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Donald Pleasence

Balding, quietly-spoken, of slight build and possessed of piercing blue eyes -- often peering out from behind round, steel-rimmed glasses -- Donald Pleasence had the necessary physical attributes which make a great screen villain. In the course of his lengthy career, he relished playing the obsessed, the paranoid and the purely evil. Even the Van ...

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Oct 5, 1919 In Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Welcome to Japan, Mr. Bond
Latest Project:
Movie Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy 2010-05-04

Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 3 nominations.

Known For
Poster of Escape from New York
Poster of Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers
Poster of The Great Escape
Poster of Halloween
Series IMDb Originals Unknown 2015
Movie Söldner-Stories Unknown 2014
Movie Halloween Existence Unknown 2012
Series Phelous & the Movies Unknown 2011
Movie Escape from New Jersey Unknown 2010
Movie Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy Unknown 2010-05-04
Movie Not Quite Hollywood: The Wild, Untold Story of Ozploitation! Unknown 2008
Series Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Unknown 2007-10-01
Movie Halloween: 25 Years of Terror Unknown 2006
Movie Going to Pieces: The Rise and Fall of the Slasher Film Unknown 2006-10-13
Movie The Revamping of Dracula Unknown 2004
Movie 'Halloween': A Cut Above the Rest Unknown 2003
Movie Barry Humphries Gives Us the Good Oil Unknown 2003
Movie Best Ever Bond Unknown 2002-11-22
Movie Halloween: Resurrection Unknown 2002
Series Intimate Portrait Unknown 2002
Movie Boogeymen: The Killer Compilation Unknown 2001-10-02
Movie Halloween 4: Final Cut Unknown 2001
Movie The James Bond Story Unknown 2000-01-08
Movie Inside 'You Only Live Twice' Unknown 2000
Series Cold War Unknown 1998
Movie Halloween H20: 20 Years Later Unknown 1998
Movie In and Out of Fashion Unknown 1998
Movie The Secrets of 007: The James Bond Files Unknown 1997-12-24
Movie Fatal Frames - Fotogrammi mortali Unknown 1996
Series Omnibus Unknown 1996
Movie Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers Dr. Loomis 1995-09-29
Movie The 67th Annual Academy Awards Unknown 1995-03-27
Movie Robin Hood: Quest for the Crown Unknown 1995
Movie Safe Haven Unknown 1995
Series Signs and Wonders Unknown 1995
Series American Masters Unknown 1994
Movie Guinevere Unknown 1994
Movie The Advocate Unknown 1993
Movie The Princess and the Cobbler Unknown 1993
Movie Return to 'The Great Escape' Unknown 1993
Movie The Big Freeze Unknown 1993
Movie Diên Biên Phú Unknown 1992
Series Aspel & Company Unknown 1992
Movie Shadows and Fog Doctor 1992-03-20
Movie Miliardi\Millions Unknown 1991
Series Lovejoy Unknown 1991
Movie L'avvoltoio può attendere Unknown 1991
Series The Ray Bradbury Theatre Unknown 1990
Movie American risciò Unknown 1990
Movie Buried Alive Unknown 1990
Movie Women in Arms Unknown 1990
Movie Moi, général de Gaulle Unknown 1990
Movie Dieter & Andreas Unknown 1989
Movie Casablanca Express Unknown 1989
Movie The House of Usher Unknown 1989
Movie Ten Little Indians Unknown 1989
Movie River of Death Unknown 1989
Movie Agatha Christie's Miss Marple: A Caribbean Mystery Unknown 1989
Movie Paganini Horror Unknown 1989
Movie Halloween 5 Unknown 1989
Movie Der Commander Unknown 1988
Movie Phantom of Death Unknown 1988
Movie Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers Unknown 1988
Movie Vampire in Venice Unknown 1988
Movie Last Platoon Unknown 1988
Movie The Great Escape II: The Untold Story Unknown 1988
Movie Hanna's War Unknown 1988
Series Wogan Unknown 1988
Movie Double Target Unknown 1987
Movie Specters Unknown 1987
Movie Warrior Queen Unknown 1987
Movie Django Strikes Again Unknown 1987
Movie Urban Animals Unknown 1987
Movie Basements Mr. Kidd 1987-05-12
Movie Ground Zero Prosper Gaffney 1987-10-01
Movie Scoop Unknown 1987
Movie Gila and Rik Unknown 1987
Movie Prince of Darkness Unknown 1987
Movie To Kill a Stranger Unknown 1987
Movie Into the Darkness Unknown 1986
Movie Operation Nam Unknown 1986
Series Hit Man Unknown 1986
Movie Honor Thy Father Unknown 1986
Movie The Walt Disney Comedy and Magic Revue Unknown 1985-10-15
Series Screen Two Unknown 1985-01-06
Movie Dario Argento's World of Horror Unknown 1985-03-07
Movie The Treasure of the Amazon Klaus von Blantz 1985-05-30
Movie Reel Horror Unknown 1985
Movie The Corsican Brothers Unknown 1985
Movie Nothing Underneath Unknown 1985
Movie Phenomena Unknown 1985
Movie Black Arrow Unknown 1985
Series Master of the Game Unknown 1984
Movie The Ambassador Unknown 1984
Movie Frankenstein's Great Aunt Tillie Unknown 1984
Movie Arch of Triumph Unknown 1984
Movie A Breed Apart Unknown 1984
Movie Where Is Parsifal? Unknown 1984
Movie Terror in the Aisles Unknown 1984
Movie Warrior of the Lost World Unknown 1983
Movie The Devonsville Terror Unknown 1983
Series Play for Today Unknown 1982
Series The Barchester Chronicles Unknown 1982
Movie Witness for the Prosecution Unknown 1982
Movie Alone in the Dark Unknown 1982
Series Call My Bluff Unknown 1982
Movie The Monster Club Pickering - Chief of the B-Squad 1981-05-27
Movie Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr Unknown 1981
Movie Computercide Unknown 1981
Movie Halloween II Unknown 1981
Movie Escape from New York President 1981-07-10
Series Dick Turpin Unknown 1981
Movie The Pumaman Unknown 1980
Movie Blade on the Feather Unknown 1980
Movie The Ghost Sonata Unknown 1980
Movie Dracula Unknown 1979
Movie L'homme en colère Unknown 1979
Movie Better Late Than Never Unknown 1979
Series Mrs. Columbo Unknown 1979
Movie Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff Dr. Steiner 1979-10-27
Movie All Quiet on the Western Front Unknown 1979
Movie Gold of the Amazon Women Unknown 1979
Series The French Atlantic Affair Unknown 1979
Movie Jaguar Lives! Unknown 1979-11-01
Movie Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band Unknown 1978
Movie Tomorrow Never Comes Unknown 1978
Movie Night Creature Unknown 1978
Movie The Bastard Unknown 1978
Movie Power Play Unknown 1978
Movie Halloween Unknown 1978
Movie Last In, First Out Rothko 1978-08-30
Series The Dark Secret of Harvest Home Unknown 1978
Series Centennial Unknown 1978
Movie Les liens de sang Unknown 1978
Movie The Defection of Simas Kudirka Unknown 1978
Movie Oh, God! Doctor Harmon 1977-10-07
Movie Telefon Unknown 1977
Movie The Uncanny Unknown 1977
Series Jesus of Nazareth Unknown 1977
Series Shades of Greene Unknown 1976
Movie A Dirty Knight's Work Unknown 1976
Movie The Passover Plot Unknown 1976
Movie Hindle Wakes Unknown 1976
Movie Glory Days Unknown 1976
Movie The Devil's Men Unknown 1976
Movie The Last Tycoon Unknown 1976
Movie The Eagle Has Landed Unknown 1976
Movie Ubu roi Unknown 1976
Movie Death of an Informer Unknown 1976
Series Performance Unknown 1975
Series Arena Unknown 1975-10-01
Series London Bridge Unknown 1975
Movie Journey Into Fear Unknown 1975
Movie Sharon's Baby Unknown 1975
Movie The Count of Monte-Cristo Unknown 1975
Movie Escape to Witch Mountain Unknown 1975
Movie Hearts of the West A.J. Nietz 1975-10-08
Series Peep Show Max 1975-11-20
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11
Movie Barry McKenzie: Ogre or Ocker Unknown 1974
Movie The Black Windmill Unknown 1974
Movie The Mutations Unknown 1974
Movie House of the Damned Unknown 1974
Movie Watch Out, We're Mad Unknown 1974
Movie Occupations Unknown 1974
Movie From Beyond the Grave Unknown 1974
Movie Barry McKenzie Holds His Own Unknown 1974
Series Great Mysteries Unknown 1974
Series BBC2 Playhouse Unknown 1974-03-13
Series Russell Harty Plus Unknown 1973
Movie Tales That Witness Madness Unknown 1973
Movie Malachi's Cove Unknown 1973
Movie The Spirit of Dark and Lonely Water Unknown 1973
Movie The Rainbow Boys Unknown 1973
Series Police Surgeon Unknown 1973
Movie Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde Unknown 1973
Movie Innocent Bystanders Unknown 1972
Movie Henry VIII and His Six Wives Unknown 1972
Movie Raw Meat Unknown 1972
Series Collector's World Unknown 1972
Series The Man Outside Unknown 1972
Movie The 26th Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1972-04-23
Series Armchair Theatre Unknown 1972
Movie The Pied Piper Unknown 1972-12-17
Movie The Jerusalem File Unknown 1972
Movie Wedding in White Unknown 1972
Series Frost Over America Unknown 1971
Series Aquarius Unknown 1971
Movie Wake in Fright Unknown 1971
Series Columbo Unknown 1971-03-01
Movie THX 1138 SEN 1971-03-11
Movie Kidnapped Unknown 1971
Series The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes Unknown 1971
Series Confession Unknown 1970
Movie Soldier Blue Unknown 1970
Series Thirty-Minute Theatre Unknown 1969
Movie Arthur! Arthur! Unknown 1969
Movie Mr. Freedom Unknown 1969
Movie The 23rd Annual Tony Awards Unknown 1969
Series The David Frost Show Unknown 1969-07-07
Movie The Madwoman of Chaillot Unknown 1969
Movie Creature of Comfort Unknown 1968
Movie The Other People Unknown 1968
Series Hawaii Five-O Unknown 1968-09-26
Series The Skitch Henderson Show Himself 1968-09-09
Movie The Diary of Anne Frank Unknown 1967
Movie Call Me Daddy Unknown 1967
Movie The Night of the Generals Unknown 1967
Movie Welcome to Japan, Mr. Bond Unknown 1967
Movie Will Penny Unknown 1967
Series NBC Experiment in Television Unknown 1967-02-19
Movie You Only Live Twice Blofeld 1967-06-13
Movie Matchless Unknown 1967
Series Seven Deadly Virtues Unknown 1967
Movie Fantastic Voyage Unknown 1966
Series The Wednesday Play Unknown 1966
Movie Eye of the Devil Unknown 1966
Movie Cul-De-Sac Unknown 1966
Movie The Greatest Story Ever Told Unknown 1965
Movie The Hallelujah Trail Unknown 1965
Series Armchair Mystery Theatre Unknown 1964
Series The Outer Limits Unknown 1964
Series Espionage Unknown 1964
Series Tempo Unknown 1964
Series Cinema Unknown 1964-05-14
Series The Fugitive Unknown 1964
Movie The Guest Unknown 1963
Movie Dr. Crippen Unknown 1963
Movie The Great Escape Unknown 1963
Movie The Hatchet Man Unknown 1962
Series The Defenders Unknown 1962
Movie Lisa Unknown 1962
Series The Twilight Zone Unknown 1961
Series ITV Play of the Week Unknown 1961
Series Danger Man Unknown 1961
Movie The Wind of Change Unknown 1961
Movie No Place Like Homicide! Unknown 1961
Movie Spare the Rod Unknown 1961
Movie A Story of David: The Hunted Unknown 1961
Movie No Love for Johnnie Unknown 1961
Movie The Shakedown Unknown 1960
Series ITV Television Playhouse Unknown 1960
Movie Sons and Lovers Unknown 1960
Movie The Hands of Orlac Unknown 1960
Movie The Big Day Unknown 1960
Series The Four Just Men Unknown 1960
Movie The Risk Unknown 1960
Series The Unforeseen Unknown 1960
Series BBC Sunday-Night Play Unknown 1960-10-23
Movie Alice Through the Looking Box Unknown 1960
Movie Circus of Horrors Unknown 1960
Movie Hell Is a City Unknown 1960
Movie The Flesh and the Fiends Unknown 1960
Movie The Battle of the Sexes Unknown 1960
Series William Tell Unknown 1959
Movie Look Back in Anger Hurst 1959-10-09
Series Interpol Calling Unknown 1959
Movie Killers of Kilimanjaro Unknown 1959
Movie The Traitor Unknown 1959
Series One Step Beyond Unknown 1959
Series The Scarf Unknown 1959
Series Rendezvous Unknown 1958
Series The Adventures of Robin Hood Unknown 1958
Movie The Wind Cannot Read Unknown 1958
Movie Heart of a Child Unknown 1958
Movie A Tale of Two Cities Unknown 1958
Movie I Spy Unknown 1958
Movie The Man Inside Unknown 1958
Series The Killing Stones Unknown 1958
Movie Granite Unknown 1958
Movie The Two-Headed Spy Unknown 1958
Movie Decision Against Time Unknown 1957
Series Assignment Foreign Legion Unknown 1957
Movie Stowaway Girl Unknown 1957
Movie All at Sea Unknown 1957
Movie The Black Tent Unknown 1956
Movie 1984 R. Parsons 1956-09-01
Series BBC Sunday-Night Theatre Unknown 1956
Movie Value for Money Unknown 1955
Series The Grove Family Unknown 1955
Movie The Runaway Slave Unknown 1954
Movie The Coiners Unknown 1954
Movie The Beachcomber Unknown 1954
Movie Orders Are Orders Unknown 1954
Movie The Face of Love Unknown 1954
Series Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color Unknown 1954-10-27
Movie Montserrat Unknown 1954
Series On Camera Unknown 1954-10-02
Series Encounter Unknown 1952-10-23
Movie The Dybbuk Unknown 1952
Movie I Want to Be a Doctor Unknown 1947