Former Canadian diplomat Ken Taylor, who sheltered six U.S. citizens during the 1979 Iranian hostage crisis, has died.
Taylor, The former Canadian ambassador to Iran, was 81 and died in a New York hospital after battling colon cancer.
His role in the “Canadian Caper” was featured in the 2013 Oscar winning film “Argo”. He
In the film Taylor was portrayed by Canadian actor Victor Garber.