Monique Ganderton Biography
Monique Ganderton is a Canadian stunt performer and actress who will star in the thriller, The Killer in the role of “The Dominatrix.” The Killer premiered on November 10, 2023.
Monique Ganderton Career
Ganderton started her career as a model before she started doing stunt work. A modeling agent found her at an Edmonton shopping mall. She then relocated to Toronto before she took acting classes. Also, she worked as a background performer, where she learned about filmmaking.
She booked her first TV acting role in the show Mutant X. Ganderton continued auditioning and did stunt work persistently. Her efforts paid off and she attained her first stunt job in the feature film, The Recruit. She moved to the West Coast where she reconnected with her friends, family, and love of nature.
Ganderton attained stunt roles in Irobot, Xmen 3, and Tron among other famous films and TV shows. Later, she relocated to California where she pursued an international career. She won stunt awards for her performance in Atomic Blonde as Charlize Theron’s stunt double. The Atomic Blonde feature earned her initial stunt coordinating credit. Next, she coordinated stunts for Avengers Infinity War and Endgame, thus making her the first Marvel Studios female stunt coordinator.
During her career, Ganderton has doubled for tall actresses such as Rachel Nichols, Bridget Moynahan, Tricia Helfer, Leelee Sobieski, Daryl Hannah, Famke Janssen, and Rebecca Romijn. In 2009, she played the recurring role of Alia in Smallville Sn 9.
Since she was young, Ganderton has always been adventurous having accomplished high levels of track and field, gymnastics, softball, equestrian show jumping, figure skating, multiple Martial Arts, and equestrian aside from holding a certificate in snowboard instructing. Before performing, she was an ardent artist and writer and thought of venturing into the journalism field.
Aside from acting and her stunt work, Ganderton serves as a supporter of numerous charities including Mustang Heritage Foundation, Wild Horses In Need, Dirty Dog Squad, Wild Horse Preservation Campaign, Southern Conservation Trust, and Wild Horse Freedom Federation. In Canada, she supports the Alzheimer’s Society of Alberta, Wild Horses of Alberta Society, and BC Cancer Foundation. Recently, she was involved with the Georgia Wild Mustang TIP training program in Georgia, USA. While there, she tamed two wild mustangs. Ganderton hopes to implement her writing and performing experience to direct and create projects.
Monique Ganderton Age
Ganderton was born on August 6, 1980, in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. She is 43 years old as of 2023. Ganderton celebrates her birthday every August 6th.
Monique Ganderton Height
Ganderton stands at an approximate height of 5 feet and 10½ inches.
Monique Ganderton Family
Ganderton’s mother, Linda Ganderton, celebrates her birthday every June 6th as evidenced by her Instagram post on June 6, 2021, where she wished her a happy birthday. Further, she works in the set decorating unit. Her team received an Oscar nomination for their work on Revenant. She has a sister named Christine who works as a hair salonist and owner of HAZEL Hair Studio. Christine has worked in the hair industry for more than a decade On July 24, 2022, she wished her a happy birthday on her Instagram account. Her other sister, Angela, works in film in the Costume unit.
Monique Ganderton Husband
Ganderton is very private about her personal life therefore it is not known if she is in any relationship. There are also no rumors of her being in any past relationship with anyone. She resides between Atlanta, Los Angeles, and Vancouver. According to marriedceleb.com, she dated Sam Hargrave. They started dating in 2017 and worked together in the film, Hansel & Gretel: Witch Hunters.
Monique Ganderton Net Worth
Ganderton has an estimated net worth ranging between $5 Million – $15 Million which she has earned through being an actress.
Monique Ganderton Hunger Games
Ganderton did not appear in the film, Hunger Games.
Monique Ganderton American Ultra
Ganderton starred in the role of Crane in the film, American Ultra. Crane is one of the Toughguy operatives sent by Adrian Yates to kill Mike and Phoebe at the sheriff’s station.
Monique Ganderton X-Men: Apocalypse/ Death Character
In 2016, Ganderton starred in X-Men: Apocalypse in the role of Death, a lieutenant of Apocalypse. Death is a mutant second to Apocalypse, leader of the other lieutenants(Pestilence, Famine, and War) otherwise dubbed the “four horsemen,” and was the last of the lieutenants to die.
When Apocalypse had his consciousness transferal rituals, they were attacked and she along with the other lieutenants uses her telekinetic powers to defend Apocalypse. She dies during the attack from being crushed by the debris as the pyramid falls apart with the other lieutenants.
Before her death, Death creates a shield to protect her master, Apocalypse, when the pyramid falls apart. Thus, Apocalypse lay comatose for numerous years before he was reawakened. Loyal to the end, she sacrifices her life so that her master can live to see another day.
Monique Ganderton Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame
In 2015, Ganderton starred in the role of Proxima Midnight in Avengers: Infinity War and Avengers: Endgame. Proxima is an adoptive daughter of Thanos, a sadistic warrior, a member of Thanos’ Black Order, and the wife of fellow Order member Corvus Glaive. She helps Thanos attain all the Infinity Stones to finish the Infinity Gauntlet and annihilate half of the universe’s population. She dies while helping Thanos to obtain the Mind Stone.
Monique Ganderton Cabin In The Woods
Ganderton performed stunts in the horror film, Cabin In The Woods.
Monique Ganderton The Killer
Ganderton stars in the thriller, The Killer in the role of “The Dominatrix.” The Killer premiered on November 10, 2023. The Killer follows a professional assassin who gets entangled in an international hunt after a failed hit. In the film, she stars alongside actors and actresses such as
Monique Ganderton Instagram
Ganderton has an active Instagram account that has over 18.7K followers. On her page, she regularly posts about her personal life, horses, and work behind the scenes. CLICK HERE to view her account.
Monique Ganderton Movies and TV Shows
During her career, Ganderton has starred and done stunts in a number of films and TV shows such as
- Blood Ties
- Stargate Universe
- Resident Evil: Apocalypse
- Final Days of Planet Earth
- Another Cinderella Story
- The Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus
- Sleepy Hollow
- The Tomorrow People
- The Twilight Saga: Eclipse
- The Package