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Donald Moffat

Photos Donald Moffat Birth name: Donald Moffat
Birth date: 1930/12/26
Date of death : 2018/12/20 (88 years old)
Birth place : Plymonth, Devon Angleterre
Height: 1.87 m

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Biography for Donald Moffat

Tall, imposing stage and screen actor who has been appearing with greater frequency on the big screen over the last several years. Equally adept at comic or dramatic roles, he is often cast as an authority figure. Among his credits: Rachel, Rachel (1968), Earthquake (1974), H.E.A.L.T.H (1979), Popeye (1980), The Thing (1982), Alamo Bay (1985), The Best of Times (1986), Music Box (1989), Class Action (1991), HouseSitter (1992) and Clear and Present Danger (1994). He has done three films for director Philip Kaufman:The Great Northfield, Minnesota Raid (1972), The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988, as Daniel Day-Lewis' superior in the Czech hospital), and, most memorably, The Right Stuff (1983), in a broad caricature of President Lyndon B. Johnson. Moffat has also logged frequent appearances on TV.

Born in 1930 in England, Donald Moffat obtained his first real role in 1968 in Rachel, Rachel.

Since the 1980s, he has been playing gentlemen roles, alternating between feature films and TV movies. We have

moreover could see him with Harrison Ford in immediate danger as well as in different series such

that mission impossible, arabesque, doctor quinn woman doctor or columbo.

Donald Moffat was an American actor known for his roles in films, television and theatrical productions. He was born on December 26, 1930 in Plymouth, the United Kingdom, and died on December 20, 2018 in New York, the United States.

Moffat made his debut in the theater in London in the 1950s, before going to the United States to continue his career. He won the Clarence Derwent Prize in 1962 for his performance in the play The Caretaker by Harold Pinter. He also played in other famous theatrical productions, such as Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? and The Elephant Man.

In the cinema, Moffat has played in many important films, notably Clear and Present Danger, The Thing, and in The Line of Fire. He also appeared in popular television series like The West Wing, The Rockford Files and Law & Order.

Moffat was also known for his political commitments and his progressive positions on social issues. He was a member of the National Democratic Party Committee and participated in several campaigns for party candidates.

In summary, Donald Moffat was a talented and committed actor, known for his performances in films, television and theatrical productions. He left behind an impressive heritage in the world of art and politics.


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Title Role
(2001) (TV) Ford Frick
Bull (2000) TV Series Robert 'The Kaiser' Roberts (2000)
Cookie's Fortune (1999) Jack Palmer
The Sleep Room (1998) Joseph Rauh
A Smile Like Yours (1997) Dr. Felber
The Evening Star (1996) Hector Scott
Just in Time (1996) (uncredited) Ernie
Trapped in Paradise (1994) Clifford Anderson
Is There Life Out There? (1994) (TV) Grandpa Walter
Clear and Present Danger (1994) President Bennett
Love, Cheat & Steal (1993) (TV) Frank Harrington
Tales of the City (1993) (mini) TV Series Edgar Warfield Halcyon
Majority Rule (1992) (TV) Walter Simms
Teamster Boss: The Jackie Presser Story (1992) (TV) O'Connell
HouseSitter (1992) George Davis
Columbo: No Time to Die (1992) (TV) Sheldon Hays
Babe Ruth (1991) (TV) Jacob Ruppert
Regarding Henry (1991) Charlie Cameron
The Great Pretender (1991) (TV) Milner
Class Action (1991) Fred Quinn
The Bonfire of the Vanities (1990) Mr. McCoy
Kaleidoscope (1990) (TV) Arthur Patterson
A Son's Promise (1990) (TV) Paw Paw
Kojak: Flowers for Matty (1990) (TV)
Music Box (1989) Harry Talbot
Cross of Fire (1989) (TV)
Far North (1988) Uncle Dane
The Bourne Identity (1988) (TV) David Abbott
The Unbearable Lightness of Being (1988) Chief Surgeon
Necessary Parties (1988) (TV) Grampa Mills
When the Time Comes (1987) (TV) Harold
Desperado (1987) (TV) Malloy, Nora's Dad
Monster in the Closet (1987) General Turnbull
Houston: The Legend of Texas (1986) (TV) Col. John Allen
The Best of Times (1986) The Colonel
Alamo Bay (1985) Wally
License to Kill (1984) (TV) Webster
Wagner (1983) (mini) TV Series (voice) Narrator
Through Naked Eyes (1983) (TV) Patrolman
The Right Stuff (1983) Lyndon B. Johnson
Who Will Love My Children? (1983) (TV) Dick Thomas
The Thing (1982) Garry
HealtH (1982) Colonel Cody
Denmark Vessey's Rebellion (1982) (TV)
Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy (1981) (TV) Hugh Auchincloss
The White Lions (1981) Vreeland
Popeye (1980) The Taxman
The Long Days of Summer (1980) (TV) Josef Kaplan
On the Nickel (1980) Sam
Mrs. R's Daughter (1979) (TV) Frank Randell
Ebony, Ivory and Jade (1979) (TV) Ian Cabot
Strangers: The Story of a Mother and Daughter (1979) (TV) Wally Ball
Promises in the Dark (1979) Dr. Walter McInerny
The Gift of Love (1978) (TV) William Schuyler
The Word (1978) (mini) TV Series Henri Aubert
Land of No Return (1978) Air Traffic Controller
Sergeant Matlovich Vs. the U.S. Air Force (1978) (TV) Col. Benton
Tartuffe (1978) (TV) Tartuffe
Mary White (1977) (TV) Sir James Barrie
Logan's Run (1977) TV Series Rem
Exo-Man (1977) (TV) Rogers
Eleanor and Franklin: The White House Years (1977) (TV) Harry Hopkins
Waiting for Godot (1977) (TV) Estragon
The Call of the Wild (1976) (TV) Simpson
Forget-Me-Not-Lane (1975) (TV) Charles Bisley
Earthquake (1974) Dr. Harvey Johnson
The New Land (1974) TV Series Rev. Lundstrom
Rex Harrison Presents Stories of Love (1974) (TV) Fred
A Touch of the Poet (1974) (TV) Jamie Cregan
The Terminal Man (1974) Dr. Arthur McPherson
Showdown (1973) Art Williams
The Trial of the Catonsville Nine (1972) Thomas Melville
The Great Northfield, Minnesota Raid (1972) Manning
The Devil and Miss Sarah (1971) (TV) Appleton
R.P.M. (1970) Perry Howard
One Life to Live (1968) TV Series Dr. Marcus Polk #1 (1968-1969)
Rachel, Rachel (1968) Niall Cameron
The Battle of the River Plate (1956) (uncredited) Swanston (Lookout on HMS Ajax)


Resides in Los Angeles, California.

Was nominated for Broadway's 1967 Tony Award as Best Actor (Dramatic) for "Right You Are" and "The Wild Duck."


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  • Creation date: 01/07/2003 by abdest


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