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Lester B. Pearson (1897–1972)

Born in Newtonbrook, Ontario, Lester Bowles Pearson was the son of Annie Sarah Bowles and Edwin Arthur Pearson. Throughout World War I, Pearson volunteered for service and entered in it. He survived an aeroplane crash and Pearson went by the code name, "Mike". After World War I, Pearson returned back to school and received his Bachelor of Arts in ... See full bio »

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Front Page Challenge Himself - Mystery Guest
The Mike Wallace Interview Himself - 1957 Nobel Prize for Peace Winner


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 1995 Biography (TV Series documentary)
- Pierre Trudeau (1995) ... Himself
 1970 United Nations 25th Anniversary (TV Special)
Himself (as The Rt Hon Lester Pearson)
 1966 Helicopter Canada (Documentary)
Himself (opens Toronto's new City Hall) (voice, uncredited)
 1963 Issues and Answers (TV Series)
- Episode dated 22 September 1963 (1963) ... Himself
 1960 Front Page Challenge (TV Series)
Himself - Mystery Guest
- Lester B. Pearson (1960) ... Himself - Mystery Guest
 1960 Today (TV Series)
- Episode dated 6 June 1960 (1960) ... Himself
 1958 The Mike Wallace Interview (TV Series)
Himself - 1957 Nobel Prize for Peace Winner
- Nobel Dinner (1958) ... Himself - 1957 Nobel Prize for Peace Winner
 1955 Carrefour (TV Series)
- Pearson au pays des Soviets (1955) ... Himself
- Écolières moscovites (1955) ... Himself
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 2017 Expo 67 Mission Impossible (Documentary)
 2005 Jimmy MacDonald's Canada (TV Mini-Series)
Himself - Prime Minister of Canada
 2004 The Greatest Canadian (TV Mini-Series documentary)
 1994 The Making of a Leader (1919-1968) (TV Movie documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1981 The Canadian Federation (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1979 Has Anybody Here Seen Canada? A History of Canadian Movies 1939-1953 (TV Movie documentary)
Himself - Addresses Canada-Hollywood Dinner (uncredited)
 1975 The Hecklers (Documentary)
Himself (uncredited)
 1973 Grierson (Documentary)
 1962 The Clouded Dawn (Documentary)
Himself - Standing Behind Truman

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The Rt Hon Lester Pearson


6' 1" (1.85 m)

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Inducted into the University of Toronto Sports Hall of Fame in 1987 (inaugural class). See more »


Known for always wearing bow ties in public



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