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Pierre Berton (II) (1920–2004)

Pierre Berton was born on July 12, 1920 in Whitehorse, Yukon Territory, Canada. He is known for his work on Klondike (1960), Folio (1955) and American Experience (1988). He was married to Janet Berton. He died on November 30, 2004 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. See full bio »

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Klondike Writer
Folio Writer


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 2006 The Secret World of Og (TV Series) (novel - 9 episodes)
- Halloween (2006) ... (novel)
- Election Fever (2006) ... (novel)
- Love and Rackets (2006) ... (novel)
- Crossing Over (2006) ... (novel)
- Peter's New Friend (2006) ... (novel)
 1999 Niagara: A History of the Falls (TV Movie documentary) (book)
 1997 American Experience (TV Series documentary) (story - 1 episode)
- Gold Fever (1997) ... (story)
 1983 ABC Weekend Specials (TV Series short) (novel - 1 episode)
- The Secret World of Og (1983) ... (novel)
 1978 The Dionne Quintuplets (TV Movie documentary) (book "The Dionne Years")
 1974 The National Dream: Building the Impossible Railway (TV Mini-Series documentary) (books "The National Dream" and "The Last Spike" - 8 episodes)
- The Last Spike (1974) ... (books "The National Dream" and "The Last Spike")
- The Desperate Days (1974) ... (books "The National Dream" and "The Last Spike")
- The Sea of Mountains (1974) ... (books "The National Dream" and "The Last Spike")
- The Railway General (1974) ... (books "The National Dream" and "The Last Spike")
- The Great Debate (1974) ... (books "The National Dream" and "The Last Spike")
  Klondike (TV Series) (based on the book: Klondike Fever - 2 episodes, 1960 - 1961) (based on the book: The Klondike Fever - 1 episode, 1960)
- The Hostages (1961) ... (based on the book: Klondike Fever)
- River of Gold (1960) ... (based on the book: The Klondike Fever)
- Klondike Fever (1960) ... (based on the book: Klondike Fever)
 1957 City of Gold (Documentary short) (commentary)
 1957 Folio (TV Series) (1 episode)
- 56 in Revue (1957)
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Alternate Names:

Pierre Barton | Pierre Burton

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A Canadian is someone who knows how to make love in a canoe.


He was awarded the O.C. (Officer of the Order of Canada) on December 18, 1974 and the C.C. (Companion of the Order of Canada) on June 23, 1986 for his services to broadcasting, journalism, and media. See more »


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