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Peter Coyote wins his first career Primetime Emmy for narrating 'The Roosevelts'

13 September 2015 11:39 AM, PDT | Gold Derby | See recent Gold Derby news »

Actor Peter Coyote won Best Narrator at the Creative Arts Emmys on Saturday, Sept. 12. He lent his voice to PBS's "The Roosevelts: An Intimate History" and was specifically awarded for "Episode 1: Get Action (1858-1901)." He was previously nominated for Best Drama Guest Actor in 1991 for "Road to Avonlea" but lost to David Opatoshu ("Gabriel's Fire"). This was the first ever Primetime Emmy for the veteran character actor. (He did win a News and Documentary Emmy in 1993 for Best Historical Program for "The Pacific Century.") -Break- Creative Arts Emmys: 'Game of Thrones' wins record 8, 'Ahs: Freak Show' takes 5 All voice-over performances used to compete in one category at the Emmys, but starting in 2014, the award was split into two races honoring the best character performances (including actors in animated shows like "The Simpsons," "Family G..." »

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'Anne of Green Gables' Star Jonathan Crombie Dies at 48

20 April 2015 6:30 AM, PDT | Moviefone | See recent Moviefone news »

Canadian actor Jonathan Crombie, known to legions of fans as Gilbert Blythe in the CBC version of "Anne of Green Gables," died April 15 of a reported brain hemorrhage. He was 48.

Crombie was plucked from relative obscurity to play Blythe in the CBC miniseries, based on the novels by Lucy Maud Montgomery, which launched in 1985 and starred Megan Follows as the titular orphan. He reprised the part in 1987 for the "Anne of Avonlea" TV movie, in 1992 on the spinoff series "Avonlea," and in 2000 for another movie, "Anne of Green Gables: The Continuing Story."

In addition to that iconic role, Crombie was a well-known stage and improv performer, especially in his native Canada, and he also starred in a Broadway staging of the musical "The Drowsy Chaperone" in 2006. His most recent television credit was a guest-starring role this year on CBS drama "The Good Wife."

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