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Gordon Pinsent

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Birthday
12, 1930
Birthplace
Canada
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
12, 1930 (age 88)
Birthplace
Canada

About

Actor who was the recipient of a 2004 Governor General's Performing Arts Award and provided the voice of King Babar in the 1989 film, Babar. He also portrayed Hap Shaughnessy on The Red Green Show and appeared in Blacula.

Before Fame

He suffered from the bone disorder rickets as a child and was part of The Royal Canadian Regiment from 1948 to 1951.

Trivia

In 1980, he was made an Officer of Canada and received three Honorary Doctorate degrees.

Family Life

He had two children during his marriage to Irene Reid. After their divorce, he was married to actress Charmion King from 1962 until her death in 2007. They had one child together.

Associated With

He was good friends with fellow actor Marlon Brando and accompanied him to drive-in movies with his wife and children.