Eric Clavering

Section 8, Lot 4
Beechwood Cemetery, Vaughan


Eric Clavering was born Eric George Simon, on March 15, 1901 in London, England. He was an actor, active in film and television from 1934 to 1981. He played supporting roles in a number of British films during the Second World War, including 49th Parallel in 1941. At some point following the war, he moved to Canada, and appeared in several films, such as Welcome to Blood City in 1977, and Improper Channels in (1981). He is, however, best remembered for his role in the television series, The Forest Rangers which ran from 1963 to 1966, and in which he played “Shingwauk.” He also made guest appearances on such television shows as the Littlest Hobo (1979 – 1985), Adventures In Rainbow Country (1969), and This is The Law (1971-1976). Eric, who was married to Marion Gillon, died in Toronto on June 10, 1989 at the age of 88. His mother, Helena Eleanor Simon is also buried here.