Donald Pleasence

5 Oct 1919 - 2 Feb 1995

Actor

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.

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Filmography (79 titles)

Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Sam Loomis)
(movie, 1993)
···The Advocate
Genre: Comedy, Crime, Drama, History, Thriller, Romance, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Pincheon)
Genre: Animation, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Family
Role: Actor (as Phido the Vulture)
(movie, 1993)
···The Big Freeze
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Soup slurper)
(movie, 1993)
···The Hour of the Pig
Genre: Drama, Crime, History
Role: Actor (as Pincheon)
(movie, 1992)
···Diên Biên Phú
Genre: Drama, War
Role: Actor (as Howard Simpson)
(movie, 1991)
···Shadows and Fog
Genre: Comedy, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Doctor)
(movie, 1989)
···Halloween 5
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Loomis)
(movie, 1989)
···River of Death
Genre: Adventure
Role: Actor (as Heinrich Spaatz)
Genre: Drama, Crime, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Jason Rafiel)
(movie, 1989)
···Halloween 5
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Sam Loomis)
(movie, 1989)
···Ten Little Indians
Genre: Crime, Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Mr. Justice Lawrence Wargrave)
Genre: Drama, War, TV Movie
Role: Actor (as Dr. Absalon)
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Sam Loomis)
(movie, 1988)
···Der Commander
Genre: Action, War
Role: Actor (as Henry Carlson)
(movie, 1988)
···Hanna's War
Genre: Drama, War, Biography
Role: Actor (as Captain Thomas Rosza)
(movie, 1988)
···Nosferatu a Venezia
Genre: Horror
Role: Actor (as Don Alvise)
(movie, 1988)
···Un delitto poco comune
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Inspector Datti)
(movie, 1987)
···Prince of Darkness
Genre: Horror
Role: Actor (as Vater Loomis)
(movie, 1987)
···Django 2: Il Grande Ritorno
Genre: Western
Role: Actor (as Ben Gunn)
(movie, 1987)
···Ground Zero
Genre: Action, Drama, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Prosper Gaffney)
(movie, 1987)
···To Kill a Stranger
Genre: Mystery, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Col. Kostik)
(movie, 1985)
···Phenomena
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Professor John McGregor)
(movie, 1985)
···Sotto il vestito niente
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Commissioner Danesi)
(movie, 1985)
···The Treasure of the Amazon
Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Klaus von Blantz)
(movie, 1984)
···A Breed Apart
Genre: Action, Drama
Role: Actor (as J.P. Whittier)
(movie, 1984)
···Arch of Triumph
Genre: Drama, Romance, War
Role: Actor (as Haake)
(movie, 1982)
···Alone in the Dark
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Leo Bain)
(movie, 1982)
···Computercide
Genre: Crime, Drama, Romance, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as George Dettler)
(movie, 1982)
···Witness for the Prosecution
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Mr. Myers)
(movie, 1981)
···Race for the Yankee Zephyr
Genre: Action, Drama, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Gilbert Carson)
(movie, 1981)
···Halloween II
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Sam Loomis)
(movie, 1981)
···Escape from New York
Genre: Science Fiction, Action
Role: Actor (as President of the United States)
(movie, 1981)
···The Monster Club
Genre: Comedy, Horror, Music
Role: Actor (as Pickering, Chief of the B-Squad)
Genre: Action, Drama, History, War, Foreign
Role: Actor (as Kantorek)
(movie, 1979)
···Dracula
Genre: Horror, Romance
Role: Actor (as Dr. Jack Seward)
(movie, 1979)
···Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Dr. Steiner)
(movie, 1979)
···Jaguar Lives!
Genre: Action, Crime, Sport
Role: Actor (as General Villanova)
(movie, 1978)
···Halloween
Genre: Horror, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Dr. Sam Loomis)
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Rothko)
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Captain Vladimir Popov)
(movie, 1977)
···Telefon
Genre: Thriller
Role: Actor (as Nicolai Dalchimsky)
(movie, 1977)
···Jesus of Nazareth
Genre: History
Role: Actor (as Melchior)
(movie, 1977)
···Oh, God!
Genre: Comedy, Fantasy
Role: Actor (as Doctor Harmon)
(movie, 1976)
···The Eagle Has Landed
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, Thriller, War
Role: Actor (as Himmler)
(movie, 1976)
···The Last Tycoon
Genre: Drama, Romance
Role: Actor (as Boxley)
(movie, 1976)
···The Passover Plot
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Pontius Pilate)
(movie, 1976)
···Trial by Combat
Genre: Action, Adventure, Comedy, Crime
Role: Actor (as Sir Giles Marley)
(movie, 1975)
···Escape to Witch Mountain
Genre: Adventure, Fantasy, Science Fiction, Family
Role: Actor (as Lucas Deranian)
(movie, 1975)
···The Count of Monte-Cristo
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History, TV Movie
Role: Actor (as Danglars)
(movie, 1975)
···Hearts of the West
Genre: Comedy, Western
Role: Actor (as A.J. Neitz)
(movie, 1974)
···...altrimenti ci arrabbiamo!
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as The Doctor)
(movie, 1974)
···Barry McKenzie Holds His Own
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Erich Count von Plasma)
(movie, 1974)
···The Mutations
Genre: Horror, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Professor Nolter)
(movie, 1973)
···The Rainbow Boys
Role: Actor (as Ralph Logan)
(movie, 1972)
···Henry VIII and His Six Wives
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Thomas Cromwell)
(movie, 1972)
···Innocent Bystanders
Genre: Action, Adventure, Crime
Role: Actor (as Loomis)
(movie, 1972)
···The Jerusalem File
Genre: Action, Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as Major Samuels)
(movie, 1972)
···The Pied Piper
Genre: Drama, Fantasy, Musical
Role: Actor (as The Baron)
(movie, 1971)
···Soldier Blue
Genre: Action, Drama, Western, Romance
Role: Actor (as Isaac Q. Cumber)
(movie, 1971)
···THX 1138
Genre: Drama, Thriller, Science Fiction, Mystery
Role: Actor (as SEN)
(movie, 1971)
···Wake in Fright
Genre: Drama, Thriller
Role: Actor (as 'Doc' Tydon)
(movie, 1969)
···Mr. Freedom
Genre: Comedy
Role: Actor (as Dr. Freedom)
(movie, 1968)
···Will Penny
Genre: Romance, Western
Role: Actor (as Preacher Quint)
(movie, 1967)
···You Only Live Twice
Genre: Action, Thriller, Adventure
Role: Actor (as Ernst Stavro Blofeld)
(movie, 1967)
···The Night of the Generals
Genre: Action, Crime, Drama, Mystery, Thriller, War
Role: Actor (as Gen. Kahlenberge)
(movie, 1966)
···Fantastic Voyage
Genre: Adventure, Science Fiction
Role: Actor (as Dr. Michaels)
(movie, 1966)
···Cul-de-Sac
Genre: Comedy, Drama, Thriller, Foreign
Role: Actor (as George)
(movie, 1966)
···Eye of the Devil
Genre: Crime, Horror, Mystery
Role: Actor (as Pere Dominic)
(movie, 1965)
···The Greatest Story Ever Told
Genre: Drama, History, Family
Role: Actor (as The Dark Hermit - Satan)
(movie, 1963)
···The Great Escape
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Thriller, War
Role: Actor (as Flight Lt. Colin Blythe "The Forger")
(movie, 1963)
···The Caretaker
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Mac Davies · Bernard Jenkins)
(movie, 1961)
···Spare the Rod
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Mr. Jenkins)
(movie, 1961)
···What a Carve Up!
Genre: Comedy, Horror
Role: Actor (as Everett Sloane)
(movie, 1960)
···Circus of Horrors
Genre: Drama, Horror
Role: Actor (as Vanet)
(movie, 1960)
···The Flesh and the Fiends
Genre: Horror
Role: Actor (as William Hare)
(movie, 1957)
···Manuela
Genre: Drama
Role: Actor (as Evans)
(series, 1955)
···The Adventures of Robin Hood
Genre: Action, Adventure, Family
Role: Actor (as Prince John (1955-58))