14 Questions with Amber Marshall

Amber Marshall, the star of CBC's Heartland, on first jobs, guilty pleasures and the most important piece of advice she's ever received



Actress Amber Marshall may be a native Ontarian, but since 2007, she's called Alberta home. The star of CBC's Heartland, Marshall plays horse whisperer Amy Fleming, lives on a ranch outside of Calgary that she shares with several horses, dogs, cats and birds. We caught up with the animal-loving star.

(Check-in with Amy and the adventures on the Heartland ranch on Sunday at 7 p.m. on CBC. Fans are in luck, the show has been renewed for an eighth season.)

I grew up in…

London, Ontario

My childhood ambition was…

to be a Veterinarian.

My first job was…

a Veterinary Assistant.

My current job is…

playing a horse crazy ranch girl on CBC’s TV show Heartland.

I like to vacation…

to exotic places where I can explore.

My culinary speciality is…

whatever I’m feeling in the moment. I love to create new dishes each time.

The last three things I purchased were…

romaine lettuce, parmesan cheese and paper towel.

Netflix thinks I am…

deceased.

My guilty pleasure is…

chocolate and ice cream.

The most important piece of advice I’ve ever received was…

always make sure you are happy first before trying to make others happy.

I’d love to meet…

the world’s smallest horse.

At least once in their life, every person should try…

falling in love.

My fondest Calgary memory is…

the first Stampede I ever went to.

No Calgary day is complete without…

sunshine.

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