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      Gordon Pinsent

      Gordon Pinsent

      Highest Rated: 100% Flight of the Butterflies (2012)

      Lowest Rated: 40% Nothing (2003)

      Birthday: Jul 12, 1930

      Birthplace: Grand Falls, New Brunswick, Canada

      Gordon Pinsent was a Canadian actor who carved out quite a successful career for himself on the Hollywood big screen. Pinsent started his acting career landing roles in such films as the comedy "The Thomas Crown Affair" (1968) with Steve McQueen, the Eric Braeden sci-fi flick "Colossus: The Forbin Project" (1970) and the Warren Oates drama "Chandler" (1971). He also appeared in "The Rowdyman" (1972), "Blacula" (1972) and "Only God Knows" (1974). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the eighties and the nineties, appearing in "Sam Hughes' War" (1984), "John and the Missus" (1987) and "Blood Clan" (1991). Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Kevin Spacey dramatic adaptation "The Shipping News" (2001), the Campbell Scott comedic drama "Saint Ralph" (2005) and the Colin Glazer foreign "Good Shepherd" (2005). He also appeared in "Away From Her" (2007). He also lent his distinctive voice to "The Spine" (2010). Pinsent most recently acted in "The Grand Seduction" (2014). Gordon Pinsent died on February 25, 2023 at the age of 92.

      Highest rated movies

      Flight of the Butterflies
      Away From Her
      Colossus: The Forbin Project
      Two Lovers and a Bear
      Big News From Grand Rock
      Saint Ralph
      The Grand Seduction
      The Shipping News

      Photos

      THE SHIPPING NEWS, Gordon Pinsent, 2001, (c) Miramax KLONDIKE FEVER, from left: Rod steiger, Gordon Pinsent, 1980, © World Entertainment Corp The Pillars of the Earth, from left: Ian McShane, Sarah Parish, David Oakes, Gordon Pinsent, 07/23/2010, ©STARZPR The Pillars of the Earth, Gordon Pinsent, 07/23/2010, ©STARZPR AWAY FROM HER, Gordon Pinsent (back left), Julie Christie, 2006. ©Lions Gate AWAY FROM HER, Julie Christie, Gordon Pinsent, 2006. ©Lions Gate AWAY FROM HER, Gordon Pinsent, Julie Christie, 2006. ©Lions Gate AWAY FROM HER, Julie Christie, Gordon Pinsent, 2006. ©Lions Gate AWAY FROM HER, Julie Christie, Gordon Pinsent, 2006. ©Lions Gate AWAY FROM HER, Gordon Pinsent, Julie Christie, 2006. ©Lions Gate AWAY FROM HER, Gordon Pinsent, Kristen Thomson, 2006. ©Lions Gate AWAY FROM HER, Gordon Pinsent (left), Kristen Thomson (right), 2006. ©Lions Gate AWAY FROM HER, Julie Christie, Gordon Pinsent, 2006. ©Lions Gate AWAY FROM HER, Gordon Pinsent, Kristen Thomson, 2006. ©Lions Gate AWAY FROM HER, Gordon Pinsent (front left), 2006. ©Lions Gate AWAY FROM HER, Gordon Pinsent, Olympia Dukakis, 2006. ©Lions Gate AWAY FROM HER, Gordon Pinsent, Julie Christie, 2006. ©Lions Gate AWAY FROM HER, Michael Murphy, Gordon Pinsent, 2006. ©Lions Gate AWAY FROM HER, Gordon Pinsent, Julie Christie, 2006. ©Lions Gate AWAY FROM HER, Gordon Pinsent, Julie Christie, 2006. ©Lions Gate

      Filmography

      Movies

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Age of Dysphoria Fred (Character) - 2020
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Night Shoot Branch (Character),
      Screenwriter
      - 2019
      84% 47% Two Lovers and a Bear Bear's Voice (Character) - 2016
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Martin's Hagge Screenwriter - 2016
      No Score Yet 69% Pirate's Passage Harry Freelove (Voice) - 2015
      75% 50% Big News From Grand Rock Jane Davis (Character) - 2014
      61% 66% The Grand Seduction Simon (Character) $3.4M 2013
      100% 84% Flight of the Butterflies Dr. Fred Urquhart (Character) - 2012
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town The Elderly Leacock (Character) - 2012
      No Score Yet No Score Yet How Eunice Got Her Baby Narrator - 2009
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Heyday! Monroe Gillette (Character),
      Director,
      Writer
      - 2006
      94% 81% Away From Her Grant (Character) $4.5M 2006
      No Score Yet 58% Ambulance Girl Pete (Character) - 2005
      No Score Yet 27% The Good Shepherd Cardinal Ledesna (Character) - 2004
      65% 85% Saint Ralph Father Fitzpatrick (Character) $795.1K 2004
      40% 62% Nothing Man In Suit (Character) - 2003
      No Score Yet 78% Fallen Angel Warren Wentworth (Character) - 2003
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Hemingway vs. Callaghan Morley Callaghan (Character) - 2003
      54% 61% The Shipping News Billy Pretty (Character) $11.4M 2001
      No Score Yet 29% Blind Terror Martin Howell (Character) - 2001
      No Score Yet 90% The Old Man and the Sea Old Man (Voice) - 1999
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Win, Again! Win Morrissey (Character),
      Writer
      - 1999
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Power Play Duff McArdle (Character) - 1999
      43% 55% Pippi Longstocking Capt. Longstocking (Voice) $779.2K 1997
      No Score Yet 38% Pale Saints Gus (Character) - 1997
      No Score Yet 50% Christmas in My Hometown Cal Marsdon (Character) - 1996
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Vow to Kill Frank Waring (Character) - 1995
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Due South Fraser Sr. (Character) - 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Bonds of Love Leon (Character) - 1993
      No Score Yet 69% In the Eyes of a Stranger Lt. Ted Burk (Character) - 1992
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Blood Clan Judge William McKay (Character) - 1990
      No Score Yet 73% Babar: The Movie King Babar (Voice) $1.4M 1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Two Men Director - 1988
      No Score Yet 57% John and the Missus John Munn (Character),
      Director
      - 1987
      No Score Yet No Score Yet A Case of Libel Dennis Corcoran (Character) - 1983
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Life and Times of Edwin Alonzo Boyd Edwin Alonzo Boyd (Character) - 1982
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Escape From Iran: The Canadian Caper Ambassador Ken Taylor (Character) - 1981
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Silence of the North John Frederickson (Character) - 1981
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Suicide's Wife Allan Crane (Character) - 1979
      No Score Yet 62% Who Has Seen the Wind? Gerald O'Connal (Character) - 1977
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Blackwood Narrator - 1976
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Heatwave Lasted Four Days Cliff Reynolds (Character) - 1975
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Heat Wave Lasted Four Days Cliff Reynolds (Character) - 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Newman's Law Jack Eastman (Character) - 1974
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Only God Knows Father John Hagan (Character) - 1974
      No Score Yet 20% Incident on a Dark Street Joe (Character) - 1973
      46% 43% Blacula Lt. Jack Peters (Character) - 1972
      No Score Yet 57% The Rowdyman Will Cole (Character) - 1972
      No Score Yet No Score Yet House on the Hill Dr. Bud Bedford (Character) - 1970
      89% 76% Colossus: The Forbin Project The President (Character) - 1969
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Don't Forget to Wipe the Blood Off Unknown (Character) - 1968
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Affair With a Killer Unknown (Character) - 1967

      TV

      Credit
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Red Green Show Hap Shaughnessy (Character) 1991-1994 2001-2006 2023
      No Score Yet 75% Private Eyes Unknown (Guest Star) 2019
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Babar and the Adventures of Badou Babar (Voice) 2010-2011 2013-2015
      83% No Score Yet Satisfaction Unknown (Guest Star) 2013
      No Score Yet 95% Republic of Doyle Unknown (Guest Star) 2013
      No Score Yet 54% Relic Hunter Jimmy Jonesboro (Guest Star) 1999
      No Score Yet 83% Due South Unknown (Character),
      Unknown (Guest Star)
      1995-1998
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Outer Limits Dr. Steven Molstad (Character) 1997
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Babar King Babar (Voice) 1989-1991 1994
      No Score Yet No Score Yet The Ray Bradbury Theater Mr. X (Character) 1992
      No Score Yet 68% Friday the 13th: The Series Unknown (Guest Star) 1989
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Danger Bay Guest 1988
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Marcus Welby, M.D. Dr. Joseph Xavier (Guest Star) 1973
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Cannon Phillip Trask (Guest Star) 1973
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Banacek Unknown (Guest Star) 1972
      No Score Yet 100% Hogan's Heroes Unknown (Guest Star) 1970
      No Score Yet No Score Yet Dan August Frank Fairley (Guest Star) 1970