Celebrity Profile

Heather Rankin

Actor and Singer, The Rankin Family

Heather Rankin is known for her recordings and performances with the musical group, The Rankin Family. She, along with her siblings, John Morris, Raylene, Jimmy and Cookie, toured for ten years.  Heather received a Bachelor of Arts with a major in Theatre from Acadia University and her acting credits include Mary Magdalene in Neptune Theatre’s production of Jesus Christ Superstar, and film appearances in The Hanging Garden and Marion Bridge

In 2005, Heather, with her sisters, Raylene, Cookie and Genevieve, purchased the seasonally operated Red Shoe Pub in Mabou, Cape Breton. The century old converted general store offers a full menu and live local music daily from June 1st through to mid October each year.

After over twenty-five years of performing with her siblings Heather Rankin came into her own with A Fine Line, her debut solo record in 2017.