Hugh Pickett

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Hugh Frank Digby Pickett, CM (April 11, 1913 – February 13, 2006) was a Canadian impresario who made major contributions to Vancouver's arts and entertainment scene.[1]

Born in Vancouver, British Columbia, he was a manager and press agent with Theatre Under the Stars.[2]

In 1986, he was made a Member of the Order of Canada in recognition for his involvement with "Vancouver's famed Theatre Under The Stars".[3]


  1. ^ Hugh Pickett Bio
  2. ^ Tom Hawthorn (March 14, 2006). "Hugh Pickett, Impresario:1913-2006: Mr. Showbiz's keen wit and wicked tongue made him a Vancouver favourite of visiting stars Marlene Dietrich, Ginger Rogers, Katharine Hepburn, Phyllis Diller and Mitzi Gaynor". The Globe and Mail. p. S9.
  3. ^ Order of Canada citation