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Robertson Davies (I) (1913–1995)

Robertson Davies was born on August 28, 1913 in Thamesville, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for Purple Playhouse (1973), Fighting Words (1953) and Establishing a Just Society (1972-1984) (1994). He died on December 3, 1995 in Orangeville, Ontario. See full bio »

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 1973 Purple Playhouse (TV Series)
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 1996 Life and Times (TV Series documentary)
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 1955 Fighting Words (TV Series)
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Broadway stage play: "Love and Libel or: The Ogre of the Provincial World". Written by Robertson Davies. Directed by Tyrone Guthrie. Martin Beck Theatre; 5 performances. See more »

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Canada was settled, in the main, by people with a lower middle-class outlook, and a respect, rather than an affectionate familiarity, for the things of the mind. See more »


He was awarded the C.C. (Companion of the Order of Canada) on December 22, 1972 for his services to Canadian Literature. See more »

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