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John Bassett (I) (1915–1998)

John Bassett was born on August 25, 1915 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada as John White Hughes Bassett. He was an actor, known for The Hecklers (1975), The Long Arm (1970) and Homicide (1964). He died on April 27, 1998 in Toronto, Canada. See full bio »


(age 82) in Toronto, Canada

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Known For

The Hecklers
The Hecklers Himself - Former Publisher: Toronto Telegram
The Long Arm
The Long Arm Det. Sgt. Page
Homicide Bob Wilkin / Vince Jenkins
Hunter Mortimer


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 1970 The Long Arm (TV Series)
Det. Sgt. Page
- It Was Twilight (1970) ... Det. Sgt. Page
 1967-1969 Homicide (TV Series)
Bob Wilkin / Vince Jenkins
- Spin Out (1969) ... Bob Wilkin
- The Spectator (1967) ... Vince Jenkins
 1967 Hunter (TV Series)
- The Bob Kitchen File (1967) ... Mortimer
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 1975 The Hecklers (Documentary)
Himself - Former Publisher: Toronto Telegram
 1968 The Hollywood Palace (TV Series)
Himself - Singer / Guitarist
- Episode #6.6 (1968) ... Himself - Singer / Guitarist

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Newspaper publisher, television pioneer and sports team owner. Son of fellow newspaper publisher (of the Montreal Gazette) also called John Bassett (1886-1958). Father of American football club owner, tennis player, and producer John F. Bassett.

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