Monday, April 23, 2012

Who Are Those Guys - Bernard Behrens

Bernard Behrens was born in London, England on September 28, 1926 and spent a solid 30 years on the stage and then after an 11 year break from the stage (while doing TV and film work) he returned. After building a career in the U.S.A., he moved to Canada in the mid-1980s. He was ‘Dr Placebo’ in John Greyon's “Zero Patience” (1993). Behrens has won two Gemini Awards, for “Saying Goodbye” (1990) and “Coming of Age” (1993). He was nominated for “Turning to Stone” (1985) and the series “This Is Wonderland” (2004). Bernard is affectionately known as ‘Bunny’ Behrens. Star Wars fans may know him as the voice of Obi-Wan Kenobi in the radio adaptations of the original trilogy of the hit films. Behrens appeared in on Euro-western film: “Another Man, Antother Chance” as Springfield. The 1977 film starred James Caan and Geneviève Bujold. He also appeared in the Euro-western TV series 'Bordertown' in 1990.

BEHRENS, Bernard (Bernard Behrans) [9/28/1926, London, England, U.K. – 9/19/2012, Perth, Ontario, Canada] – stage, film, radio, TV, voice actor, married to actress Deborah Cass (Bernice Katz) [19??-2004] (19??-2004) father of Mark Richard Behrens [1962-    ], writer Matthew Behrens , Adam Behrens.
Another Man, Another Chance – 1977 (Springfield)
Bordertown (TV) – 1990 (Reverend Harrison Bennett) [season 2, episode 14, “Straight from the
     Heart” guest appearance]

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