Sunday, March 27, 2011

Beloved Canadian actor and comedian Roger Abbott dies at 64

Fans of Royal Canadian Air Farce will be deeply saddened and shocked to hear of the untimely death of Roger Abbott, one of the founders of the comedy troupe. He was 64. He died Saturday night in Toronto after secretly battling leukemia for 14 years. Other than to a few close friends and family, he only disclosed his illness about a week ago. A truly sad day for Canadian culture and entertainment. Click here for a CBC News report on his death.

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