Actor / Singer
Heather Rankin is a Canadian singer, songwriter, and actor. She is best known as a member of the platinum, multi-selling, iconic musical group the Rankin Family.
Between 1989 and 1999, the family band released five full albums, and toured Canada, the U.S., the UK, Australia, and New Zealand. They won six Juno Awards, three Canadian Country Music Awards, an American Country Music TV award and 15 East Coast Music awards. Combined sales of their recordings exceeded 1.5 million copies. Heather was the lead singer on many of their biggest hit records.
Heather, the youngest member of the Rankin Family, released her debut solo album “A Fine Line” in 2016, and was nominated for a Juno Award (Adult contemporary Album of the Year) and two East Coast Music Awards for Folk Recording of the Year, and Fans Choice Video of the Year for ‘We walk as One (Jimmy and Cookie featured on backup vocals). Heather Rankin has performed, recorded and toured with the Chieftains, Johnny Reid and Carly Simon and performed for many influential Canadians including Prime Minister Justin Trudeau.
As an actor, Heather has performed on stages, in Toronto and Halifax, and has appeared in a number of films. She is also co-owner of the famous Red Shoe Pub in Mabou, Cape Breton.