Obituary of Donald Pleasence

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Donald Pleasence

Donald Henry Pleasence (born October 5, 1919 in Worksop, United Kingdom) was a popular Film Actor and singer who was best known for Dr. Samuel Loomis in the "Halloween" movie franchise and George in the 1966 film, “Cul-de-sac.” Pleasence died on February 2, 1995 and his death was because of heart failure due to heart valve replacement surgery. He died at age 75.

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Donald Pleasence Biography Wiki:

    • Is He Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Pleasence, Donald
    • Common Name: Donald Pleasence
    • Gender: Male
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: he/him
    • Birthplace: Worksop, England
    • Birth Date: October 05, 1919
    • Age: 75 (at death)
    • Also Known As: Dr. Samuel Loomis
    • Occupations:
    • Religion: Methodist
    • Net Worth: $10 million
    • Nationality: British
    • Favorite Food: Eggo Waffles
    • Favorite Color: Aqua (See all his faves at Hot-Forum)

    Donald's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Donald Henry Pleasence
    • Father: Thomas Stanley Pleasence
    • Mother: Alice Pleasence (née Armitage)
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • Miriam Raymond (married 1941-divorced 1958)
      • Josephine Crombie (married 1959-divorced 1970)
      • Meira Shore (married 1970-divorced 1988)
      • Linda Kentwood (married 1988-1995, his death)
    • Daughter(s):
      • Angela Pleasence (with Raymond)
      • Miranda Pleasence (with Shore)
      • Lucy Pleasence (with Crombie)
      • Jean Pleasence (with Raymond)
      • Polly Jo Pleasence (with Crombie)

Death Notice:

  • Date: February 02 1995 at age 75
  • Place: Saint Paul de Vence, France
  • Cause of Death: Heart Failure (following heart valve replacement surgery)
  • Interment: Cremated

Category Tags:

Film ActorTV Actor British Born on October 5th Born in 1919 Died in 1995 Died at age 75 Died from Heart Failure

Donald's Notable Roles:

  • Actor
  • singer
  • narrator

Quotable Quotes:

"For a while, I wore a toupee because I thought it would help me get work. But it didn't, so eventually I threw it away and said, "They'll have to take me the way I am." (IM DB)"

"I'm a professional actor. I get the part. I read the script. If I decide to do it, I learn the lines. I have no theory about acting. For me, there is no Method. I just do it." (IMDB)

"No one saves us but ourselves. No one can and no one may. We ourselves must walk the path."

"As he approached the gravesite, he could feel the tight knot deep inside his chest. (V)"

"Donald Pleasence dedicated his entire life to the art of acting, leaving behind a legacy of unforgettable characters and performances. (V)"

Is Mr. Donald Pleasence still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, he has passed away.

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Donald Pleasence at IMDB

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Celebrity Obit Rating: 4 Stars
Wiki Page Updated: 2024-03-19 16:43:05
Author: Stan
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