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Gerry Salsberg
Judas (I)



Date of Birth
 c. 1949

Date of Death
 June 22, 2010
 Toronto, Ontario, Canada (Automobile Accident)

Godspell Program Bio
In 1971, Gerry"s role of Wolf in the film "Wolf Lanigan" won him the Best Actors Award at the St. Jean Film Festival. On stage, he was active in productions both in high school and university. He studied acting for three years with Josephine Barrington, performed with a small theatre group at the Poor Alex Theatre and was with Toronto Workshop Productions for part of their 1969/70 season. Gerry also worked as an apprentice actor at the Red Barn Theatre and performed in the pre-Broadway show "Touch Kiss". An expert puppeteer, he worked with Dora and Leo Velleman for two seasons.

SALSBERG, Gerry - We are saddened by the loss of Gerry who passed away suddenly on June 22, 2010. Gerry was a noted Canadian Actor and an avid amateur photographer. He will be deeply missed by his father Sam, his beloved children Zachary and wife Carly, Danya and her partner Chris. Gerry leaves behind a loving extended family, brothers Barry and partner Nancy, Stan and wife Beverley, his sister Karen Faith and husband Bill and many adoring nieces, nephews and great-nieces and great-nephews. Dear friends Paula Shear and Sandy Carson join many longtime friends and colleagues who will miss Gerry's laughter, companionship and generous spirit. His passing is also felt throughout P.A.L.S. community. In lieu of flowers, please donate to Hospital for Sick Children.

Published in the Toronto Star on June 28, 2010

  IMDb entry for Gerry Salsberg

  Obituary, The Toronto Star
  Obituary, Second City (with comments)
  Obituary and Large Condolence Book, Steeles Memorial Chapel


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