Pleasence


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Pleasence

(ˈplɛzəns)
n
(Biography) Donald. 1919–95, British actor. His films include Dr Crippen (1962) and Cul de Sac (1966)
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A Donald Pleasence B Christopher Lee C Peter Cushing D Alan Rickman 13.
I was a child in the 1960s and 70s -- and there's still a thriving industry in recalling the media horrors I was exposed to, from those public service information films ("I am the spirit of dark and lonely water" earned Donald Pleasence his horror immortality well before Halloween) to the crab claw or living mannequin cliffhanger endings of Doctor Who (the opening trill of Delia Derbyshire's end credits theme still makes me shudder with pleasing fright).
Agent 007 (Sean Connery) is dispatched to Japan to investigate, where he comes face to face with Blofeld (Donald Pleasence, giving arguably the definitive take on the arch-villain).
Agent 007 (Sean Connery, pictured) is dispatched to Japan to investigate, where he comes face to face with Blofeld (Donald Pleasence, giving arguably the definitive take on the arch-villain).
Things didn't end well for her character as Blofeld -- played by Donald Pleasence -- opened a trap door which dropped her into a pool filled of piranhas as punishment for failing to do away with Bond.
In the casting of Pleasence, Kotcheff introduces an ironic juxtaposition.
The movie which starred Donald Pleasence and Jamie Lee Curtis in her film debut had a budget of $300,000 (it went on to make $47million in the box office).
The cat-stroking evildoer, played by actors including Donald Pleasence and Charles Gray, hasn't appeared for several decades because of a legal dispute over rights to the character.
You will be the first to find out." Asked if he wanted to follow in the footsteps of acting legends such as CHRISTOPHER LEE and DONALD PLEASENCE, Chiwi, 37, added: "It's a great franchise any actor would like to be...." Yawnnnnnn.
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Skint, drunk and desperate, Bond sinks even deeper into despair after he's befriended by the local doctor (Donald Pleasence), an alcoholic whose life is a constant flow of booze.