Donald Pleasence - October 5, 2014

Donald Henry Pleasence was known in England for his stage, television, and film acting long before he was beloved by the US audience for his memorable roles.  Many remember him fondly as Dr. Sam Loomis from the legendary 1978 movie "Halloween."  He went on to reprise that role in several sequels before his death in 1995.  This great actor was born on this day back in 1919.

TODAY'S TRIVIA QUESTION

Which of these "Halloween" installments was dedicated to Pleasence's memory after his death, even though he did not appear in it at all?

a) Halloween:  The Curse of Michael Myers

b) Halloween: H20

c) Halloween:  Resurrection

Answer below!

CLIP OF THE DAY

Since October is the month of Halloween, it's only fitting that we showcase Donald Pleasence's very memorable and legendary work within the "Halloween" movie franchise!

DID YOU KNOW . . .

Before becoming an actor, Donald was commissioned into the Royal Air Force.  He served with the 166 Squadron, RAF Bomber Command.  In August of 1944 his Avro Lancaster was shot down during a raid.

TRIVIA ANSWER

b) Halloween: H20

QUOTE OF THE DAY

"I am not one of those actors who believes he has to live the part he is playing.  I can turn it on and off."  Donald Pleasence