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Legendary Canadian actor Gordon Pinsent died Saturday, February 25 at the age of 92. A native of Grand Falls, Newfoundland, he started acting in the 1940s as a teenager. Pinsent had more than 150 film and TV credits to his name and was a lead player at the Stratford Festival for many years. Among other accolades, he won five Gemini awards and three Genie awards for roles, including 2001's The Shipping News and Sarah Polley's 2006 film, Away From Her. Fellow Newfoundlanders Mark Critch and Mary Walsh who both acted with Pinsent and called him a friend, join host Piya Chattopadhyay to share personal and professional memories of him and to talk about his legacy on and off the screen and stage.