Mostly Credited As: Michael Sarrazin
Birth Name: Jacques Michel Andre Sarrazin
Date Of Birth: May 22, 1940 (Age 70)
Country Of Birth: Canada
Birth Place: Québec City, Québec, Canada
Date Of Death: April 17, 2011
Cause Of Death: cancer
This Canadian actor was a leading man in the 60's and 70's. With his big, eloquent eyes, Mr. Sarrazin lend a youthful quality to the roles he performed in some well-known movies like They Shoot Horses, Don't They? (he co-starred with Jane Fonda), The Flim-Flam Man, For Pete's Sake. He became much in demand throughout the 70's. Jacques Michel André Sarrazin was born on May 22, 1940, in Quebec City and grew up in Montreal. After dropping out of high school he played in theater and television in Montreal and Toronto — he incarnated Romeo to Geneviève Bujold’s Juliet in a live production on Canadian television — before being signed by Universal Studios in 1965. His acting TV debut came in The Virginian, and the TV movie The Doomsday Flight before making his big-screen debut in Gunfight in Abilene (1967). By the end of the 70's, his career appearances dwindled. he returned to Montreal where he kept working until his death.