Donald Pleasence

Donald Pleasence
1919 - 1995
Donald Pleasence  British Actor

Donald Pleasence dating history


Donald Pleasence was previously married to Linda Kentwood (1989 - 1995), Meira Shore (1970 - 1988), Josephine Crombie (1959 - 1970) and Miriam Raymond (1941 - 1958).


British Actor Donald Pleasence was born Donald Henry Pleasence on 5th October, 1919 in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England, UK and passed away on 2nd Feb 1995 Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Alpes-Maritimes, France aged 75. He is most remembered for Halloween. His zodiac sign is Libra.

Donald Pleasence is a member of the following lists: BAFTA winners (people), English film actors and English television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married4 19 years, 1 month 14 years 7 years, 1 month
Total4 19 years, 1 month 14 years 7 years, 1 month


First Name Donald
Middle Name Henry
Last Name Pleasence
Full Name at Birth Donald Henry Pleasence
Alternative Name Donald Henry Pleasence, Donald Pleasence
Age 75 (age at death) years
Birthday 5th October, 1919
Birthplace Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England, UK
Died 2nd February, 1995
Place of Death Saint-Paul-de-Vence, Alpes-Maritimes, France
Cause of Death (complications From Heart Valve Replacement Surgery)
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Build Large
Hair Color Bald
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Religion Christian
Ethnicity White
Nationality British
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Halloween
Year(s) Active 1939–1995, 1946–1995

Donald Henry Pleasence OBE (; 5 October 1919 – 2 February 1995) was an English actor. He began his career on stage in the West End before transitioning into a screen career, where he played numerous supporting and character roles including RAF Flight Lieutenant Colin Blythe in The Great Escape (1963), the villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld in the James Bond film You Only Live Twice (1967), SEN 5241 in THX 1138 (1971), and the deranged Clarence "Doc" Tydon in Wake in Fright (1971).

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Donald Pleasence75 LibraActor
Linda Kentwood-
Meira Shore-
Josephine Crombie94
Miriam Raymond93 PiscesActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
JeanFemaleMiriam Raymond
Daphne Anne AngelaFemale194182 years oldMiriam Raymond
LucyFemale196162 years oldJosephine Crombie
Polly JoFemale1st February, 196360 years oldJosephine Crombie
MirandaFemale197053 years oldMeira Shore


Fatal frames: Fotogrammi mortali1996Professor RobinsonMovie
Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers1995Dr. LoomisMovie
Signs and Wonders1995Cornelius Van DammTV Show
Safe Haven1995The SailorMovie
Guinevere1994MerlinTV Movie
The Big Freeze1993Soup slurperTV Movie
The Advocate1993PincheonMovie
The Thief and the Cobbler1993Additional voices (Miramax version) (voice), Phido the Vulture (original and Majestic Films version)Movie
Diên Biên Phú1992Howard SimpsonMovie
Shadows and Fog1991DoctorMovie
L'avvoltoio può attendere1991Armon Shalik (as Donald Pleasance)TV Show
Buried Alive1990Dr. SchaefferMovie
American risciò1990Reverend MortomMovie
Women in Arms1990DreyfussTV Movie
Moi, général de Gaulle1990Winston ChurchillTV Movie
Casablanca Express1989Colonel BatsMovie
Halloween 51989LoomisMovie
Paganini Horror1989Mr. PickettMovie
River of Death1989Heinrich SpaatzMovie
Ten Little Indians1989Judge WargraveMovie
Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery1989Jason RafielTV Movie
Der Commander1988Henry CarlsonMovie
Un delitto poco comune1988Inspector DattiMovie
Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers1988Dr. Sam LoomisMovie
Hanna's War1988Captain Thomas RoszaMovie
Angel Hill: l'ultima missione1988Colonel B. AbramsMovie
Vampire in Venice1988Don AlviseMovie
The Great Escape II: The Untold Story1988Dr. AbsalonTV Movie
Django 2 - Il grande ritorno1987Ben GunnMovie
Double Target1987Senator BlasterMovie
Ground Zero1987Prosper GaffneyMovie
Prince of Darkness1987PriestMovie
Warrior Queen1987ClodiusMovie
Basements1987Mr. Kidd (segment "The Room")TV Movie
Scoop1987London - Lord CopperTV Movie
Urban Animals1987Prof. LivingstoneMovie
Specters1987Professor LaskyMovie
Gila and Rik1987Joe GardeniaTV Movie
Operation Nam1986Father LenoirMovie
Honor Thy Father1986Aldo Rossi (as Donald Pleasance)TV Movie
Lovejoy1986Karel RedlTV Show
Naso di cane1986Olindo CuomoTV Show
Phenomena1985Professor John McGregorMovie
Nothing Underneath1985Commissioner DanesiMovie
Treasure of the Amazon1985Klaus von BlantzMovie
Black Arrow1985Sir Oliver OatesTV Movie
The Corsican Brothers1985The ChancellorTV Movie
The Ray Bradbury Theater1985George HillTV Show
Screen Two1985Victor HartyTV Show
A Breed Apart1984J.P. WhittierMovie
Frankenstein's Great Aunt Tillie1984Old Baron Frankenstein, Victor FrankensteinMovie
The Ambassador1984EretzMovie
Where Is Parsifal?1984MackintoshMovie
Arch of Triumph1984HaakeTV Movie
Master of the Game1984Salomon Van der MerweTV Show
To Kill a Stranger1984Col. KostikMovie
The Devonsville Terror1983Dr. WarleyMovie
The House of Usher1983Walter UsherMovie
Warrior of the Lost World1983ProssorMovie
Alone in the Dark1982Dr. Leo BainMovie
Computercide1982George DettlerTV Movie
The Barchester Chronicles1982Septimus HardingTV Show
Witness for the Prosecution1982Mr. MyersTV Movie
Escape from New York1981PresidentMovie
Halloween II1981Sam LoomisMovie
The Monster Club1981Pickering (Segment "Vampire Story")Movie
Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr1981Gilbert CarsonMovie
The Pumaman1980Kobras (as Donald Pleasance)Movie
Blade on the Feather1980Professor Jason CavendishTV Movie
The Ghost Sonata1980The old manTV Movie
Dracula1979Dr. Jack SewardMovie
Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff1979Dr. SteinerMovie
L'homme en colère1979Albert RumpelmayerMovie
Jaguar Lives!1979General VillanovaMovie
"Hallmark Hall of Fame" All Quiet on the Western Front1979KantorekTV Movie
Gold of the Amazon Women1979Clarence BlaskoTV Movie
The French Atlantic Affair1979Max DechambreTV Show
Dick Turpin1979Ignatius SlakeTV Show
Mrs. Columbo1979Ian A. MorlyTV Show
Better Late Than Never1979Colonel RiddleTV Movie
Last In, First Out1978RothkoMovie
Blood Relatives1978James DoniacMovie
Night Creature1978Axel MacGregorMovie
Power Play1978BlairMovie
Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band1978B.D. BrockhurstMovie
Tomorrow Never Comes1978Dr. ToddMovie
Centennial1978Sam PurchasTV Show
The Bastard1978Solomon SholtoTV Show
The Dark Secret of Harvest Home1978NarratorTV Show
The Defection of Simas Kudirka1978Captain Vladimir PopovTV Movie
Oh, God!1977Doctor HarmonMovie
Telefon1977Nicolai DalchimskyMovie
The Uncanny1977Valentine De'ath (segment "Hollywood 1936")Movie
Jesus of Nazareth1977MelchiorTV Show
A Dirty Knight's Work1976Sir Giles MarleyMovie
Land of the Minotaur1976Father RocheMovie
The Eagle Has Landed1976Heinrich HimmlerMovie
The Last Tycoon1976BoxleyMovie
The Passover Plot1976Pontius PilateMovie
Goldenrod1976John Tyler JonesMovie
Hindle Wakes1976Nat JeffcoteTV Movie
Ubu roi1976Pa UbuTV Movie
Death of an Informer1976The man in the officeTV Movie
Escape to Witch Mountain1975DeranianMovie
Hearts of the West1975A.J. NietzMovie
Journey Into Fear1975KuvetliMovie
Sharon's Baby1975Dr. FinchMovie
The Count of Monte-Cristo1975DanglarsTV Movie
Peep Show1975MaxTV Show
Shades of Greene1975PucklerTV Show
Barry McKenzie Holds His Own1974Erich Count von PlasmaMovie
From Beyond the Grave1974Jim Underwood (Segment 2 "An Act of Kindness")Movie
La loba y la Paloma1974Martin ZayasMovie
The Black Windmill1974Cedric HarperMovie
The Freakmaker1974Dr. NolterMovie
Watch Out, We're Mad1974The DoctorMovie
Performance1974Friedrich Wilhelm VoigtTV Show
Occupations1974Christo KabakTV Movie
Tales That Witness Madness1973Tremayne (segment "Clinic Link Episodes")Movie
The Rainbow Boys1973Ralph LoganMovie
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde1973Fred SmudgeTV Movie
BBC2 Playhouse1973Aaron, Bendel, George LivingstonTV Show
Great Mysteries1973CawserTV Show
Malachi's Cove1973MalachiMovie
The Spirit of Dark and Lonely Water1973The Spirit (voice)TV Show
Henry VIII and His Six Wives1972Thomas CromwellMovie
Innocent Bystanders1972LoomisMovie
Raw Meat1972Inspector CalhounMovie
The Jerusalem File1972Major SamuelsMovie
The Pied Piper1972BaronMovie
Wedding in White1972Jim Dougall, Sr.Movie
The Man Outside1972Victor CobbTV Show
Kidnapped1971Ebenezer BalfourMovie
THX 11381971SENMovie
Wake in Fright1971Doc TydonMovie
Police Surgeon1971Jerry HahnTV Show
The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes1971CarnackiTV Show
Columbo1971Adrian CarsiniTV Show
Soldier Blue1970CumberMovie
Play for Today1970Gerry Muddiman, Samuel Johnson, TomTV Show
Confession1970Sergeant HurbyTV Show
Arthur! Arthur!1969Arthur Brownjohn, Sir Easonby 'E' MellonMovie
Mr. Freedom1969Dr. Freedom (as Don Pleasence)Movie
The Madwoman of Chaillot1969The ProspectorMovie
Hawaii Five-O1968Hans VoglerTV Show
The Other People1968Clive - Elsa's fatherMovie
Creature of Comfort1968James ThorneMovie
Matchless1967Gregori AndreanuMovie
The Night of the Generals1967General KahlenbergeMovie
Will Penny1967Preacher QuintMovie
You Only Live Twice1967BlofeldMovie
The Diary of Anne Frank1967Albert DusselTV Movie
Omnibus1967Julius Caesar, Sinister DentistTV Show
NBC Experiment in Television1967TV Show
Call Me Daddy1967Mr. HoffmanTV Movie
Seven Deadly Virtues1967BuchananTV Show
Eye of the Devil1966Pere DominicMovie
Fantastic Voyage1966Dr. MichaelsMovie
The Greatest Story Ever Told1965The Dark Hermit - SatanMovie
The Hallelujah Trail1965'Oracle' JonesMovie
Thirty-Minute Theatre1965J.G., Richard PrattTV Show
The Wednesday Play1964The Head WaiterTV Show
Dr. Crippen1963Dr. CrippenMovie
The Great Escape1963Blythe 'The Forger'Movie
The Guest1963Bernard Jenkins, Mac DaviesMovie
Espionage1963EscalonTV Show
Love Story1963TV Show
The Fugitive1963Max PfeifferTV Show
The Outer Limits1963Harold J. FinleyTV Show
Lisa1962Sgt. WoltersMovie
The Hatchet Man1962Harry Laws, assistant to CurnicTV Movie
No Place Like Homicide!1961Everett SloaneMovie
The Defenders1961Dr. Byron SaulTV Show
No Love for Johnnie1961Roger RenfrewMovie
Spare the Rod1961Mr. JenkinsMovie
The Wind of Change1961'Pop' MarleyMovie
A Story of David: The Hunted1961NabalMovie
The Horsemasters1961Captain PinskiTV Movie
Circus of Horrors1960VanetMovie
Hell Is a City1960Gus HawkinsMovie
The Flesh and the Fiends1960William HareMovie
Sons and Lovers1960PappleworthMovie
The Hands of Orlac1960Graham CoatesMovie
The Risk1960Parsons, alias Bill BrownMovie
Danger Man1960Captain Aldrich, NikolidesTV Show
The Shakedown1960JesselMovie
Armchair Mystery Theatre1960AmbroseTV Show
The Big Day1960Victor PartridgeMovie
BBC Sunday-Night Play1960Admiral VesperyTV Show
Alice Through the Looking Box1960CaterpillarTV Movie
Killers of Kilimanjaro1959CaptainMovie
The Battle of the Sexes1959Irwin Hoffman (as Donald Pleasance)Movie
One Step Beyond1959Harvey LaurenceTV Show
The Four Just Men1959Paul KosterTV Show
The Twilight Zone1959Professor Ellis FowlerTV Show
Interpol Calling1959Karl HaussmanTV Show
The Scarf1959Det. Insp. Harry YatesTV Show
The Traitor1959Grantley CayporTV Movie
A Tale of Two Cities1958BarsadMovie
Look Back in Anger1958HurstMovie
The Man Inside1958Organ Grinder (as Donald Pleasance)Movie
The Two-Headed Spy1958Gen. Hardt (as Donald Pleasance)Movie
The Wind Cannot Read1958The DoctorMovie
William Tell1958The SpiderTV Show
Heart of a Child1958SpielMovie
Hotel Imperial1958TV Show
I Spy1958Mr. FruteTV Movie
The Killing Stones1958Jakob KleiberTV Show
Granite1958A nameless manTV Movie
The Desk Set1958KennyTV Movie
All at Sea1957CashierMovie
Decision Against Time1957CrabtreeMovie
Stowaway Girl1957EvansMovie
Rendezvous1957PotterTV Show
19841956R. Parsons (as Donald Pleasance)Movie
Armchair Theatre1956Arthur Gladwell, Ben Hoffman, Fred WatsonTV Show
The Black Tent1956AliMovie
Assignment Foreign Legion1956CommandantTV Show
H.M. Tennent Globe Theatre1956Julius BakerTV Show
ITV Play of the Week1955Barton Keyes, Henri Pincoff, Supt. SmithTV Show
The Adventures of Robin Hood1955Bailiff Baldwin, Prince JohnTV Show
Value for Money1955LimpyMovie
ITV Television Playhouse1955Lenin, Leonard Browne, Robert RobertsonTV Show
Orders Are Orders1954Cpl. Martin (as Donald Plesance), LMovie
The Beachcomber1954TrompMovie
The Magical World of Disney1954Captain PinskiTV Show
The Grove Family1954Monsieur PaulTV Show
On Camera1954TV Show
Montserrat1954Juan AlvarezTV Movie
The Face of Love1954AlexTV Movie
The Coiners1954Mr. ChamberlaynTV Movie
The Runaway Slave1954KidnapperTV Movie
1984 - BBC Live TV Productions1954SymeTV Movie
Encounter1952TV Show
The Dybbuk1952Second batlonTV Movie
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre1950Doctor, Syme, The Foreign MinisterTV Show
Somerset Maugham HourMr. PrestonTV Show
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