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Date of Birth 11 June 1922Glasgow, Scotland, UK
Date of Death 6 October 2009Montréal, Québec, Canada  (complications of diabetes and heart disease)

Mini Bio (1)

Douglas Campbell was born on June 11, 1922 in Glasgow, Scotland. He was an actor and writer, known for The Adventures of Bob & Doug McKenzie: Strange Brew (1983), Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story (2000) and Oedipus Rex (1957). He was married to Moira Wylie and Ann Casson. He died on October 6, 2009 in Montréal, Québec, Canada.

Spouse (2)

Ann Casson (1947 - ?) (divorced) (4 children)
Moira Wylie (? - 6 October 2009) (his death) (2 children)

Trivia (10)

A noted Scottish actor and stage director of classic plays.
Father of actor and singer Torquil Campbell
He was awarded the C.M. (Member of the Order of Canada) on April 17, 1997 for his services to theater arts in Canada.
Former-son-in-law of Sir Lewis Casson and Dame Sybil Thorndike.
He is survived by eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Father of Beatrice Campbell, a stage manager, and Torquil Campbell, a musician, with actress Moira Wylie.
Father of Dirk Campbell, film-maker; Teresa Campbell Padden, actress/social worker; Tom Campbell, a painter; and Benedict Campbell, an actor, from his first marriage to actress Ann Casson.
Son of Dugald and Ethel Sloan Campbell.
Ex-brother-in-law of Christopher Casson, John Casson and Mary Casson.
Montreal, Quebec, Canada [June 2007]

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