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One of the most respected and beloved actors in his native Canada, Normand D'Amour consistently delivered unforgettable performances, regardless of the genre or medium. Born on Sept. 22, 1962 in Montréal, Canada, Normand D'Amour launched his acting career with a string of appearances on popular Canadian programs like "L'or du temps" (1985-1993), the historical miniseries "Marguerite Volant" (Radio-Canada, 1996), and "Emma" (Groupe TVA, 2001). Described by those who knew him as a charming and playful actor, D'Amour thrived in comedies, such as "Crème glacée, chocolat et autres consolations" (2001), "Camping sauvage" (2004), and "Maman Last Call" (2005). Yet, throughout his long career, D'Amour also tackled many dramatic roles with ease, such as in "Mémoires affectives" (2004), "Cheech" (2006), and the critically acclaimed "Everything is Fine" (2008). He starred in "Impasse" (2009), a classic and touching story of a 24-year-old drug dealer (Joel Gaulthier) who does everything he can to save his father's (D'Amour) honor. In 2009, he starred in the horror film "5150 Rue des Ormes" as a psychopath and chess fanatic who, after torturing an unsuspecting visitor (Marc-André Grondin), offers to spare his life...

One of the most respected and beloved actors in his native Canada, Normand D'Amour consistently delivered unforgettable performances, regardless of the genre or medium. Born on Sept. 22, 1962 in Montréal, Canada, Normand D'Amour launched his acting career with a string of appearances on popular Canadian programs like "L'or du temps" (1985-1993), the historical miniseries "Marguerite Volant" (Radio-Canada, 1996), and "Emma" (Groupe TVA, 2001). Described by those who knew him as a charming and playful actor, D'Amour thrived in comedies, such as "Crème glacée, chocolat et autres consolations" (2001), "Camping sauvage" (2004), and "Maman Last Call" (2005). Yet, throughout his long career, D'Amour also tackled many dramatic roles with ease, such as in "Mémoires affectives" (2004), "Cheech" (2006), and the critically acclaimed "Everything is Fine" (2008). He starred in "Impasse" (2009), a classic and touching story of a 24-year-old drug dealer (Joel Gaulthier) who does everything he can to save his father's (D'Amour) honor. In 2009, he starred in the horror film "5150 Rue des Ormes" as a psychopath and chess fanatic who, after torturing an unsuspecting visitor (Marc-André Grondin), offers to spare his life if he wins a game of chess. Aside from his film projects, D'Amour appeared on several television series, including the drama "Lance et compte: Le grand duel" (2008), "Yamaska" (TVA, 2009), and the medical drama "Trauma" (Radio-Canada, 2010- ). He then starred as a creepy campsite owner in the twisted thriller "The Hat Goes Wild" (2012).

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