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Ovila Légaré (1901–1978)

Ovila Légaré was born on July 21, 1901 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. He was an actor, known for Le curé de village (1949), La maison des bois (1971) and Footsteps in the Snow (1966). He was married to Émilia Deguire. He died on February 19, 1978 in Montreal. See full bio »

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Footsteps in the Snow Sgt. Deschênes
Operation Manhunt Inspector Boucher


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 1978 The Beachcombers (TV Series)
Papa Adonidas
- The Patriarch: Part 2 (1978) ... Papa Adonidas
- The Patriarch: Part 1 (1978) ... Papa Adonidas
 1976 Grand-Papa (TV Series)
 1976 Quinze ans plus tard (TV Series)
J. B. Latour (1976)
 1975 Jo Gaillard (TV Series)
Monsieur Dumont
- La canne à pommeau d'or (1975) ... Monsieur Dumont
 1973 Témoignages (TV Series)
Le vieux
- Valentin (1973) ... Le vieux (as Oliva Legare)
 1972 Et du fils
François Godefroy
 1971 La maison des bois (TV Mini-Series)
Le curé
- Episode #1.7 (1971) ... Le curé
- Episode #1.6 (1971) ... Le curé
- Episode #1.3 (1971) ... Le curé
- Episode #1.2 (1971) ... Le curé
- Episode #1.1 (1971) ... Le curé
 1970 Mont-Joye (TV Series)
Aurèle Gratton
 1970 Virgin Lovers
 1969 Quelle famille! (TV Series)
Grand-père Tremblay
 1966 Quentin Durgens, M.P. (TV Series)
 1966 Footsteps in the Snow
Sgt. Deschênes
 1966 La douzième heure
Le père Durand
 1965 Cré Basile (TV Series)
Papa Nicolas
 1965 Seaway (TV Series)
- Bonhomme Richard (1965) ... Svenson (as Ovila Legare)
 1964 The Luck of Ginger Coffey
Judge (as Oliva Legare)
 1963 Jeudi-théâtre (TV Series)
 1961 Shoestring Theatre (TV Series)
- The Fall of Troy (1961)
 1960 Sous le signe du lion (TV Series)
Jérémie Martin
 1960 Filles d'Ève (TV Series)
Un homme d'affaire
 1960 R.C.M.P. (TV Series)
Jean Bereault
- The Marked Man (1960) ... Jean Bereault
 1959 Le grand duc (TV Series)
 1959 Les brûlés
 1959 Ouragan (TV Series)
 1958 La pension Velder (TV Series)
J.B. Ltour (1958)
 1958 First Performance (TV Series)
 1958 Je vous ai tant aimé (TV Series)
 1957 Au chenal du moine (TV Series)
Didace Beauchemin
 1957 Un simple soldat (TV Movie)
Édouard Latour
 1956 Le survenant (TV Series)
Didace Beauchemin
- Un cirque s'installe à Sorel (1956) ... Didace Beauchemin
 1954 14, rue de Galais (TV Series)
Arthur Dion
 1954 Operation Manhunt
Inspector Boucher
 1953 Ti-Jean Goes Lumbering (Short)
narrator (French-Canadian language version) (voice)
 1953 I Confess
Monsieur Villette (uncredited)
 1952 Le rossignol et les cloches
Le restauranteur Antonio
 1951 The 13th Letter
Mayor (uncredited)
 1949 Le curé de village
Le curé
 1949 A Man and His Sin
Père Laloge
 1947 Whispering City
 1947 The Fortress
 1945 Le père Chopin
Le curé
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Oliva Legare | Ovila Legare

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Father of Jean-Pierre Légaré.

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