James Donald

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James Donald

Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Death 3 Aug 1993 (aged 76)
Wiltshire, England
Burial Unknown
Memorial ID 46904167 View Source
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Actor. The scottish stage and movie actor was an star from the "Golden Age" of British cinema. James made his first professional stage appearence on the London stage in October 1938 and in 1943 he had an wild success in Noel Cowards Present Laughter. Donald projected the idealism of the scientific visionary. He specialized in playing authority figures; military officers, doctors or scientists. He appeared in "Lust for Life", "The Bridge on the River Kwai", "The Vikings", "The Great Escape", "Cast a Giant Shadow" and "Quatermass and the Pit." Donald also appeared regulary in many TV dramas in the UK and the USA, as well as on stage. In 1961 he was nominated for an emmy for his role as Prince Albert in Victoria Regina.

Cause of Death: Cancer

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