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Donald Pleasence
7.6 Rating
(105 ratings)

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Stats

Born: 5 October 1919 Died: 2 February 1995

Country of origin: United Kingdom

Height: 5' 6"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Linda Kentwood


Lists

138 votes
Greatest Movie Villains (92 items)
list by Adriano Lopes
Published 4 years, 6 months ago 18 comments
71 votes
Icons of horror (25 items)
list by Larry Talbot
Published 2 years, 1 month ago 9 comments
52 votes
Fictional U.S. Presidents (31 items)
list by Alabama1971
Published 3 years, 8 months ago 7 comments
49 votes
My Husband Says That I Must Be A Serial Killer (132 items)
list by Holy Godiva
Published 11 months, 2 weeks ago 5 comments
38 votes
1001 Performances To See Before Retiring! (357 items)
list by Happy Vader
Published 2 years, 5 months ago 2 comments

About: Balding, quietly-spoken, of slight build and possessed of piercing blue eyes -- often peering out from behind round, steel-rimmed glasses -- Donald Henry Pleasance 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 his Van Helsing-like psychiatrist Sam Loomis in the Halloween (1978) franchise seems only marginally more balanced than his prey. An actor of great inten ... (more)
Actor (29), English (9), British (6), Died 1995 (5), Born 1919 (5), Halloween (3), Legend (3), Deceased (3), Bond Villain (3), 007 (2), Escape From New York (2), Male (2), Master Of The Game (1), European (1), Horror Genre (1), Cul-de-Sac (1), Creepy (1), Villain (1), Villian (1), Great Voice (1)

Movies


1. Halloween (1978)
Rating:
7.4
1759 Watched
Rating:
7
980 Watched
Rating:
8
819 Watched
Rating:
6.7
612 Watched
5. THX 1138 (1971)
Rating:
6.8
352 Watched







TV


Rating:
7.4
917 Watched
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8.1
672 Watched
Rating:
7
140 Watched
4. Hawaii Five-O (1968)
Rating:
6.5
90 Watched
5. Columbo (1968)
Rating:
7.8
75 Watched







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My Husband Says That I Must Be A Serial Killer (132 person items)

"William Hare The Flesh and the Fiends (1960) Other portrayals: Michael Ripper, Glyn EdwardsWILLIAM HARE (Serial Killer) Born: 1792/1804 - Poyntzpass, Northern Ireland Died: Possibly 1858 Cause of death: Unknown Accomplices: William Burke, Helen McDougal, Margaret Laird Number of victims: 16 Span of killings: 1828 Sentence: Granted immunity after testifying against William Burke "


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LittleRedCorvette added this to a list 1 year, 3 months ago
In Memoriam (584 person items)
Leo added this to a list 1 year, 5 months ago
Directed by John Badham (79 person items)

"Dracula"


Nattkrypet added this to a list 1 year, 10 months ago
My Favorite Actors (Who even can save Shit!) (192 person items)

" Ol' crazy eyes Donald was another of the old school of movie villains and cult actors that never ever did anything bad even in the worst of garbage."


diabolical dr voodoo added this to a list 1 year, 11 months ago
Directed by Don Siegel (402 person items)

"The Black Windmill Telefon"


Larry Talbot added this to a list 2 years, 1 month ago
Icons of horror (25 person items)
Happy Vader added this to a list 2 years, 2 months ago
1001 Performances To See Before Retiring! (357 person items)

"Dr. Samuel Loomis Halloween "


Bad☆Alice added this to a list 2 years, 6 months ago
Rest in peace, Legend. (68 person items)

" Pleasence was well-known as the James Bond villain Ernst Stavro Blofeld from “You Only Live Twice”, a character that is the obvious inspiration for Mike Myer’s Austin Powers villain Dr. Evil, but Pleasence is probably even more well-known for his ties to a different Mike Myers."


diabolical dr voodoo added this to a list 2 years, 7 months ago
Directed by John Sturges (462 person items)

"The Great Escape The Hallelujah Trail The Eagle Has Landed"


diabolical dr voodoo added this to a list 2 years, 8 months ago
Directed by Roman Polanski (249 person items)

"Cul-de-Sac"


Happy Vader added this to a list 2 years, 9 months ago
500 Actors / Actresses - (Defunct) (439 person items)

"Movies seen: The Great Escape Halloween You Only Live Twice"


Dan added this to a list 2 years, 10 months ago
30 People (by dan) (30 person items)

"22 - Most overrated actor Halloween's fans use to love him but I really think he was a weak actor, even playing a great character."


diabolical dr voodoo added this to a list 3 years, 3 months ago
Directed by Woody Allen (370 person items)

"Shadows and Fog"


diabolical dr voodoo added this to a list 3 years, 7 months ago
Directed by Robert Altman (339 person items)

"Basements"


Alabama1971 added this to a list 3 years, 8 months ago
Fictional U.S. Presidents (31 person items)

"The POTUS - Escape From New York "


diabolical dr voodoo added this to a list 4 years, 2 months ago
Directed by John Carpenter (142 person items)

"Halloween Escape from New York Prince of Darkness"


Adriano Lopes added this to a list 4 years, 6 months ago
Greatest Movie Villains (92 person items)

"Ernst Stavro Blofeld in You Only Live Twice. "


fabrizius added this to a list 4 years, 11 months ago
Mad scientist's Laboratory (36 person items)

"Ernst Stavro Blofeld in You Only Live Twice "


diabolical dr voodoo added this to a list 5 years, 4 months ago
Bond Villains (77 person items)

"Finally, after four films and five years of waiting, Ernest Stavro Blofeld shows himself. He's bald and has a scar on the left side of his face. But now, the magic and the mystery are gone. Donald Pleasence is a great actor, but I think he was not the ideal choise to be the face of such a mysterious character. Not scary or threatning enough maybe. "