Robin Gammell


Born: Montreal, Quebec, Canada


Robin Gammell (born September 22, 1936) is a Canadian film, television and stage actor.He began acting as a junior ensemble member at the Stratford Shakespeare Festival, playing roles including Robin Starveling in A Midsummer Nights Dream Octavius in Julius Caesar Ariel in The Tempest and Malcolm in Macbeth; he later reprised this role for the 1961 television film Macbeth opposite Sean Connery in the title role. He later moved on to film and television work, including the films The Pyx, Sweet Movie and Strikers Mountain, recurring or starring roles in Wiseguy, WIOU, Street Legal, Amazing Grace, Manhattan, AZ and Judging Amy, and guest appearances in Hill Street Blues, L.A. Law, The Commish, Murder, She Wrote, Matlock, Nip/Tuck and How to Get Away With Murder. He received a Genie Award nomination for Best Actor, at the 1st Genie Awards in 1980, for Klondike Fever.He has also portrayed several noted historical figures in docudrama films and television series, including Walter Moberly in The National Dream: Building the Impossible Railway, American espionage chief William J. Donovan in the television miniseries A Man Called Intrepid, and Adolf Hitler in an episode of Witness to Yesterday.

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