Peter Donat
Actor
Peter Donat
Peter Donat is a Canadian-American actor known for his roles in American television.
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Log in and dine out at this web-influenced food festival
The Brooklyn Paper - over 4 years
See this story at BrooklynPaper.com. By Sarah Zorn for The Brooklyn Paper Turns out there are some tasty reasons to air your amateur opinions on Yelp — namely an exclusive food festival. The foodie networking site is kicking off the season with Summerfest, an evening of eating, drinking, and dancing on Pier 41 on Thursday, June 21st, in Red Hook, bringing together the top-rated restaurants and the locals that (mostly) love them. Unfortunately, the festival is closed due to high demand, but the organizers are hoping food enthusiasts will subscribe to their website with future free events in mind. “The heart of Yelp.com is connecting people with great area businesses,” said Yelp Brooklyn Community Director Peter DeNat. “It’s a free, fun way for us to directly introduce Brooklyn to some of the best restaurants that are right under their noses.” Featured restaurants will include Kiwiana, Tchoup Shop, and the Red Hook Lobster Pound. Subjective diners (who have already registe ...
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Readers' Choice: Favorite Florist
Upper St.Clair - almost 5 years
Whether sunflowers, peonies, Lily of the Valley, blue delphiniums, gladioli, irises, dahlias or periwinkle hydrangeas—everyone surely has a favorite blooming beauty. Where do you go in the Upper St. Clair area to get the freshest, the most exotic or the largest selection of flowers for special occasions? When it comes time for a special occasion, a birthday, holiday, wedding or just the perfect table arrangement, which florist do you recommend? And let's get serious—Mother's Day is just 13 days away.  Share your suggestions and give us your opinions, and we'll tell you who the best of the best is based on your nominations and votes. We've started a poll below with Remarkable Roses & More, Giant Eagle Market District, Trader Joe's, Pete Donati & Sons and Mt. Lebanon Floral. Did we miss a business? Tell us in the comments and we'll add it to the poll. Voting ends at 9 a.m. Friday.
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Comings and goings continue for area eateries - StarNewsOnline.com
Google News - over 5 years
Later this month, Peter Donat brings his upmarket casual Havana's, 1 N. Lake Park Blvd., Carolina Beach, to former Rafaella, 6722 Wrightsville Ave. This second Havana's mirrors the original store's steak, pasta and seafood menu, but chef Sean Newcomer
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Edward Hastings, Artistic Director of ACT, Dies at 80 - Playbill.com
Google News - over 5 years
ACT's original San Francisco acting company included such future stage luminaries as Peter Donat, Richard Dysant and Michael Learned. He became executive director in 1975, providing organizational and financial stability while Ball concentrated on the
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DVD Review: Lost Lagoon - Blogcritics.org (blog)
Google News - over 5 years
It's all for naught, sadly, when an insurance investigator (Don Gibson) locates the believed-to-be-deceased man. Will Charlie go back to his old life, or stay on the island? And how will the sudden arrival of Elizabeth's ex-boyfriend (Peter Donat)
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Canadian actor Paul Massie dies at 78 - CBC.ca
Google News - over 5 years
Paul Massie appears with Peter Donat in CBC's A Doll's House. CBCPost-war roles included Tony Hancock's The Rebel and Basil Dearden's Sapphire. He also appeared on TV series such as The Flying Doctor, The Avengers and The Pathfinders
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The Definitive History of Science Fiction and Fantasy Cop Shows - io9
Google News - almost 6 years
Dale Midkiff played Lambert in this Australian/US series from creator Harve Bennett, co-starring Mia Sara and Peter Donat as Dr. Sahmbi. Time Trax, which inspired a video game adaptation for the Super NES, ran two seasons
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THEATER; 'Never Focus on the External. There's So Much Inside.'
NYTimes - about 15 years
SOMETIMES the role of a lifetime is the part nobody else wanted to play. In Christopher Shinn's ''Four,'' in previews at the Manhattan Theater Club, where it opens on Tuesday, Isiah Whitlock Jr. plays Joe, a middle-aged black English professor who leaves his teenage daughter in charge of his sick wife on the Fourth of July and goes on a
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FILM REVIEW; The Palpable Resolve of a Mother's Love
NYTimes - over 15 years
Darby (Josh Lucas) is brazen, magnetic and ruthless -- in other words, a trick, hot and seductive, the wrong man to fall in love with. In the new film noir ''The Deep End,'' when he comes to an early end, you think the movie will never recover. With his roving eyes and vulture smile, Darby is all sybarite -- a man of immediate pleasure with a blond
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FILM REVIEW; Terrifying Tricks That Make a Big Man Little
NYTimes - over 19 years
MIGHT ''The Game'' suggest a special gift? It's for the man who has enough of everything except nightmares. This thriller's surprise scheme for Nicholas Van Orton, a joyless investment banker whose first name is effectively Mister, is a string of tricks to disrupt his privileged tranquillity. Those tricks mean an expensive and mostly unrelated
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Review/Film; Appetites as Gigantic as His Talent
NYTimes - almost 25 years
"You know, you can't put everything in a story, so I left out a few things," Babe Ruth reportedly said about his 1948 autobiography. "Maybe there should have been two books, one for kids and one for adults." The new film about Ruth, "The Babe," has no room for separate versions. But it recounts a childlike success story at a time when adult-minded
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Review/Film; 'The War of the Roses'
NYTimes - about 27 years
LEAD: Barbara and Oliver Rose (Kathleen Turner and Michael Douglas) started out as young lovebirds, ready to scrimp and save and struggle their way toward a rosy future. But by the time that future arrived, bringing with it two kids, two pets, two cars and a big house with a lighted, glassed-in shoe closet, they hated each another like poison.
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Review/Theater; Saint Joan and Her Inner Voices
NYTimes - over 27 years
LEAD: George Bernard Shaw never let a show stand in the way of social comment and, more often than not, put the two together in witty theatrical exegesis. George Bernard Shaw never let a show stand in the way of social comment and, more often than not, put the two together in witty theatrical exegesis. He had so much on his mind when he wrote
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Review/Theater; Sondheim's Romanesque Burlesque
NYTimes - over 27 years
LEAD: The funny thing that is happening near Interstate 95, a road otherwise outstanding for tragically bottlenecked traffic on the New England trade route, is the musical that is opening the season for the American Festival Theater here. The funny thing that is happening near Interstate 95, a road otherwise outstanding for tragically bottlenecked
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Review/Film; A Writer With a Block and a Bottle
NYTimes - almost 28 years
LEAD: As his comedies accumulate -some a lot less funny than others -Blake Edwards appears to be bent on becoming the definitive chronicler of life as lived by a small group of privileged, mostly superfluous Southern Californians. As his comedies accumulate -some a lot less funny than others -Blake Edwards appears to be bent on becoming the
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On Stage
NYTimes - over 28 years
LEAD: Kanin's New Play(s) Kanin's New Play(s) Garson Kanin says that he doesn't play tennis, golf, bridge or poker, and - somewhat more tongue in cheek - that he doesn't get invited to parties - so what else would he do but write plays? This summer at his home on Martha's Vineyard he wrote one that is still under wraps, but the play he wrote last
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Film: 'Honeymoon,' Frenchwoman in Manhattan
NYTimes - over 29 years
LEAD: ''HONEYMOON'' was made in English, but it seems to have been designed as a cautionary tale for European audiences, a warning about hellish New York. It stars Nathalie Baye, and from the first shots of Miss Baye's trim little high-heeled legs making their way through ruffian-filled Manhattan, it's clear that this gentle ''HONEYMOON'' was made
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FILM: 'UNFINISHED BUSINESS'
NYTimes - over 29 years
LEAD: VIVECA LINDFORS is the writer, director and star of ''Unfinished Business,'' which looks and sounds like a monodrama, though there are a number of other speaking parts in it. The film, a project of the Directing Workshop for Women, of the American Film Institute, is an intensely self-absorbed, self-referential work about Helena (Miss
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SCREEN: 'THE BAY BOY,' NOVA SCOTIA IN THE 30'S
NYTimes - about 32 years
''THE BAY BOY'' is a memory film, autobiographical in tone, that is covered by a scrim of nostalgia. The writer-director, Daniel Petrie, has opened a comparatively new territory for his cameras - the town of Glace Bay, on Cape Breton Island in Nova Scotia. In the past, this area has attracted documentary film makers because of its stark landscape.
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TV: 'MAZES AND MONSTERS,' FANTASY
NYTimes - about 34 years
FANTASY role playing is the subject explored tonight at 9 o'clock in the CBS-TV movie entitled ''Mazes and Monsters,'' or more precisely, ''Rona Jaffe's 'Mazes and Monsters.' '' Years ago, Miss Jaffe, still in her 20's, won some fame and considerable fortune with a best-selling novel called ''The Best of Everything,'' which was later turned into a
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Peter Donat
    FIFTIES
  • 1988
    Age 60
    He has also been active in local theatre, most notably playing his first singing role as Professor Higgins in the 1988 Cabrillo Stage production of My Fair Lady.
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  • FORTIES
  • 1972
    Age 44
    He also starred in Cyrano de Bergerac playing the title role, in 1972 on the PBS anthology Theatre in America.
    More Details Hide Details He was a regular cast member of the 1980s primetime serial, Flamingo Road as Elmo Tyson, and more recently had a recurring role as Bill Mulder, Agent Mulder's father, in The X-Files. Donat has also worked extensively in films. Some of his more prominent roles include The Godfather Part II (1974), The Hindenburg (1975), Billy Jack Goes to Washington (1976), The China Syndrome (1979), The Bay Boy (1984), The Babe (1992), and The Game (1997). Donat was a prominent member of the American Conservatory Theatre (ACT) in San Francisco for a number of years.
  • THIRTIES
  • 1965
    Age 37
    In 1965, he was featured in the cast as Vince Conway on Moment of Truth.
    More Details Hide Details That show was the only Canadian serial ever broadcast on a commercial television network in the United States. His credits include: Mission: Impossible, Banacek, The Waltons, Hawaii Five-O, Charlie's Angels, Lou Grant, Baa Baa Black Sheep, Dallas, Quincy, Hart to Hart, Hill Street Blues, Simon and Simon and Murder, She Wrote.
  • 1961
    Age 33
    In 1961 he played a leading role in Donald Jack's stage play The Canvas Barricade, the first Canadian play performed at the Stratford Festival.
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  • TWENTIES
  • 1956
    Age 28
    Donat was married to actress Michael Learned from 1956 until 1972, when they divorced.
    More Details Hide Details They have three children - Caleb, Christopher and Lucas. He is currently married to his second wife, Marijke. He is a naturalized United States citizen. He also moderated a multi-volume video series, The World of Joseph Campbell: Transformation of Myths Through Time, giving insightful commentary and celebrating Joseph Campbell's brilliance as a scholar and story teller.
  • 1950
    Age 22
    Peter Donat emigrated to the United States in 1950, studied drama at Yale University, and first came to attention as a stage actor in the lead of a production of Cyrano de Bergerac.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1928
    Age 0
    Born on January 20, 1928.
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