Paul Massie was a Canadian actor and academic. He later became a theater professor at the University of South Florida in the 1970s. He remained on faculty until his retirement as professor emeritus in 1996.
Massie won a BAFTA Award in 1959 for Most Promising Newcomer for his role in the Anthony Asquith film Orders to Kill in which he portrayed an American bomber pilot in Nazi-occupied France. Also in 1958 he acted in a Peter Hall production of Tennessee Williams' play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof, at the Comedy Theatre in London with Kim Stanley and Leo McKern also in the cast, was director.
Massie played the characters of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde in the 1960 Hammer horror film The Two Faces of Dr. Jekyll. Unusually, he played Jekyll in make-up as an old, unattractive, bearded man, and his villainous counterpart Hyde as his young, handsome self. He appeared in The Rebel, a vehicle for British comedian Tony Hancock, as a budding artist.
In 1963, he acted in William Fairchild's play Breaking Point, at the Golders Green Hippodrome, London with John Gregson, Robert Beatty, and Robert Ayres in the cast. John Barron was director.
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