Gordon Pinsent, one of the most popular Canadian actors, has passed away. His family confirmed he was 92 and died in his sleep on Saturday.
A note written on behalf of the Pinsent family was written by his son-in-law, actor Peter Clegane.
“Gordon passionately loved this country, its people, its purpose and its culture to his last breath.”
Pinsent’s career has spanned dozens of films and television projects over six decades, incl away from herAnd due southAnd Red and green displayAnd Babar and the Adventures of Badoo, The Great Seduction And Shipping newsAnd Forest Rangers, Quentin Dorgens, MP, the original legal street And Doyle Republicamong others.
In the US, where he lived in Los Angeles for six years, he appeared in the TV series thief takesAnd North silenceAnd Young plaintiffsAnd banakAnd the feature film The Thomas Crown case.
Pinsent published his memoirs in 1994 and 2012 and was the subject of a 2016 documentary, The river of my dreams.
Among the survivors are his children, Leah (and her husband Peter Clegane, both actors), Beverly, and Barry (also an actor).
. “Professional creator. Lifelong thinker. Reader. Beer buff. Troublemaker. Evil problem solver.”