Maury Chaykin Overview

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Born: July 27, 1949

Born to a Canadian mother and an American father, Maury Chaykin grew up in Brooklyn, New York. He was drawn to acting in high school, then majored in theater at the University of Buffalo where he founded the acting troupe Swamp Fox. While performing with the troupe at Toronto’s 1970 Festival of Underground Theatre, Chaykin made valuable contacts and later, after unsuccessfully trying to break into theater in New York, he returned to Toronto where he began acting in experimental theater. The... See All

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