Donald Houston, actor with a connection to Wales (Rhondda, Tonypandy)

Donald Houston

Too many British and Hollywood film credits to mention. Probably, Donald's first 'Prominent' part was in the 1950's film 'The Blue Lagoon'. I think it was in his final film, 'Where Eagles Dare' where he co-stared with Richard Burton and Clint Eastwood.
Connection: Donald, Brother of equally famous Glyn. Both born and raised in Tonypandy, Rhondda Valley.

comment by:Moriarty
Donald Houston's last film was 'Clash of the Titans' from 1981.

comment by:westwoodinfant
Was Donald Houston a Welsh Schoolboy International footballer during the period 1936 -1938?

comment by:Ynysygwas
There's a scene in "Where Eagles Dare" when you can see Donald Houston from Tonypandy with William Squire from Neath and a certain R Burton from Pontrhydyfen all in the same frame. Clint Eastwood might have got in on the act too!

Related information...
      Click to search for Glyn Houston Glyn Houston, His brother.

link by: damadge
Official tourism site for Tonypandy and the Rhondda Valleys


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