Donald Sinden

Active - 1948 - 1997  |   Born - Oct 9, 1923 in Plymouth, Devon  |   Died - Sep 11, 2014   |   Genres - Comedy, Drama, Adventure, War, Romance

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Biography by Hal Erickson

British stage actor Donald Sinden transferred his base of operations to the screen in 1948. He was best known in the 1950s for his characterization of Dr. Benskin in the popular Doctor in the House film series. He later starred in the TV series Two's Company (1974), Never the Twain (1981), and Playing Shakespeare (1988), and was heard as the voice of Doc in the 1995 animated feature Balto. Donald Sinden wrote his autobiography in 1982, titled A Touch of the Memoirs. He continued to work, both on the stage and on the screen, until his death in 2014, at age 90.

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