Showing All of 214 results for "Actors & Broadcasters"

Robin Phillips

Robin Phillips, director, actor, writer, designer, teacher (born 28 Feb 1942 in Haslemere, Surrey, UK; died 25 July 2015 in Lakeside, ON).

Alain Lefèvre

Alain Lefèvre, OC, COQ, pianist, composer, broadcaster (born 23 July 1962 in Poitiers, France)

Alain Stanké

Alain Stanké (Born Kaunas, Lithuania 1934). Alain Stanké, whose real name was Aloyzas-Vytas Stakevicius, was deported to a German concentration camp at the age of ten, and then emigrated to Paris complete his studies.

Alan Butterworth Plaunt

Alan Butterworth Plaunt, organizer, broadcaster, journalist (b at Ottawa 25 Mar 1904; d there 12 Sept 1941). Born of a wealthy lumbering family, he devoted his life to national unity, public broadcasting, economic reform and pacifism.

Alan Crofoot

Alan (Paul) Crofoot. Tenor, actor, b Toronto 2 Jun 1929, d Dayton, Ohio, 5 Mar 1979; MA psychology (Toronto) 1953.

Alexander Matheson Lang

Alexander Matheson Lang, expatriate actor-manager, dramatist (b at Montréal 15 May 1879; d at Barbados 11 Apr 1948). A tall, good-looking, classical actor he was renowned for his tours of Commonwealth countries.

Mike Duffy

Michael Dennis Duffy, broadcaster, senator (born 27 May 1946 in Charlottetown, PEI).

Andrée Lachapelle

Andrée Lachapelle, actor (b at Montréal Nov 13 1931). In a continuous career that spanned more than 50 years, she put her stamp on well over 200 characters in Québec theatre, television and film, with her elegance, great beauty, and particularly, her talent.

Anna Russell

Anna (Ann Claudia) Russell (b Russell-Brown).

Anna Russell

Anna Russell, comedienne, contralto, pianist (b at London 27 Dec 1911; d 18 Oct 2006 at Bateman's Bay, Australia). Born Ann Claudia Russell-Brown, her mother was a Canadian, her father a British officer.

Anne Legault

Anne Legault, actress, playwright, novelist, short-story writer, teacher (b at Lachine, Qué 7 July 1958). Anne Legault began her career acting in children's theatre and television after completing her studies at the Conservatoire d'art dramatique in Montréal in 1981.

Jean Lapierre

Jean C. Lapierre, lawyer, politician, co-founder of the Bloc Québécois, and media commentator (born 7 May 1956 in the Magdalen Islands, QC; died there 29 March 2016).

Anne-Marie Cadieux

Anne-Marie Cadieux, actor (b at Montréal Sep 23 1963). After earning a BA in theatre from the University of Ottawa, Anne-Marie Cadieux first appeared on stage in 1983 in Les Belles-Sœurs, directed by André Brassard (NAC/NCT).

Art Linkletter

Art Linkletter, born Gordon Arthur Kelly, radio and television host, author (b at Moose Jaw, Sask 17 Jul 1912, d at Los Angeles 26 May 2010). Art Linkletter was adopted as an infant by a travelling evangelical preacher and his wife.

Céline Bonnier

​Céline Bonnier, actress (born 31 August 1965 in Lévis, Québec). In a career spanning some 20 years, Céline Bonnier has shown that she has the stuff of the greatest actors—a presence that has an impact in any medium, be it stage or screen.

Eric House

Eric House, actor (born 1921 in Toronto, ON; died 21 March 2004 in Toronto). Eric House, one of Canada's most versatile character actors, performed on Broadway, across the US, Great Britain and Canada.

Graham Greene

Graham Greene, actor (b at Six Nations Reserve, Brantford, Ont 22 June 1952). Graham Greene is one of the most respected First Nations actors of his generation.

Gil Cardinal

Gil Cardinal, filmmaker (born 1950 in Edmonton, AB; died 21 November 2015 in Edmonton).

Tantoo Cardinal

Tantoo Cardinal, actress (born at Fort McMurray, Alta 20 Jul 1950). Tantoo Cardinal has created a number of memorable film roles in Canada and the US and has worked closely with some of the most important actors, directors and writers of recent decades.

Lorne Cardinal

Cardinal began working almost immediately after graduating from the University of Alberta with a bachelor of fine arts in 1993. One of his first roles was on the stage in Shakespeare's Twelfth Night in Dream in High Park, in Toronto.

Tina Keeper

Tina Keeper, politician, actor, social activist (b at Norway House, Man 20 March 1962). Tina Keeper is an award-winning actor whose work on- and off- screen has raised public awareness of several issues facing contemporary aboriginal Canadians.

Tom Jackson

Tom (b Thomas Dale) Jackson. Singer, songwriter, guitarist, actor, writer, broadcast producer, social activist.

Gordon Tootoosis

Gordon Tootoosis, CM, actor, activist, band chief (born 25 October 1941 at Poundmaker Reserve near Cutknife, SK; died 5 July 2011 in Saskatoon, SK).

Holger Petersen

Holger Petersen, drummer, producer, broadcaster (born 23 November 1949 on Pellworm Island, West Germany), hon D LITT (Athabaska) 2002. Holger Petersen was a drummer in Edmonton groups such as Spiney Norman's Whoopee Band, Hot Cottage, etc.

Beatrice Lillie

Beatrice (Gladys) Lillie (Lady Peel),. Comedienne, singer, b Toronto 29 May 1894, d Henley-on-Thames, Eng, 20 Jan 1989. (Contrary to the widely published birth year of 1898, she was reported on her death to have been 94.