Canadian actors who deceased in 1974

Here are 1 famous actors from Canada died in 1974:

Douglass Dumbrille

Douglass Dumbrille (October 13, 1889 Hamilton-April 2, 1974 Woodland Hills) also known as Douglas Dumbrille, Douglas Dunbrile, Douglas Dumberille or Douglass (R.) Dumbrille was a Canadian actor, bank teller, stockbroker and salesperson. His children are called Douglas Murray Dumbrille and John Dumbrille.

Douglass Dumbrille initially pursued a career in finance, working as a bank teller and stockbroker. However, he eventually decided to pursue his passion for acting and moved to Hollywood in the 1920s. Dumbrille's deep, resonant voice and imposing physical presence made him a natural fit for villainous roles, and he quickly found work as a character actor in films.

Over the course of his career, Dumbrille appeared in more than 200 movies, playing memorable villains in films like "Mr. Deeds Goes to Town," "The Three Musketeers," and "The Ten Commandments." He also appeared in several Laurel and Hardy short films as well as the 1947 classic "The Ghost and Mrs. Muir" alongside Gene Tierney and Rex Harrison.

Although he was best known for his villainous roles, Dumbrille was a versatile actor who was equally adept at comedy and drama. In addition to his work in films, he also appeared on stage and radio, and made guest appearances on several early television shows.

Dumbrille was married twice and had two sons. He passed away in Woodland Hills, California at the age of 84.

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