Martin Lavut (December 18, 1934 – January 26, 2016) was a Canadian filmmaker born in Montreal, Quebec. He wrote and directed numerous theatrical and television dramas, and documentary films. Among his dramas are the films War Brides, Charlie Grant’s War and The Marriage Bed. His documentaries include Without a Hobby It’s No Life, Orillia, and After Darwin. In 2006, he directed Remembering Arthur, a biography of filmmaker Arthur Lipsett.
As a voice actor he is best known for his contributions to early Nelvana productions, such as The Devil and Daniel Mouse and its spin-off, Rock & Rule. He studied acting at California’s Pasadena Playhouse, and New York’s American Theatre Wing. He acted with Compass/Second City’s Saint Louis Company.
- "Martin Lavut: Eccentric filmmaker made people open up". The Globe and Mail.
- "AllMovie". AllMovie.
Martin Lavut drawings and books produced in collaboration with Kate Lavut Paper Dog Press
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