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Birth Name: Donald Henry Pleasence

Born: 5 October 1919 Died: 2 February 1995

Country of origin: United Kingdom

Height: 5' 6"

Relationship Status: Married

Partner: Linda Kentwood


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Description: 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 intensity, Pleasance excelled on stage as Shakespearean villains. He was an unrelenting prosecutor in Jean Anouilh's "Poor Bitos" a ... (more)
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What If Psycho Was Made in Another Decade? (37 person items)

"Donald Pleasence would be George Lowery."


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" Loomis"


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"Wolf!"


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"October 5,1919 - February 2,1995 "