Biography

Peter Joseph Egan (born 28 September 1946) is a British actor known for his TV roles, including Hogarth in Big Breadwinner Hog, the future King George IV of the United Kingdom in Prince Regent (1979); smooth neighbour Paul Ryman in the sitcom Ever Decreasing Circles (1984–89); and Hugh "Shrimpie" MacClare, Marquess of Flintshire, in Downton Abbey (2012–15). He is married to retired actress Myra Frances.

Egan was born in Hampstead, London, the son of Doris (née Pick) and Michael Thomas Egan, who is of Irish descent.[1][2] He was educated at St. George's Roman Catholic Comprehensive School, Maida Vale. He also attended the London Oratory School and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

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Peter Joseph Egan (born 28 September 1946) is a British actor known for his TV roles, including Hogarth in Big Breadwinner Hog, the future King George IV of the United Kingdom in Prince Regent (1979); smooth neighbour Paul Ryman in the sitcom Ever Decreasing Circles (1984–89); and Hugh "Shrimpie" MacClare, Marquess of Flintshire, in Downton Abbey (2012–15). He is married to retired actress Myra Frances.

Egan was born in Hampstead, London, the son of Doris (née Pick) and Michael Thomas Egan, who is of Irish descent.[1][2] He was educated at St. George's Roman Catholic Comprehensive School, Maida Vale. He also attended the London Oratory School and the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art.

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Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 51

Birthday 1946-09-28

Place of Birth Hampstead, London, England, UK

Official Site http://www.peter-egan.co.uk/

Also Known As

  • Peter Joseph Egan

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2018 Hold the Sunset(6 episodes) as Mr. Dugdale
2016 Our Ex-Wife(1 episode) as George
2015 Unforgotten(18 episodes) as Martin
2013 National Theatre Live: People
2009 Moving On(1 episode) as Eric
2007 Death at a Funeral as Victor
2006 Home Again(6 episodes)
2005 Jericho(2 episodes)
2005 Man to Man as Gyllenhaal
2005 The Wedding Date as Victor Ellis
2004 The I Inside as Doctor Truman
2003 Comedy Connections(1 episode)
2002 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries(1 episode)
2000 2001: A Space Travesty as Dr. Griffin Pratt
1998 The Cater Street Hangman as Edward Ellison
1998 The Ambassador(3 episodes)
1997 Bean as Lord Walton
1995 Chiller(1 episode) as Richard Cramer
1994 MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday as Frederick
1992 A Touch of Frost(1 episode) as Richard Darrow
1990 The Price of the Bride as Dennis Guant
1989 Joint Account(16 episodes)
1987 A Perfect Spy(7 episodes) as Magnus Pym
1987 The Ruth Rendell Mysteries(6 episodes)
1986 Paradise Postponed(13 episodes) as George Augustus Simcox
1984 A Woman of Substance(20 episodes) as Adam Fairley
1984 Ever Decreasing Circles(31 episodes)
1984 To Catch a King
1983 The Dark Side of the Sun(6 episodes)
1983 The Dark Side of the Sun as Raoul
1981 Chariots of Fire as Duke of Sutherland
1979 Tales of the Unexpected(1 episode) as Keith
1978 Lillie(8 episodes)
1976 The Lifeswappers
1975 Hennessy as Williams
1974 The Inheritors(6 episodes)
1974 Callan as Toby Meres
1973 The Hireling as Captain Hugh Cantrip
1971 Elizabeth R(6 episodes) as Earl of Southampton
1971 Elizabeth R(1 episode)
1968 Cold Comfort Farm(3 episodes) as Seth Starkadder
1965 Play of the Month(1 episode)

Writing

2005 Over There(2 episodes)Writer
2005 Medium(1 episode)Writer
2004 Postcards from Buster(2 episodes)Writer
2004 Medical Investigation(1 episode)Writer
2003 Playmakers(1 episode)Writer
1998 The Wild Thornberrys(5 episodes)Writer
1997 Breaker High(6 episodes)Writer
1994 The Secret World of Alex Mack(2 episodes)Writer
1994 Sweet Valley High(5 episodes)Writer
1991 Rugrats(332 episodes)Writer

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