Canadian actors who deceased in 1976

Here are 3 famous actors from Canada died in 1976:

Paul Dupuis

Paul Dupuis (August 11, 1913 Montreal-January 23, 1976 Saint-Sauveur) was a Canadian actor.

He began his acting career in radio and theatre before transitioning to film. Dupuis appeared in over 160 films throughout his career, with his most notable role being the lead in the popular French-Canadian film series "La Famille Plouffe." He also appeared in a variety of English-Canadian and international films, including "The Mask," "Adventures of the Yellow Suitcase," and "Struggle for Eagle Peak." Despite his success on screen, Dupuis never forgot his roots in radio and theatre and remained active in those mediums throughout his career. He passed away in 1976 at the age of 62.

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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.

Born in Hanley, Saskatchewan, McCallum began his career in the film industry as a writer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). He later moved to England where he worked on several television productions, including the popular BBC series, "Doctor Who". In the 1960s, McCallum started his own production company, Falcon Films, which produced several successful movies, including "The Ipcress File" (1965) and "The Billion Dollar Brain" (1967) starring Michael Caine.

In addition to producing and writing, McCallum also acted in several films, including "The Shakedown" (1960) and "Call Me Bwana" (1963). His most notable role, however, was as the villainous Dr. Who in the 1965 film "Dr. Who and the Daleks".

McCallum died tragically in a car accident in Thatcham, England in 1976 at the age of 46. Despite his short career, he left a lasting impact on the film industry, and his work continues to be celebrated by film aficionados to this day.

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Larry Thor

Larry Thor (August 27, 1916 Lundar, Manitoba-March 15, 1976 Santa Monica) also known as Arnleifur Lawrence Thorsteinson was a Canadian actor and radio personality.

Larry Thor first gained popularity in the 1940s as a radio announcer and host for various programs, including the popular game show "Break the Bank." He also served as a war correspondent during World War II, reporting on events from Europe and Africa. In the 1950s, Thor began to branch out into acting, landing roles in both television and film. He is perhaps best known for his portrayal of Detective Sgt. Donald Flack on the TV series "The Lineup," which aired from 1954 to 1960. Thor continued to act in various productions throughout the 1960s until his death in 1976.

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