Canadian actors who deceased at age 39

Here are 2 famous actors from Canada died at 39:

Shane McConkey

Shane McConkey (December 30, 1969 Vancouver-March 26, 2009 Dolomites) a.k.a. Saucer Boy or Cliff Huckstable was a Canadian freestyle skier and actor. His child is Ayla McConkey.

He died as a result of skiing accident.

Shane McConkey is considered as one of the pioneers of freeskiing and ski-BASE jumping, revolutionizing the sport with his innovative techniques, including the "McConkey turn." He won numerous awards throughout his career, including several X Games gold medals and was inducted into the Ski and Snowboard Hall of Fame.

Aside from skiing, McConkey was also known for his appearances in several ski films and even starred in his own documentary, "McConkey." He also founded the Saucer Boy Productions, a company that produces skiing and adventure films.

After his untimely death in 2009, the Shane McConkey Foundation was established in his honor, which supports a variety of causes including environmental protection and providing assistance to athletes with life-threatening injuries or disabilities.

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Brad Sihvon

Brad Sihvon (January 29, 1971 Niagara Falls-April 7, 2010 Toronto) a.k.a. Bradley Daniel Sihvon was a Canadian actor.

He received his training at the George Brown Theatre School in Toronto, and later went on to appear in various stage productions including "The Wizard of Oz" and "Hamlet". Sihvon made his film debut in 1994 with a small role in the Canadian film "Sodbusters". He continued to act in various film and television productions throughout his career, including appearances in "Due South", "Nikita", and "The Outer Limits". In addition to his acting career, Sihvon was also an accomplished writer and director, and wrote several plays that were produced in Toronto. He passed away in 2010 at the age of 39 due to complications from pneumonia.

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