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Douglas Rain

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1928 (age 90) , 

Alma mater
Banff School of Fine ArtsBristol Old Vic Theatre School

Known for
Voice of HAL 9000 in 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) and 2010 (1984)

2001: A Space Odyssey, 2010, Sleeper, Oedipus Rex, Love and Larceny

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November 11, 2018 (aged 90) Stratford, Ontario, Canada

Douglas Rain passes away (1928 - 2018) (Canada) - BBC News - 12th November 2018

Douglas Rain (born March 13, 1928) was a Canadian actor and narrator. Though primarily a stage actor, he is also known for providing the voice of the HAL 9000 computer for the film 2001: A Space Odyssey (1968) and its sequel, 2010 (1984).


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HAL 9000's BBC interview

Life and career

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Rain was born in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He studied acting at the Banff School of Fine Arts in Banff, Alberta and the Bristol Old Vic Theatre School in Bristol, England.

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As a stage actor, his association with the Stratford Festival of Canada spans more than four decades. He has performed in a wide variety of theatrical roles, most notably in a Stratford, Ontario production of Henry V, which was adapted for television in 1966.

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In 1972, Rain was nominated for the Tony Award for Best Supporting or Featured Actor (Dramatic) for his performance in Vivat! Vivat Regina!

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Rain died on November 11, 2018, at the age of 90 at St. Mary's Memorial Hospital in St. Marys, Ontario, of natural causes.


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