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Donald Pleasence

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Date of Birth: 05/01/1919

Age: 76

Birthplace: Worksop

Citizenship: United Kingdom

Background

For the first time British actor Donald Plezens appeared on the London stage in 1939 in the production of "Wuthering Heights". He then served in the Royal Air Forces and has spent the last year of the war in a POW camp in Germany. In 1950, Donald first came to New York, along with Laurence Olivier, who brought the play "Caesar and Cleopatra". Since then, he has to divide his time between cinema and theater in the Hollywood and television in Britain. In 1958 he was named TV Plezans best actor of the year. Plezans was lucky enough to get into the list of actors for the film "The Great Escape" in 1963 - the film was an international success, and the Americans were offering Donald much more interesting roles. Four years later, he played a super-criminal in another bondiane - "Only you live twice." Firmly occupy a niche kinozlodeev, Plezans could not help but pay attention to the horror. He played in "Halloween," "Horror Devonsvillya", "buried alive", noting each time that only plays in abnormal films. From 1987 to 1989-th Plezens played in seventeen films! In 1994, just before Christmas, he was forced to undergo surgery. A few months later he died of unexplained causes. Donald was married four times, he is the father w esti daughters, and at least one of them, Angela, is also an actress.

Actor`s work:

1. A fantastic itinerary - 1966 (Science Fiction / Fantasy)

2. Deadlock - 1966 (Thriller)

3. You Only Live Twice - 1967 (Action) ... Blofeld

4. T-Eich-Ex 1138 - 1970 (Science Fiction / Fantasy)

5. Soldier in Blue - 1970 (Western)

6. Laboratory Freaks - 1972 (Fantastic thriller)

7. The Black Windmill - 1974 (Crime Drama)

8. The last goal - 1978 (Thriller)

9. All Quiet on the Western Front - 1978 (Drama)

10. Escape from New York - 1981 (Science Fiction / Fantasy)

11. Phenomenon - 1984 (Thriller)

12. Treasure of the Amazon - 1984 (Adventure)

13. A rare breed - 1984 (Action)

14. Prince of Darkness - 1987 (Fantastic thriller)

15. The queen of the barbarians 3: Amulet Berenice - 1987 () ... Clodius Flavk, Pompeii Ruler

16. Halloween 4: The Return of Michael Myers - 1988 (Horror / Mystery)

17. Express to Casablanca - 1989 (Action)

18. Halloween 5 - 1989 (Horror / Mystery)

19. River of Death - 1989 (Action)

20. Buried alive - 1989 (Thriller)

21. Millions - 1991 (Drama)

22. The Hour of the Pig - 1993 (Drama)

23. Halloween 6 - 1995 (Horror / Mystery)