Richard Donat

 

Biography

Born on June 1, 1941 in Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada, Richard Donat is an actor best known for a string of appearances in the small screen and in film. He made his onscreen debut on Death Weekend in 1976 playing the role of a policeman. This was followed with another minor role on Tomorrow Never Comes in 1978, City on Fire in 1979 and Gas in 1981. His other credits include The Pilot’s Wife, Sleep Murder, The Conclave, Amelia, and Sea Wolf. In 2010, he was cast as Vince Teagues on the SyFy series Haven, about a small town where people with supernatural abilities go to live.
 

Filmography

2010: Like Father (short) (voice)
2010: Haven (TV series) - Vince Teagues
2009: Sea Wolf (TV mini-series) - Clerk #1 - Crewing Office
2009: Amelia - Gallagher
2007: Trailer Park Boys (TV series) - Judge
2006: Candles on Bay Street (TV movie) - Walter
2006: The Conclave - Cardinal Pietro Barbo
2005: Trudeau II: Maverick in the Making (TV movie) - Monseigneur Desranleau
2005: Suzanne's Diary for Nicholas (TV movie) - Earl
2004: A Summer Fling (short) - Will
2004: Sleep Murder (TV movie) - Judge Walter
2003: Shattered City: The Halifax Explosion (TV movie) - Patrick Collins
2003: Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart (TV movie) - Kmart Executive
2003: The Event - Undertaker
2002: Heart of a Stranger (TV movie) - Phillip
2002: Dragonwheel - Reverend Matherson
2002: The Pilot's Wife (TV movie) - Father Paul
2002: Trudeau (TV movie) - MacDonald
2001-2002: Blackfly (TV series) - Col. Boyle/Earl of Pickersaill
2002: Phase IV - Karl Dean
2001: Passion and Prejudice (TV movie) - Dist. Atty. Bridges
2000: The Weight of Water - Mr. Plaisted
1998-2000: Emily of New Moon (TV series) - Dr. Burnley
2000: Our Daily Bread (TV movie) - Father McGregor
1997-2000: Wind at My Back (TV series) - Gene MacFarlane/Eugene MacFarlane
1999: Blue Moon (TV movie) - Justice of the Peace
1997: Major Crime (TV movie) - Sgt. Hulce
1997: Pit Pony (TV movie) - Rory MacLean
1997: Lexx (TV series) - Megashadow Admiral
1997: Lexx: The Dark Zone Stories (TV mini-series) - Megashadow Admiral
1997: PSI Factor: Chronicles of the Paranormal (TV series) - Cole Conacher
1997: Promise the Moon (TV movie) - Wilbur Bennett
1996: Calm at Sunset (TV movie) - Gil
1996: Dangerous Offender: The Marlene Moore Story (TV movie) - Robert Harris
1995: Side Effects (TV series) - Dr. Duchene
1995: Eldorado
1995: Net Worth (TV movie) - Jimmy Norris
1995: Les ann?es noires
1994: Mary Silliman's War (TV movie) - Selleck Silliman
1994: Life with Billy (TV movie) - Constable Snow
1992: The Secret (TV movie) - Shane
1991: Deadly Betrayal: The Bruce Curtis Story (TV movie) - Jim Curtis
1990: The Little Kidnappers (TV movie) - Hans Hooft
1989: American Boyfriends - Major Wilcox
1988: Danger Bay (TV series) - Hugh Carver
1985-1987: Seeing Things (TV series) - Barry Cade/Luke
1987: Deep Sea Conspiracy - Micradyne man
1986: Philip Marlowe, Private Eye (TV series) - Waxnose
1986: The Edison Twins (TV series) - Dr. Betterman
1985: Samuel Lount - Sheriff Jarvis
1985: My American Cousin - Major Wilcox
1985: Martin's Day - Senior Policeman
1985: The Suicide Murders (TV movie) - Vern Harrington
1984: Draw! (TV movie) - Sheriff Harmon
1984: ABC Weekend Specials (TV series) - Reuben Bright
1984: Sam Hughes's War (TV movie)
1979-1983: The Littlest Hobo (TV series) - Bartender Sam/Charlie/Mac Devlin
1982: Nurse (TV series) - Stan Geddis
1981: Gas - Fred
1979: Little House on the Prairie (TV series) - Joe Dortmunder
1979: City on Fire - Fire Captain Harrison Risley
1979: The Newcomers (TV series)
1978: Tomorrow Never Comes - Ray
1976: Death Weekend - Policeman