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Gordon Pinsent


B: July 12, 1930 in Grand Falls, Newfoundland
D: February 25, 2023 in Toronto, Ontario

Gordon Edward Pinsent was an actor, screenwriter, playwright, director, artist and author. He began his career at the Manitoba Theatre Centre, followed by roles at Ontario’s Stratford Festival and The Vancouver Playhouse. But before that he taught at an Arthur Murray Dance Studio.

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Also see: The River of My Dreams: A Portrait of Gordon Pinsent.

Features & TV Movies:
VR indicates Direct-to-Video Release

Lydia (1964)
The Thomas Crown Affair (1968)
The Forbin Project (1969)
Quarantined (TV-1969)

Blacula (1972)
The Rowdyman (1972)
Incident on a Dark Street (TV-1972)
Chandler (1972)
Only God Knows (1974)
Newman’s Law (1974)
The Heatwave Lasted Four Days (1974)
Who Has Seen the Wind (1977)
The Suicide’s Wife (TV-1979)

Klondike Fever (1980)
Escape from Iran: The Canadian Caper (TV-1981)
Silence of the North (1981)
The Life and Times of Alonzo Boyd (TV-1982)
A Case of Libel (TV-1984)
John and the Missus (1986)
Two Men (TV-1988)
Babar: The Movie (voice, 1989)

Blood Clan (1990)
In the Eyes of the Stranger (TV-1993)
Bonds of Love (TV-1993)
A Vow to Kill (TV-1995)
A Holiday for Love (TV-1996)
Pippi Longstocking (voice, 1997)
Pale Saints (1997)
Win, Again! (TV-1999)
The Old Man and the Sea (voice, 1999)

Jewel On The Hill (narrator, TV-2000)
Blind Terror (TV-2001)
The Shipping News (2001)
A Promise (2002)
The New Beachcombers (TV-2002)
Hemingway vs Callaghan (TV-2003)
Nothing (2003)
Snow on the Skeleton Key (2003)
Fallen Angel (TV-2003)
The Good Shepherd (2004)
Saint Ralph (2004)
H20: The Last Prime Minister (TV-2004)
Yours, Al (TV-2006)
The Sparky Book (narrator, 2006)
Away from Her (2006)
The Spine (voice, 2009)

West Wind: The Vision of Tom Thomson (voice, 2011)
Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town (TV-2012)
Flight of the Butterflies (2012)
The Grand Seduction (2013)
Life Doesn’t Frighten Me (2013, short)
Sex After Kids (2013)
Big News from Grand Rock (2014)
Two Lovers and a Bear (voice, 2016)
Martin’s Hagge (2016, short)
Night Shoot (2019, short)

Age of Dysphoria (2020, short)
Back Home Again (voice, 2021)

TV Series – Cast:
Scarlett Hill (1962-1964)
The Forest Rangers (1963-1965)
Quentin Durgens MP (1966-1969)

The Play’s The Thing (1974)
A Gift to Last (1978-1979)

The Red Green Show (1991-2006)
Due South (1994-1997)
Wind at My Back (1996)
Made In Canada (1998)
Power Play (1998-2000)

Pillars of the Earth (2010, mini-series)
Babar and the Adventures of Badou (voice, 2010-2013)

Poster for the Gordon Pinsent film, Rowdyman
Poster for the Gordon Pinsent film, Rowdyman