Peter Donald (June 6, 1918 – April 20, 1979) was a British-born actor who worked in American radio and television.
He was famed as the character of Ajax Cassidy on Fred Allen's radio show, the Irishman who continually complained that he was "not long for this world."
In addition to his long run on "Allen's Alley," Donald was also the host during the 1940s on radio's joke-telling panel program, Can You Top This?
Donald was the host of two early television series, The Ad-Libbers (1951) and Masquerade Party (1954-1956), and he made numerous TV guest appearances as a comedian (The Colgate Comedy Hour, The NBC Comedy Hour) and panelist (Pantomime Quiz, What's My Line?,To Tell the Truth). His TV appearances as an actor included Prize Performance (1950) and ABC Showcase (1950). He appeared on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in 1962, and one of his last TV appearances was on the daytime panel show Get the Message in 1964.
In the early 1950s, he lived in Manhattan on the south side of 58th Street between 7th Avenue and Broadway.
His star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame is located at 6665 Hollywood Boulevard.