Marie Tifo is a Canadian actress, and a major star in French-speaking Canada. She won a Genie Award for Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role for her performance in the 1980 drama film Les Bons Débarras.
She will star in La Déraison d'amour at the Théâtre du Nouveau Monde in Montreal from 2–13 June 2009.
Tifo will play the beatified nun, Marie de l'Incarnation, in the play from a script written by filmmaker Jean-Daniel Lafond for his film Folle de Dieu. This theatrical biography of Marie Guyard, a widowed mother who crossed the Atlantic to found the Ursuline order of nuns, premiered last fall in Quebec City as part of the 400th anniversary celebrations, then toured France. Lafond's film, Folle de Dieu, also starred Tifo, and premiered in Quebec City in 2008.
Tifo is married to actor and politician Pierre Curzi, now the Parti Québécois critic for culture, communications and language.