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Donald Davis (actor)

Donald George Davis (February 26, 1928 – January 23, 1998) was a Canadian actor.
He was born in Newmarket, Ontario, where his father Elihu James Davis (and uncle Aubrey Davis) owned the Davis Leather Company. He attended St. Andrew’s College from 1941–1946, graduating with the Class of 1946, and studied theatre at the University of Toronto. He performed at the Woodstock Playhouse in New York in 1947. In 1948, with his brother Murray Edward Davis, he founded a summer theatre company, the Straw Hat Players, at Muskoka, Ontario.
Davis performed in Britain from 1950 to 1953. In 1953, with his brother and sister Barbara Chilcott, he founded the Crest Theatre in Toronto, which operated until 1966. Davis also performed at the Stratford Festival and on radio and television.
He was also a member of the acting company at the American Shakespeare Theatre in Stratford, Connecticut. In 1959, he began performing off-Broadway. He played Krapp in the North American premiere production of Samuel Beckett’s Krapp’s Last Tape, for which he won an Obie Award. He performed in regional theatres in Canada and the United States.
Davis died of emphysema at Toronto in 1998 at age 69. St. Andrew’s College opened the Donald Davis Theatre posthumously in his honour.

Ernest Peirce

Ernest “Eddie” Peirce (25 September 1909 – 23 January 1998) was a South African boxer who competed in the 1932 Summer Olympics.
He was born in Somerset West and died in Apache Junction, Arizona, United States.
In 1932 he won the bronze medal in the middleweight class after winning the third place fight against Roger Michelot.
Two years earlier he won the middleweight bronze medal at the 1930 British Empire Games.
He is buried in the National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona in Phoenix.

Hilla Limann

Hilla Limann (12 December 1934 – 23 January 1998) was the President of Ghana from 24 September 1979 to 31 December 1981. Eventually he became a diplomat, and served in Switzerland. Limann, whose original last name was Babini, was born in the northern Ghanaian town of Gwolu in the Sissala West District of the Upper West Region to a poor family. He managed to gain an excellent education, and took up an academic career.

Wilfried Ntsengue

Wilfried Ntsengue (born 23 January 1998) is a Cameroonian boxer. He competed in the men’s middleweight event at the 2016 Summer Olympics. He was defeated by Egypt’s Hosam Bakr Abdin in the round of 16. He was the flag bearer for Cameroon for both the Parade of Nations during the opening ceremony and the closing ceremony.

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