Newspaper article The Canadian Press

TV Villain Plays Hero While Rescuing Injured Canada Goose in Vancouver

Newspaper article The Canadian Press

TV Villain Plays Hero While Rescuing Injured Canada Goose in Vancouver

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U.S. actor rescues Canadian goose in Vancouver

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VANCOUVER - An American actor who played a psychopathic villain in the television drama Prison Break has a soft spot for Vancouver and a love of Canadians -- especially the geese.

Robert Knepper was in Vancouver recently to shoot a revival of the Prison Break series that ran on FOX from 2005 to 2009. In a post on his Instagram page, the 57-year-old describes how he saved one of Vancouver's feathered inhabitants.

Knepper says he and his wife were returning from dinner after "saying goodbye for awhile to one of our favourite cities," when they saw a Canada goose clipped by a car at a busy intersection.

The actor, who is reprising his role as the evil "T-Bag" Bagwell, says they pulled over and with the help of loaned gloves from a transit supervisor and a box provided by a nearby restaurant, scooped up the injured bird and took it to an animal shelter. …

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