Peter Cushing

Peter Cushing
1913 - 1994

Peter Cushing  English Actor


Peter Wilton Cushing, OBE (26 May 1913 – 11 August 1994) was an English actor and a BAFTA TV Award Best Actor winner in 1956. He is mainly known for his many appearances in Hammer Films, in which he played the sinister scientist Baron Frankenste...

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Longest Relationship29 yrs
Shortest Relationship29 yrs
Average Relationship Length29 yrs
First Name Peter
Middle Name Wilton
Last Name Cushing
Full Name at Birth Peter Wilton Cushing
Alternative Name Peter Wilton Cushing
Age 81 (age at death) years
Birthday 26th May, 1913
Birthplace Kenley, Surrey
Died 11th August, 1994
Place of Death Canterbury, England
Cause of Death Cancer - Prostate
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality English
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Van Helsing in the Hammer films Gran Moff Talkin in "Star Wars"
Year(s) Active 1939–86
Father George Edward Cushing
Mother Nellie Maria King Cushing
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Biggles: Adventures in Time1986 Air Commodore Colonel William Raymond Movie
Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight1984 Seneschal - Gaspar Movie
Top Secret!1984 Bookstore Proprietor Movie
Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues1984 Professor Charles Copeland TV Movie
Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death1984 Sherlock Holmes TV Movie
House of the Long Shadows1983 Sebastian Grisbane Movie
Mystery on Monster Island1981 William T. Kolderup Movie
Black Jack1980 Sir Thomas Bedford Movie
A Tale of Two Cities1980 Dr. Alexander Manette TV Movie
Hammer House of Horror1980 Martin Blueck TV Show
Arabian Adventure1979 Wazir Al Wuzara Movie
Tales of the Unexpected1979 Von Baden TV Show
A Touch of the Sun1979 Commissioner Potts Movie
Son of Hitler1978 Heinrich Haussner Movie
Shock Waves1977 SS Commander Movie
Star Wars1977 Grand Moff Tarkin Movie
The Uncanny1977 Wilbur Movie
The Standard1977 Baron von Hackenberg Movie
At the Earth's Core1976 Dr. Abner Perry Movie
A Dirty Knight's Work1976 Sir Edward Gifford Movie
Land of the Minotaur1976 Baron Corofax Movie
The Great Houdini1976 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle TV Movie
The New Avengers1976 Von Claus TV Show
Legend of the Werewolf1975 Professor Paul Movie
The Ghoul1975 Doctor Lawrence Movie
Space: 19991975 Raan TV Show
Shatter1974 Rattwood Movie
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell1974 Baron Frankenstein Movie
From Beyond the Grave1974 The Proprietor Movie
Madhouse1974 Herbert Flay Movie
The Beast Must Die1974 Dr. Lundgren Movie
Tender Dracula, or Confessions of a Blood Drinker1974 MacGregor Movie
The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires1974 Professor Van Helsing Movie
The Zoo Gang1974 Judge Gautier TV Show
And Now the Screaming Starts!1973 Dr. Pope Movie
The Satanic Rites of Dracula1973 Van Helsing Movie
Nothing But the Night1973 Sir Mark Ashley Movie
The Creeping Flesh1973 Emmanuel Hildern Movie
Great Mysteries1973 Count Gerard De Merret TV Show
Asylum1972 Smith (segment: "The Weird Tailor") Movie
Dr. Phibes Rises Again1972 Captain Movie
Dracula A.D. 19721972 Professor Van Helsing Movie
Fear in the Night1972 The Headmaster - Michael Carmichael Movie
Horror Express1972 Dr. Wells Movie
Tales from the Crypt1972 Arthur Edward Grimsdyke (segment 3 "Poetic Justice") Movie
Beyond the Water's Edge1972 TV Movie
I, Monster1971 Utterson Movie
The House That Dripped Blood1971 Philip Grayson (segment 2 "Waxworks") Movie
Twins of Evil1971 Gustav Weil Movie
Bloodsuckers1970 Dr. Walter Goodrich Movie
One More Time1970 Dr. Frankenstein Movie
Scream and Scream Again1970 Major Heinrich Benedek Movie
The Vampire Lovers1970 General von Spielsdorf Movie
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed1969 Baron Frankenstein Movie
Carnage1968 Sir John Rowan Movie
The Blood Beast Terror1968 Detective Inspector Quennell Movie
Frankenstein Created Woman1967 Baron Frankenstein Movie
Island of the Burning Damned1967 Dr. Vernon Stone Movie
Torture Garden1967 Lancelot Canning (segment 4 "The Man Who Collected Poe") Movie
Some May Live1967 John Meredith Movie
Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D.1966 Dr. Who Movie
Island of Terror1966 Dr. Brian Stanley Movie
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors1965 'Dr. Terror' Movie
Dr. Who and the Daleks1965 Dr. Who Movie
She1965 Maj. Holly Movie
The Skull1965 Christopher Maitland Movie
Thirty-Minute Theatre1965 Leonard TV Show
The Evil of Frankenstein1964 Frankenstein Movie
The Gorgon1964 Dr. Namaroff Movie
Sherlock Holmes1964 Sherlock Holmes TV Show
Story Parade1964 Elijah Baley TV Show
The Man Who Finally Died1963 Dr. Peter von Brecht Movie
The Spread of the Eagle1963 Cassius TV Show
Cash on Demand1962 Harry Fordyce Movie
Night Creatures1962 Rev. Dr. Blyss Movie
The Devil's Agent1962 Movie
The Hellfire Club1961 Mr. Merryweather Movie
The Naked Edge1961 Mr. Evan Wrack Movie
The Avengers1961 Paul Beresford TV Show
Fury at Smugglers' Bay1961 Squire Trevenyan Movie
Comedy Playhouse1961 Albert Fawkes TV Show
Drama 61-671961 Frederick James Parsons TV Show
The Flesh and the Fiends1960 Dr. Robert Knox Movie
Sword of Sherwood Forest1960 Sheriff of Nottingham Movie
The Brides of Dracula1960 Doctor Van Helsing Movie
The Risk1960 Professor Sewell Movie
Trouble in the Sky1960 Capt. Clive Judd Movie
John Paul Jones1959 Capt. Richard Pearson Movie
The Hound of the Baskervilles1959 Sherlock Holmes Movie
The Mummy1959 John Banning Movie
Horror of Dracula1958 Doctor Van Helsing Movie
The Revenge of Frankenstein1958 Doctor Victor Stein Movie
Violent Playground1958 Priest- Father Laidlaw Movie
Uncle Harry1958 Uncle Harry TV Movie
The Winslow Boy1958 Sir Robert Morton TV Movie
The Abominable Snowman1957 Dr. Rollason Movie
The Curse of Frankenstein1957 Victor Frankenstein Movie
Time Without Pity1957 Jeremy Clayton Movie
Home at Seven1957 David Preston TV Movie
Alexander the Great1956 General Memnon Movie
The End of the Affair1955 Henry Miles Movie
Magic Fire1955 Otto Wesendonk Movie
ITV Television Playhouse1955 Fred Parsons TV Show
Richard of Bordeaux1955 Richard II TV Movie
The Browning Version1955 Andrew Crocker-Harris TV Movie
The Black Knight1954 Sir Palamides Movie
The Face of Love1954 Mardian Thersites TV Movie
You Are There1953 Rudolf Hess TV Show
Wednesday Theatre1953 Henry Robbins TV Show
Rookery Nook1953 Clive Popkiss TV Movie
Epitaph for a Spy1953 Josef Vadassey TV Show
The Noble Spaniard1953 Duke of Hermanos TV Movie
Moulin Rouge1952 Marcel de la Voisier Movie
Pride and Prejudice1952 Mr. Darcy TV Show
Asmodée1952 Blaise Lebel TV Movie
The Silver Swan1952 Lord Henriques Movie
If This Be Error1952 Nick Grant Movie
When We Are Married1951 Gerald Forbes TV Movie
BBC Sunday-Night Theatre1950 Mr. Manningham TV Show
Hamlet1948 Osric Movie
It Might Be You1946 The doctor Movie
They Dare Not Love1941 Sub-Lieutenant Blackler (uncredited) Movie
A Chump at Oxford1940 Student Movie
The Howards of Virginia1940 Leslie Stephens (uncredited) Movie
Vigil in the Night1940 Joe Shand Movie
Women in War1940 Capt. Evans (uncredited) Movie
Laddie1940 Robert Pryor Movie
Dreams1940 First Dreamer Short Film
The Hidden Master1940 Robert Clive of India Short Film
The Man in the Iron Mask1939 Second Officer Movie
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