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Gorden Pinsent – the rowdy gentleman

Gorden Pinsent, backstage at the Arts & Culture Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland. Photographed by Greg Locke © 2012

Watching people flock to Gorden Pinsent backstage at the Arts & Culture Centre in St. John’s, Newfoundland after his performance of Peter and The Wolf with the Newfoundland Symphony Orchestra you realise what a cultural icon he is in Newfoundland. It’s not hard to forget that his stage, screen and theatre career was made in Toronto, Stratford and Los Angeles. The who’s who of the Newfoundland political, business and arts community all jostle to shake his hand as the stage crew tries to clear the stage.

I actually had a hard time getting this photo shot as people would wander into the frame to greet Pinsent blithely ignorant of the camera and lights.

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