Gordon Pinsent is a Canadian actor, writer, director, and singer best known for his work in several productions, including Away from Her, The Rowdyman. Gordon has been in the entertainment field since 1957.
Gordon Pinsent - Once Married to Charmion King
Gordon Pinsent is possibly single as of now. Previously, he was married to Canadian actress Charmion King in November 1962. Charmion hailed from Toronto, Ontario. King had been a part of the country's well-known theatre and television industry in the 1950s.
Pinsent met King during his early theater days. Gordon has a daughter, Leah Pinsent, from his marriage to Charmion King. Charmion gave birth to a daughter Leah Pinsent on 20 September 1968 in Toronto, Ontario.
Charmion King's Cause of Death
Charmion King lost her life on 6th January 2007 at eighty-one in Toronto. She died because of complications from emphysema. Charmion lived with her husband Gordon for forty years until her death.
Gordon Pinsent's daughter Leah Pinsent
The couple's only child, Leah Pinsent, has pursued the footsteps of her dad Gordon Pinsent. Leah is a fine writer and actress known for April Fool's Day, The Bay Boy, and The Industry. Lah has been married twice and divorced.
Check out the clip of Gordon Pinsent talking about his wife on Charmion King!
Well, Leah has been married to Peter Keleghan since December 2001. Before Keleghan, Leah Pinsent exchanged vows with Michael Capellupo on 14 October 1991 before they separated on 1st November 2002.
Past Marriage, Children, First Wife
Pinsent's first marriage was to a lady named Irene Reid in 1951. They lived together as husband and wife for a couple of years but never revealed the separation in public.
Gordon Pinsent raised two kids - a son and daughter (Barry and Beverly Kennedy) from a past marriage in the suburbs of Canada. It seems like Gordon separated from his first wife Irene Reid somewhere in the 1960s. Followed by the split, the ex-pair was never spotted together again.
Gordon Pinsent - Net Worth, Army, and Movies
Gordon Pinsent started acting at the age of 17 in the 1940s. Soon, he landed roles in radio drama on the CBC and later jumped to television and movies. Gordon Pinsent lived in the hearts of millions for landing roles in numerous productions like Away from Her, John and the Missus, Due South, The Red Green Show, A Gift to Last, and The Rowdyman.
Back in the 1950s, Gordon once took a break from acting to join the Canadian Army. Besides, Pinsent provided the voice of Babar the Elephant. Furthermore, Gordon served approximately four years as a private in the Royal Canadian Regiment.
Gordon Pinsent - Quick Facts
- Gordon Pinsent was born and raised in Grand Falls Windsor, Canada.
- Gordon was famous as "Porky" as a kid. He dreamed of performing as soon as he could remember.
- Gordon has two brothers, Haig and Harry, and three sisters including Nita Hazel and Lil.
- Gordon is the son of father Stephen Arthur Pinsent and mother, Florence Cooper.
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