Polka Dot Door - Netflix

Children's program starring two human hosts and the Polkaroo, a mischievious kangaroo.

Polka Dot Door - Netflix

Type: Scripted

Languages: English

Status: Ended

Runtime: 30 minutes

Premier: None

Polka Dot Door - Denis Simpson - Netflix

Denis Simpson (born Dennis Anthony Leopold Simpson; 4 November 1950 – 22 October 2010) was a Canadian actor and singer best known as a host of the TV series Polka Dot Door. He was also an original member of the singing group The Nylons.

Polka Dot Door - Career - Netflix

The original bass vocalist for The Nylons in 1978–79, he left the band to appear in the Broadway musical Indigo before they became commercially successful. Simpson was also a longtime host of the children's television series Polka Dot Door from 1978 until the mid 1980s. He appeared in such television series as Seeing Things, Mr. Dressup, Sharon, Lois & Bram's Elephant Show, Night Visions, These Arms of Mine, Robson Arms, and MacGyver and on the Canadian game show Acting Crazy. He also hosted a cooking show on Channel M called Café m and was the “Live Eye Guy” for Citytv Vancouver's Breakfast Television. He was nominated for several Jessie Awards for his theatre work, winning one for his one-man show Denis Anyone? He was also involved in charitable work with AIDS organizations and hosting local events. He died on 22 October 2010 of a sudden brain hemorrhage approximately two weeks before his 60th birthday.

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