Gordon Edward Pinsent, CC, FRSC (July 12, 1930 – December 4, 2020) was a Canadian actor, screenwriter, director and playwright. He is known for his roles in numerous productions, including Away from Her, The Rowdyman, John and the Missus, A Gift to Last, Due South, The Red Green Show and Quentin Durgens, M.P. He has been the voice of Babar the elephant in television and film from 1989 to early 2015.
Pinsent died on 4 December 2020 while in hospice care in Los Angeles of complications from stage IV pancreatic cancer. He died at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center in Los Angeles from the disease on December 4, 2020 at the age of 90.
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- "Gordon Pinsent: a Canadian legend looks back at his life". thestar.com. 22 December 2012.
- "'The Red Green Show' Star Gordon Pinsent, 'Hap Shaughnessy, Dead at 90". TMZ. December 5, 2020. Retrieved December 5, 2020.[permanent dead link]
- Mike, Barnes (December 5, 2020). "Gordon Pinsent, Shaughnessy on 'The Red Green Show,' Dies at 90". The Hollywood Reporter. Retrieved December 5, 2020.