Peter Donat (Movie Actor) – Bio, Birthday, Family, Age & Born


Peter Donat was a Canadian-American actor.

Born: Pierre Collingwood Donat, January 20, 1928, Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada
Died: September 10, 2018, Point Reyes Station, California, U.S.
Education: Acadia University (BA), Yale University
Occupation: Actor, screenwriter
Years active: 1953–2003
Children: 3, including Lucas Donat
IMDb: Peter Donat’s IMDb

About Peter Donat

Canadian-American actor known for his roles in film, television, and theatrical production. He is best recognized for playing Questadt in The Godfather Part II and for playing William Mulder in The X-Files.

Before Fame

In 1950, he moved to the United States to study drama at Yale. His acting debut came in 1953 when he starred in the television production of The Clay of Kings. He went on to earn his first recurring television role in 1962 on the series Playdate.


He is known for having won the 1981 Drama Logue Award for Outstanding Performance for the play A Lesson from Aloes which he performed in Los Angeles, California.

Family Life

He married Marijke DeJong in February of 1983. He is also the nephew of fellow actor Robert Donat.


He starred alongside Al Pacino and Robert De Niro in the film The Godfather Part II.

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Latest information about Peter Donat updated on September 09, 2020.

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