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Michael Polley

Michael Polley is the Anglo-Canadian actor best known for his connection to the actress-director Sarah Polley, the offspring of his late wife, Diane Polley. Michael Polley was born in England in 1933 and studied acting during the 1950s; one of his classmates was Albert Finney, who compared the profession of acting to that of bricklaying. Polley ... See full bio »


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Il colore dei suoi occhi
Slings and Arrows
Mark Twain and Me
Mark Twain and Me Orchestra Leader


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 2012 If I Were You
Second Lear
 2003-2006 Slings and Arrows (TV Series)
- The Promised End (2006) ... Frank
- All Blessed Secrets (2006) ... Frank
- Every Inch a King (2006) ... Frank
- That Way Madness Lies (2006) ... Frank
- Vex Not His Ghost (2006) ... Frank
 2006 Len and Hugo (Short)
 2004 The Shields Stories (TV Mini-Series)
- Various Miracles (2004)
- The Harp (2004)
- Windows (2004)
- Hazel (2004)
 1999 The Life Before This
Theatre Director
 1995 Sugartime (TV Movie)
 1990-1995 Avonlea (TV Series)
Dr. Blair / Mr. Bugle
- Lonely Hearts (1995) ... Mr. Bugle
- Old Quarrels, Old Love (1991) ... Dr. Blair
- Misfits and Miracles (1991) ... Dr. Blair
- May the Best Man Win (1991) ... Dr. Blair
 1993 Woman on Trial: The Lawrencia Bembenek Story (TV Movie)
 1993 Shining Time Station (TV Series)
Rusty McRail
- Stacy Cleans Up (1993) ... Rusty McRail
 1993 J.F.K.: Reckless Youth (TV Mini-Series)
Joe Kane
- Episode #1.2 (1993) ... Joe Kane
- Episode #1.1 (1993) ... Joe Kane
 1991 Johann's Gift to Christmas (TV Short)
 1991 Mark Twain and Me (TV Movie)
Orchestra Leader
 1991 Il colore dei suoi occhi
Soccer Coach
 1990 Counterstrike (TV Series)
- Art for Art's Sake (1990) ... McQueen
- Dead in the Air (1990) ... McQueen
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 2012 Stories We Tell (Documentary) (narration)
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 2003 Wet Paint (Short) (stunt driver)
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 2012 Stories We Tell (Documentary)
Himself - Storyteller

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