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Jean Gascon (I) (1921–1988)

Brother of actor Gabriel Gascon and father of actress Nathalie Gascon, Jean was an important personality in Quebec theatre. With actor Jean-Louis Roux, his fellowman of the "Compagnons de Saint-Laurent" acting troupe, he founded the "Théâtre du Nouveau Monde" (litterally, "Theater of the New World") and he has also been director of the Stratford ... See full bio »

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Known For

A Man Called Horse
The Lucky Star
The Lucky Star The Priest
À corps perdu
Cordélia Juge Wurtele


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 1980 The Lucky Star
The Priest
 1980 Cordélia
Juge Wurtele
 1977 Maria (TV Movie)
 1977 Strangers at the Door (Short)
 1976 L'absence
 1974 The Naked Mind (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1974)
- Episode #1.3 (1974)
- Episode #1.2 (1974)
- Episode #1.1 (1974)
 1966 Henry V (TV Movie)
King of France
 1957 Le colombier (TV Series)
Anatole Varin
 1955 Scope (TV Series)
Louis Riel
- The Verdict Was Treason (1955) ... Louis Riel
 1952 Îles-de-la-Madeleine (Short)
Narrator (voice)
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 1979 The Bob McLean Show (TV Series)
- Episode dated 9 January 1979 (1979) ... Himself
 1977 Homage to Chagall: The Colours of Love (Documentary)
Narrator (French version, voice)
 1965 Les ludions (Short documentary)
 1959 Un fleuve souverain (Documentary short)
Narrator (voice)
 1954 The Stratford Adventure (Documentary short)
narrator (French-Canadian language version) (voice)
 1953 Côté cour... côté jardin (Documentary short)

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(October 14 to November 22, 1969) He directed Peter Luke's play, "Hadrian VII," in a Stratford National Company of Canada production at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Hume Cronyn in the cast.

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(1968-1974) Artistic Director of Canada's Stratford Festival

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