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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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Known For

Scanners
Scanners Trevellyan
(1981)
Heavy Metal
Heavy Metal Elder (segment "Taarna")
(1981)
Sworn to Silence
Sworn to Silence Judge Bingham
(1987)
Fish Hawk
Fish Hawk Joke Bryan
(1979)

Filmography

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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)
Vernon
 1992 Mortal Sins (TV Movie)
Archbishop
 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
Hausmann
 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)
McAnthony
 1983 Hot Money
Bartholomew
 1983 The Awful Fate of Melpomenus Jones (Short) (voice)
 1981 The July Group (TV Movie)
Oren
 1981 Threshold
Ethics Committee Chairman
 1981 Heavy Metal
Elder (segment "Taarna") (voice)
 1981 Tales of the Klondike (TV Mini-Series)
- The Unexpected (1981)
 1981 Dirty Tricks
Mr. Underhill
 1981 Scanners
Trevellyan
 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)
Fulford
 1975 Performance (TV Series)
Tymushkin
- The Trial of Sinyavsky and Daniel (1975) ... Tymushkin
 1961-1964 Playdate (TV Series)
Bob Edwards / Edwards / Braidekker
- Grubstake for the Eyeopener Man (1964) ... Bob Edwards
- Masterpiece (1961) ... Braidekker
 1961-1963 Festival (TV Series)
Korchmarov / General Biante / General / ...
- Ivan (1963) ... Korchmarov
- The Queen and the Rebels (1962) ... General Biante
- The Police (1961) ... General
- Home of the Brave (1961) ... Psychiatrist
 1961-1962 Quest (TV Series)
Bishop of Woolwich
- Trial of Lady Chatterley (1962) ... Bishop of Woolwich
- The Last Clock (1961)
 1961 Summer Circuit (TV Mini-Series)
 1961 The Long Night (TV Movie)
Kennedy
 1954-1961 Encounter (TV Series)
Bob Edwards / Ben, the poet / Police Inspector Levitt / ...
- The Eye Opener Man and Robert Burns (1961) ... Bob Edwards
- My Heart's in the Highlands (1960) ... Ben, the poet
- The Eye Opener Man (1959) ... Bob Edwards
- After the Fact (1958) ... Police Inspector Levitt
- The Old Man Says No (1957) ... Root
 1960 First Person (TV Series)
Hengist
- Venice Libretto (1960) ... Hengist
 1960 Startime (TV Series)
Judge Brack / Peter Stockmann
- Hedda Gabler (1960) ... Judge Brack
- An Enemy of the People (1960) ... Peter Stockmann
 1955-1959 Folio (TV Series)
Doctor Ragin / Commander / Shatunovsky
- Ward No. Six (1959) ... Doctor Ragin
- The Hostage (1958) ... Commander
- Dark of the Moon (1958)
- The Philanderer (1955)
- Hedda Gabler (1955)
 1957-1958 First Performance (TV Series)
Jamieson
- Ice on Fire (1957) ... Jamieson
 1957 Fires of Envy (Short)
Actor (uncredited)
 1956-1957 On Camera (TV Series)
Mr. Ramage / James
- Trial Balance (1957) ... Mr. Ramage
- Double Exit (1957) ... James
- The Owner (1956)
 1955 Playbill (TV Series)
 1955 Scope (TV Series)
- Oh, Canada! (1955)
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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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A Canadian cultural icon, he was an actor, writer, director, producer, critic, and teacher. He was a major influence on the arts in Canada, especially theatre. He was an actor on radio, stage, film, and television; and wrote more than 100 plays, documentaries, musicals, and librettos. See more »

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