Wednesday, May 30, 2018

RIP Gabriel Gascon


Actor Gabriel Gascon dies at age 91

Le Journal de Quebec
May 30, 2018

The man of the theater Gabriel Gascon is dead. He was 91 years old.
 
He was a legend of the boards, but also of the cinema and the television which has just been extinguished.
 
The cause of his death was still unknown Wednesday late morning.
 
Brother of comedian Jean Gascon, Gabriel Gascon has a long track record with the public.
In recent years, he has notably starred in the films The Marsh , March and April and The Guide to Little Revenge . It has also been seen in Cap Tourmente and Bonheur d'occasion.
 
On TV, we saw it among other things in Montreal PQ , the major lawsuits and Chartrand and Simonne . In addition, he was of the credits of series like the Russian dolls , The volcano tranquilizes , Marguerite Volant and the beautiful stories of the countries of above , in which he was the first interpreter of Alexis Labranche, from 1956 to 1965.
 
Gabriel Gascon began his career with the Compagnons de Saint-Laurent, a troupe of father Émile Legault.
 
It was the very first show at the Théâtre du Nouveau Monde in 1951.
 
From 1965 to 1980, he lived in France, where he multiplied the roles in the theater and in front of the camera.

 
GASCON, Gabriel
Born: 1/8/1927, Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Died: 5/30/2018, Montreal, Quebec, Canada

Gabriel Gascon’s westerns – actor:
Étienne Brûlé gibier de potence – 1952 (Janedo)
The Leatherstocking Tales (TV) – 1969 (Dr. Battius)

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