Canadian actors who died due to Multiple neuritis

Here are 1 famous actors from Canada died in Multiple neuritis:

Jack Pickford

Jack Pickford (August 18, 1896 Toronto-January 3, 1933 Paris) a.k.a. John Charles Smith, Johnny Pickford, Jack Smith or John Carl Smith was a Canadian actor, film producer and film director.

He was the younger brother of legendary silent film actress Mary Pickford, and he started his acting career alongside her in their hometown of Toronto performing in stock companies. Jack's first film appearance was at the age of 15 in the 1911 film "The Courtship of Miles Standish".

He later moved to Hollywood and became a popular leading man in the 1920s, appearing in films such as "Tom Sawyer" (1917), "Dorothy Vernon of Haddon Hall" (1924), and "Tess of the Storm Country" (1922). Jack also directed and produced several films, including the critically acclaimed "The Convict's Hope" (1914).

Unfortunately, Jack's career was overshadowed by personal struggles, including alcoholism and drug addiction. He was involved in several scandals and legal troubles, including a highly publicized trial for manslaughter in 1928. His reputation suffered, and he was often unable to find work as an actor in the later years of his life.

Jack Pickford died of progressive multiple neuritis in Paris at the age of 36. Despite his personal struggles, he was a talented actor and filmmaker whose contributions to the film industry are still remembered today.

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