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Robertson Davies (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 Life and Times (1996). 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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Novel: "A Mixture of Frailties," 1958 See more »

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Better a noble lie than a miserable truth. 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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