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Top: Donald Houston in Tales That Witness Madness
Bottom: Donald Houston's death in Tales That Witness Madness

Donald Houston (1923 - 1991)

Film Deaths[]

  • 633 Squadron (1964) [Group Captain Don Barrett]: Killed in a plane crash/explosion when his bomber is shot down. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Carry On Jack (1964) [First Officer Jonathan Howett]: A presumed death when his Man-O-War starts to sink and he and Percy Herbert tell their crew to abandon ship and they are seen running to jump overboard. (Played for cmic effect) (Thanks Brian)
  • Where Eagles Dare (1968) [Captain Christiansen]: Falls to his death from a cable car at the end of a fight with Richard Burton. (Thanks to Brian)
  • Tales that Witness Madness (1973) [Sam Patterson]: Mauled to death, along with Georgia Brown by Russell Lewis' "imaginary" tiger.
  • Clash of the Titans (1981) [Acrisius]: Crushed to death by Laurence Olivier's godly powers when Laurence crushes a clay figure of Donald in his hand. (Thanks to Brian) (Mythological inaccurate: he was, accidentally, hit in the head with a discus thrown by Perseus, fulfilling the prophecy that Acrisius' grandson would kill him.)

TV Deaths[]

Noteworthy Connections[]

  • Brother of Glyn Houston
  • Mr. Brenda Hogan