Ken Pogue

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Ken Pogue
Born (1934-07-26)July 26, 1934
Toronto, Ontario, Canada
Died December 15, 2015(2015-12-15) (aged 81)
Victoria, British Columbia, Canada
Years active 1969-2013
Spouse(s) Diana Barrington (?-2015)

Kenneth Pogue (July 26, 1934 – December 15, 2015) was a Canadian actor.

Career[edit]

His first motion picture role in 1973 was in The Neptune Factor. He almost drowned in scuba gear.

He worked on stage at the Crest Theatre, Stratford Shakespeare Festival, St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts and Guthrie Theater in the 1960s through 1980s before moving to television and film. His other film credits include The Silent Partner (1978), Lost and Found (1979), Virus (1980), Suzanne (1980), The Grey Fox (1982), The Dead Zone (1983, as the vice president), Kane & Abel (1985), Act of Vengeance (1986), Dead of Winter (1987), Crazy Moon (1987), and The Hitman (1991), starring Chuck Norris. He was also Father Dominic in the 2006 film The Mermaid Chair.

One of his memorable roles is Gerrard in CTV's pilot of Due South in 1994. It aired on CBS in the United States. Pogue reprised his character in the Season 2 episode "Bird in the Hand" where Constable Benton Fraser (Paul Gross) is forced to choose duty or vengeance.

Personal life[edit]

He was married to the actress Diana Barrington. Pogue died of cancer ten days before Christmas in 2015.[1]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Ken Pogue Obituary". Victoria Times Colonist. December 19, 2015. Retrieved December 22, 2015 – via Legacy.com. 

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