Canadian actors who deceased in 1972

Here are 3 famous actors from Canada died in 1972:

Steve Ihnat

Steve Ihnat (August 7, 1934 Czechoslovakia-May 12, 1972 Cannes) a.k.a. Stefan Ihnat was a Canadian actor, screenwriter and film director. He had one child, Stefan Andrew Ihnat.

Steve Ihnat started his acting career in the 1950s, appearing in small roles in various TV shows and films such as "The Untouchables" and "Houdini". In the 1960s, he gained more prominent roles in films like "The Chase" and "In Like Flint".

In addition to acting, Ihnat also dabbled in screenwriting and film directing. He wrote episodes for TV series like "Mission: Impossible" and "The F.B.I." and directed the film "The Honkers" starring James Coburn.

Unfortunately, Ihnat's life was cut short when he died of a heart attack at the age of 37 while attending the Cannes Film Festival in 1972. Despite his brief career, he left a lasting impression on the world of film and television.

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Kenne Duncan

Kenne Duncan (February 17, 1903 Chatham, Ontario-February 5, 1972 Hollywood) a.k.a. Ken Duncan, Kenneth Duncan, Ken Dincan, Kenneth Duncan MacLachlan, Kenne Duncun, The Meanest Man in Movies, Horsecock, Kenny Duncan or The Meanest Man in the Movies was a Canadian actor, jockey and screenwriter.

He appeared in over 250 films from the 1930s to the 1970s, often portraying villains or henchmen. Some of his notable roles include playing a henchman in the original 1948 version of "The Three Musketeers" and appearing in several westerns such as "Gunfight at the O.K. Corral" and "The Good, the Bad and the Ugly."

In addition to acting, Duncan was also a successful jockey in his early years, winning over 1,000 races. He later transitioned to screenwriting, penning several B-movies in the 1950s and '60s.

Duncan was known for his tough demeanor on and off screen, earning him the nickname "The Meanest Man in the Movies." He passed away in 1972 at the age of 68.

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Edward Earle

Edward Earle (July 16, 1882 Toronto-December 15, 1972 Woodland Hills) also known as Eddie Earle was a Canadian actor and screenwriter.

He began his career as a stage actor before transitioning to the film industry in the 1910s. Earle appeared in over 250 films in his career, often playing small roles or uncredited parts. He also wrote several screenplays, including for the film "Laughter in Hell" (1933). Earle was known for his versatility as an actor, playing roles ranging from gangsters to judges. He worked with many notable directors such as Frank Capra, Howard Hawks, and John Ford. In addition to his film work, Earle also appeared on television in the 1950s and 60s.

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