Donald Moffat

Biography: RADA alumnus Donald Moffat made his London stage debut in 1954, playing the First Murderer in MacBeth. On stage, the wiry, angular Moffat excelled in the plays of Ibsen and Moliere; on screen, he has since carved his niche in eccentric, unpredictable roles. He has also sparkled in authoritative characterizations, both bombastic (a tantrum-tossing LBJ in 1981's The Right Stuff, a fascistic Colonel Ruppert in the 1991 TV movie Babe Ruth) and cool-headed (the fictional U.S. president in 1993's A Clear and Present Danger, Kennedy in-law Hugh Auchincloss in the 1982 video presentation Jacqueline Bouvier Kennedy). In addition, Moffat has brightened many a Robert Altman production, most prominently as the ubiquitous bike-riding tax collector in Popeye (1980). Donald Moffat's TV-series resumé includes such roles as an immigrant Scandinavian minister in The New Land (1974), a lovable android in Logan's Run (1977), and all-knowing Dr. Marcus Polk on the ABC daytimer One Life to Live.

Donald Moffat's Scores

  • Movies
  • TV
Average career score: 62
Highest Metascore: 91 The Right Stuff
Lowest Metascore: 27 The Bonfire of the Vanities
Score distribution:
  1. Positive: 5 out of 9
  2. Negative: 1 out of 9
9 movie reviews
Title: Year: Credit: User score:
70 Cookie's Fortune Apr 2, 1999 Jack Palmer 7.6
74 Clear and Present Danger Aug 3, 1994 President Bennett 8.3
47 Regarding Henry Jul 10, 1991 Charlie Cameron 7.0
58 Class Action Mar 15, 1991 Quinn / Quinn 4.2
27 The Bonfire of the Vanities Dec 21, 1990 Mr. McCoy tbd
73 The Unbearable Lightness of Being Feb 5, 1988 Chief Surgeon tbd
91 The Right Stuff Oct 21, 1983 Lyndon B. Johnson 8.3
57 The Thing Jun 25, 1982 Garry 8.8
64 Popeye Dec 12, 1980 The Taxman 6.8