniseries ‘Indian Summer: The Oka Crisis’. She next appeared in multiple television movies such as ‘Too Young to Marry’, ‘Moccasin Flats: Redemption’, and ‘The Terrorist Next Door’.
In 2008, she appeared in a minor role in the American science fantasy film ‘Journey to the Center of the Earth’. The film was directed by Eric Brevig and was a huge commercial success She next had a supporting role in the Canadian comedy film ‘The Trotsky’.
In 2009, she played the main role of Princess Evlynia, in the Canadian horror film ‘The Wild Hunt’. The film was directed by Alexandre Franchi. The film was met with mixed to positive reviews, and also won the ‘Best Canadian First Feature Film Award’, at the 2009 Toronto International Film Festival Award. Horn next appeared in the film ‘Leslie, My Name is Evil’, in a supporting role.
In 2010, she was seen in two feature films ‘Good Neighbors’, and ‘A Flesh Offering’. She next appeared in the 2011 animated film ‘Gene-Fusion’. The same year, she was seen in three other films ‘The Theatre Bizarre’, ‘Voyez comme ils dansent‘ and ‘Immortals.’ In 2010 and 2011, she was also seen in ‘18 to Life’, a Canadian sitcom in a recurring role. In 2012, she also wrote and directed a film named ‘The Smoke Shock.(Shack)1’
Her next important work on television was ‘Hemlock Grove’, a horror series, which was based on McGreevy’s 2012 novel of the same name. It premiered on Netflix. The show revolved around the strange happenings in a fictional town named Hemlock Grove. The show aired between 2013 and 2015 for three seasons, with Horn appearing in all three. She portrayed a character named Destiny Rumancek. In 2015, she also played a guest role in the TV series ‘19-2’, and a main role in the TV miniseries ‘The Fixer.’
Some of her other works on television include the sitcom ‘Letterkenny’, since 2016, the comedy web series ‘Ghost BFF’, in 2018, and the Netflix anthology slasher series ‘Slasher’, in 2019. Meanwhile, she has also appeared in movies such as ‘Mohawk’ (2017), and ‘The Hummingbird Project’ (2018).
She has also provided voices for two video games, which include ‘Assassin’s Creed III’, in 2012, and ‘Defiance’, in 2013.
Hemlock Grove’, an American horror web series, which aired from 2013 to 2015, is one of Kaniehtiio Horn’s important and well-known works. The series is based on a novel of the same name which released in 2012. It aired on Netflix, and also became the first Netflix series to earn an Emmy nomination. Horn played one of the main characters Destiny Rumancek. The series received mostly mixed reviews.
Horn played the lead role in the American political action-horror film ‘Mohawk’. Directed by Ted Geoghegan, the film was about a young Mohawk woman and her two lovers who battle against a squad of American soldiers. The film received generally negative reviews.
Kaniehtiio Horn is currently known to be single.