Murray Westgate

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Murray Westgate
Born (1918-04-16)April 16, 1918
Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died August 27, 2018(2018-08-27) (aged 100)
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canadian
Occupation Actor
Years active 1940s–1991
Spouse(s) Alice Hill (? - 1983)

Murray Westgate (April 16, 1918 – August 27, 2018) was a Canadian actor.[1] He was best known for his longtime role as a television pitchman in Canadian commercials for Esso on Hockey Night in Canada in the 1950s and 1960s.

He was also known for his roles in Blue City Slammers and for his role in the adaptation of Two Solitudes, as the Prime Minister of Canada.[2]

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  1. "DIDN'T YOU USE TO BE...? MURRAY WESTGATE: Canada's most famous Esso dealer never pumped a gallon". The Globe and Mail, September 18, 1987.
  2. "Westgate, Murray (1918- )". Canadian Communications Foundation, November 2002.

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