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Richard Monette (1944–2008)

Richard Monette played in small theatre roles, including the British staging of "Oh, Calcutta" in 1967. Achieved great success as a theatre director, becoming first Canadian-born artistic director of the Stratford Festival (Ontario) in 1993. He retired from that role in 2007. He suffered from vascular disease, and was going into hospital for tests ... See full bio »

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 1997 While My Pretty One Sleeps (TV Movie)
 1995 Harrison Bergeron (TV Movie)
Eric Shockley
 1994 And Then There Was One (TV Movie)
Dr. Lloyd
 1992 The Good Fight (TV Movie)
Dr. Lemmon
 1991 Counterstrike (TV Series)
- Going Home (1991)
 1989 Murder by Night (TV Movie)
Stuart Kessler
 1989 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Dr. Wilson
- Father & Son Game (1989) ... Dr. Wilson
 1988 Street Legal (TV Series)
- Mondo Condo (1988) ... Brock
 1988 T and T (TV Series)
- A Victim of Fashion (1988) ... Merrick
 1987-1988 Diamonds (TV Series)
- Good Hands (1987)
 1988 Higher Education
Robert Bley
 1987 Much Ado About Nothing (TV Movie)
 1987 Night Heat (TV Series)
Joseph Dominic / Rolly McGuire
- And Baby Makes Grief (1987) ... Joseph Dominic
- Masquerade (1987) ... Rolly McGuire
 1987 Prom Night II
Father Cooper
 1987 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
- Deathmate (1987) ... Brian
 1986 Adderly (TV Series)
Ambassador Kendall
- Rich Kid (1986) ... Ambassador Kendall
 1986 Dancing in the Dark
The doctor
 1986 Popeye Doyle (TV Movie)
Patrick Henley
 1984 Iceman
 1983 The Tempest (TV Movie)
 1981 A Far Cry from Home (TV Movie)
 1981 The Littlest Hobo (TV Series)
Ed Jordan
- Suspect (1981) ... Ed Jordan
 1981 Titans (TV Series)
Amadeus Mozart
- Amadeus Mozart (1981) ... Amadeus Mozart
 1979 The Great Detective (TV Series)
Aaron Clements
- Song of the Hemp (1979) ... Aaron Clements
 1976 Find the Lady
Bruce La Rousse
 1976 For the Record (TV Series)
 1975 Peep Show (TV Series)
- The Lie Chair (1975) ... Neil
 1973 Big Zapper
Rock Hard
 1964 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
- First Love (1964) ... Vladimir
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I do theatre for people, so I don't see what's wrong with having a populist touch. You certainly can't do it for a critic -- you don't know what he's eaten for supper and how that's going to affect what he writes. You never do anything for the critics.


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