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Murray Westgate

Actor

Born - 16 April 1918, Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada
Died - 27 August 2018

Canadian actor with receding black hair (latterly bearded) and warmly-smiling, 'honest Joe' features. After WW2 service as a naval radio operator, he moved into local theatre, first appearing on TV as the spokesman in Esso ads, an assignment that lasted 17 years. Occasional film work followed, often as friendly blue-collar professionals: A Dangerous Age (1957), A Cool Sound from Hell (1959), The First Time (1969), Homer (1970), The Rowdyman (1972), Class of '44 (1973), To Kill the King (1974), Rituals (1977), Running (1979), Happy Birthday to Me (1981), Shocktrauma (1982), Heavenly Bodies (1984), Blue City Slammers (1988) and Scanners II: The New Order (1991), his last.