Canadian actors who deceased at age 46

Here are 2 famous actors from Canada died at 46:

Neil McCallum

Neil McCallum (May 20, 1929 Hanley-April 26, 1976 Thatcham) also known as Neil Mc Callum was a Canadian actor, screenwriter, film producer and television producer.

He died caused by cerebral hemorrhage.

Neil McCallum began his acting career in the early 1950s, working in both TV and film. He appeared in a number of British films such as "Room at the Top" (1959) and "The Angry Silence" (1960). He also worked as a screenwriter during this time, co-writing the script for the 1965 film "The Nanny" with Jimmy Sangster.

In the late 1960s, McCallum transitioned to producing and has credits on a number of films including "Eye of the Devil" (1966), "The Vengeance of She" (1968), and "Cry of the Banshee" (1970). He also produced several TV shows including "The Protectors" (1972-1974) and "The Zoo Gang" (1974).

McCallum was married to fellow actress and producer, Elizabeth Sellars. The couple had two children together.

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Leslie Cheung

Leslie Cheung (September 12, 1956 Kowloon-April 1, 2003 Central) a.k.a. 張國榮, Zhang Guo Rong, ±i°êºa, 张国荣, Cheung Kwok Wing, Lesile K.W. Cheung, Kwok-wing, Guorong Zhang, Kwok-wing Cheung, Gor Gor, Leslie Cheung Kwok-wing, Ge Ge or Gor-gor was a Canadian singer, songwriter, film director, actor, record producer and screenwriter.

He died in suicide.

Leslie Cheung was born in Kowloon, Hong Kong and moved to the United Kingdom at the age of 12 before later settling in Hong Kong in the 1970s. He studied textiles at the Polytechnic University before pursuing a career in entertainment. Cheung started his career as a vocalist in 1977 and gained popularity with his hit song "Wind, Clouds, and Rain". He made his acting debut in the film "Farewell, My Concubine" and went on to star in numerous other films, including "A Better Tomorrow", "Days of Being Wild", and "Happy Together". Cheung was an openly bisexual artist who was known for challenging societal norms and opening up discussions about sexuality and mental health. His music and acting career spanned over three decades and he is regarded as a cultural icon in Hong Kong and beyond.

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