The film director Gordon Pinsent died at the age of 92. Here is all you want to know and more!
Biography - A Short Wiki
Gordon Pinsent, the prolific Canadian actor who gained international recognition in Away From Her and voiced beloved children’s book character Babar the Elephant, died Feb. 25 at the age of 92. With more than 150 film and TV credits, Pinsent’s seven-decade-spanning career made him a household name in his native country. Notable credits include The Rowdyman, Due South, John and the Missus, A Gift to Last, The Red Green Show, Quentin Durgens, M.P, and American productions It Takes a Thief, Colossus: The Forbin Project, Banacek, and The Thomas Crown Affair. A three-time Genie Awards winner, Pinsent was also named a Companion of the Order of Canada and the recipient of the Governor General’s Performing Arts Award and the Earle Grey Award. He voiced Babar in Babar: The Movie and on the animation series Babar and the Adventures of Badou. Beyond acting, Pinsent was a painter, writer, playwright, and director; he authored memoir By the Way and novels The Rowdyman and John and the Missus, which serve as the basis of the films in which he starred.
How did Gordon Pinsent die?
He was 92. The death, in a hospital, was confirmed by his daughter Leah Pinsent, who said that he had collapsed the previous evening in his apartment with a cerebral hemorrhage.