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Gerard Parkes

Actor

Born - 16 October 1924, Dublin. Ireland
Died - 19 October 2014

Big, beaming, dark-haired, sometimes bespectacled Irish actor with prominent nose, long resident in Canada. Numerous appearances in small film roles, but probably best known for his role as Doc in 96 episodes of the 1980s' TV series Fraggle Rock. He made his film debut at the age of 40 in a half-hour short The Great Mapmaker in 1964. Subsequent appearances included Isabel (1968), The First Time (1969), The Apprentice (1971), The Pyx (1973), Who Has Seen the Wind? (1977), Yesterday (1981), Spasms (1983), Hot Line (1987), The January Man (1989), The Adjuster (1991), Trapped in Paradise (1994), Mother Night (1996), The Boondock Saints (1999), Saint Ralph (2004) and The Boodock Saints II: All Saints Day (2009), his last.