Canadian actors who deceased in 1982

Here are 2 famous actors from Canada died in 1982:

Victor Jory

Victor Jory (November 23, 1902 Dawson City-February 12, 1982 Santa Monica) was a Canadian actor and voice actor. He had two children, Jean Jory and Jon Jory.

Victor Jory started his acting career in the late 1920s, appearing in various films throughout the 1930s and 1940s. He became well-known for his performances in Westerns, playing both heroes and villains. Jory also appeared in several films based on novels by Charles Dickens, portraying iconic characters such as Uriah Heep in "David Copperfield" and John Chester in "Barnaby Rudge."

In addition to his film work, Jory was a prolific stage actor and director, appearing in productions on Broadway and off-Broadway throughout the 1950s and 1960s. He also worked in television, making guest appearances on popular shows like "Gunsmoke," "Bonanza," and "The Twilight Zone."

Jory lent his distinctive voice to several animated films, providing the voice of characters such as Deacon Owl in Disney's "Song of the South" and Dr. Pyckle/Mr. Pryde in Warner Bros. "The Wacky Wabbit." He was also a regular voice actor on the radio drama "Challenge of the Yukon," playing the lead role of Sgt. Preston.

In addition to his acting career, Jory was an accomplished writer and playwright, penning several books and one-act plays throughout his lifetime. He passed away in 1982 at the age of 79.

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Joe Sawyer

Joe Sawyer (August 29, 1906 Guelph-April 21, 1982 Ashland) a.k.a. Joseph Sauers, Joseph Sawyer, Joe Sauers or Joe Sauer was a Canadian actor.

He began his career in Hollywood in the 1930s and appeared in over 200 films and TV shows throughout his career. Sawyer was often cast in character roles as tough guys or villains and was a frequent collaborator of director Frank Capra. He is perhaps best known for his role as Sergeant Roberts in the classic war film "1941" and as the prison guard in "The Last Mile." In addition to his acting career, Sawyer was an accomplished pilot and served as a flight instructor during World War II. He passed away in 1982 at the age of 75.

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