Canadian actors who deceased in 1985

Here are 4 famous actors from Canada died in 1985:

Steve Weston

Steve Weston (November 27, 2014-May 12, 1985) was a Canadian actor.

He was born in Toronto, Ontario, Canada and began his acting career in the early 1950s performing on stage in various productions. He soon transitioned to film and television, appearing in numerous productions throughout the 1960s and 1970s. Weston was best known for his role in the popular Canadian TV series "The Beachcombers" which aired from 1972-1990. In addition to acting, Weston was an accomplished stage director and producer, and worked extensively in the Canadian theatre scene. He passed away in 1985 at the age of 70.

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Paul Kligman

Paul Kligman (January 21, 1923 Romania-August 29, 1985 Toronto) was a Canadian actor.

He was well known for his prolific voice work and had lent his voice to many notable animated characters. Kligman started his acting career in the early 1950s and was a regular performer at the Stratford Festival in Canada. He also appeared in numerous television shows and movies throughout his career. Additionally, Kligman was a founding member of the improvisational comedy group, The Second City, and helped establish the troupe's reputation for comedic excellence. In 1985, Kligman passed away due to cancer, leaving behind a legacy of beloved performances and memorable characters.

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Fred Gordon

Fred Gordon (May 6, 1900 Fleming-November 26, 1985 Bentonville) also known as Weldon Frederick Kenneth Gordon or Fred D. Gordon was a Canadian ice hockey player, actor and coach.

He was born in Fleming, Saskatchewan, Canada and began playing ice hockey in high school. He eventually joined the Regina Capitals of the Western Canada Hockey League, where he played as a left winger. Gordon also played for the Edmonton Eskimos and the Calgary Tigers in the WCHL.

After retiring from ice hockey, Gordon pursued a career in acting and coaching. He appeared in a number of films and television shows, including the 1944 film "The Last Chance" and the TV series "The Forest Rangers."

As a coach, Gordon was known for his innovative techniques and strategies. He served as the head coach for various teams in the Western Hockey League, including the Saskatoon Quakers and the Edmonton Flyers. He also coached the Canadian Olympic hockey team in the 1948 Winter Olympics, leading them to a gold medal.

Gordon was inducted into the Saskatchewan Sports Hall of Fame in 1977 for his contributions to ice hockey as a player and coach.

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Paul Mann

Paul Mann (December 2, 1913 Toronto-September 24, 1985 Bronxville) was a Canadian actor.

He began his career in radio dramas in the 1930s before transitioning to film and television in the 1950s. Mann appeared in over 60 films throughout his career, including his notable roles in the films "Elmer Gantry" and "A Man Called Horse". He also appeared in several popular TV shows of the time such as "The Twilight Zone", "Mission: Impossible", and "Kojak". Throughout his career, Mann was known for his ability to play a variety of roles ranging from sympathetic character to sinister villains. In addition to acting, Mann was also known for his advocacy work in promoting civil rights and his involvement in progressive causes.

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