Bob Dawson (actor)
Bob Dawson (died November 7, 2001) was a Canadian radio broadcaster and actor based in Vancouver, British Columbia. Dawson was a fixture on the local radio circuit during the late 1970s and 80's, holding various on air and promotional positions at radio stations such CJOR (a holding at the time of Canadian businessman Jimmy Pattison's The Jim Pattison Group), CJJC and CKXY. Dawson was also the familiar voice of Santa Claus on The Rafe Mair Show on CKNW radio, where he took the calls of children just prior to each Christmas.
Dawson moved into TV and movie work in the 1990s, during the period when Vancouver became known as Hollywood North. Dawson appeared in various roles in many of the locally produced television series of the day, including The X-Files, Highlander and Stargate. Perhaps his most prominent film appearance was opposite former Seattle Seahawks linebacker turned actor Brian Bosworth in the 2000 feature film The Operative.
Bob Dawson died on November 7, 2001 in Vancouver, British Columbia at the age of 43.