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Moffat, Donald 1930-2018

Overview
Works: 101 works in 336 publications in 4 languages and 13,451 library holdings
Genres: Drama  Film adaptations  Action and adventure films  Thrillers (Motion pictures)  Historical films  Comedy films  Biographical films  Sports films  Romantic comedy films  Made-for-TV movies 
Roles: Actor, Performer, Other
Classifications: PN1997, 791.4372
Publication Timeline
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Most widely held works by Donald Moffat
Clear and present danger by Phillip Noyce( Visual )

33 editions published between 1994 and 2013 in English and held by 1,955 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

CIA Agent Jack Ryan is appointed acting CIA Deputy Director of Intelligence when his mentor, Admiral James Greer becomes gravely ill. His first assignment is to investigate the murder of one of the president's friends, a prominent U.S. businessman with secret ties to Colombian drug cartels. Caught in the crossfire, Ryan takes matters into his own hands
The right stuff by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

23 editions published between 1987 and 2013 in English and held by 1,484 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The true story of Alan Shepard, Gus Grissom, John Glenn, Scott Carpenter, Walter Schirra, Gordon Cooper, and Deke Slayton-- the seven men chosen for the Mercury Project manned space flight program in the U.S
The thing by John Carpenter( Visual )

11 editions published between 1982 and 2016 in English and held by 1,153 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Set in the winter of 1982 at a research station in Antarctica, a twelve-man research team finds an alien being that has fallen from the sky and has remained buried in the snow for over 100,000 years. Unfrozen and unleashed, the THING creates havoc and terror as it changes forms and becomes one of them
61*( Visual )

6 editions published between 2001 and 2010 in English and held by 947 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Mickey Mantle and Roger Maris, one was the Yankees' best loved players and the other was their most valuable. 1961 was about to be the summer that no one who loves baseball will ever forget. Both men find that they are approaching Babe Ruth's 1927 single-season 60 home-run record. Facing pressure from the media and the stands, both men know that there is only room for one winner. The fans make their choice, but the people's favorite isn't the favorite to win
Popeye by Walt Disney( Visual )

9 editions published between 1980 and 2013 in English and held by 922 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Olive Oyl, Wimpy, Bluto and others join Popeye in his adventures in the harbor town of Sweethaven
Regarding Henry by Mike Nichols( Visual )

10 editions published between 1994 and 2017 in English and held by 900 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Henry Turner (Ford) is a successful New York lawyer, but suffers a brain injury and has to start his life all over again
Tartuffe by Molière( Visual )

17 editions published between 1978 and 2003 in English and held by 753 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Moliere's timeless comedy, starring the incomparable Donald Moffat portraying the scoundrel Tartuffe, who manipulates his way into the confidence and affection of Orgon, an affluent bourgeois concerned with his own salvation, and whose wife and daughter Tartuffe attempts to seduce
The unbearable lightness of being by Philip Kaufman( Visual )

8 editions published between 1988 and 2006 in English and Spanish and held by 578 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In 1960s Czechoslovakia, Tomas, an oversexed Prague surgeon, marries Tereza, a beautiful, waiflike country girl. Even though he has taken a vow of fidelity, Tomas continues his wanton womanizing, notably with his mistress Sabina. Escaping the 1968 Russian invasion of Prague by heading for Geneva, Switzerland, Sabina takes up with another man and unexpectedly develops an unlikely yet stimulating friendship with fellow refugee Tereza. Meanwhile, Tomas, who previously had been interested only in sex, becomes politicized by the fall of Dubcek and the collapse of the Czech leader's unique brand of limited democracy within the communist system
Class action by Michael Apted( Visual )

3 editions published between 2004 and 2011 in English and held by 436 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Two lawyers, father and daughter, face off against each other in a multimillion dollar lawsuit. The case concerns a potentially defective auto design that could involve corporate corruption and violations of legal ethics
Armistead Maupin's Tales of the city by Armistead Maupin( Visual )

18 editions published between 1993 and 2010 in English and held by 390 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this chronicle of San Francisco in the 1970s, the carefree chaos revolves around the funky old apartment house at 28 Barbary Lane where landlady Anna Madrigal welcomes tenants by taping homegrown joints to their doors and presides over their lives with an almost maternal affection
Rachel, Rachel by Paul Newman( Visual )

9 editions published between 1968 and 2017 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rachel Cameron is a 35-year old school teacher living in New England. Her life is small and safe. She has no man in her life and lives with her mother. She wants to do anything to keep from slipping into spinsterhood. When a man from the big city returns and asks her out, she has to make decisions about her life and where she wants it to go
The Best of Times by Roger Spottiswoode( Visual )

8 editions published between 1986 and 2009 in English and held by 323 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Academy Award winner Robin Williams stars with Kurt Russell in this story of a man so haunted by a high school football loss that he gets both teams together for a rematch! The match electrifies their small town and fills it with new life. A hilarious sports comedy!
A touch of the poet by Eugene O'Neill( Visual )

11 editions published between 1974 and 2000 in English and held by 302 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"Set in a shabby tavern outside Boston in 1828, the play centers on Cornelius Melody ... a proud Irishman who clings to memories of European genitility ... explores its characters' conflicts with reality and illusion, as well as their joys and sorrows in love"--Container
Housesitter by Mark Stein( Visual )

1 edition published in 1992 in English and held by 279 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When architect Newton Davis' (Steve Martin) girlfriend Becky (Dana Delany) turns down his marriage proposal, his newly-built dream house suddenly becomes nothing more than an empty monument to her rejection. That is, until a chance encounter with Gwen (Goldie Hawn) turns his life upside-down. Intrigued by Newton's story, Gwen visits the house and decides to move in. Resourceful and creative, Gwen is soon fixing up the house and charming Newton's family and neighbours--all the while passing herself off as his new wife! Gwen even befriends Becky, who begins to see a side of Newton she never knew existed. Horrified at the deception yet unable to stop it, Newton finds himself playing along with her preposterous stories, her attempts at reconciling differences within his family and her campaign for his promotion at work. Finally, he convinces Gwen to fabricate their "divorce" so he can still get married to Becky--until he has a change of heart
The APA rehearses( Visual )

7 editions published between 1967 and 2007 in English and held by 257 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this program the Association of Producing Artists (APA), a renowned repertory company founded by Ellis Rabb in the 1960s, is seen at work rehearsing and discussing the scenes from Henrik Ibsen's classic play "The Wild Duck."
Cookie's fortune by Robert Altman( Visual )

7 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in English and held by 244 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In the small southern town of Holly Springs, Jewel Mae, known as Cookie, has died mysteriously. Who is the murderer? Where is the murderer? Has there even been a murder? A small town comedy rich in hidden secrets and buried scandals
The Bourne identity by Doug Liman( Visual )

1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 239 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

He goes by the name of Jason Bourne, but he doesn't know who he really is, nor why he is so good at killing with cold-blooded efficiency, but he does know that some people will do anything to gun him down before he uncovers the mystery of his identity
Earthquake by Mark Robson( Visual )

2 editions published between 2006 and 2015 in English and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

When the most catastrophic earthquake of all time rips through Southern California, it levels Los Angeles and sends shock waves through the lives of all who live there
Music box by Costa-Gavras( Visual )

12 editions published between 1989 and 2017 in 3 languages and held by 203 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In this intense courtroom thriller, Chicago attorney Ann Talbot (Jessica Lange) agrees to defend her Hungarian immigrant father Mike Laszlo (Armin Mueller-Stahl) against accusations of heinous war crimes committed 50 years earlier. As the trial unfolds, Ann probes for evidence that will not only establish his innocence but also lay to rest her own agonizing doubts about his past. When ... the trial moves to her father's homeland ... crucial testimony plus Ann's personal investigation lead to astonishing results."--Container
The evening star by Robert Harling( Visual )

3 editions published between 1996 and 1997 in English and held by 186 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The generations grow, but life still spins around Aurora like a cyclone: her rebellious granddaughter wants to run off with Mr. Wrong; a snooty rival has come up with new ways to meddle in Aurora's life; her longtime spinster housekeeper is ready to ditch domestic work for the domestic bliss of matrimony; her great-grandson is like a poison pill; and her shrink is more than eager to cross the line separating client relationships and romantic entanglement
 
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WorldCat IdentitiesRelated Identities
Clear and present danger
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The right stuffThe thingRegarding HenryThe unbearable lightness of beingRachel, RachelHousesitter
Alternative Names
Donald Moffat acteur britannique

Donald Moffat Amerikaans acteur

Donald Moffat amerikansk skådespelare

Donald Moffat amerikansk skodespelar

Donald Moffat amerikansk skuespiller

Donald Moffat attore inglese

Donald Moffat pemeran laki-laki asal Amerika Serikat

Donald Moffat US-amerikanischer Schauspieler

Moffat, Donald, 1930-

Moffatt, Albert John

Доналд Мофат

Дональд Моффет

دونالد موفات

دونالد موفات بازیگر آمریکایی

ドナルド・モファット

唐纳德·莫法特

Languages
English (195)

French (2)

Spanish (1)

German (1)