|born on||12 July 1930 at 06:00 (= 06:00 AM )|
|Place||Grand Falls, Canada, 48n56, 55w40|
|Timezone||NFT h3w30 (is standard time)|
|Astrology data||19°18' 06°32 Asc. 06°43'|
Canadian actor and writer with a career spanning five decades. He became a familiar face to television audiences in the 1960s when he first appeared in "Scarlett Hill" and the children's series, "The Forest Rangers" He created, " A Gift to Last" and starred in the series It's pilot episode was subsequently adapted for the stage and can often be seen in regional theatres in Canada during the Christmas season.
In 1979 he was made an officer of the Order of Canada and was promoted to Companion in 1998. In 2006, he was made a Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada.
Pinsent published his memoir "By the Way" in 1992.
He married Irene Reid in 1951; they later divorced after having two children. In November 1962, he married actress Charmion King and they have a daughter Leah. Charmion died on January 6, 2007.
- Work : Begin Major Project 1976 (Began TV series, three years)
- Work : Published/ Exhibited/ Released 1992 (Memoir)
- Work : Prize 1979 (Officer of the Order of Canada)
- Work : Prize 1998 (Companion of the Order of Canada)
- Work : Prize 2006 (Fellow of the Royal Society of Canada)
- Relationship : Marriage 1951 (Irene Reid, later divorced)
John McKay Clements quotes letter in hand from him 1996, "guess as to time - would be just that. Early - am rings a bell - seem to recall 6:00 AM mentioned."
- Notable : Awards : Vocational award (Gemini and two ACTRA's)
- Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress (TV)
- Vocation : Writers : Fiction
- Vocation : Writers : Playwright/ script (Screenplays)
- Vocation : Writers : Autobiographer
- Family : Relationship : Number of Marriages (Two)
- Family : Relationship : Number of Divorces (One)
- Family : Relationship : Widowed
- Family : Parenting : Kids 1-3 (Three from two marriages)