Donald Symington

Donald Symington was an actor with a strong presence in film throughout his Hollywood career. He also appeared in the TV movie "Gidget Grows Up" (ABC, 1969-1970). He worked in series television while getting his start ... Read more »
Born: 08/30/1925

Filmography

Actor (18)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2005 (Tv Show)

Actor

Man of the Century 1999 (Movie)

Reverend Sheehan (Actor)

Mighty Aphrodite 1995 (Movie)

Amanda's Father (Actor)

Swans Crossing 1991 - 1992 (TV Show)

Actor

Spring Break 1983 (Movie)

Ernest Dalby (Actor)

Hanky Panky 1982 (Movie)

Manager in Club (Actor)

Wolfen 1981 (Movie)

Lawyer (Actor)

Love of Life 1951 - 1980 (TV Show)

Actor

Bloodline 1979 (Movie)

Henley (Actor)

Sanctuary of Fear 1978 - 1979 (TV Show)

Actor

Annie Hall 1977 (Movie)

Dad Hall (Actor)

Independence 1975 (Movie)

Richard Henry Llee (Actor)

The Front 1975 (Movie)

Congressman (Actor)

From The Mixed-Up Files of Mrs. Basil E. Frankweiler 1972 (Movie)

Museum Director (Actor)

Trick Baby 1972 (Movie)

(Actor)

A Question of Honor (TV Show)

Actor

Gidget Grows Up (TV Show)

Actor

The Cosby Mysteries (TV Show)

Actor

Biography

Donald Symington was an actor with a strong presence in film throughout his Hollywood career. He also appeared in the TV movie "Gidget Grows Up" (ABC, 1969-1970). He worked in series television while getting his start in acting, including a part on "Love of Life" (CBS, 1951-1980). He next focused his entertainment career on film, appearing in "The Front" (1976) with Woody Allen, the Woody Allen comedy "Annie Hall" (1977) and "Bloodline" (1979) with Audrey Hepburn. He also appeared in "Wolfen" (1981). He also starred in the TV movies "Sanctuary of Fear" (NBC, 1978-79) and "A Question of Honor" (CBS, 1981-82). During the latter part of his career, he tackled roles in "Hanky Panky" (1982), the comedy "Spring Break" (1983) with David Knell and the F. Murray Abraham comedy "Mighty Aphrodite" (1995). He also worked in television during these years, including roles in "Swans Crossing" (1991-92) and "Law & Order: Special Victims Unit" (NBC, 1999-). Most recently, Symington acted in the comedy "Man of the Century" (1999) with Gibson Frazier.

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