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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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Born:
Oct 5, 1919 In Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
156
First Appeared:
In the movie The Horsemasters: Follow Your Heart
Latest Project:
Movie Escape from New Jersey 2010-08-03
Known For
Filmography
Movie The Horsemasters: Follow Your Heart Captain Pinski 2019
Movie Escape from New Jersey The President 2010-08-03
Movie Halloween: A Cut Above The Rest Himself (Archive Footage) 2003-08-05
Movie In and Out of Fashion 1998-03-03
Movie Fatal Frames Professor Robinson 1996-02-15
Movie Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers Dr. Sam Loomis 1995-09-29
Movie Guinevere Merlin 1994-05-07
Movie The Big Freeze Soup slurper 1993-11-17
Movie The Advocate Pincheon 1993-09-25
Movie The Thief and the Cobbler Phido the Vulture (voice) 1993-09-23
Movie Shadows and Fog Doctor 1991-12-05
Movie Millions Ripa 1991-02-01
Movie Edgar Allan Poe's Buried Alive Dr. Schaeffer 1990-11-03
Movie American Tiger Rev. Mortom 1990-05-17
Movie Women in Arms Dreyfuss 1990-01-01
Movie Paganini Horror Mr. Pickett 1989-06-06
Movie The House of Usher Walter Usher 1989-04-13
Movie Halloween 5: The Revenge of Michael Myers Loomis 1989-10-12
Movie River of Death Heinrich Spaatz 1989-09-29
Movie Ten Little Indians Mr. Justice Lawrence Wargrave 1989-11-29
Movie Casablanca Express Colonel Bats 1989-12-22
Movie Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery Jason Rafiel 1989-12-25
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 Last Platoon Colonel B. Abrahams 1988-08-21
Movie The Commander Henry Carlson 1988-04-28
Movie Phantom of Death Inspector Datti 1988-03-11
Movie Hanna's War Captain Thomas Rosza 1988-01-01
Movie Basements Mr. Kidd (segment "The Room") 1987-05-12
Movie Specters Professor Lasky 1987-04-24
Movie Scoop Lord Copper 1987-04-26
Movie Warrior Queen Clodius Flaucus 1987-01-01
Movie Double Target 1987-06-11
Movie To Kill a Stranger Col. Kostik 1987-11-18
Movie Prince of Darkness Vater Loomis 1987-10-23
Movie Animali metropolitani Prof. Livingstone 1987-06-29
Movie Django Strikes Again Ben Gunn 1987-10-22
Movie Ground Zero Prosper Gaffney 1987-10-01
Movie Cobra Mission Father Lenoir 1986-07-31
Movie Nothing Underneath Commissario Danesi 1985-01-01
Movie Reel Horror Axel MacGregor (archive footage) 1985-01-01
Movie Dario Argento's World of Horror Himself 1985-01-01
Movie Arch of Triumph Ivon Haake 1985-05-29
Movie The Treasure of the Amazon Klaus von Blantz 1985-05-30
Movie Where Is Parsifal? 1985-07-19
Movie Black Arrow Sir Oliver Oates 1985-10-09
Movie Phenomena Professor John McGregor 1985-01-25
Movie Terror in the Aisles Himself - Host 1984-10-26
Movie A Breed Apart J.P. Whittier 1984-07-01
Movie The Ambassador Minister Eretz 1984-05-23
Movie Frankenstein's Great Aunt Tillie Victor Frankenstein / Baron Frankenstein 1984-01-01
Movie The Devonsville Terror Dr. Warley 1983-10-15
Movie Warrior of the Lost World Prossor 1983-01-01
Movie Witness for the Prosecution Mr. Myers 1982-12-04
Series The Barchester Chronicles 1982-11-10
Movie Alone in the Dark Dr. Leo Bain 1982-11-12
Movie Halloween II Dr. Sam Loomis 1981-10-30
Movie Escape from New York President of the United States 1981-05-22
Movie The Monster Club Pickering, Chief of the B-Squad 1981-04-11
Movie Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr Gilbert Carson 1981-11-28
Movie Blade on the Feather Professor John Cavendish 1980-10-19
Movie The Pumaman Kobras 1980-02-14
Movie Gold of the Amazon Women Clarence Blasko 1979-03-06
Movie The Last Voyage of Demeter 1979-01-01
Movie Dracula Dr. Jack Seward 1979-07-20
Movie L'Homme en colère Albert Rumpelmayer 1979-03-14
Movie Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff Dr. Steiner 1979-04-13
Movie Jaguar Lives! General Villanova 1979-08-09
Movie All Quiet on the Western Front Kantorek 1979-11-14
Movie The Bastard Solomon Sholto 1978-05-22
Series The Dark Secret of Harvest Home 1978-01-23
Movie Blood Relatives James Doniac 1978-02-01
Movie Tomorrow Never Comes Dr. Todd 1978-01-01
Movie Night Creature Axel MacGregor 1978-06-01
Movie Power Play Blair 1978-11-01
Movie Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band B.D. Hoffler 1978-07-24
Movie The Defection of Simas Kudirka Captain Vladimir Popov 1978-01-23
Movie Halloween Dr. Sam Loomis 1978-10-24
Movie Last In, First Out Rothko 1978-08-30
Series Centennial Sam Purchas 1978-10-01
Movie Oh, God! Doctor Harmon 1977-10-07
Series Jesus of Nazareth Melchior 1977-01-06
Movie Telefon Nicolai Dalchimsky 1977-12-16
Movie The Uncanny Valentine De'ath (segment 3 "Hollywood 1936") 1977-08-24
Movie Trial by Combat Sir Giles Marley 1976-08-31
Movie Watch Out, We're Mad The Doctor 1976-05-01
Movie Land of the Minotaur Father Roche 1976-08-11
Movie The Passover Plot Pontius Pilate 1976-10-01
Movie The Last Tycoon Boxley 1976-11-18
Movie Hindle Wakes Nat Jeffcote 1976-12-19
Movie The Eagle Has Landed Himmler 1976-12-24
Movie Hearts of the West A.J. Nietz 1975-10-08
Movie Journey Into Fear Kuvetli 1975-08-08
Movie Escape to Witch Mountain Lucas Deranian 1975-03-21
Movie The Count of Monte-Cristo Danglars 1975-01-10
Movie I Don't Want to Be Born Dr. Finch 1975-01-01
Movie From Beyond the Grave Jim Underwood 1974-02-23
Movie House of the Damned Martin Zayas 1974-09-08
Movie The Black Windmill Cedric Harper 1974-05-17
Movie The Mutations Professor Nolter 1974-09-25
Movie Barry McKenzie Holds His Own Erich Count von Plasma 1974-12-12
Movie The Rainbow Boys Ralph Logan 1973-03-27
Movie Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Fred Smudge 1973-03-07
Movie Tales That Witness Madness Prof. R.C. Tremayne 1973-01-01
Movie The Pied Piper The Baron 1972-12-27
Movie Wedding in White Jim Dougall, Sr. 1972-10-20
Movie Innocent Bystanders Loomis 1972-09-01
Movie Henry VIII and His Six Wives Thomas Cromwell 1972-07-13
Movie The Jerusalem File 1972-02-02
Movie Death Line Insp. Calhoun 1972-01-01
Movie Kidnapped Ebenezer Balfour 1971-12-22
Movie Wake in Fright Doc Tydon 1971-07-21
Movie THX 1138 SEN 1971-03-11
Movie Soldier Blue Isaac Q. Cumber 1970-08-12
Movie Mr. Freedom Dr. Freedom 1969-01-09
Movie The Madwoman of Chaillot The Prospector 1969-10-12
Movie Will Penny Preacher Quint 1968-04-10
Movie Creature of Comfort James Thorne 1968-01-01
Movie You Only Live Twice Ernst Stavro Blofeld 1967-06-12
Movie Matchless Gregori Andreanu 1967-08-13
Movie The Night of the Generals Gen. Kahlenberge 1967-01-29
Movie Fantastic Voyage Dr. Michaels 1966-08-24
Movie Eye of the Devil Pere Dominic 1966-07-01
Movie Cul-de-sac George 1966-02-01
Movie The Hallelujah Trail 'Oracle' Jones 1965-06-23
Movie The Greatest Story Ever Told The Dark Hermit - Satan 1965-02-15
Movie Dr. Crippen Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen 1964-02-14
Movie The Caretaker Mac Davies / Bernard Jenkins 1963-07-01
Movie The Great Escape Flight Lt. Colin Blythe "The Forger" 1963-06-20
Movie The Inspector Wolters 1962-05-24
Movie Spare the Rod Mr. Jenkins 1961-05-23
Movie A Story of David Nabal 1961-03-31
Movie The Wind of Change Pop 1961-03-01
Movie No Love for Johnnie Renfrew 1961-02-14
Movie What a Carve Up Everett Sloane 1961-09-15
Movie The Shakedown Jessel Brown 1960-01-01
Movie The Battle of the Sexes Irwin Hoffman 1960-02-25
Movie Suspect Parsons, alias Bill Brown 1960-01-01
Movie The Flesh and the Fiends William Hare 1960-02-02
Movie Sons and Lovers Mr. Puppleworth 1960-08-29
Movie Circus of Horrors Vanet 1960-04-01
Movie Hell Is a City Gus Hawkins 1960-04-10
Movie The Big Day 1960-07-01
Movie Alice Through the Looking Box Caterpillar 1960-12-25
Movie The Hands of Orlac Graham Coates 1960-12-01
Movie Killers of Kilimanjaro Captain 1959-10-01
Movie Look Back in Anger Hurst 1959-05-28
Movie The Wind Cannot Read Doctor 1958-06-10
Movie A Tale of Two Cities Barsad 1958-02-07
Movie Manuela Evans 1957-07-18
Movie The Man in the Sky Crabtree 1957-01-24
Movie The Black Tent Ali 1956-04-09
Movie 1984 R. Parsons 1956-03-06
Movie Nineteen Eighty-Four Syme 1954-12-12
Movie Orders Are Orders Cpl. Martin (as Donald Plesance) 1954-10-01