Donald Pleasence

Biography

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...

124 titles Acting

The Thief and the Cobbler: Recobbled Cut

2013 · Phido the Vulture (voice)

3.7

Fatal Frames Fatal frames: Fotogrammi mortali

1996 · Professor Robinson

4.9

Halloween: The Curse of Michael Myers

1995 · Dr. Sam Loomis

5.0

Guinevere

1994 · Merlin

7.1

The Thief and the Cobbler

1993 · Phido the Vulture (voice)

6.8

The Advocate

1993 · Pincheon

6.2

Diên Biên Phu

1992 · Howard Simpson

3.9

Millions Miliardi

1991 · Ripa

6.8

Shadows and Fog

1991 · Doctor

7.2

L'avvoltoio può attendere

1991 · The Art Collector

7.1

Women in Arms Donne armate

1990 · Dreyfuss

4.0

American Tiger

1990 · Rev. Mortom

4.3

Edgar Allan Poe's Buried Alive

1990 · Dr. Schaeffer

4.2

Casablanca Express

1989 · Colonel Bats

6.2

The House of Usher

1989 · Walter Usher

4.3

River of Death

1989 · Heinrich Spaatz

3.7

Paganini Horror

1989 · Mr. Pickett

4.7

Ten Little Indians

1989 · Mr. Justice Lawrence Wargrave

4.3

Last Platoon Angel Hill: l'ultima missione

1988 · Colonel B. Abrahams

5.2

The Commander Der Commander

1988 · Henry Carlson

5.4

Vampire in Venice Nosferatu a Venezia

1988 · Don Alvise

5.9

Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers

1988 · Dr. Sam Loomis

6.3

Hanna's War

1988 · Captain Thomas Rosza

5.6

Phantom of Death Un delitto poco comune

1988 · Inspector Datti

5.8

The Great Escape II: The Untold Story

1988 · Dr. Absalon

4.0

Specters Spettri

1987 · Professor Lasky

5.3

Basements

1987 · Mr. Kidd (segment "The Room")

5.7

To Kill a Stranger

1987 · Col. Kostik

5.5

Django Strikes Again Django 2 - Il grande ritorno

1987 · Ben Gunn

6.7

Prince of Darkness

1987 · Vater Loomis

6.5

Ground Zero

1987 · Prosper Gaffney

6.2

Scoop

1987 · Lord Copper

4.6

Double Target

1987 ·

3.6

Warrior Queen

1987 · Clodius Flaucus

4.8

Animali metropolitani

1987 · Prof. Livingstone

4.9

Cobra Mission

1986 · Father Lenoir

4.5

The Treasure of the Amazon El tesoro del Amazonas

1985 · Klaus von Blantz

7.4

Black Arrow

1985 · Sir Oliver Oates

6.9

Phenomena

1985 · Professor John McGregor

5.5

Nothing Underneath Sotto il vestito niente

1985 · Commissario Danesi

5.3

Where Is Parsifal?

1985 ·

5.6

Arch of Triumph

1985 · Ivon Haake

3.1

Frankenstein's Great Aunt Tillie

1984 · Victor Frankenstein / Baron Frankenstein

5.3

The Ambassador

1984 · Minister Eretz

5.5

A Breed Apart

1984 · J.P. Whittier

4.5

The Devonsville Terror

1983 · Dr. Warley

2.4

Warrior of the Lost World

1983 · Prossor

6.2

Alone in the Dark

1982 · Dr. Leo Bain

7.2

Witness for the Prosecution

1982 · Mr. Myers

7.2

Escape from New York

1981 · President of the United States

5.7

Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr

1981 · Gilbert Carson

5.9

The Monster Club

1981 · Pickering, Chief of the B-Squad

6.6

Halloween II

1981 · Dr. Sam Loomis

2.2

The Pumaman L'uomo puma

1980 · Kobras

7.6

Blade on the Feather

1980 · Professor John Cavendish

7.1

All Quiet on the Western Front

1979 · Kantorek

5.7

Good Luck, Miss Wyckoff

1979 · Dr. Steiner

4.1

Gold of the Amazon Women

1979 · Clarence Blasko

4.3

Jaguar Lives!

1979 · General Villanova

6.2

The Angry Man L'Homme en colère

1979 · Albert Rumpelmayer

6.5

Dracula

1979 · Dr. Jack Seward

4.0

Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

1978 · B.D. Hoffler

3.7

Night Creature

1978 · Axel MacGregor

7.2

The Defection of Simas Kudirka

1978 · Captain Vladimir Popov

5.8

Power Play

1978 · Blair

6.8

Tomorrow Never Comes

1978 · Dr. Todd

6.3

Blood Relatives Les liens de sang

1978 · James Doniac

7.8

Halloween

1978 · Dr. Sam Loomis

5.5

Last In, First Out L'ordre et la sécurité du monde

1978 · Rothko

7.1

The Bastard

1978 · Solomon Sholto

5.6

The Uncanny

1977 · Valentine De'ath (segment 3 "Hollywood 1936")

6.6

Telefon

1977 · Nicolai Dalchimsky

6.6

Oh, God!

1977 · Doctor Harmon

5.1

Trial by Combat

1976 · Sir Giles Marley

6.9

The Eagle Has Landed

1976 · Himmler

4.7

The Passover Plot

1976 · Pontius Pilate

6.3

The Last Tycoon

1976 · Boxley

4.3

Land of the Minotaur

1976 · Father Roche

7.5

Meriel the Ghost Girl

1976 ·

6.4

Escape to Witch Mountain

1975 · Lucas Deranian

5.5

Journey Into Fear

1975 · Kuvetli

7.0

The Count of Monte-Cristo

1975 · Danglars

3.9

I Don't Want to Be Born

1975 · Dr. Finch

6.5

Hearts of the West

1975 · A.J. Nietz

6.8

From Beyond the Grave

1974 · Jim Underwood

5.2

The Mutations

1974 · Professor Nolter

7.5

Watch Out, We're Mad ...altrimenti ci arrabbiamo!

1974 · The Doctor

5.8

Barry McKenzie Holds His Own

1974 · Erich Count von Plasma

6.3

The Black Windmill

1974 · Cedric Harper

4.6

House of the Damned La loba y la Paloma

1974 · Martin Zayas

7.1

The Rainbow Boys

1973 · Ralph Logan

5.2

Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde

1973 · Fred Smudge

5.7

Tales That Witness Madness

1973 · Prof. R.C. Tremayne

6.0

Death Line

1972 · Insp. Calhoun

6.2

Innocent Bystanders

1972 · Loomis

6.6

Wedding in White

1972 · Jim Dougall, Sr.

6.0

The Jerusalem File

1972 ·

6.6

The Pied Piper

1972 · The Baron

7.1

Henry VIII and His Six Wives

1972 · Thomas Cromwell

6.8

THX 1138

1971 · SEN

6.2

Kidnapped

1971 · Ebenezer Balfour

7.7

Wake in Fright

1971 · Doc Tydon

6.9

Soldier Blue

1970 · Isaac Q. Cumber

6.1

The Madwoman of Chaillot

1969 · The Prospector

6.5

Mr. Freedom

1969 · Dr. Freedom

7.1

Creature of Comfort

1968 · James Thorne

7.2

Will Penny

1967 · Preacher Quint

6.9

You Only Live Twice

1967 · Ernst Stavro Blofeld

5.5

Matchless

1967 · Gregori Andreanu

7.3

The Night of the Generals

1967 · Gen. Kahlenberge

6.8

Fantastic Voyage

1966 · Dr. Michaels

6.1

Eye of the Devil

1966 · Pere Dominic

7.2

Cul-de-sac

1966 · George

6.7

The Hallelujah Trail

1965 · 'Oracle' Jones

6.6

The Greatest Story Ever Told

1965 · The Dark Hermit - Satan

6.3

Dr. Crippen

1964 · Dr. Hawley Harvey Crippen

7.2

The Caretaker

1963 · Mac Davies / Bernard Jenkins

8.2

The Great Escape

1963 · Flight Lt. Colin Blythe "The Forger"

6.9

The Inspector

1962 · Wolters

6.5

What a Carve Up

1961 · Everett Sloane

6.6

Spare the Rod

1961 · Mr. Jenkins

7.2

No Love for Johnnie

1961 · Renfrew

6.6

The Wind of Change

1961 · Pop

5.7

A Story of David

1961 · Nabal

6.6

The Shakedown

1960 · Jessel Brown

7.1

The Flesh and the Fiends

1960 · William Hare

7.2

Hell Is a City

1960 · Gus Hawkins

5.8

The Hands of Orlac

1960 · Graham Coates

6.2

Circus of Horrors

1960 · Vanet

Alice Through the Looking Box

1960 · Caterpillar

7.3

Sons and Lovers

1960 · Mr. Puppleworth

6.8

The Battle of the Sexes

1960 · Irwin Hoffman

6.5

Suspect

1960 · Parsons, alias Bill Brown

5.8

Killers of Kilimanjaro

1959 · Captain

7.2

Look Back in Anger

1959 · Hurst

7.1

A Tale of Two Cities

1958 · Barsad

6.2

The Wind Cannot Read

1958 · Doctor

6.9

The Man in the Sky

1957 · Crabtree

6.7

Manuela

1957 · Evans

5.2

The Black Tent

1956 · Ali

7.0

1984

1956 · R. Parsons

6.2

The Beachcomber

1954 · Tromp

7.9

Nineteen Eighty-Four 1984

1954 · Syme

5.0

Orders Are Orders

1954 · Cpl. Martin (as Donald Plesance)