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Austin Davisb. 1927 in Fortune Harbour, Newfoundland
d. January 4, 2009

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Born Michael Augustine Davis, “Austin” Davis was educated at St. Bon`s (St. Bonaventure`s College to people from away), Laval University and Waterloo University, before he began his working life in Grand Falls-Windsor. He was purchasing manager of the A.N.D. Co., and was responsible for the development of the Moby Joe paper machine. Later he moved his family to Corner Brook where he worked with Lundrigan`s and then moved to St. John`s when he accepted a position with the Federal Government. He loved the stage and spent time in the Northcliff Drama Club. He continued his acting career and appeared as Uncle Elis Bartlett in the Pigeon Inlet series. He was an orator, storyteller and was honoured with the Order of Canada for his contribution to the arts, the 125 Medal and the Queen`s Jubilee Medal for his volunteer activities.

Features & TV Movies:
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The Rowdyman (1972)

The Terry Fox Story (TV-1983)
John and the Missus (1986)
Finding Mary March (1988)

Behind the Red Door (2003)

TV Series – Cast:
Pigeon Inlet (1983-1985)

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