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Mavor Moore (1919–2006)

Mavor Moore was born on March 8, 1919 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada as James Mavor Moore. He was an actor and writer, known for Scanners (1981), Heavy Metal (1981) and Sworn to Silence (1987). He was married to Alexandra Browning, Phyllis Grosskurth and Darwina "Dilly" Faessler. He died on December 18, 2006 in Victoria, British Columbia, Canada. See full bio »

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 2001 Mentors (TV Series)
Grandpa Cates
- Remembrance Day (2001) ... Grandpa Cates
 1999 The Crow: Stairway to Heaven (TV Series)
Frederick Balsam
- A Gathering Storm (1999) ... Frederick Balsam
- Lazarus Rising (1999) ... Frederick Balsam
 1999 Poltergeist: The Legacy (TV Series)
Arthur Middleton
- Double Cross (1999) ... Arthur Middleton
- The Traitor (1999) ... Arthur Middleton
 1995 Shadow of a Doubt (TV Movie)
Max Webster
 1995 A Family Divided (TV Movie)
 1992 Mortal Sins (TV Movie)
 1991 And the Sea Will Tell (TV Movie)
Judge King
 1990 Bordertown (TV Series)
Rev. Harrison Bennett
- Vengeance Is Mine (1990) ... Rev. Harrison Bennett
 1988 Danger Bay (TV Series)
Dr. Arnold Stanton
- Expert Witness (1988) ... Dr. Arnold Stanton
 1988 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Dean Compton
- Hippocritic Oath (1988) ... Dean Compton
 1987 Malone
 1987 Sworn to Silence (TV Movie)
Judge Bingham
 1986 Spot Marks the X (TV Movie)
Saul Frobel
 1986 Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (TV Series)
Commissioner Drew
- Spanish Blood (1986) ... Commissioner Drew
 1985 Shellgame (TV Movie)
 1983 Hot Money
 1983 The Awful Fate of Melpomenus Jones (Short) (voice)
 1981 The July Group (TV Movie)
 1981 Threshold
Ethics Committee Chairman
 1981 Heavy Metal
Elder (segment "Taarna") (voice)
 1981 Dirty Tricks
Mr. Underhill
 1981 Scanners
 1980 The Phoenix Team (TV Series)
The General
 1979 Fish Hawk
Joke Bryan
 1979 City on Fire
John O'Brien
 1977 The Fighting Men (TV Movie)
Colonel Munro
 1975 The Insurance Man from Ingersoll (TV Movie)
 1962 Festival (TV Series)
 1961 Playdate (TV Series)
- Masterpiece (1961) ... Braidekker
 1958 Folio (TV Series)
- The Hostage (1958) ... Commander
 1957 Fires of Envy (Short)
Actor (uncredited)
 1957 First Performance (TV Series)
- Ice on Fire (1957)
 1957 On Camera (TV Series)
- Double Exit (1957) ... James
 1954-1956 Encounter (TV Series)
Gilbert Ostler
- Shadow of Suspicion (1956) ... Gilbert Ostler
Show Show Writer (8 credits)
Show Show Producer (1 credit)
Show Show Self (3 credits)

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With lyricist Elaine Campbell, co-wrote several songs for "Anne of Green Gables - The Musical". See more »

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He was one of three sons of actress and theater director Dora Mavor Moore. He started acting on radio when he was 14. He graduated from the University of Toronto. During World War II, he served in the 2nd Battalion Royal Regiment of Canada, and later on the Allied Intelligence Committee in London. See more »

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