Michel Forget

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Michel Forget (born February 27, 1942 in Montreal, Quebec) is a Quebec actor.


Forget had a long acting career in which he participated in several films and television series and which were popular among the general public across the province.

In 1986, Michel Forget drove a boat from Paris-Montreal. It took him more than 72 hours.

His first role was in 1973 in Des armes et les hommes and had played in a total of 35 movies or television series over the past three decades. Among his most notable roles was the long-live series Lance et Compte and which during all chapters of the show, he plays the role of Gilles Guilbault who is the general manager of the Quebec National a fictional NHL team inspired by the then-Quebec Nordiques (now Colorado Avalanche).

He also played in several popular television series such as Duplessis (1977), Super Sans Plomb (1989) Les Machos (1995) and Maurice Richard: Histoire d'un Canadien (1999).

Forget played supporting roles in a few films including Aurore in which he played the role of Neree Caron, the father of Aurore's biological mother who died of tuberculosis during the film based on a true story that occurred in the 1910s and 1920s.

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