Caleb Donat : Facts About Peter Donat's Son
TORONTO, ON: Actor Peter Donat. Photo taken by Boris Spremo/Toronto Star July 25, 1985.

Caleb Donat is one of the three sons of the actor Peter Donat. Caleb Donat’s father, Peter Donat was a Canadian-American actor, known for his role in the only Canadian serial to ever be broadcast on a commercial broadcast network in the United States called Moment of Truth

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Caleb was born to Peter and his mum Michael Learned. One would think Michael is a male name, apparently it is unisex. He is the brother of two men named Chris Donut and Lucas Donut.

Quite honestly, it would seem that his claim to fame is through his relation to his father Peter, his mum Michael and his brother Lucas but Caleb has also made name for himself he just prefers to be invincible and out of the spotlight.  

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Although Caleb and his brother prefer to keep their lives quiet, the 3 bothers are known to have a very close relationship.

Caleb Donat Age, Nationality, Wikipedia

Unlike with some of his family, Caleb does not have much on the media to talk about, truthfully. Although the birth dates and places of this relatives can be found, his is unavailable.

Caleb Donat’s nationality is American and his ethnicity is white. He attended University of Illinois at Chicago College of Arts and Design. He later furthered his education at Buffalo State University of Arts and Design.

He works as Museum and Institutions Professional. He has worked with The Field Museum of Natural History as Production Specialist and Exhibit Designer. He also worked as Project Manager with Proto Productions.

Lucas Donat his brother was born on December 18th, 1962 in Toronto, Canada. His mother Michael, was born on 9th April, 1939 in Washington D.C in the United States of America.

Caleb Donat Parents

Peter, his father, born as Pierre Collingwood Donat was born in Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada. He is the son of Marie Bardet and Philip Ernst Donat, a landscape gardener. Peter Donat moved from Canada to the USA in 1950. He attended Yale University in the US pursuing drama but not before attending Acadia University.

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Peter has a younger brother called Richard Donat. Richard is quite known as he starred on the television show Haven.Robert Donat was also an Oscar winning British actor.


Michael was an American actress, known for her role as Olivia Walton in the CBS drama series The Waltons which aired for a very long time from 1972 to 1981. She is also a four-time Primetime Emmy Award winner for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.

Lucas is also a former actor recognized for acting in the 1978 film Omen Ii: Damien.  Lucas currently however has deviated of that path and is an advertising executive and the Chief Brand Officer of TrueCar, a publicly traded company which has an automotive pricing and information website for new and used car buyers and dealers. Their headquarters is in Santa Monica, CA

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Peter however was an actor and screenwriter. His works include: Mission: Impossible, Banacek, The Waltons, Hawaii Five-O, Mannix, Charlie’s Angels, Lou Grant, Baa Baa Black Sheep, Captains and the Kings, Rich Man, Poor Man Book II, The Feather and Father Gang, The Eddie Capra Mysteries, Dallas, Quincy, M.E., Hart to Hart, Hill Street Blues, Simon & Simon, Murder, She Wrote, and the 1976 series Sara.

Caleb Donat’s Parents

Peter’s marriage was with the mother of Caleb Donat from 1956 until 1972, when they divorced. Peter was Michaels first husband too. When the separated, Michael married three more times to different men and Peter also remarried Marijke. Peter and his second wife were together till his death but did not have any children whatsoever. 

Michael has been married four times; her first husband was Canadian-American actor Peter Donat, with whom she welcomed Lucas, Chris, and Caleb Donat! Have you met them? It seems like they have followed in their mother’s footsteps – they are quite successful as well!

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Lucas, has been married to his first and only wife Tracy Wald Donat since 1984 and currently, they live in Malibu with their daughter.

Peter Donut at the age of 90 years died of diabetes at his home in Point Reyes Station, California, on September 10th, 2018 and after his death Lucas Donat shared an emotional text in his website, mentioning his two brothers, “On September 10th, 2018, my father passed away with grace and dignity. His wife of 35 years, Marijke, and my brother, Chris, were at his side. My eldest brother, Caleb Donat, and I were in the air on our way as my dad slipped from his earthly body of 90 years into eternity at 6:46 pm.”

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