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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


Lists

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Greatest Movie Villains (92 items)
list by Adriano Lopes
Published 11 years ago 19 comments
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Icons of horror (25 items)
list by Larry Talbot
Published 8 years, 7 months ago 9 comments
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My Favorite Actors (295 items)
list by milica
Published 7 years, 11 months ago 1 comment
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Fictional U.S. Presidents (31 items)
list by Alabama1971
Published 10 years, 2 months ago 8 comments
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Bond Villains (82 items)
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Published 11 years, 10 months ago 8 comments

Donald Pleasence Videos

Lonely Water (1973)

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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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Movies

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1. Halloween (1978)
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7.5
2206 Watched
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7.1
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6.8
730 Watched
5. Halloween II (1981)
Rating:
6.4
653 Watched




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7.4
1073 Watched
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161 Watched
4. Hawaii Five-O (1968)
Rating:
6.9
123 Watched
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7.4
93 Watched




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Exclusive added this to a list 1 year, 3 months ago
My Favorite Performances - 1975-1979 (50 person items)

" as Dr. Loomis in Halloween (1978)"


diabolical dr voodoo added this to a list 2 years ago
What If Psycho Was Made in Another Decade? (37 person items)

"Donald Pleasence would be George Lowery."


browser posted 3 images 2 years, 11 months ago

milica added this to a list 3 years, 4 months ago
My Favorite Actors (295 person items)
Linda Richter added this to a list 3 years, 4 months ago
My Favourite European Actors (203 person items)
darthjoker12 added this to a list 3 years, 9 months ago
The Grand Budapest Hotel (1960's) (30 movies items)

"Wolf!"


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Queen of Horror added this to a list 4 years, 4 months ago
R.I.P, Legend. (168 person items)

"October 5,1919 - February 2,1995 "