Canadian actors who died due to Cerebral hemorrhage

Here are 2 famous actors from Canada died in Cerebral hemorrhage:

Denis Simpson

Denis Simpson (November 4, 1950 Saint Ann's Bay, Jamaica-October 22, 2010 Toronto) also known as Dennis Anthony Leopold Simpson or Dennis Simpson was a Canadian actor, singer, presenter and composer.

He started his career in theatre, with roles in productions such as "Godspell" and "The Pied Piper". He later became a television host for the children's show "Polka Dot Door" and also lent his voice to numerous cartoons such as "The Care Bears" and "Babar". As a composer, he wrote for television shows and documentaries, including the music for the 1991 CBC special "The Kids of Degrassi Street". Outside of his performing career, Simpson was an advocate for HIV/AIDS education and prevention, having been diagnosed himself in 1990. He was a recipient of the Order of Ontario, which he received in recognition of his contributions to entertainment and his activism in the fight against HIV/AIDS.

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Neil McCallum

Neil McCallum (May 20, 1929 Hanley-April 26, 1976 Thatcham) also known as Neil Mc Callum was a Canadian actor, screenwriter, film producer and television producer.

Born in Hanley, Saskatchewan, McCallum began his career in the film industry as a writer for the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation (CBC). He later moved to England where he worked on several television productions, including the popular BBC series, "Doctor Who". In the 1960s, McCallum started his own production company, Falcon Films, which produced several successful movies, including "The Ipcress File" (1965) and "The Billion Dollar Brain" (1967) starring Michael Caine.

In addition to producing and writing, McCallum also acted in several films, including "The Shakedown" (1960) and "Call Me Bwana" (1963). His most notable role, however, was as the villainous Dr. Who in the 1965 film "Dr. Who and the Daleks".

McCallum died tragically in a car accident in Thatcham, England in 1976 at the age of 46. Despite his short career, he left a lasting impact on the film industry, and his work continues to be celebrated by film aficionados to this day.

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