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Rudolph's voice, Canadian actor dies at 91

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LOS ANGELES — Canadian-born Larry D. Mann, who voiced Yukon Cornelius in the animated Christmas favourite Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, has died. He was 91.

His son, Richard Mann, says the actor died of age-related causes on Monday in Los Angeles.

Beginning in the 1950s, the Toronto-born Mann had small roles in movies, including The Sting and In the Heat of the Night.

On TV, his appearances included Gunsmoke, Bewitched and Hill Street Blues.

He also did voice work for animated shows, including 1964's Rudolph.

His son says Mann's last role before retirement was playing a talent agent in the 1991 TV show Homefront.

-- The Associated Press

Republished from the Winnipeg Free Press print edition January 8, 2014 C2

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