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Gerard Parkes (1924–2014)

Gerard Parkes was born on October 16, 1924 in Dublin, Ireland. He is known for his work on The Boondock Saints (1999), Fraggle Rock (1983) and The Boondock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009). He was married to Sheelagh Norman. He died on October 19, 2014 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. See full bio »

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 2004 Saint Ralph
 2004 Moss (Short)
Cy Flood
 2000 Canada: A People's History (TV Series)
Additional Voice
- When the World Began (2000) ... Additional Voice (voice)
 2000 Blessed Stranger: After Flight 111 (TV Movie)
Bruno Mettler
 2000 Deeply
Uncle Peat (as Gerard Parks)
 2000 A House Divided (TV Movie)
Judge Stevens
 2000 Enslavement: The True Story of Fanny Kemble (TV Movie)
Charles Kemble
 1999 Must Be Santa (TV Movie)
Previous Santa
 1998 Thanks of a Grateful Nation (TV Movie)
Ferdinand Noble
 1998 Thunder Point (TV Movie)
Prime Minister
 1997 Rescuers: Stories of Courage: Two Women (TV Movie)
Father Daniel (segment "Mamusha")
 1997 Nothing Sacred (TV Series)
 1996 Handel's Last Chance (TV Movie)
Jonathan Swift
 1996 Mother Night
Father Patrick Keeley
 1995 It Takes Two
St. Bart's Priest (as Gerrard Parkes)
 1994 Small Gifts (TV Movie)
 1994 Trapped in Paradise
Father Gorenzel
 1993 Dieppe (TV Movie)
 1993 J.F.K.: Reckless Youth (TV Movie)
 1991 Shining Time Station (TV Series)
Barton Winslow
- Win, Lose or Draw (1991) ... Barton Winslow
- Schemer's Robot ... Barton Winslow
- Schemer's Alone ... Barton Winslow
- Nickel in a Pickle ... Barton Winslow
- Mr. Conductor Gets Left Out ... Barton Winslow
 1991 The Adjuster
 1991 Money
Henry Clay Adams
 1990 The Ray Bradbury Theatre (TV Series)
Mr. Smith
- The Day It Rained Forever (1990) ... Mr. Smith
 1990 Friday's Curse (TV Series)
- The Charnel Pit (1990) ... Lafontaine
 1989 War of the Worlds (TV Series)
Dr. Emil Gestaine
- Breeding Ground (1989) ... Dr. Emil Gestaine
 1989 The Last Winter
Grampa Jack
 1989 Speaking Parts
 1989 The Gunrunner
 1989 Bridge to Silence (TV Movie)
Dr. Block
 1989 The January Man
Reverend Drew
 1988 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Monsignor Perot
- The Crossing (1988) ... Monsignor Perot
 1988 Short Circuit 2
Priest (as Gerry Parkes)
 1988 Glory Enough for All (TV Movie)
Duncan Graham (as Gerard Parks)
 1987 A Muppet Family Christmas (TV Movie)
Doc (as Gerry Parks)
 1983-1987 Fraggle Rock (TV Series)
- Change of Address (1987) ... Doc (as Gerry Parkes)
- The Honk of Honks (1987) ... Doc (as Gerry Parkes)
- The Gorg Who Would Be King (1987) ... Doc (as Gerry Parkes)
- Inspector Red (1987) ... Doc (as Gerry Parkes)
- Ring Around the Rock (1987) ... Doc (as Gerry Parkes)
 1987 Fight for Life (TV Movie)
Father Robert Hunt
 1986 Today's Special (TV Series)
Phil Phenelli
- Phil's Visit (1986) ... Phil Phenelli (as Gerry Parkes)
 1985 Jimmy Valentine (TV Short)
Prison doctor
 1985 The Suicide Murders (TV Movie)
Frank Bushmill
 1985 Night Heat (TV Series)
Richard Brinsley
- Ancient Madness (1985) ... Richard Brinsley
 1985 Seeing Things (TV Series)
Judge Bean
- Fortune and Ladies' Eyes (1985) ... Judge Bean
 1984 Draw! (TV Movie)
Circuit Judge Fawcett
 1983 Spasms
Capt. Novack
 1981 Cagney & Lacey (TV Series)
Capt. Wells
- Pilot (1981) ... Capt. Wells
 1981 The Littlest Hobo (TV Series)
Dr. Cobourne
- The Day of the Fugitive (1981) ... Dr. Cobourne
 1981 Yesterday
Professor Saunders
 1980 Home Fires (TV Series)
Dr. Arthur Lowe
 1978-1979 A Gift to Last (TV Series)
James Sturgess
- The Old and the New (1979) ... James Sturgess
- The Immigrants (1978) ... James Sturgess
 1979 An American Christmas Carol (TV Movie)
 1978 King of Kensington (TV Series)
- Racehorse (1978)
 1977 Bethune (TV Movie)
Dr. MacCacken
 1977 Who Has Seen the Wind
Uncle Sean
 1976 Second Wind
 1974 Running Time
The old lady's son
 1974 The National Dream: Building the Impossible Railway (TV Mini-Series)
Edward Blake
 1973 The Pyx
 1971 Fleur bleue
Le professeur
 1970 Play for Today (TV Series)
Walter Denning
- The Write-Off (1970) ... Walter Denning
 1969 The First Time
 1969 Adventures in Rainbow Country (TV Series)
Ed Reynolds
- Night Caller (1969) ... Ed Reynolds
 1968 Isabel
Uncle Matthew
 1968 A Great Big Thing
 1968 Upside Town/Swingaround (TV Series)
Sam Oliver
 1967 Barney Boomer (TV Series)
Sam Oliver
 1966 Seaway (TV Series)
Timothy / Cook
- Over the Falls (1966) ... Timothy
- Trial by Fire (1966) ... Cook
 1963-1965 The Forest Rangers (TV Series)
Charlie Appleby / Flynn / Michael Flynn
- Unjust World (1965) ... Flynn
- Shipment X (1965) ... Charlie Appleby
- The Ojibway Beat (1965) ... Charlie Appleby
- Uncle Raoul and the Moose (1964) ... Flynn
- The Bush Pilot (1964) ... Charlie Appleby
 1964 David Thompson: The Great Mapmaker (Short)
Duncan McGillivray
 1960 Encounter (TV Series)
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In 1968 he was the first person to win Best Actor in what are now called the Canadian Screen Awards (the Geminis), for the feature film Isabel (1968). See more »

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