Peter Donat Biography (1928-)



Born Pierre Collingwood Donat, January 20, 1928, in Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada; immigrated to the United States, 1950; son of Philip Ernst (a landscape gardener) and Marie (maiden name, Bardet) Donat; nephew of Robert Donat (anactor); married Michael Learned (an actress), September 8, 1956 (divorced, January, 1972); married Maria C. DeJong (a writer), February 9, 1983; children: (first marriage) Caleb, Christopher, Lucas.

Nationality
Canadian
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, writer
Birth Details
January 20, 1928
Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada

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David J. Grahek
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Mar 17, 2018 @ 10:22 pm
If I remember correctly, Mr. Donat was in an educational series of films for the classroom as Hamlet in the mid to late 1960's. I remember using the films in my teaching college prep English literature. I don't know if the films used the 1964 CBS Look UP and Live performance. Maynard Mack may have narrated the series.

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