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Jean Gascon (I) (1920–1988)

Brother of actor Gabriel Gascon and father of actress Nathalie Gascon, Jean was an important personality in Quebec theatre. With actor Jean-Louis Roux, his fellowman of the "Compagnons de Saint-Laurent" acting troupe, he founded the "Théâtre du Nouveau Monde" (litterally, "Theater of the New World") and he has also been director of the Stratford ... See full bio »

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Henry V King of France
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 1983 La vie promise (TV Series)
James O'Farrell
 1980 The Lucky Star
The Priest
 1980 Cordélia
Juge Wurtele
 1977 Maria (TV Movie)
 1977 Strangers at the Door (Short)
 1976 L'absence
 1974 The Naked Mind (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (1974)
- Episode #1.3 (1974)
- Episode #1.2 (1974)
- Episode #1.1 (1974)
 1970 A Man Called Horse
 1966 Henry V (TV Movie)
King of France
 1959 Joie de vivre (TV Series)
Dr. Joseph-Armand Vézina
 1957 Le colombier (TV Series)
Anatole Varin
 1955 Scope (TV Series)
Louis Riel
- The Verdict Was Treason (1955) ... Louis Riel
 1952 Îles-de-la-Madeleine (Short)
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(October 14 to November 22, 1969) He directed Peter Luke's play, "Hadrian VII," in a Stratford National Company of Canada production at the Ahmanson Theatre in Los Angeles, California with Hume Cronyn in the cast.

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One of the founders of the National Theatre School of Canada which gives each year the Gascon-Thomas Award in honor of Jean and Powys Thomas. See more »

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