Martin Kevan

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Martin Kevan
BornMarch 19, 1947
Nairobi, Kenya
DiedMay 1, 2013(2013-05-01) (aged 66)
Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Cause of deathCancer
Alma materMcGill University
OccupationActor, Voice actor, Author

Martin Kevan (March 19, 1947 – May 1, 2013) was a Canadian actor, voice actor, and author.

Kevan was born in Nairobi, Kenya on March 19, 1947. He moved to Canada with his whole family in May, 1958. He attended McGill University where he studied business and was active with the thespian community there. He decided to become an actor and acted on stage, film, radio and TV. He died after a brief battle with cancer in Montreal on 1 May 2013.[1]

His roles include the drama Happiness Is Loving Your Teacher (1978), for which he was nominated as 'best actor' in the Canadian Film Awards.[2]

Kevan also worked on the film "Arena" (1979), an 8-minute film by Lois Siegel.[3]

Kevan also provided voice acting and motion capture for the video game Far Cry 3 as Dr. Alec Earnhart.[4][5]


  1. ^ Martin Kevan, Actor and Author, Deceased | Montreal Gazette
  2. ^ Bailey, Bruce (1 March 1980). "English actor now right at home in French". The Montreal Gazette. p. 100. Indeed, Kevan has acted very little anywhere since 1977 - when, ironically, he was nominated for two Canadian Film Awards (best original screenplay and best actor, both for the TV drama Happiness is Loving Your Teacher). |access-date= requires |url= (help)
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  4. ^ Far Cry 3 (Video Game 2012)
  5. ^ Martin Kevan, Far Cry 3's Dr Earnhardt, passes away, aged 66 | Joystiq

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