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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 movie The Beachcomber 1954-08-10
Latest Project:
Movie Escape from New Jersey 2010-08-03
Known For
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 Thief and the Cobbler Phido the Vulture (voice) 1993-09-23
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 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 American Rickshaw Rev. Mortom 1989-01-01
Movie The House of Usher Walter Usher 1989-04-13
Movie Casablanca Express Colonel Bats 1989-12-22
Movie River of Death Heinrich Spaatz 1989-09-29
Movie Ten Little Indians Mr. Justice Lawrence Wargrave 1989-11-29
Movie The Commander Henry Carlson 1988-04-28
Movie Phantom of Death Inspector Datti 1988-03-11
Movie Last Platoon Colonel B. Abrahams 1988-08-21
Movie Vampire in Venice Don Alvise 1988-09-15
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 Double Target 1987-06-11
Movie Basements Mr. Kidd (segment "The Room") 1987-05-12
Movie Animali metropolitani Prof. Livingstone 1987-06-29
Movie Specters Professor Lasky 1987-04-24
Movie Warrior Queen Clodius Flaucus 1987-01-01
Movie Ground Zero Prosper Gaffney 1987-10-01
Movie To Kill a Stranger Col. Kostik 1987-11-18
Movie Prince of Darkness Vater Loomis 1987-10-23
Movie Django Strikes Again Ben Gunn 1987-10-22
Movie Into the Darkness David Beckett 1986-01-01
Movie Cobra Mission Father Lenoir 1986-07-31
Movie Reel Horror Axel MacGregor (archive footage) 1985-01-01
Movie Dario Argento's World of Horror Himself 1985-01-01
Movie Phenomena Professor John McGregor 1985-01-25
Movie Black Arrow Sir Oliver Oates 1985-10-09
Movie Nothing Underneath Commissario Danesi 1985-11-07
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? 1984-01-01
Series Master of the Game Salomon Van der Merwe 1984-02-19
Movie Frankenstein's Great Aunt Tillie Victor Frankenstein / Baron Frankenstein 1984-01-01
Movie Terror in the Aisles Himself - Host 1984-10-26
Movie A Breed Apart J.P. Whittier 1984-06-01
Movie The Ambassador Minister Eretz 1984-05-23
Movie Warrior of the Lost World Prossor 1983-01-01
Movie The Devonsville Terror Dr. Warley 1983-10-15
Movie Alone in the Dark Dr. 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 Race for the Yankee Zephyr Gilbert Carson 1981-11-28
Movie Halloween II Dr. Sam Loomis 1981-10-30
Movie The Pumaman Kobras 1980-02-14
Movie All Quiet on the Western Front Kantorek 1979-11-14
Movie Gold of the Amazon Women Clarence Blasko 1979-03-06
Movie Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff Dr. Steiner 1979-04-13
Movie The Angry Man Albert Rumpelmayer 1979-03-14
Movie Dracula Dr. Jack Seward 1979-07-20
Movie Jaguar Lives! General Villanova 1979-08-09
Movie Blood Relatives James Doniac 1978-02-01
Movie The Defection of Simas Kudirka Captain Vladimir Popov 1978-01-23
Movie Tomorrow Never Comes Dr. Todd 1978-01-01
Movie The Bastard Solomon Sholto 1978-05-22
Series The Dark Secret of Harvest Home 1978-01-23
Movie Night Creature Axel MacGregor 1978-06-01
Movie Halloween Dr. Sam Loomis 1978-10-24
Movie Power Play Blair 1978-11-01
Movie Last In, First Out Rothko 1978-08-30
Movie Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band B.D. Hoffler 1978-07-24
Movie The Uncanny Valentine De'ath (segment 3 "Hollywood 1936") 1977-08-24
Series Jesus of Nazareth Melchior 1977-01-06
Movie Oh, God! Doctor Harmon 1977-10-07
Movie Telefon Nicolai Dalchimsky 1977-12-16
Movie Trial by Combat Sir Giles Marley 1976-04-01
Movie The Passover Plot Pontius Pilate 1976-10-01
Movie The Devil's Men Father Roche 1976-08-11
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
Movie Watch Out, We're Mad The Doctor 1974-03-29
Movie The Black Windmill Cedric Harper 1974-05-17
Movie From Beyond the Grave Jim Underwood 1974-02-23
Movie House of the Damned Martin Zayas 1974-09-08
Movie Barry McKenzie Holds His Own Erich Count von Plasma 1974-12-12
Movie The Mutations Professor Nolter 1974-09-25
Movie Lonely Water The Spirit 1973-01-01
Movie Tales That Witness Madness Prof. R.C. Tremayne 1973-01-01
Movie Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Fred Smudge 1973-03-07
Movie The Rainbow Boys Ralph Logan 1973-03-27
Movie The Jerusalem File 1972-02-02
Movie Death Line Insp. Calhoun 1972-01-01
Movie Henry VIII and His Six Wives Thomas Cromwell 1972-07-13
Movie Innocent Bystanders Loomis 1972-09-01
Movie The Pied Piper The Baron 1972-12-27
Movie Wedding in White Jim Dougall, Sr. 1972-10-20
Movie THX 1138 SEN 1971-03-11
Movie Wake in Fright Doc Tydon 1971-07-21
Movie Kidnapped Ebenezer Balfour 1971-12-22
Movie Soldier Blue Isaac Q. Cumber 1970-08-12
Movie Mr. Freedom Dr. Freedom 1969-01-08
Movie The Madwoman of Chaillot The Prospector 1969-10-12
Movie Creature of Comfort James Thorne 1968-01-01
Movie The Night of the Generals General Kahlenberge 1967-01-29
Movie You Only Live Twice Ernst Stavro Blofeld 1967-06-13
Movie Matchless Gregori Andreanu 1967-08-13
Movie Cul-de-sac George 1966-06-17
Movie Fantastic Voyage Dr. Michaels 1966-08-24
Movie The Hallelujah Trail 'Oracle' Jones 1965-06-23
Movie The Caretaker Mac Davies / Bernard Jenkins 1964-01-21
Movie Dr. Crippen Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen 1964-02-14
Movie The Great Escape Flight Lt. Colin Blythe "The Forger" 1963-06-20
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 Hell Is a City Gus Hawkins 1960-04-10
Movie Suspect Parsons, alias Bill Brown 1960-01-01
Movie The Flesh and the Fiends William Hare 1960-02-02
Movie The Hands of Orlac Graham Coates 1960-12-01
Movie The Big Day 1960-07-01
Movie A Story of David Nabal 1960-12-01
Movie Alice Through the Looking Box Caterpillar 1960-12-25
Movie Sons and Lovers Mr. Puppleworth 1960-08-29
Movie Look Back in Anger Hurst 1959-05-28
Movie Killers of Kilimanjaro Captain 1959-10-01
Movie The Wind Cannot Read Doctor 1958-06-10
Movie The Man Inside Organ Grinder 1958-09-07
Movie The Man in the Sky Crabtree 1957-01-24
Movie Manuela Evans 1957-07-18
Movie The Black Tent Ali 1956-04-09
Movie The Beachcomber Tromp 1954-08-10
Movie Orders Are Orders Cpl. Martin (as Donald Plesance) 1954-10-01
Movie Nineteen Eighty-Four Syme 1954-12-12
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