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White, Ron

Ron White
Ron White

Ontario-based actor born in 1953 in Dawson Creek; died April 4, 2018 of cancer in Toronto. Ron White performed a wide variety of roles in theatres across Canada, and in many TV series and films, for which he was nominated for two Genie Awards, and six Gemini Awards.

He played leads at Magnus Theatre (Whose Life is it, Anyway?);Toronto Free Theatre (Merchant of Venice); Citadel Theatre (Death of a Salesman, The Real Thing, Glengarry Glen Ross, Speed the Plow); Centaur Theatre (Biloxi Blues); Shaw Festival (Androcles and the Lion, The Skin of Our Teeth); Gryphon Theatre (Melville Boys), Tarragon Theatre (The Crackwalker 3 in the Back, 2 in the Head); and Canadian Stage (Lips Together, Teeth Apart), among many others. In January 2000, he appeared in the premiere of George F. Walker's Heaven (Canadian Stage).

Profile by Gaetan Charlebois.

Last updated 2022-03-09