Canadian actors who deceased in 1953

Here are 2 famous actors from Canada died in 1953:

Sam De Grasse

Sam De Grasse (June 12, 1875 Bathurst-November 29, 1953 Hollywood) also known as Samuel Alfred de Grasse, Samuel DeGrasse, Sam Grasse De Grasse, Sam DeGrasse, Sam de Grasse or Mr. Sam de Grasse was a Canadian actor and dentist. His children are called Clementine Bell and Olive de Grasse.

De Grasse began his career as a dentist, but soon discovered a passion for acting and joined a touring theater company. He eventually made his way to Hollywood in 1911, where he quickly became a sought-after character actor. De Grasse appeared in over 280 films during his career, often playing villains or authority figures. He worked with many famous directors, including D.W. Griffith, Charlie Chaplin, and John Ford. Some of his notable film roles include "The Birth of a Nation" (1915), "Intolerance" (1916), and "The Ten Commandments" (1923). De Grasse retired from acting in 1940, but continued to work as a dentist. He passed away in 1953 at the age of 78.

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Raymond Lovell

Raymond Lovell (April 13, 1900 Montreal-October 1, 1953 London) otherwise known as Raymond Robinson Lovell was a Canadian actor. His child is called Simone Lovell.

Raymond Lovell began his career in Canada and eventually moved to England where he made a name for himself in film and theatre. He appeared in over 50 films including The Saint in London, Anna Karenina, and The Way to the Stars. Lovell also had a successful stage career, notably playing the lead in the original West End production of The Winslow Boy. During World War II, he served with the Royal Air Force and was later awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross for his bravery. Despite his success, Lovell struggled with alcoholism and financial troubles throughout his career. He passed away in London in 1953 at the age of 53.

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