Donald Sinden (Movie Actor) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born
Donald Sinden

Sir Donald Alfred Sinden was an English actor in theatre, film, television and radio as well as an author. Sinden featured in the 1953 film Mogambo, and achieved early fame as a Rank Organisation film star in the 1950s in films including Doctor in the House, Simba, Eyewitness and Doctor at Large. He then became highly regarded as an award-winning Shakespearean and West End theatre actor and television sitcom star. winning the 1977 Evening Standard Award for Best Actor for King Lear, and starring in the sitcoms Two’s Company and Never the Twain.

Born: Donald Alfred Sinden, October 9, 1923, St Budeaux, Plymouth, Devon, England
Died: September 12, 2014, Wittersham, Isle of Oxney, Kent, England
Occupation: Actor
Years active: 1942–2012
Spouse(s): Diana Mahony, (m. 1948–2004, her death)
Children: Jeremy Sinden (1950–1996), Marc Sinden (b. 1954)
Awards: KB, CBE, FRSA, D.Litt, D.Arts, see awards table
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About Donald Sinden

British actor who played the role of Mallinson in the assassination thriller film, The Day of the Jackal. He has won the Actor of the Year Award for the Society of West End Theatre and a Drama Desk Special Award.

Before Fame

He made his stage debut in a Brighton Little Theater production.


He wrote a book called Laughter in the Second Act.

Family Life

He married actress Diana Mahony, with whom he had two children.


He was in the film The Children alongside Ben Kingsley.

Information related to Donald Sinden

  • Sinden family
  • People connected with Plymouth
  • Alumni of the Webber Douglas Academy of Dramatic Art
  • English male radio actors
  • English autobiographers
  • Royal Shakespeare Company members
  • Fellows of the Royal Society of Arts

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Latest information about Donald Sinden updated on September 10, 2020.

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