Category: Children’s Entertainers

Trivia EH? Ernie Coombs (Mr. Dressup)

Trivia EH? Ernie Coombs (Mr. Dressup)

[ 3 ] October 24, 2009 |

Born in Maine. Died at 73 years old from a stroke on September 18, 2001. Lived in Pickering, a city on the outskirts of Toronto Owned a cottage in Maine Interested in vintage Auburn automobiles Presented with the Earle Grey Award which honours excellence in Canadian television In 1996 he became a member of the […]

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Ernie Coombs (Mr. Dressup)

Ernie Coombs (Mr. Dressup)

[ 1 ] October 24, 2009 |

If Tickle Trunk, Casey, Finnegan and Mr. Dressup are familiar terms to you ~ then you have been a child in Canada. For the younger generation, Chester the Crow, Truffles and their friends would be familiar too. Mr. Dressup was a Canadian television icon. From 1967 to 1996, Ernie Coombs brought pleasure and imagination to […]

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