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Martin Lavut

Name  Martin Lavut

Role  Film-maker
Martin Lavut Martin Lavut Eccentric filmmaker made people open up The Globe
Awards  Gemini Award for Best Direction in a Dramatic Program or Mini-Series
Movies  Heavy Metal, Palais Royale, A Cosmic Christmas, The Mask, Intergalactic Thanksgiving
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Martin Lavut (December 18, 1934 – January 26, 2016) was a Canadian filmmaker born in Montreal, Quebec. He wrote and directed numerous theatrical and television dramas, and documentary films. Among his dramas are the films War Brides, Charlie Grant’s War and The Marriage Bed. His documentaries include Without a Hobby It’s No Life, Orillia, and After Darwin. In 2006, he directed Remembering Arthur, a biography of filmmaker Arthur Lipsett.

In 2010 he completed a documentary about the eccentric portrait photographer Mike Disfarmer which premiered on TV Ontario.

As a voice actor he is best known for his contributions to early Nelvana productions, such as The Devil and Daniel Mouse and its spin-off, Rock & Rule. He studied acting at California’s Pasadena Playhouse, and New York’s American Theatre Wing. He acted with Compass/Second City’s Saint Louis Company.


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