Canadian actors who were born in 1910

Here are 5 famous actors from Canada were born in 1910:

Jack Carson

Jack Carson (October 27, 1910 Carman-January 2, 1963 Encino) also known as John Elmer Carson, Jackaboy, Jack the Ribbee, King of the Double-Take, Jack or John Elmer "Jack" Carson was a Canadian actor. He had one child, Germaine Catherine Carson.

Carson initially worked as a dancer and later transitioned to acting on Broadway before moving to Hollywood in the 1930s. He quickly became known for his comedic roles and his talent for physical humor, which earned him the nickname "King of the Double-Take."

Throughout his career, Carson appeared in over 90 films including "Mildred Pierce," "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof," and "Arsenic and Old Lace." He also made appearances on popular television shows such as "The Jack Benny Program" and "The Lucille Ball-Desi Arnaz Show."

Despite his success on screen, Carson struggled with alcoholism and health problems in his later years. He passed away in 1963 at the age of 52 from stomach cancer.

Rod Cameron

Rod Cameron (December 7, 1910 Calgary-December 21, 1983 Gainesville) a.k.a. Nathan Roderick Cox was a Canadian actor.

He began his acting career in the late 1930s and went on to appear in over 100 films, primarily Westerns. Cameron was known for his rugged, masculine appearance and his ability to perform his own stunts. In addition to his film work, he also appeared in several television series throughout the 1950s and 1960s. Cameron passed away in 1983 after a battle with lung cancer. Despite spending most of his career in the United States, he remained proud of his Canadian heritage and was posthumously inducted into the Canadian Legends Hall of Fame in 1988.

Douglas Walton

Douglas Walton (October 16, 1910 Toronto-November 15, 1961 New York City) also known as J. Douglas Dunder was a Canadian actor.

He appeared in over 70 films and television shows throughout his career, with notable roles in "A Night to Remember," "Deadline USA," and "The Great Man." Walton was also a successful stage actor, performing in many productions on Broadway and in regional theaters. He was known for his versatility and ability to portray both comedic and dramatic roles with equal skill. In addition to his acting career, Walton was a decorated World War II veteran, having served in the Royal Canadian Air Force.

Nicholas Stuart

Nicholas Stuart (December 15, 1910 Montreal-November 5, 1985 Guernsey) also known as Tryon Nichol was a Canadian actor.

He began his acting career in the 1930s in theatre productions in Montreal before moving to New York City. During the 1940s and 1950s, he appeared in several Broadway productions, including "King Lear" and "The Unexpected Guest." In the 1960s, Stuart transitioned to television and film, appearing in shows such as "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" and "The Twilight Zone." He also appeared in films such as "The Incredible Mr. Limpet" and "The Ghost and Mr. Chicken." Stuart retired from acting in 1980 and moved to Guernsey, where he lived until his death in 1985 at the age of 74.

John Nesbitt

John Nesbitt (August 23, 1910 Victoria-August 10, 1960 Carmel-by-the-Sea) was a Canadian actor, film producer, announcer, screenwriter and narrator.

He began his career as an announcer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation, but eventually moved to Hollywood to pursue his passion for film. Nesbitt produced and narrated the popular film series "The Passing Parade," which featured historical vignettes and stories.

In addition to his work in film and radio, Nesbitt also acted in a number of films, often playing small roles or providing voice-overs. He appeared in films such as "The Killers" and "The Postman Always Rings Twice."

Despite his success in Hollywood, Nesbitt remained committed to his Canadian roots and frequently returned to his home country to work on projects. He was also known for his philanthropic work, supporting organizations such as the United Way and the Canadian Cancer Society.

Tragically, Nesbitt died at the age of 49 from a heart attack while on vacation in California. His legacy as a versatile and talented performer lives on in his numerous contributions to the entertainment industry.

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