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Jack Donner


Born - 29 October 1928, Los Angeles, California, USA
Died - 21 September 2019

Dark-haired. deep-voiced American character actor of somewhat skeletal handsomeness and piercing blue eyes. Known for playing Vulcans and Romulans on the original Star Trek series, illness forced him to leave acting in the mid 1970s and he retrained as a psychotherapist. Years later, as his health improved, he returned after retirement to take small roles in (often horror) films and TV series. Born Jake Doner, he was 29 before he made his first appearance in films with Invisible Avenger (1958). Later credits included Hand of Death (1962), Escape from Hell Island (1963), Hotel (1967), The Night God Screamed (1971), The All-American Boy (1973), Black Starlet (1974), The Emissary (1997), Gideon (1998), Stigmata (1999), The Adventures of Rocky & Bullwinkle (2000), Soulkeeper (2001), Exorcism (2003), Imaginary Heroes (2004), Where There's a Will (2006), Brotherhood of Blood (2007), Four Christmases (2008), Guardian (2009), All About Evil (2010), J Edgar (2011), My Funny Valentine (2012), Night of the Templar (2013), Anatomy of Deception (2014), Caretakers (2018) and Haunted: 333 (2020), his last. Actresses Julie Sommars and Margaret Markov were the second and third of his three wives, all divorced.