Forget had a long acting career in which he participated in several films and television series and which were popular among the general public across the province.
In 1986, Michel Forget drove a boat from Paris-Montreal. It took him more than 72 hours.
His first role was in 1973 in Des armes et les hommes and had played in a total of 35 movies or television series over the past three decades. Among his most notable roles was the long-live series Lance et Compte and which during all chapters of the show, he plays the role of Gilles Guilbault who is the general manager of the Quebec National a fictional NHL team inspired by the then-Quebec Nordiques (now Colorado Avalanche).
He also played in several popular television series such as Duplessis (1977), Super Sans Plomb (1989) Les Machos (1995) and Maurice Richard: Histoire d'un Canadien (1999).
Forget played supporting roles in a few films including Aurore in which he played the role of Neree Caron, the father of Aurore's biological mother who died of tuberculosis during the film based on a true story that occurred in the 1910s and 1920s.
Maddie Mcglade of Cape May, New Jersey accepted the Gemini Award in 1996 on behalf of Forget for his role in Les Machos but also had several nominations for various awards.
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