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George Morris

George Morris, 78, on March 14, of cardiovascular issues. Morris was born in Poland during WWII as Jerzy Delman, emigrating with his mother to Winnipeg toward the end of the war and eventually relocating to Montreal. Morris quickly learned English and by age 12 had appeared on CBC kids’ show Small Fry Frolics where he was invited for repeat appearances. He left home at 15 and headed for Toronto, taking his first radio gig in Blind River, ON. More stations followed including CFUN Vancouver where he did overnights as “Late Daddy G.” He returned to Montreal in 1963 as “Buddy G” on CKGM 980 AM. He went on to found commercial production studio Listen Audio Productions in the late 1960s where he established himself as a voice actor with his work ranging from the newscaster on best selling X-Box video game “Splinter Cell” to the grandfather on PBS Children’s program “Caillou.” Morris also lent his voice to projects like IMAX film “Adrenaline Rush” and “Great Train Stories” for the History Channel. He also served as the imaging voice for radio stations like Classical 96.3 FM Toronto, FM Country CJVR Saskatchewan, and Contact FM in France. Morris made a return to radio in the early ‘90s as host of “Sunday Morning Gold” on CJFM-FM Montreal.

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