Canadian actors who died due to Cardiovascular disease

Here are 2 famous actors from Canada died in Cardiovascular disease:

Douglas Campbell

Douglas Campbell (June 11, 1922 Glasgow-October 6, 2009 Montreal) a.k.a. Campbell, Douglas, Douglas Campbell, CM or Doug Campbell was a Canadian actor, theatre director, screenwriter and professional golfer. His children are called Benedict Campbell, Torquil Campbell, Dirk Campbell, Beatrice Campbell, Teresa Taylor and Tom Campbell.

As an actor, Douglas Campbell was known for his Shakespearean roles and appeared in several productions at the Stratford Festival in Ontario, Canada. He also acted in films such as "The Wars" and "The Naked Lunch". In addition to acting, Campbell was a prolific theatre director, having directed over 100 productions throughout his career.

Before pursuing a career in the arts, Campbell was a professional golfer and won several tournaments. He also served in the Royal Canadian Army during WWII.

In 1990, Campbell was made a Member of the Order of Canada for his contribution to Canadian theatre. He continued to work in the arts until his death in 2009 at the age of 87.

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Lloyd Richards

Lloyd Richards (June 29, 1919 Toronto-June 29, 2006 New York City) also known as Lloyd George Richards was a Canadian actor, theatre director, theatrical producer, film director and television director.

Richards was instrumental in changing the landscape of American theater by directing the first productions of some of the most important plays in the canon of 20th-century drama. He made history as the first African American to direct a play on Broadway, and continued to challenge stereotypes and break down barriers throughout his career. In addition to his work on stage, Richards was also a professor at several universities and a mentor to many aspiring actors and directors. Over the course of his lifetime, he was honored with numerous awards, including a Tony Award for Best Director and the National Medal of Arts.

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