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Enrico Colantoni on Playing Céline Dion’s Husband, René Angélil
May 31, 2012
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Toronto-born actor Enrico Colantoni may have first made his claim to fame on American shows such as 'Just Shoot Me!' and 'Veronica Mars', but he's also put in plenty of time on Canadian productions, and we're not just talking about his Gemini-winning turn on 'Flashpoint'. In 2008, Enrico played René Angélil, the manager and eventual husband of Céline Dion (Christine Ghawi) in the TV movie 'Céline' - which prompted a couple of laughs when we showed him some clips from the film.

Enrico's in the red chair tonight, along with singer Carole Pope.

In this clip, Enrico talks about...

Finding the delicate balance of Céline and René's love story
'I didn't know enough about him to really be self-conscious. It was only while we were filming it that I realized that he had married the little girl he had taken care of ... it was sort of like we can't even suggest that we're going to do this because it will look bad and we might get sued."


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