Chronology: 1990 - 1999

 
1990 Receives the Gascon-Thomas Award, National Theatre School, for lifetime service.
1990 Lead role in John Lazarus's Curtains for a Crazy Old Lady. Director: Roy Surrette.
1990 Narrator in animated film From Flores, National Film Board of Canada. Director: Stephen McCallum.
1990 Grandma in Joan MacLeod's Amigo's Blue Guitar, Arts Club Theatre, Vancouver. Director: Dennis Foon.
1990 Hannah - principal in television series Nancy Drew, starring Margot Kidder, who was injured in a car accident while filming this never-finished series.
1991 Receives Order of Canada.
1991 Miss Helen in The Road to Mecca by Athol Fugard, Arts Club Theatre, Vancouver. Director: Jane Heyman. Joy Coghill in Road to Mecca
Joy in
Road to Mecca
1991 Receives Jessie Richardson Best Actress Award for Miss Helen in The Road to Mecca. Joy also holds three other Jessie Awards.
1991 Rosemary Lyttle in Street Justice, Season 1, episode 7, Sanctuary, Stephen J. Cannell Productions.
1991 21 Jump Street, Season 5, episode 16, Coppin' Out, Stephen J. Cannell Productions.
1991 Anna Cortino in television movie My Son Johnny aka Bad Seed (Australia: video title), ABC Productions.
1991 Sister Francesca in television movie Omen IV: The Awakening, FNM Films.
1991 Certificate of Completion, Emily Carr School of Art, Pre-College Experience Program.
1992 Receives 125th anniversary of Confederation Medal.
1992 Sarah Bernhardt in John Murrell's Memoir, Arts Club Theatre, Vancouver. Director: John Murrell. Joy Coghill in Memoir
Joy in Memoir
Photo by Glen Erickson
1992 Lead in The Raft by Patrick Frieson, Prairie Theatre Exchange, Winnipeg. Director: Kim McCaw.
1993 Katherine Schlemmer's Iceberg Lettuce, Touchstone Company, Vancouver. Director Roy Surrette.
1993 Emilie in The Parallax Garden by Paddy Campbell, Edmonton. Director: Earl Klein.
1993 Eileen and God in Blowin' on Bowen, by Nicola Cavendish, Arts Club Theatre, Vancouver. Director: Kim Selody.
1993 Sister Mary in TV movie Miracle on Interstate 880, Columbia Pictures Television. Director: Robert Iscove.
1993 Earlene in the television movie Whose Child Is This? The War for Baby Jessica, Orang Productions. Director: John Kent Harrison.
1993 Mrs. Hudson in TV movie Sherlock Holmes Returns (1993) aka 1994 Baker Street: Sherlock Holmes Returns (USA), Kenneth Johnson Productions. Director: Kenneth Johnson. Joy Coghill in Sherlock Holmes Returns
Joy in
Sherlock Holmes Returns
1994 Founds Western Gold, Canada's first professional theatre for seniors. The first production was a creative exploration, A Midsummer Night's Dream, directed by Denise Coffey. It became the subject of a CBC documentary, The Courage to Dream.
1994 Receives honorary degree from Simon Fraser University, British Columbia.
1994 Babe in P.K. Page's Unless the Eye Catch Fire for the Commonwealth Games Festival in Victoria, British Columbia. Director: Jane Heyman. The play was arranged by Coghill as a duet for actor and flutist (Robert Cram). Joy Coghill in Unless the Eye Catch Fire
Joy in
Unless the Eye Catch Fire
1994 Betsy in the movie Andre, Kushner-Locke Company. Director: George Miller.
1994 Bernarda in Bernarda Alba by Garcia Lorca, Frederic Wood Theatre, UBC, Vancouver. Director: Shimon Levy.
1994 Dr. Jorgenson in the television movie, Snowbound: The Jim and Jennifer Stolpa Story, Jaffe/Braunstein Films. Director: Christian Duguay.
1995 Receives honorary degree from University of British Columbia (LLD).
1995 Receives a lifetime membership in the Canadian Actors' Equity Association for service to theatre.
1995 Mrs. Ezra Tweak in Sliders, Season 1, episode #6, Summer of Love, St. Clare Entertainment.
1995 Linda Thibedeaux in The X Files, Season 2, episode #12, Aubrey, 20th Century Fox Television. Director: Rob Bowman.
1995 Sister Vincent in television movie, The Other Mother: A Moment of Truth, O'Hara-Horowitz Productions. Director: Bethany Rooney.
1995 Directs George Bernard Shaw's Don Juan in Hell, Western Gold Theatre Company, Vancouver.
1995 Appointed to inaugural B.C. Arts Council. Chair: Mavor Moore.
1995 Mrs. Blake in television series Poltergeist: The Legacy, Season 1, episode 12, The Bell of Girardius, PMP Legacy productions.
1995 Narrator in documentary Rough Crossings. Director: Teresa MacInnes.
1996 Jennifer in television movie Color Me Perfect, Hearst Entertainment Productions. Director: Michele Lee.
1996 Hebert Whittaker Critics' Association Award for outstanding contribution to Canadian theatre.
1996 Lear in The Lear Project, for the Women in View Festival, Vancouver. Director: Jane Heyman. Joy Coghill as Lear, with Pat Armstrong
Joy Coghill as Lear
with Pat Armstrong
Photo by Andree Lanthier
1996 Auntie Auntie/Astrid Árnesson in television series, My Life as a Dog, Atlantis Films Limited. Director: Neill Fearnley.
1996 Directs Alice: A Play with Music, Western Gold Theatre, Vancouver.
1997 Elizabeth Baker in TV series Poltergeist: The Legacy, Season 2, episode 13, The Devil's Lighthouse, PMP Legacy productions.
1997 Appeared in the movie Silence. Filmed in Canada. Director: Jack Darcus.
1997 Mother Grace in Viper, Season 1, episode 17, Echo of Murder, MEC Viper Productions.
1998 Appeared in the movie The Sleep Room. Filmed in Canada. Director: Anne Wheeler.
1998 Creates The Alzheimer Project for Western Gold Theatre Company. Includes the production of Aaron Bushkowsky's Strangers Among Us.
1998 Participates in B.C. Entertainment Hall of Fame production We'll Meet Again: Music and Memories of the War Years, at the Orpheum, Vancouver, on Remembrance Day.
1998 Portia Da Vinci in Da Vinci's Inquest, Season 1, episode 4, The Quality of Mercy, Barna-Alper Productions.
1998 Laura Stansbury in television series The Crow: Stairway to Heaven, Season 1, episode 9, Before I Wake, Crescent Entertainment.
1998 Portia Da Vinci in Da Vinci's Inquest, Season 1, episode 6, We All Fall Down, Barna-Alper Productions.
1998 Saroosh/Selmak in Stargate SG-1, Season 2, episode #11, The Tok'ra: Part 1, Sony Pictures Television.
1998 Saroosh/Selmak in Stargate SG-1, Season 2, episode #12, The Tok'ra: Part 2, Sony Pictures Television.
1998 The Outer Limits, Season 4, episode #11, The Vaccine.
1999 Portia Da Vinci in Da Vinci's Inquest, Season 2, episode #6, Sister's Light, Barna-Alper Productions.
1999 Portia Da Vinci in Da Vinci's Inquest, Season 2, episode #5, His Wife, Barna-Alper Productions.
1999 Neighbour in Double Jeopardy aka Doppelmord (Germany) aka Double Condemnation (Canada: French title).