“Canadian theatre has lost one of its greatest talents and a guiding light in its development,” Stratford Festival artistic director Antoni Cimolino said in a release.
“Douglas Rain was that rare artist: an actor deeply admired by other actors. The voice of Hal in ‘2001: A Space Odyssey,’ Douglas shared many of the same qualities as Kubrick’s iconic creation: precision, strength of steel, enigma and infinite intelligence, as well as a wicked sense of humour.”
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Cimolino continued: “But those of us lucky enough to have worked with Douglas