Biography

George Peppard, Jr. (October 1, 1928 – May 8, 1994) was an American film and television actor.

Peppard secured a major role when he starred alongside Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), and later portrayed a character based on Howard Hughes in The Carpetbaggers (1964). On television, he played the title role of millionaire insurance investigator and sleuth Thomas Banacek in the early-1970s mystery series Banacek. He played Col. John "Hannibal" Smith, the cigar-smoking leader of a renegade commando squad, in the hit 1980s action show The A-Team.

George Peppard, Jr. (October 1, 1928 – May 8, 1994) was an American film and television actor.

Peppard secured a major role when he starred alongside Audrey Hepburn in Breakfast at Tiffany's (1961), and later portrayed a character based on Howard Hughes in The Carpetbaggers (1964). On television, he played the title role of millionaire insurance investigator and sleuth Thomas Banacek in the early-1970s mystery series Banacek. He played Col. John "Hannibal" Smith, the cigar-smoking leader of a renegade commando squad, in the hit 1980s action show The A-Team.

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 56

Birthday 1928-10-01

Day of Death 1994-05-08

Place of Birth Detroit, Michigan, USA

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • -

Acting TV ShowsMovies

1999 Family Guy(1 episode) as John 'Hannibal' Smith (archive footage)
1996 Sad?
1992 The Tigress as Sid Slaughter
1990 Night of the Fox as Col. Harry Martineau / Max Vogel
1989 Silence Like Glass as Mr. Martin
1989 Man Against the Mob: The Chinatown Murders as Frank Doakey
1986 Matlock(1 episode)
1984 Target Eagle as McFadden
1983 The A-Team(103 episodes) as John 'Hannibal' Smith
1983 The A-Team: Mexican Slayride as John "Hannibal" Smith
1981 Treasure of the Yankee Zephyr as Theo Brown
1981 Your Ticket Is No Longer Valid as Jim Daley
1980 Battle Beyond the Stars as Cowboy
1979 Tales of the Unexpected(1 episode)
1979 From Hell to Victory as Brett Rosson
1979 Crisis in Mid-air as Nick Culver
1979 Torn Between Two Lovers as Paul Rasmussen
1979 Five Days from Home as TM Pryor
1977 CHiPs(1 episode)
1977 Damnation Alley as Maj. Eugene Denton
1975 Guilty or Innocent: The Sam Sheppard Murder Case as Dr. Samuel Sheppard
1975 Doctors' Hospital(13 episodes) as Dr. Jake Goodwin
1974 Newman's Law as Vince Newman
1972 The Groundstar Conspiracy as Tuxan
1972 The Bravos as Major John David Harkness
1971 One More Train to Rob as Harker Fleet
1970 Cannon for Cordoba as Cpt. Rod Douglas
1970 The Executioner as John Shay
1969 Pendulum as Capt. Frank Matthews
1968 House of Cards as Reno Davis
1968 What's So Bad About Feeling Good? as Pete
1968 P.J. as P.J. Detweiler
1968 Rowan & Martin At the Movies as Himself
1967 Tobruk as Captain Kurt Bergman
1967 Rough Night in Jericho as Dolan
1966 The Blue Max as Lt. Bruno Stachel
1965 The Third Day as Steve Mallory
1965 Operation Crossbow as Lt. John Curtis
1964 The Carpetbaggers as Jonas Cord Junior
1963 The Victors as Cpl. Chase
1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre(1 episode)
1962 How the West Was Won as Zeb Rawlings
1962 The Civil War as Zeb Rawlings
1961 Breakfast at Tiffany's as Paul Varjak
1960 The Subterraneans as Leo Percepied
1960 Incident at a Corner
1960 Home from the Hill as Raphael 'Rafe' Copley
1959 Startime(1 episode)
1959 Pork Chop Hill as Cpl. Chuck Fedderson
1957 The Strange One as Robert Marquales
1956 Bang the Drum Slowly as Piney Woods
1955 Matinee Theater(1 episode)
1955 The Alcoa Hour(1 episode)
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents(1 episode)
1953 The Academy Awards(1 episode)
1948 Studio One(1 episode)

Directing

1979 Five Days from HomeDirector

Production

1979 Five Days from HomeProducer

By signing up for an account on TMDb, you can post directly to Twitter and Facebook.

You need to be logged in to continue. Click here to login or here to sign up.

Global

s focus the search bar
p open profile menu
esc close an open window
? open keyboard shortcut window

On media pages

b go back (or to parent when applicable)
e go to edit page

On TV season pages

(right arrow) go to next season
(left arrow) go to previous season

On TV episode pages

(right arrow) go to next episode
(left arrow) go to previous episode

On all image pages

a open add image window

On all edit pages

t open translation selector
ctrl+ s submit form

On discussion pages

n create new discussion
w toggle watching status
p toggle public/private
c toggle close/open
a open activity
r reply to discussion
l go to last reply
ctrl+ enter submit your message
(right arrow) next page
(left arrow) previous page