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Peter Donat

The Cando-American actor Peter Donat had a 50-year-long career in TV, motion pictures and theater. So respected was Donat, that Francis Ford Coppola considered casting him in the role of Tom Hagen in The Godfather (1972) that went to Robert Duvall. The nephew of Oscar-winning actor Robert Donat, Peter was born Pierre Collingwood Donat on January 20... See full bio »

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The X-Files
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The Godfather: Part II
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 2003 Murder, She Wrote: The Celtic Riddle (TV Movie)
Eamon Byrne
 2001 The Deep End
Jack Hall
 1995-1999 The X-Files (TV Series)
William Mulder
 1997 Red Corner
David McAndrews
 1997 The Game
Samuel Sutherland
 1996 The Outer Limits (TV Series)
Principal Kern
 1995 Seduced and Betrayed (TV Movie)
Judge Van Owen
 1993-1994 Time Trax (TV Series)
Mordecai Sahmbi
 1989-1994 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Floyd Larkin / David North / Sergei Chaloff
 1993 Dieppe (TV Movie)
 1992 School Ties
Headmaster Dr. Bartram
 1992 The Babe
 1991 Father Dowling Mysteries (TV Series)
Thomas Douglas
 1989 The War of the Roses
Jason Larrabee
 1989 Christine Cromwell (TV Series)
Walker Garrison
 1989 Skin Deep
 1988 The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd (TV Series)
Mr. Goodman
 1988 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Admiral Beasley
 1987 Unfinished Business
 1986 Fortune Dane (TV Series)
 1985 Lune de miel
 1984 Hawaiian Heat (TV Series)
Judge Harding
 1984 Simon & Simon (TV Series)
Michael Eichler
 1984 Massive Retaliation
Lee Briscoe
 1984 The Bay Boy
Will Campbell
 1984 Masquerade (TV Series)
Mr. Ogden
 1983 I Am Joe's Eye
Joe's Eye (voice)
 1983 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
 1982 Mazes and Monsters (TV Movie)
 1982 Voyagers! (TV Series)
George Washington
 1982 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Dr. Harrison Straker
 1982 Highpoint
 1981-1982 Flamingo Road (TV Series)
Elmo Tyson
 1981 The Princess and the Cabbie (TV Movie)
Edward James
 1981 Golden Gate (TV Movie)
Richard Bryne
 1981 A Matter of Life and Death (TV Movie)
Dr. Whedon
 1980 Dallas (TV Series)
Dr. Miles Pearson
 1980 Fun and Games (TV Movie)
 1979 The Suicide's Wife (TV Movie)
Wayne Harrington
 1979 Mrs. Columbo (TV Series)
 1979 Meteor
Opening Sequence Narrator (voice)
 1979 Salvage 1 (TV Series)
 1979 Hanging by a Thread (TV Movie)
Mr. Durant
 1979 The China Syndrome
Don Jacovich
 1978 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Michael Barton
 1978 The Eddie Capra Mysteries (TV Series)
 1978 Return Engagement (TV Movie)
George Riley
 1978 Charlie's Angels (TV Series)
Peter Russell
 1978 A Different Story
 1978 F.I.S.T.
Arthur St. Clair
 1978 Mirrors
Dr. Philip Godard
 1977 The Godfather: A Novel for Television (TV Mini-Series)
Questadt (uncredited)
 1977 NBC Special Treat (TV Series)
 1977 Rafferty (TV Series)
Victor Ehren
 1977 Delta County, U.S.A. (TV Movie)
John McCain Jr.
 1977 McMillan & Wife (TV Series)
Murray Starr
 1977 Future Cop (TV Series)
Herb Conroy
 1977 Billy Jack Goes to Washington
Ralph Butler
 1976-1977 Rich Man, Poor Man - Book II (TV Series)
Arthur Raymond
 1976 Captains and the Kings (TV Mini-Series)
Clair Montrose
 1976 Black Sheep Squadron (TV Series)
Col. Mathis
 1976 Sara (TV Series)
Alan Yarnell
 1976 The Lindbergh Kidnapping Case (TV Movie)
Col. H. Norman Schwarzkopf
 1975 The Hindenburg
Reed Channing
 1975 The Invisible Man (TV Series)
Morgan Klae
 1975 Harry O (TV Series)
Robert Carson
 1975 Matt Helm (TV Series)
 1975 Russian Roulette
 1975 The First 36 Hours of Dr. Durant (TV Movie)
Dr. Bryce
 1975 Last Hours Before Morning (TV Movie)
Peter Helms
 1974 The Missiles of October (TV Movie)
David Ormsby-Gore, British Ambassador to U.S.
 1974 The Godfather: Part II
 1974 Great Performances (TV Series)
Cyrano de Bergerac / Zakhar
 1974 Hawaii Five-O (TV Series)
Greg Lawrence
 1969-1973 Mannix (TV Series)
Endicott / Edwin Mansfield / Walter Webb
 1973 The Waltons (TV Series)
Oscar Cockrell
 1973 The Return of Charlie Chan (TV Movie)
Noel Adamson
 1972 Banacek (TV Series)
Robert Morgan
 1971 My Old Man's Place
Car Salesman
 1970 The Young Lawyers (TV Series)
D.A. Lew Foley
 1969 Adventures in Rainbow Country (TV Series)
Mr. Johnson
 1969 Bracken's World (TV Series)
 1969 Medical Center (TV Series)
Calvin Webb
 1969 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Robert Pollard
 1969 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Sid Degraft
 1961-1968 Festival (TV Series)
Torvald / (segment 'Arms and the Man') / TV Director / ...
 1968 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Burton Wells
 1968 I Spy (TV Series)
 1968 Mission: Impossible (TV Series)
Arthur Warner
 1968 Wojeck (TV Series)
Bob Eden
 1966 Julius Caesar (TV Movie)
Marc Antony
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Ward Warren Hobart
 1966 A Remnant of Harry (TV Movie)
Harrison P. Greene
 1965 Seaway (TV Series)
Crown Attorney
 1964 The Last Voyage of Henry Hudson (Short)
Henry Greene
 1964 Moment of Truth (TV Series)
Vince Conway
 1962-1964 Playdate (TV Series)
Stephen / Tallien / Tim / ...
 1963 Chronicle (TV Series)
 1962-1963 Quest (TV Series)
The hobo
 1962 John Brown's Body (TV Movie)
Clay Wingate
 1961 Summer Circuit (TV Mini-Series)
 1961 Encounter (TV Series)
 1959 Startime (TV Series)
 1959 The DuPont Show of the Month (TV Series)
 1959 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
Dr. Charles Selby
 1957 Lost Lagoon
David Burnham
 1955-1957 Producers' Showcase (TV Series)
 1956 Camera Three (TV Series)
 1955 Scope (TV Series)
 1954 The Brighter Day (TV Series)
Steven Markley (1958)
 1954 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
William Larkins
 1953 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
 1953 The Clay of Kings (TV Movie)
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He performed in the gala, "Starry, Starry Night," in American Conservatory Theatre production in San Francisco, California for the silver 25th anniversary gala with Rene Auberjonois, Annette Bening, Kathryn Crosby, George Deloy, Gina Farrell, Andrea Marcovicci, Ruth Kobart, Deborah May, Jeff McCarthy, Sydney Walker, Ann Weldon ... See more »

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