Canadian actors who deceased in 1991

Here are 2 famous actors from Canada died in 1991:

Paul Maxwell

Paul Maxwell (November 12, 1921 Winnipeg-December 19, 1991 London) was a Canadian actor and voice actor. He had one child, Lindsay Maxwell.

Maxwell started his career as a stage actor in Canada before moving to England in the 1950s. He appeared in various British TV series including Danger Man, The Saint, The Avengers and Doctor Who. Maxell was also known for his voice work and prominently featured in Gerry Anderson's puppet series Captain Scarlet and the Mysterons, where he voiced the main antagonist, Captain Black. He also provided the voice of Col. Steve Zodiac in another Gerry Anderson series, Fireball XL5. Later in his career, he worked as a voice artist in advertising and documentaries. Maxell passed away at the age of 70 due to a heart attack.

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Fletcher Markle

Fletcher Markle (March 27, 1921 Winnipeg-May 23, 1991 Pasadena) was a Canadian screenwriter, actor, television producer, television director and film director. His child is called John Lawrence Fifield.

Fletcher Markle began his career in the entertainment industry as an actor in the late 1930s. He soon moved on to screenwriting and directing radio programs, and eventually began working in television in the 1950s. Markle is perhaps best known for his work on the NBC anthology series "Studio One," which he produced and directed from 1953 to 1956. He also directed several episodes of the popular series "Alfred Hitchcock Presents" in the late 1950s.

In addition to his work in television, Markle also directed several feature films, including the 1957 drama "The Big Night" and the 1962 horror film "Phantom of the Rue Morgue." He later focused more on producing and directing television documentaries, and won an Emmy Award for his work on the 1963 documentary "The Legend of Marilyn Monroe."

Markle was married three times, his second wife being actress Mercedes McCambridge. He passed away in 1991 at the age of 70 from lung cancer.

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