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Nilus the Sandman

Nilus the Sandman

Genre fantasy television
Country of origin Canada
Number of episodes 26
Number of seasons 2

About Nilus the Sandman

Nilus the Sandman is a Canadian part-animated and part-live-action television series that originally aired on The Family Channel from October 5, 1996 to November 23, 1998. The series was preceded by three Nilus the Sandman television specials broadcast between 1991 and 1995 on CTV. The series was produced by Cambium Film & Video Productions and Delaney & Friends Cartoon Productions, and distributed by The Family Channel and Western International Communications (WIC).

The show features the Sandman, named Nilus (voiced by Long John Baldry), who helps children and teenagers through their dreams while they are asleep, with the dream stories being animated. The scenes at the beginning and the end of each episode are shot in live action in Vancouver, British Columbia. The show has a total of 26 episodes which aired over two seasons.

Other cast and crew

Supporting cast and crew listed below. See if you can find out who is who from the stats below.


64 years, 6 months, 26 days


38 years, 4 months, 21 days

Born first

12 January 1941

Died first

21 July 2005

Born last

10 November 1984

Died last

21 July 2005

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