Donovan is a boy name and means dark; brown-haired chieftain. It is a Irish name and its pronunciation is \d(o)-no-van\. Other similar names and variants include: Donavan, Donavon, Donevin, Donevon, Donoven, Donovon. Donovan is a somewhat popular first name for men (#667 out of 1220) and an even more popular surname or last name for both men and women (#897 out of 88799).
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  • Donovan (actor) born on May 10, 1946.
  • Donovan Ricketts born on June 7, 1977.
  • Donovan Patton born on March 1, 1978.
  • Donovan Scott (actor)
  • Donovan Leitch Jr. (actor)
  • Donovan Winter (director)
  • Donovan Marsh (director)
  • Donovan Osborne born on June 21, 1969.
  • Donovan Libring (actor)
  • Donovan Bergstrom born on March 3, 1970.
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Famous actors named Donovan and their movies

Donovan Leitch Jr.
Donovan Leitch Jr.
  • No. of movies: 6

The Blob

Directed by: Chuck Russell

Starring: Shawnee Smith, Kevin Dillon, Donovan Leitch Jr., Jeffrey DeMunn

Dark Horse

Directed by: David Hemmings

Starring: Ed Begley Jr., Mimi Rogers, Ari Meyers, Donovan Leitch Jr.

Cutting Class

Directed by: Rospo Pallenberg

Starring: Donovan Leitch Jr., Jill Schoelen, Brad Pitt, Roddy McDowall

The Size of Watermelons

Directed by: Kari Skogland

Starring: Paul Rudd, Donal Logue, Ione Skye, Donovan Leitch Jr.


Born on May 10, 1946

  • Age: 76
  • Birth sign: Taurus
  • No. of movies: 2
Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Invasion of the Body Snatchers

Directed by: Don Siegel

Starring: Kevin McCarthy, Dana Wynter, Larry Gates, King Donovan

Country: United States of America

The Magnetic Monster

Directed by: Curt Siodmak, Herbert L. Strock

Starring: Richard Carlson, King Donovan, Jean Byron, Harry Ellerbe

Donovan Scott
Donovan Scott
  • No. of movies: 2

Savannah Smiles

Directed by: Pierre De Moro

Starring: Mark Miller, Donovan Scott, Bridgette Andersen, Chris Robinson



Directed by: John Guillermin

Starring: Tanya Roberts, Ted Wass, Donovan Scott, Elizabeth of Toro

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Donovan Winter
Donovan Winter
  • No. of movies: 3
Give Us Tomorrow

Give Us Tomorrow

Directed by: Donovan Winter

The Trunk

Directed by: Donovan Winter

Starring: Philip Carey, Julia Arnall, Dermot Walsh, Vera Day

Escort Girls

Directed by: Donovan Winter

Starring: Maria O'Brien, David Dixon, Helen Christie, Richard Wren

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