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Alexis Kanner

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Biography

Bagnères-de-Luchon, Haute-Garonne, France
Alexis Kanner was born in Bagneres de Luchon, France. His family, displaced Jewish refugees, emigrated to Montreal, Canada in 1944. After attending McGill University and performing for a season with the Stratford Festival of Canada, Kanner returned to Europe to pursue his acting career.

In 1959, Kanner was invited to join the Birmingham Repertory Theatre. He appeared as Caliban in Sir Barry Jackson's production of The Tempest ("..the repellently real Caliban of Alexis Kanner cannot be bettered", Illustrated News), as well as playing The Husband in Bernard Hepton's production of Rashomon and Ken in The Naked Island. Read more...

Actor

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Character: Ernie Turner

The Ernie Game 1967

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Character: Clive Landseer

Goodbye Gemini 1970

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Character: Mickey Hollister

Connecting Rooms 1970

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