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Gilles Pelletier

Actor

Born - 22 March 1925, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died - 5 September 2018

Ever-smiling, full-faced, brown-haired, no-neck French actor with soothing manner, in an assortment of leading and supporting roles from his mid twenties. Often seen as priests, his first films were Hollywood productions with Canadian locations: The Thirteenth Letter (1951) and Hitchcock's I Confess (1952). Later, rather scattered film credits include Un Simple Soldat (1957), La Terre a Boire (1964), Dust from Underground (1968), Bingo (1974), Gapi (1982), The Great Land of Small (1986), Jesus of Montreal (1989), Nelligan (1991), Coyote Run (1996), You Can Thank Me Later (1998), The Barbarian Invasions (2003), Daniel and the Superdogs (2004), Days of Darkness (2007), Romaine, 30 Degrees Below (2009), There, Where Attila Passes (2015) and Origin of Species (2016), his last. He died from natural causes.