Daniel Pilon

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Daniel Pilon
Born (1940-11-13) November 13, 1940 (age 77)
Montreal, Quebec
Occupation Actor
Years active 1968–present

Daniel Pilon (born November 13, 1940) is a Canadian-born actor, known for his role in Dallas as Naldo Marchetta.

Pilon was born in Montreal, Quebec. In addition to Dallas, he has appeared in daytime soap operas such as Ryan's Hope, Guiding Light and Days of Our Lives.


Year Film/TV Series Role
1968 Le Viol d'une jeune fille douce Raphaël
1968 Play Dirty Capt. Allwood
1969 La Voie lactée François
1970 Red the Half-Breed Red
1971 Malpertuis Mathias Crook
1971 Après-ski (aka Sex in the Snow) Phillip
1972 Les Indrogables
1972 Le Diable est parmi nous Paul Drouin
1972 Les Smattes Réjean Cardinal
1972 Quelques arpents de neige Simon de Bellefeuille
1973 La Mort d'un bûcheron François Paradis
1975 Brannigan John Gorman
1977 Starship Invasions Anaxi
1978 Plague Bill Fuller
1979 The Albertans (TV) Hans Keller
1980 Les Chiens chauds XXX Frank
1982 Massarati and the Brain (TV) Mas Massarati
1983 The Hamptons (TV) Nick Atwater
1983 Missing Pieces (TV) Jorge Martinez
1983 Masquerade (TV)
1984 Love Scenes Rick
1984–1985 Dallas (TV) Renaldo Marchetta
1984–1988 Ryan's Hope (TV) Max Dubujak
1987 Hitting Home (TV) Max Middleton
1988–1989 Guiding Light (TV) Alan Spaulding #2
1989 Malarek Max Middleton
1989 Piège infernal (TV) Me Gérard
1992 North of Chiang Mai
1992 The Boys of St. Vincent (TV) Boy of St. Vincent
1992 Scanners III: The Takeover Michael
1992 Casino (TV) Phillip LeMaster
1992 Days of Our Lives (TV) Gavin Newirth
1994 The Maharaja's Daughter (TV) Hamilton
1995 Vents contraires (TV) Lieutenant Forrester
1996 No Greater Love (TV) Bert Winfield
1997 Suspicious Minds Richard Whitmore
1997 The Ultimate Weapon McBride
1997 Whiskers (TV) Mr. Mobley
1997 Habitat Strickland
1997 The Assignment Admiral Crawford
1998 In Her Defense Robert St. Laurent
1998 Musketeers Forever Julius Bonaparte
1998 The Sleep Room James Belding
1998 Going to Kansas City Jack Bruckner
1999 Fish Out of Water Venzal
1999 36 Hours to Die (TV) Vaughn
1999 Bonanno: A Godfather's Story (TV)
1999 The Collectors (TV) Det Hackman
2000 Left Behind Jonathan Stonegal
2000 Island of the Dead Mayor
2000 The List Mason Powell
2001 Deception
2001 Blind Terror (TV) Clyde Fanning
2001 Largo Winch (TV) Charles Adam Arden
2001 Bliss (TV) Jack
2001–2002 Vampire High (TV) Vakaal
2002 Lathe of Heaven (TV) President Murtle
2003 Michel Vaillant Président Rallye Canada
2004 The Reagans Donn Moomaw
2006 Lance et compte: La revanche (TV) Premier Ministre Marcel Gaudreault
2007 Shoot 'Em Up Senator Rutledge
2008 Story of Jen Melvin
2009 Wild Roses (TV) John Cameron
2009 Looking for Anne Jeff
2011 L'invité Antoine

Personal life[edit]

Pilon was born in Montreal, Quebec. He is the brother of Donald Pilon. He also has two children with his former wife, Susan Molgora. He made his film debut in Le Viol d'une jeune fille douce, directed by Canadian director Gilles Carle.

After his house was destroyed by the 1994 Northridge earthquake on January 1994, he declared his first bankruptcy in April 1994. In the same year, he divorced his wife.[1]

He was also considered for the role of James Bond twice, in 1968 and in 1984.[2]


  1. ^ "Daniel Pilon raconte ses deux faillites et son divorce". Masculinisme. Archived from the original on 2010-07-25. 
  2. ^ "Interview in French with Daniel Pilon about James Bond". Télé-Québec. Archived from the original on 2012-05-01. 

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