Tag Archives: Donald Pleasence

Western RoundUp: Will Penny (1967)

Western RoundUp: Will Penny (1967) In my February Western RoundUp column, I wrote about Rio Bravo (1959), an old favorite I’ve seen countless times over most of my life. This month I chose to write about a film I’ve never seen before, … Continue reading

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Mini Tribute: Donald Pleasence

Born October 5, 1919 Character Actor Donald Pleasence Donald Pleasence appeared in over 220 film and television roles, playing lots of menacing villains to great effect! Some of his most notable roles include POW forger Colin Blythe in The Great Escape (1963), a vindictive market … Continue reading

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