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Donald Pleasence

Donald Henry Pleasence, OBE, (5 October 1919 – 2 February 1995) was an English actor who gained more than 200 screen credits during a career which spanned over four decades. Often typecast as villainous and/or psychopathic characters, Pleasence is arguably best-known for his work in two of cinema's most successful franchises - James Bond and Halloween. Description above from the Wikipedia article Donald Pleasence, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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Oct 5, 1919 In Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series Sunday Night Theatre 1950-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie The Other People 2022
Known For
Poster of Halloween II
Poster of Escape from New York
Poster of Lonely Water
Poster of You Only Live Twice
Movie The Other People Clive 2022
Movie Femme Fatale Victor Harty 2022
Series NBC Experiment in Television voice 2022
Movie Halloween: The Inside Story Self (archive footage) 2010-10-25
Movie Halloween: A Cut Above the Rest Himself (archive footage) 2003-08-05
Movie In and Out of Fashion Unknown 1998-03-03
Movie Fatal Frames Professor Robinson 1996-02-15
Movie Safe haven Unknown 1995-01-01
Movie Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers Dr. Sam Loomis 1995-09-29
Movie Guinevere Merlin 1994-05-07
Movie The Thief and the Cobbler Phido the Vulture (voice) 1993-09-23
Movie The Big Freeze Soup slurper 1993-11-17
Movie The Hour of The Pig Pincheon 1993-09-25
Movie Diên Biên Phu Howard Simpson 1992-03-04
Movie Millions Ripa 1991-02-01
Movie L'avvoltoio può attendere The Art Collector 1991-01-02
Movie Shadows and Fog Doctor 1991-12-05
Movie Women in Arms Dreyfuss 1990-01-01
Movie Edgar Allan Poe's Buried Alive Dr. Schaeffer 1990-11-03
Movie Paganini Horror Mr. Pickett 1989-06-06
Movie River of Death Heinrich Spaatz 1989-09-29
Movie American Rickshaw Rev. Mortom 1989-01-01
Movie The House of Usher Walter Usher 1989-04-13
Movie Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers Loomis 1989-10-12
Movie Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery Jason Rafiel 1989-12-25
Movie Casablanca Express Colonel Bats 1989-12-22
Movie Ten Little Indians Mr. Justice Lawrence Wargrave 1989-11-29
Movie Hanna's War Captain Thomas Rosza 1988-04-14
Movie Phantom of Death Inspector Datti 1988-03-11
Movie The Commander Henry Carlson 1988-04-28
Movie Last Platoon Colonel B. Abrahams 1988-08-21
Series The Great Escape II: The Untold Story Dr. Absalon 1988-11-06
Movie The Great Escape II: The Untold Story Dr. Absalon 1988-11-05
Movie Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers Dr. Sam Loomis 1988-10-21
Movie Vampire in Venice Don Alvise 1988-09-15
Movie Scoop Lord Copper 1987-04-26
Movie Specters Professor Lasky 1987-04-24
Movie Gila and Riky Joe Gardenia 1987-01-01
Movie Basements Mr. Kidd (segment "The Room") 1987-05-12
Movie Warrior Queen Clodius Flaucus 1987-01-01
Movie Django Strikes Again Ben Gunn 1987-10-22
Movie Double Target Unknown 1987-06-11
Movie Prince of Darkness Vater Loomis 1987-10-23
Movie Ground Zero Prosper Gaffney 1987-10-01
Movie Animali metropolitani Prof. Livingstone 1987-06-29
Movie Into the Darkness David Beckett 1986-01-01
Movie Naso di cane Olindo Cuomo 1986-12-11
Movie Cobra Mission Father Lenoir 1986-07-31
Movie Reel Horror Axel MacGregor (archive footage) 1985-01-01
Movie Phenomena Professor John McGregor 1985-01-25
Movie Dario Argento's World of Horror Himself 1985-01-01
Series The Ray Bradbury Theater Unknown 1985-05-21
Movie Nothing Underneath Commissioner Danesi 1985-11-07
Movie The Treasure of the Amazon Klaus von Blantz 1985-05-30
Movie Black Arrow Sir Oliver Oates 1985-10-09
Movie Arch of Triumph Ivon Haake 1985-05-29
Movie To Kill a Stranger Col. Kostik 1984-01-01
Movie Frankenstein's Great Aunt Tillie Victor Frankenstein / Baron Frankenstein 1984-01-01
Movie Where Is Parsifal? Unknown 1984-01-01
Movie A Breed Apart J.P. Whittier 1984-06-01
Movie Terror in the Aisles Self - Host 1984-10-26
Movie The Ambassador Minister Eretz 1984-05-23
Series Master of the Game Salomon Van der Merwe 1984-02-19
Movie The Falklands Factor Dr. Samuel Johnson 1983-04-26
Movie Warrior of the Lost World Prossor 1983-01-01
Movie The Devonsville Terror Dr. Warley 1983-10-15
Series Wogan Himself 1982-05-04
Series The Barchester Chronicles Unknown 1982-11-10
Movie Alone in the Dark Leo Bain 1982-11-12
Movie Witness for the Prosecution Mr. Myers 1982-12-04
Movie The Monster Club Pickering, Chief of the B-Squad 1981-04-11
Movie Escape from New York President of the United States 1981-05-23
Movie Halloween II Sam Loomis 1981-10-30
Movie Race for the Yankee Zephyr Gilbert Carson 1981-11-28
Movie The Pumaman Kobras 1980-02-14
Movie Blade on the Feather Professor John Cavendish 1980-10-19
Movie The Angry Man Albert Rumpelmayer 1979-03-14
Movie Gold of the Amazon Women Clarence Blasko 1979-03-06
Series Mrs. Columbo Unknown 1979-02-26
Movie Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff Dr. Steiner 1979-04-13
Movie Better Late Than Never Colonel Riddle 1979-10-17
Movie Dracula Dr. Jack Seward 1979-07-20
Movie All Quiet on the Western Front Kantorek 1979-11-14
Series The French Atlantic Affair Max Dechambre 1979-11-15
Movie Jaguar Lives! General Villanova 1979-08-09
Movie The Bastard Solomon Sholto 1978-05-22
Series The Dark Secret of Harvest Home Unknown 1978-01-23
Movie Tomorrow Never Comes Dr. Todd 1978-01-01
Movie Night Creature Axel MacGregor 1978-06-01
Movie The Defection of Simas Kudirka Captain Vladimir Popov 1978-01-23
Movie Blood Relatives James Doniac 1978-02-01
Movie Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band B.D. Hoffler 1978-07-24
Movie Power Play Blair 1978-11-01
Movie Halloween Loomis 1978-10-24
Movie Last In, First Out Rothko 1978-08-30
Series Centennial Sam Purchas 1978-10-01
Series Jesus of Nazareth Melchior 1977-03-27
Movie The Real Jesus of Nazareth Unknown 1977-01-03
Movie Oh, God! Doctor Harmon 1977-10-07
Movie The Uncanny Valentine De'ath (segment 3 "Hollywood 1936") 1977-08-24
Movie Telefon Nicolai Dalchimsky 1977-12-16
Movie Meriel the Ghost Girl Unknown 1976-09-28
Movie The Devil's Men Father Roche 1976-08-11
Movie Trial by Combat Sir Giles Marley 1976-04-01
Movie The Passover Plot Pontius Pilate 1976-10-01
Movie Hindle Wakes Nat Jeffcote 1976-12-19
Movie The Last Tycoon Boxley 1976-11-18
Movie The Eagle Has Landed Himmler 1976-12-24
Series Laurence Olivier Presents Nat Jeffcote 1976-12-05
Movie The Count of Monte-Cristo Danglars 1975-01-10
Movie I Don't Want to Be Born Dr. Finch 1975-01-01
Movie Escape to Witch Mountain Lucas Deranian 1975-03-21
Movie Journey into Fear Kuvetli 1975-08-08
Movie Hearts of the West A.J. Nietz 1975-10-08
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Series Playhouse Unknown 1974-03-13
Movie From Beyond the Grave Jim Underwood 1974-02-21
Movie Watch Out, We're Mad The Doctor 1974-03-29
Movie The Black Windmill Cedric Harper 1974-05-17
Movie Barry McKenzie Holds His Own Erich Count von Plasma 1974-12-12
Movie The Mutations Professor Nolter 1974-09-25
Movie House of the Damned Martin Zayas 1974-09-08
Movie Tales That Witness Madness Prof. R.C. Tremayne 1973-01-01
Movie Lonely Water The Spirit 1973-01-01
Movie Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Fred Smudge 1973-03-07
Movie The Rainbow Boys Ralph Logan 1973-03-27
Series Orson Welles' Great Mysteries Unknown 1973-09-01
Movie Malachi's Cove Malachi 1973-10-01
Movie Henry VIII and His Six Wives Thomas Cromwell 1972-07-13
Movie The Jerusalem File Unknown 1972-02-02
Movie Innocent Bystanders Loomis 1972-09-01
Movie Death Line Inspector Calhoun 1972-10-13
Movie Wedding in White Jim Dougall, Sr. 1972-10-20
Movie The Pied Piper The Baron 1972-12-27
Movie The Foxtrot Tom 1971-04-29
Movie THX 1138 SEN 1971-03-11
Movie Wake in Fright Doc Tydon 1971-07-21
Series Columbo Adrian Carsini 1971-09-15
Movie Kidnapped Ebenezer Balfour 1971-12-22
Movie Skin Deep Gerry Muddiman 1971-11-25
Series The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes Unknown 1971-09-20
Movie Soldier Blue Isaac Q. Cumber 1970-08-12
Series Play for Today Unknown 1970-10-15
Movie Mr. Freedom Dr. Freedom 1969-01-08
Movie The Madwoman of Chaillot The Prospector 1969-10-12
Movie Arthur? Arthur! Arthur Brownjohn / Sir Easonby 'E' Mellon 1969-10-01
Movie The News-Benders J.G. 1968-01-10
Movie Creature of Comfort James Thorne 1968-01-01
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-20
Movie You Only Live Twice Ernst Stavro Blofeld 1967-06-13
Movie The Night of the Generals General Kahlenberge 1967-01-29
Movie Matchless Gregori Andreanu 1967-08-13
Movie The Diary of Anne Frank Albert Dussel 1967-11-26
Movie Eye of the Devil Pere Dominic 1967-09-06
Movie Will Penny Preacher Quint 1967-12-19
Movie Cul-de-sac George 1966-06-17
Movie Fantastic Voyage Dr. Michaels 1966-08-24
Series Thirty-Minute Theatre Unknown 1965-10-07
Movie The Greatest Story Ever Told The Dark Hermit - Satan 1965-02-15
Movie The Hallelujah Trail 'Oracle' Jones 1965-06-23
Movie The Caretaker Mac Davies / Bernard Jenkins 1964-01-21
Movie The Great Escape Blythe 'The Forger' 1963-06-20
Movie Dr. Crippen Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen 1963-08-07
Series Espionage Unknown 1963-10-02
Series The Fugitive Max Pfeiffer 1963-09-17
Series The Outer Limits Unknown 1963-09-16
Movie The Inspector Wolters 1962-05-24
Movie The Horsemasters Captain Pinski 1961-10-01
Movie The Wind of Change Pop 1961-03-01
Movie No Love for Johnnie Renfrew 1961-02-14
Movie Spare the Rod Mr. Jenkins 1961-05-23
Movie What a Carve Up! Everett Sloane 1961-09-15
Movie The Battle of the Sexes Irwin Hoffman 1960-02-25
Movie Circus of Horrors Vanet 1960-04-01
Movie The Shakedown Jessel Brown 1960-01-01
Movie Suspect Parsons, alias Bill Brown 1960-01-01
Movie Hell Is a City Gus Hawkins 1960-04-10
Movie The Flesh and the Fiends William Hare 1960-02-02
Movie Alice Through the Looking Box Caterpillar 1960-12-25
Movie The Big Day Victor Partridge 1960-07-01
Movie A Story of David Nabal 1960-12-01
Movie The Hands of Orlac Graham Coates 1960-12-01
Movie Sons and Lovers Mr. Puppleworth 1960-08-29
Series Danger Man Unknown 1960-09-11
Series One Step Beyond Unknown 1959-01-20
Movie Look Back in Anger Hurst 1959-05-28
Series The Twilight Zone Professor Ellis Fowler 1959-10-02
Series Interpol Calling Karl Haussman 1959-09-14
Movie Killers of Kilimanjaro Captain 1959-10-01
Movie The Wind Cannot Read Doctor 1958-06-10
Movie A Tale of Two Cities Barsad 1958-02-07
Movie Heart of a Child Spiel 1958-04-30
Movie The Man Inside Organ Grinder 1958-09-07
Movie The Two-Headed Spy Gen. Hardt 1958-11-17
Series The Adventures of William Tell Unknown 1958-09-15
Movie The Man in the Sky Crabtree 1957-01-24
Movie Manuela Evans 1957-07-18
Movie 1984 R. Parsons 1956-03-06
Movie The Black Tent Ali 1956-04-09
Movie Value for Money Limpy 1955-08-09
Series The Adventures of Robin Hood Unknown 1955-09-26
Movie Nineteen Eighty-Four Syme 1954-12-12
Movie The Beachcomber Tromp 1954-08-10
Movie Orders Are Orders Cpl. Martin (as Donald Plesance) 1954-10-01
Series Hallmark Hall of Fame Unknown 1951-12-24
Series Sunday Night Theatre Syme 1950-01-01