|Also Known As: ||
||February 1, 2005
||February 24, 1932
||Cause of Death:
||Complications from heart surgery.
||Zehner, Saskatchewan, CA
RATE AND COMMENT
Acted on the Canadian stage with amateur theatrical groups
Won a scholarship to the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London
Worked with various British repertory companies
Began working regularly in Canadian TV, specializing in Shakespeare, and in stage productions
Feature acting debut (voice only), Big Brother in "1984"
Returned to the screen in "Nobody Waved Good-Bye", the first feature produced by the National Film Board of Canada
Broadway debut, "The Royal Hunt of the Sun"
Starred in "Wojeck", a highly regarded Canadian TV series
US TV-movie debut, "Trial Run"
Widely seen as Dean Vernon Wormer in "Animal House"
Reprised the role of Dean Wormer for the TV spin-off "Delta House"
Played the recurring role of Number One on "The New Adventures of Beans Baxter", a Fox sitcom