Peter Cushing

Biography

Peter Wilton Cushing, OBE  (26 May 1913 – 11 August 1994) was an English actor, known for his many appearances in Hammer Films, in which he played Baron Frankenstein and Dr. Van Helsing, amongst many other roles, often appearing opposite Christopher Lee, and occasionally Vincent Price. A familiar face on both sides of the Atlantic, his most famous roles outside of "Hammer Horror" include his many appearances as Sherlock Holmes, as Grand Moff Tarkin in Star Wars (1977) and as the mysterious Doctor Who in Doctor Who and the Daleks and Daleks - Invasion Earth 2150 AD in 1965 and 1966, two cinema films based on the television series Doctor Who.

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Peter Wilton Cushing, OBE  (26 May 1913 – 11 August 1994) was an English actor, known for his many appearances in Hammer Films, in which he played Baron Frankenstein and Dr. Van Helsing, amongst many other roles, often appearing opposite Christopher Lee, and occasionally Vincent Price. A familiar face on both sides of the Atlantic, his most famous roles outside of "Hammer Horror" include his many appearances as Sherlock Holmes, as Grand Moff Tarkin in Star Wars (1977) and as the mysterious Doctor Who in Doctor Who and the Daleks and Daleks - Invasion Earth 2150 AD in 1965 and 1966, two cinema films based on the television series Doctor Who.

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Gender Male

Known Credits 110

Birthday 1913-05-26

Day of Death 1994-08-11

Place of Birth Kenley, Surrey, England, UK

Adult Actor False

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2006 Vader Sessions as Grand Moff Tarkin
1996 100 Years of Horror: The Count and Company as Himself (archive footage)
1995 Dalekmania as Doctor Who (archive footage)
1994 Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Horror Heritage as Narrator / Himself
1989 Peter Cushing: A One Way Ticket to Hollywood as Himself
1987 Hammer: The Studio That Dripped Blood as Himself
1986 Biggles as Air Commodore Colonel William Raymond
1984 Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death as Sherlock Holmes
1984 Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight as Seneschal
1984 Top Secret! as Buchhändler
1984 Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues as Professor Charles Copeland
1983 House of the Long Shadows as Sebastian Grisbane
1981 Black Jack
1981 Mystery on Monster Island as William T. Kolderup
1980 A Tale of Two Cities as Dr. Alexander Manette
1980 Hammer House of Horror(1 episode)
1979 Arabian Adventure as Wazir Al Wuzara
1979 Tales of the Unexpected(1 episode)
1979 A Touch of the Sun
1978 Son of Hitler as Heinrich Haussner
1977 The Standard as Baron Hackenberg
1977 The Uncanny as Wilbur Gray
1977 Shock Waves as SS Commander
1977 Star Wars as Grand Moff Tarkin
1976 The New Avengers(1 episode)
1976 The Great Houdinis as Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
1976 Trial by Combat as Sir Edward Gifford
1976 Land of the Minotaur as Baron Corofax
1976 At the Earth's Core as Dr. Abner Perry
1975 Space: 1999(1 episode) as Raan
1975 Legend of the Werewolf as Prof. Paul
1975 The Ghoul as Dr. Lawrence
1974 The Great Funk as MacGregor
1974 The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires as Prof. Van Helsing
1974 The Beast Must Die as Dr. Christopher Lundgren
1974 Madhouse as Herbert Flay
1974 From Beyond the Grave as The Proprietor
1974 Shatter as Paul Rattwood
1973 The Satanic Rites of Dracula as Prof. Lorrimer Van Helsing
1973 Orson Welles' Great Mysteries(1 episode)
1973 And Now The Screaming Starts as Dr. Pope
1973 Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell as Baron Victor Frankenstein aka Dr. Carl Victor
1973 The Creeping Flesh as Emmanuel Hildern
1973 Nothing But the Night as Sir Mark Ashley
1972 Asylum as Smith
1972 Horror Express as Dr. Wells
1972 Dracula A.D. 1972 as Professor Van Helsing
1972 Fear in the Night as Michael Carmichael
1972 Dr. Phibes Rises Again as Ship's Captain
1972 Tales from the Crypt as Arthur Edward Grimsdyke
1971 I, Monster as Frederick Utterson
1971 Twins of Evil as Gustav Weil
1971 The House That Dripped Blood as Philip Grayson (segment 2 "Waxworks")
1970 Incense for the Damned as Dr. Walter Goodrich
1970 The Vampire Lovers as General von Spielsdorf
1970 One More Time as Dr. Frankenstein
1970 Scream and Scream Again as Major Heinrich Benedek
1969 Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed as Baron Victor Frankenstein
1968 Corruption as Sir John Rowan
1968 The Blood Beast Terror as Detective Inspector Quennell
1967 Torture Garden as Lancelot Canning (segment 4 "The Man Who Collected Poe")
1967 Night of the Big Heat as Dr. Vernon Stone
1967 Frankenstein Created Woman as Baron Frankenstein
1967 Some May Live
1966 Island of Terror as Dr. Brian Stanley
1966 Daleks' Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D. as Doctor Who
1965 Dr. Who and the Daleks as Doctor Who
1965 The Skull as Dr. Christopher Maitland
1965 She as Holly
1965 Dr. Terror's House of Horrors as Dr. Sandor Schreck (segment "Dr. Terror")
1965 Sherlock Holmes(16 episodes) as Sherlock Holmes
1964 The Gorgon as Dr. Namaroff
1964 The Evil of Frankenstein as Baron Frankenstein
1963 The Man Who Finally Died as Doctor Peter von Brecht
1962 Captain Clegg as Rev. Dr. Blyss
1961 Cash on Demand as Fordyce
1961 The Naked Edge as Mr. Evan Wrack
1961 The Hellfire Club as Merryweather
1961 The Avengers(1 episode)
1961 Fury at Smugglers' Bay
1960 Sword of Sherwood Forest as Sheriff of Nottingham
1960 Cone of Silence as Capt. Clive Judd
1960 The Flesh and the Fiends as Dr. Robert Knox
1960 The Brides of Dracula as Dr. J. Van Helsing
1960 Suspect as Professor Sewell
1959 The Mummy as John Banning
1959 John Paul Jones as Captain Richard Pearson
1959 The Hound of the Baskervilles as Sherlock Holmes
1958 The Revenge of Frankenstein as Dr. Victor Stein
1958 Dracula as Doctor Van Helsing
1958 Violent Playground as Priest
1957 The Abominable Snowman as Dr. John Rollason
1957 The Curse of Frankenstein as Baron Viktor Frankenstein
1957 Time Without Pity as Jeremy Clayton
1956 Alexander the Great as Memmon
1955 This Is Your Life(1 episode)
1955 Magic Fire as Otto Wesendonk
1955 The End of the Affair as Henry Miles
1954 Nineteen Eighty-Four as Winston Smith
1954 The Black Knight as Sir Palamides
1952 Moulin Rouge as Marcel de la Voisier
1948 Hamlet as Osric
1942 The Woman in the House as Man Waking Up
1941 They Dare Not Love as Sub-Lieutenant Blackler (uncredited)
1940 The Howards of Virginia as Leslie Stephens (uncredited)
1940 Women in War as Capt. Evans (uncredited)
1940 A Chump at Oxford as Student
1940 Vigil in the Night as Joe Shand
1940 Laddie as Robert Pryor
1939 The Man in the Iron Mask as Second Officer

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