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Donald Houston



Welsh-born actor Donald Houston made his theatrical bow with in 1940 with the Pilgrim Players. Houston's earliest stage success was Tobias and the Angel, in which he appeared for several seasons, both in London and on the road. He was later active with the Oxford Rep and the Old Vic. Though he made his first film in 1941, he didn't achieve stardom until he appeared opposite Jean Simmons in the 1949 version of The Blue Lagoon. He later developed into a stellar character actor, accumulating such credits as Room at the Top (1959), A Study in Terror (1965, as Sherlock Holmes' Dr. Watson) and Clash of the Titans (1981). He also appeared in several "Doctor in the House" series entries. The brother of actor Glyn Houston, Donald Houston was married to actress Brenda Hogan.

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
No Score Yet The Girl in the Picture
  • Actor
1986
66% Clash of the Titans
  • Acrisius
1981
No Score Yet The Sea Wolves
  • Hilliard
1981
89% Voyage of the Damned
  • Dr. Hans Glauner
1976
No Score Yet Find the Lady
  • Actor
1975
No Score Yet Tales That Witness Madness
  • Sam Patterson [Mr. Tiger]
1973
No Score Yet Bushbaby
  • John Leeds
1970
88% Where Eagles Dare
  • Christiansen
1969
No Score Yet The Viking Queen
  • Maelgan
1967
No Score Yet A Study in Terror
  • Dr. John Watson
1965
No Score Yet 633 Squadron
  • Wing Cmdr. Tom Barrett
1964
No Score Yet Doctor in Distress
  • Maj. Tommy French
1963
No Score Yet Carry On Jack
  • Howett
1963
No Score Yet Maniac
  • Georges Beynat
1963
No Score Yet The 300 Spartans
  • Hydarnes
1962
92% The Longest Day
  • RAF Pilot
1962
No Score Yet Twice Round the Daffodils
  • John Rhodes
1962
No Score Yet The Prince and the Pauper
  • John Canty
1962
No Score Yet The Mark
  • Austin Reporter
1961
100% Room at the Top
  • Charlie Soames
1959
No Score Yet Yangtse Incident: The Story of H.M.S. Amethyst (Battle Hell)
  • Lt. Weston
1957
No Score Yet Doctor in the House
  • Taffy Evans
1955
No Score Yet Devil's Point
  • Actor
1954
No Score Yet The Red Beret (Paratrooper)
  • Taffy
1953
No Score Yet Crow Hollow
  • Robert
1952
No Score Yet A Run for Your Money
  • Dai
1949
No Score Yet The Blue Lagoon
  • Michael Reynolds
1949
No Score Yet Double Cross
  • Actor
1941

Quotes from Donald Houston's Characters