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['The Friendly Giant'] was paced slowly to help build the children's attention spans. I was just doing on the show what I did with my own youngsters - talking to them as adults.Our manner was our message. The characters were considerate, they appreciated each other.
He has been awarded the C.M. (Member of the Order of Canada) on May 6, 1998 for his services to performing arts in Canada.
He played the Friendly Giant on Canadian Children's television