Here are 2 famous actors from Canada died in 1979:
Robert Carson (June 8, 1909 Carman-June 2, 1979 Atascadero) a.k.a. Robert Samuel Carson, Robert S. Carson or Bob Carson was a Canadian actor.
Carson was born in Carman, Manitoba, Canada and he started his acting career in the 1930s. He appeared in over 100 films and TV shows throughout his career, including "Gone with the Wind" in 1939 and "Mildred Pierce" in 1945. He was often cast as a supporting character or in small roles, but he occasionally landed leading roles as well.
In addition to his work onscreen, Carson also worked as a writer and producer, and even hosted his own television show called "The Bob Carson Show" in the 1950s. Carson retired from acting in the 1970s and passed away in Atascadero, California at the age of 69.
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Alan Crofoot (June 2, 1929 Toronto-March 5, 1979 Dayton) was a Canadian actor and opera singer.
Crofoot began performing in his teens and gained recognition for his rich baritone voice. He appeared in numerous stage productions and operas in both Canada and the United States, including performances with the Canadian Opera Company and the New York City Opera. He also made several appearances on Canadian television shows in the 1950s and 1960s.
In addition to his successful performance career, Crofoot was also a respected voice teacher, working with students at several colleges and universities. He was known for his dedication to his students and his willingness to help them succeed. Crofoot died unexpectedly at the age of 49 while on tour in the United States. He is remembered as a talented performer and educator who made significant contributions to the world of opera and vocal performance.
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