TV commercial for Holsten Pils lager.
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Donald Pleasance | Don Pleasence | Donald Plesance
5' 6" (1.68 m)
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[from an interview in 1988] Being typed as the one who constantly plays the crazy, mixed-up person is something I vehemently deny. I love playing the heavies, like Blofeld in You Only Live Twice
(1967); they're usually larger than life and are the characters that most people remember. But as my career has progressed, more and more I'm the good guy chasing after the crazy, mixed-up people. I'm ...
Was nominated for four Tony Awards as Best Actor (Dramatic): in 1962 for "The Caretaker", a part he recreated in the film version also titled The Guest
(1963); in 1965 for "Poor Bitos"; in 1969 for "The Man in the Glass Booth" and, in 1972 for "Wise Child" - but he never won.
Bald head and piercing blue eyes