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Marshall McLuhan (1911–1980)

Marshall McLuhan was born on July 21, 1911 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada as Herbert Marshall McLuhan. He was an actor, known for Annie Hall (1977), The Third Walker (1978) and Our World (1967). He was married to Corinne Lewis. He died on December 31, 1980 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. See full bio »

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 1978 The Third Walker
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 1977 Annie Hall
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 1999 Life and Times (TV Series documentary)
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 1972 The David Frost Show (TV Series)
Himself
- Episode #4.181 (1972) ... Himself
 1967 Our World (TV Movie documentary)
Himself
 1967 Telescope (TV Series documentary)
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- McLuhan Is the Message (1967) ... Himself
 1966 Today (TV Series)
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- Episode dated 29 June 1966 (1966) ... Himself
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 2011 Great Thinkers: In Their Own Words (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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- The Culture Wars (2011) ... Himself
 2003 A Decade Under the Influence (Documentary)
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 2002 McLuhan's Wake (Documentary)
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 2000 John & Yoko's Year of Peace (TV Movie documentary)
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Other Works:

(book) "Laws of Media". Reprint edition. Toronto, Canada: University of Toronto Press, 1992. ISBN 0802057829 See more »

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3 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

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Personal Quote:

[Charlie Chaplin as a metaphor] He found himself isolated and he became the lonely little tramp. His gripe against America was that it was so American. He never took his camera inside an American home, not once. Because when Americans go home they change from one hemisphere to another. They cease to be extroverts: they become introvert and ordinary. But the moment they step outside their homes ... See more »

Trivia:

He was a Canadian scholar famous for his breakthrough ideas about communications and the media typified by his famous phrase, "The media is the message." See more »

Trademark:

His well-known quote: "The medium is the message."

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Cancer

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