Jaclyn Linetsky

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Jaclyn Linetsky
BornJaclyn Michelle Linetsky
(1986-01-08)January 8, 1986
Montreal, Quebec
DiedSeptember 8, 2003(2003-09-08) (aged 17)
Montreal, Quebec
Years active1994-2003
 
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Jaclyn Linetsky
BornJaclyn Michelle Linetsky
(1986-01-08)January 8, 1986
Montreal, Quebec
DiedSeptember 8, 2003(2003-09-08) (aged 17)
Montreal, Quebec
Years active1994-2003

Jaclyn Michelle Linetsky (January 8, 1986 – September 8, 2003) was a Canadian actress. Linetsky was born and raised in a Jewish family in the suburb of Hampstead in Montreal, Quebec to Larry and Terry Linetsky. Linetsky dubbed the English voice for Caillou in the preschool animated series of the same name between 2000 and 2002. She also provided the voices for Bitzi in the 2002 animated series Daft Planet, Lori Mackney in What's With Andy? (2003–2004), and Meg in Mega Babies.

Her other roles in voice acting included Kit and Kaboodle, Sagwa, the Chinese Siamese Cat, The Kids from Room 402, Wunschpunsch, The Country Mouse and the City Mouse Adventures, Pet Pals, Tommy and Oscar, Simon in the Land of Chalk Drawings, Jim Button and popular videogames Alex Builds His Farm and Evolution Worlds. She graduated from St. George's High School, Montreal in 2003 and spoke at the graduation ceremony. That year, Linetsky was cast in the tennis-circuit themed dramatic series 15/Love on YTV. Her character, Megan O'Conner, was mutually falling in love with co-star Vadim Schneider's character, Sebastien Dube.

Death

On September 8, 2003, Linetsky and Schneider were driving to the filming of an episode of 15/Love when the minivan lost control and collided with oncoming traffic. Both actors were killed in the accident. Their deaths were put into the storyline with Megan and Sebastien being killed in a plane crash while on their way home from a tennis tournament in Episode 12.

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