Biography

Peter Howitt is an English actor and film director. He grew up in Eltham, London and Bromley, Kent, Peter used to be a part of the Priory Players in the Priory behind Christ Church, Eltham. He has two children, Luke (born 1990) and Amy (born 2008). He currently resides in Vancouver, Canada.

He first found success playing Joey Boswell in the British TV series Bread. In 1998 he wrote and directed his first film, Sliding Doors (1998). Since then he has directed several films, including AntiTrust (2001), Johnny English (2003), Laws of Attraction (2004) and Dangerous Parking (2008) which he adapted from the novel by Stuart Browne, produced and directed as well as playing the lead role.

Peter Howitt is an English actor and film director. He grew up in Eltham, London and Bromley, Kent, Peter used to be a part of the Priory Players in the Priory behind Christ Church, Eltham. He has two children, Luke (born 1990) and Amy (born 2008). He currently resides in Vancouver, Canada.

He first found success playing Joey Boswell in the British TV series Bread. In 1998 he wrote and directed his first film, Sliding Doors (1998). Since then he has directed several films, including AntiTrust (2001), Johnny English (2003), Laws of Attraction (2004) and Dangerous Parking (2008) which he adapted from the novel by Stuart Browne, produced and directed as well as playing the lead role.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 26

Birthday 1957-05-05

Place of Birth Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, UK

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Also Known As

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Acting TV ShowsMovies

2009 Defying Gravity (13 episodes)
2007 Dangerous Parking as Noah Arkwright
1998 Sliding Doors as Cheeky Bloke
1997 Stone Cold as Shelter
1996 Some Mother's Son as SAS Leader
1996 Kiss and Tell as Graham Ives
1996 Killing Me Softly as Malcolm Thornton
1995 Eleven Men Against Eleven as Steve Denton
1994 The Lifeboat (1 episode)
1993 In the Name of the Father as Remand Prison Officer
1993 The Magician
1992 Highlander: The Series (1 episode) as Kuyler
1991 Civvies (6 episodes) as Steve Harris
1989 Ball-Trap On The Cote Sauvage as Topless
1988 On the Waterfront (1 episode)
1987 Going Live! (1 episode)
1986 Bread (74 episodes)
1982 Wogan (1 episode) as Himself
1968 How We Used To Live (75 episodes)

Directing

2018 Scorched Earth Director
2015 The Fixer (4 episodes)Director
2014 Reasonable Doubt Director
2012 Radio Rebel Director
2009 Defying Gravity (3 episodes)Director
2007 Dangerous Parking Director
2004 Laws of Attraction Director
2003 Johnny English Director
2001 Antitrust Director
1998 Sliding Doors Director

Writing

2012 Radio Rebel Writer
2007 Dangerous Parking Screenplay
2003 Johnny English Writer
1998 Sliding Doors Screenplay

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