Canadian actors who deceased in 1964

Here are 2 famous actors from Canada died in 1964:

Paul Carpenter

Paul Carpenter (December 8, 1921 Montreal-June 12, 1964 London) was a Canadian actor and singer.

He began his career in the 1940s as a radio personality in Canada before transitioning to television and film. Carpenter appeared in several Hollywood films, such as "The Naked Edge" (1961) and "The Damned" (1963), and also acted in numerous British television shows including "The Saint" and "The Avengers". Apart from acting, he was also a talented singer and recorded several songs in the 1950s and 60s that achieved moderate success in both Canada and the UK. Carpenter tragically died at the age of 42 from a heart attack while performing on stage in London.

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John S. Robertson

John S. Robertson (June 14, 1878 London-October 5, 1964 Escondido) also known as John Robertson, John Stuart Robertson or J.S. Robertson was a Canadian film director, actor and film producer.

He began his career in the film industry in 1914 and directed over 70 silent films throughout his career. He is perhaps best known for his work in the 1920s, during which he directed several successful films such as "Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde" (1920), "Drums of Love" (1928), and "The Mysterious Lady" (1928).

In addition to his work in silent films, Robertson also directed several early talkies in the 1930s, including "The Animal Kingdom" (1932) and "The Sin of Madelon Claudet" (1931) for which actress Helen Hayes won an Academy Award.

Robertson was a versatile filmmaker who worked across genres, including dramas, comedies, and romantic films. He was known for his attention to detail and ability to create atmospheric and suspenseful films.

He retired from directing in 1935 and lived out the rest of his life in California. He was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960 for his contributions to the film industry.

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