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Donald Houston (I) (1923–1991)


Donald Houston was born on November 6, 1923 in Tonypandy, Wales as Donald Daniel Houston. He was an actor and writer, known for Where Eagles Dare (1968), The Longest Day (1962) and Room at the Top (1959). He was married to Brenda Hogan. He died on October 13, 1991 in Coimbra, Portugal. See full bio »

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(age 67) in Coimbra, Portugal

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 1984 The Brief (TV Series)
Herr Geiser
- People (1984) ... Herr Geiser
 1983 The Secret Adversary (TV Movie)
Boris
 1983 Jemima Shore Investigates (TV Series)
Colonel Curtis
- A Model Murder (1983) ... Colonel Curtis
 1980 The Sea Wolves
Hilliard
 1979 Heyday in the Blood (TV Movie)
 1979 The Boy Merlin (TV Series)
Dafydd
- The Lady and the Sword (1979) ... Dafydd
- A Gathering of Armies (1979) ... Dafydd
- The Tide of Vengeance (1979) ... Dafydd
- The Round Table of Destiny (1979) ... Dafydd
- The Book of Magic (1979) ... Dafydd
 1978 Return of the Saint (TV Series)
Commander Denning
- The Armageddon Alternative (1978) ... Commander Denning
 1978 Bernie (TV Series)
- Episode #1.5 (1978)
 1978 Shadows (TV Series)
Dafydd
- The Boy Merlin (1978) ... Dafydd
 1976 Voyage of the Damned
Dr. Glauner
 1973 The Protectors (TV Series)
Lockier
- Dragon Chase (1973) ... Lockier
 1973 Tales That Witness Madness
Sam Patterson (segment 1 "Mr. Tiger")
 1973 Justice (TV Series)
Mr. Fielding
- A Libel Among Friends (1973) ... Mr. Fielding
 1973 Public Eye (TV Series)
Arthur Wellard
- The Trouble with Jenny (1973) ... Arthur Wellard
 1973 The Adventurer (TV Series)
Jan de Groote
- Double Exposure (1973) ... Jan de Groote
 1971 Jason King (TV Series)
Kenworthy
- A Deadly Line in Digits (1971) ... Kenworthy
 1971 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Harry Love
 1971 Paul Temple (TV Series)
Eric Margolis
- Cue Murder! (1971) ... Eric Margolis
 1971 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
 1970 Man at the Top (TV Series)
George Devon
- Charity Begins at Home (1970) ... George Devon
 1970 My Lover My Son
Robert
 1970 Department S (TV Series)
John Burnham
- The Ghost of Mary Burnham (1970) ... John Burnham
 1969 ITV Sunday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Gerald Tyler
- Murder: The Blood Relation (1969) ... Gerald Tyler
 1969 The Bushbaby
John Leeds
 1968 The Champions (TV Series)
Richter
- The Survivors (1968) ... Richter
 1967 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
George Masters
- Essay in Evil (1967) ... George Masters
 1967 The Fellows (TV Series)
Det. Insp. Chandler
- Violence (1967) ... Det. Insp. Chandler
 1967 Trapped (TV Series)
Martin
- Victor Victor (1967) ... Martin
 1956-1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Psyvhoanalyst / David / Robert Hook / ...
- Any Number Can Play (1967) ... Psyvhoanalyst
- Pretty Polly (1966) ... Robert Hook
- The Way of Love (1961) ... Charlie Brogan
 1967 The Viking Queen
Maelgan
 1966 ITV Sunday Night Drama (TV Series)
David
- Four Triumphant: St David (1966) ... David
 1965 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Dr. Francis
- Thirteen to Centaurus (1965) ... Dr. Francis
 1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Bill Vincent / Edmund Bierce
- To Our Best Friend (1965) ... Bill Vincent
- The Mirror's New (1965) ... Edmund Bierce
 1964-1965 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Hunter / The Narrator
- Four Days to Fireworks (1965) ... Hunter
- Drill Pig (1964) ... The Narrator
 1965 Tibetan Story (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 1965 Gideon C.I.D. (TV Series)
Tony Erickson
- Fall High, Fall Hard (1965) ... Tony Erickson
 1964 Love Story (TV Series)
David Manning
- The Commuters (1964) ... David Manning
 1964 633 Squadron
Group Capt. Don Barrett
 1964 Festival (TV Series)
- Under Milk Wood (1964)
 1963 Doctor in Distress
Maj. Tommy Ffrench
 1963 Maniac
Henri
 1962 The Longest Day
RAF Pilot
 1962 BBC Sunday-Night Play (TV Series)
Lavalette
- Sword of Vengeance (1962) ... Lavalette
 1962 Twice Round the Daffodils
John Rhodes
 1961 The Mark
Austin (reporter)
 1961 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Hartley
- Drama '61: The Takers (1961) ... Hartley
 1956-1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Rev. Phillip Mitchell / Jaris Kuyper
- Nannie (1961) ... Rev. Phillip Mitchell
 1960 A Letter for Wales (Short)
The Welshman
 1960 Armchair Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
The husband
 1959 A-Z (TV Series)
 1959 BBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series)
Colonel Caisar von Kahr / Elis Owen
- A Father and His Son (1959) ... Elis Owen
 1959 Breakout
Capt. Roger Byfold
 1959 Jessy (Short)
Teacher
 1958 The Man Upstairs
Dr. Sanderson
 1958 A Question of Adultery
Mr. Jacobus
 1958 September Tide (TV Movie)
Evan Davies
 1957 Every Valley (Short)
 1957 The Surgeon's Knife
Dr. Alex Waring
 1957 Under Milk Wood (TV Movie)
Onlooker
 1957 Battle Hell
Lt Weston RN
 1957 The Girl in the Picture
John Deering
 1956 Return to the Desert
The Officer
 1956 Assignment Foreign Legion (TV Series)
Zub Rowski
- The Stool Pigeon (1956) ... Zub Rowski
 1956 Find the Lady
Bill
 1956 Theatre Royal (TV Series)
George
- Forecast Unsettled (1956) ... George
 1956 Doublecross
Albert Pascoe
 1955 The Flaw
John Millway
 1954 Wishing Well
John
 1954 Devil's Harbor
Michael Mallard
 1954 Doctor in the House
Taffy Evans
 1953 Small Town Story
Tony Warren
 1953 The Long Rope
Tom Penney
 1953 Paratrooper
Taffy Evans
 1953 Little Red Monkey (TV Movie)
Colin Currie
 1952 Crow Hollow
Dr. Robert Amour
 1952 My Death Is a Mockery
John Bradley
 1950 Dance Hall
Phil
 1949 A Run for Your Money
David 'Dai Number 9' Jones
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Other Works:

He acted in William Congreve's play, "The Double Dealer", at the Old Vic Theatre in London, England with Judi Dench, Miles Malleson, Alec McCowen, Isabel Jeans and Maggie Smith in the cast. Michael Benthall was the director. See more »

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Trivia:

As a school boy toured with the Boys Theatre. Later he was a member of The Pilgrim Players then Oxford Repertory Theatre. See more »

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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