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Award-Winning Playwright, Actor, and Producer

Trey Anthony is a playwright, actor, and producer, best known for her award-winning play and television series Da Kink in My Hair. Anthony arrived in Canada at 12 years old with her mother where they lived in the Rexdale before moving to the suburbs of Brampton. Before leaving for Canada, Anthony's mother had gone ahead, leaving her from the ages of six to twelve to be raised by her grandmother. Revisiting this experience. Trey Anthony wrote the play How Black Mothers Say I Love You. This play was her first to be performed in her hometown on The Rose’s mainstage in March 2019 to packed audiences. Anthony is celebrated as the first Black woman in Canada to have her own television series ('da Kink in my Hair, based on the hit play of the same name) and continues to inspire audiences through her work. The City of Brampton is honoured to celebrate Trey Anthony on the Arts Walk of Fame.​