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Pleasance, Donald

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Born: 1919 AD
Died: 1995 AD, at 75 years of age.

Nationality: British
Categories: Actors

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1919 - Born in Worksop, Nottinghamshire on the 5th of  October.

1939 - His acting career began in production of Wuthering Heights, but was soon interrupted by his service in World War II and two years in a German prisoner-of-war camp.

1941-1958 - Pleasence was married four times and had five daughters. He was married to Miriam Raymond and had Angela and Jean.

1959 - His marriage to actress and singer Josephine Martin Crombie produced Lucy and Polly.

1970 - He was married to Meira Shore and they had a daughter, Miranda.

1979 - His acting hero was Sir Laurence Olivier whom he worked with many times, including the version of Dracula.

1994 - Donald Pleasence was awarded an OBE.

1995 - On the 2dn of February, he died in St.-Paul-de-Vence, France from complications from heart valve replacement surgery at the age of 75.





 


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