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Tommy Douglas (I) (1904–1986)

Tommy Douglas was born on October 20, 1904 in Falkirk, Scotland as Thomas Clement Douglas. He was an actor, known for The Great Debate (1975). He was married to Irma Dempsey. He died on February 24, 1986 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. See full bio »

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Known For

The Great Debate
The Great Debate Regular Guest
1975

Filmography

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 1975 The Great Debate (TV Series)
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 2004 This Hour Has 22 Minutes (TV Series)
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- Episode #12.5 (2004) ... Himself
 2004 The Greatest Canadian (TV Mini-Series documentary)
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 2000 Canada: A People's History (TV Series documentary)
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 2000 Life and Times (TV Series documentary)
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 1986 Tommy Douglas: Keeper of the Flame (Documentary)
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Personal Details

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 1 Print Biography | 1 Portrayal | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

T.C. Douglas
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I don't mind being a symbol but I don't want to become a monument. There are monuments all over the Parliament Buildings and I've seen what the pigeons do to them. See more »

Trivia:

A leader in both the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation (CCF) and its successor, the New Democratic Party, Douglas played a major role in helping make democratic socialism a part of Canada's political mainstream. See more »

Nickname:

The Father of Medicare

Star Sign:

Libra

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