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James Blendick (born 1941) is a Canadian [character actor]. He is perhaps best known for his 30-year-long association with the Stratford Festival.


Among the productions in which he has performed leads are Much Ado About Nothing, The Cherry Orchard, Waiting For Godot, Juno and the Paycock, Coriolanus, Richard III, Amadeus, The Little Foxes, Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, Midsummer Night's Dream, Twelfth Night and School For Scandal among many others. More recently he appeared in the title role of Titus Andronicus (2000) and as Gonzalo in The Tempest, with Christopher Plummer (2010) at the Stratford Festival.

Blendick has also performed on Broadway (opposite Plummer in Cyrano), at the Guthrie Theater, Minneapolis, at the Old Globe, San Diego and at the Grand Theatre, London. He has also acted extensively in film and television.[1]


  • (1969) The Three Musketeers ... Porthos
  • (1976) Shoot ... Pete
  • (1980) Resurrection ... 1st Scientist
  • (1980) Cordélia ... Bourreau Radcliff
  • (1981) Getting Even ... Kenneth Knight
  • (1981) Years of The Beast ... Jackson McKifer
  • (1983) Star 80 ... Gunseller
  • (1993) Guilty as Sin ... McMartin
  • (1995) Tommy Boy ... Ron Gilmore

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