Awards & Winners

John Livingston

Date of Birth 10-November-1923
Place of Birth Hamilton
(Ontario, Canada)
Nationality Canada
Also know as John A Livingston
Profession Author, Naturalist, Teacher, Broadcaster
John Allen Livingston was a Canadian naturalist, broadcaster, author, and teacher. He was most known as the voice-over of the Hinterland Who's Who series of television zoological shorts in the 1960s. Born in Hamilton, Ontario, he enlisted in the Royal Canadian Navy at the beginning of World War II and earned a degree in English literature in 1943 while serving on active service. Livingston was the author of several books, including The Fallacy of Wildlife Conservation and the Governor General's Award-winning Rogue Primate. In an interview with Thomas G. Philpott, he once said that a person is lucky to have one or two truly original ideas in his or her entire life and that the thinking that led to Rogue Primate was his.

Awards by John Livingston

Check all the awards nominated and won by John Livingston.


Nominations 1998 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Gemini Award for Best Writing in a Documentary Program or Series The Nature of Things
John Livingston:The Natural History - Point Of View


Governor General's Award for English-language non-fiction
Honored for : Rogue Primate

Nominations 1994 »

Award Nominated Nominated Work
Governor General's Award for English-language non-fiction Rogue Primate