Known as one of the greatest actors of all time, Donald Pleasence has been known to have starred in many films. He is best known for his roles in the Halloween films. He also appeared in James Bond films such as You Only Live Twice. He is also the former host of the Halloween episode of Saturday Night Live. He died in February 1995 at the age of 67.
Born in Worksop, Nottinghamshire, England, Donald Pleasence was the son of Alice Armitage and Thomas Stanley Pleasence. He studied at Ecclesfield Grammar School and later attended Scunthorpe and Sheffield. In 1939, Pleasence joined the Royal Air Force and later worked as a station master at Swinton, Yorkshire. He later became a repertory actor. In the war, Pleasence was captured by the Germans and became a POW. He was taken to Stalag Luft I, a prison camp, where he produced many plays for his fellow prisoners. After being released, Pleasence changed his position and took up a position with the Jersey Repertory Company.
Pleasence was a conscientious objector. He refused conscription, but he was still a member of the British army. Eventually, he was captured by the Germans and taken to Stalag Luft I, subsequently registering as a conscientious objector. He later refused conscription in December 1939, but was later commissioned into the Royal Air Force.
When he was younger, Pleasence had aspired to be an actor. When he was in high school, he wrote letters to several repertory theatre companies. One of these companies was the Bristol Old Vic. Pleasence then climbed slowly up the ladder. However, he was not accepted by almost 40 companies before he was accepted by the Bristol Old Vic.
After a successful career as an actor, Pleasence married Linda Kentwood. They had five children. Their first daughter, Angela Pleasence, was born in 1964. Their second daughter, Polly Jo Pleasence, was born in 1970, and their third daughter, Miranda Pleasence, was born in 1971. They married again in 1988, but Linda died of breast cancer in 1995.
In 2010, Donald Pleasence’s net worth was estimated to be around $1 million. He has been featured on Facebook, Instagram, and Twitter. He has also been featured on Tiktok. He has also been nominated for the Saturn Award for Best Actor. He was awarded an OBE in 1994 in the Queen’s New Year Honours List for services to drama.
Donald Pleasence has been known to have a height of 5 feet 8 inches and a weight of 75 KG. He is soft spoken and is balding. He has dark shading hair. His eyes are piercing blue. He is listed on the Wikipro list of most popular s. He has a wiki and a biography.
Donald Pleasence has been married four times. His first wife was Linda Kentwood, and they had five children. Their second marriage was to Jane Seymour. They had a son, James Pleasence, who is now a film director. They also had a daughter, Victoria Pleasence. They have been divorced several times.