From Bill Brioux of Brioux.tv:
Link: Kenneth Welsh 1942-2022
To have not done a podcast with Kenneth Welsh — what an opportunity lost.
Welsh died May 5 at 80 years of age. He burned so brightly for so many years that 80 seems both impossibly long and way too short for such an incendiary life. Continue reading.
From Jacob Lorinc of the Toronto Star:
Link: Canadian actor Sean McCann dies at 83
Sean McCann, an award-winning actor known for his role on the Canadian TV series Night Heat, died on Thursday. He was 83.
A prolific character actor, McCann performed in hundreds of productions, ranging from a Canadian politician in The King Chronicle (1988) to an animated bear in TV series Little Bear (1995-2003). Continue reading.
From Rafael Antonio Pineda of Anime News Network:
Link: Voice actor Denis Akiyama passes away at 66
Actor andÂ voice actorÂ Denis AkiyamaÂ passed away on Thursday, June 28. He was 66.
Visitations will be held at the Mount Pleasant Funeral Centre in Toronto, Ontario on July 4 at 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m., and at 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. His funeral will take place on July 5 at 1:00 p.m. A memorialÂ websiteÂ has been set up for memorial testimonies, photos, and information on Akiyama’s funeral service. Continue reading.
From the Canadian Press:
Link: Canadian actor Daniel Pilon dies at 77 after lengthy illness, talent agency says
Canadian actor Daniel Pilon, whose film and television career spanned nearly 50 years, has died following a lengthy illness. He was 77.
The actor known internationally for his role as Renaldo Marchetta in the American TV soap â€œDallas,â€ died Tuesday in hospital surrounded by family, his talent agency said in a statement. Continue reading.