Peter Graves

Peter Graves
1926 - 2010
Peter Graves  American Actor

Peter Graves dating history


Peter Graves was previously married to Joan Endress (1950 - 2010).

Peter Graves had an encounter with Betty Kelly.


American Actor Peter Graves was born Peter Duesler Aurness on 18th March, 1926 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA and passed away on 14th Mar 2010 Pacific Palisades, California, USA aged 83. He is most remembered for Mission: Impossible, Airplane. His zodiac sign is Pisces.

Peter Graves was in 5 on-screen matchups, including Kathie Browne in The Love Boat (1977), Merry Anders in Death in Small Doses (1957), June Squibb in House M.D. (2004), Roz Kelly in The Love Boat (1977) and Rue McClanahan in The Golden Girls (1985).

Peter Graves is a member of the following lists: Actors from New Jersey, American film actors and American television actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 61 years, 2 months - -
Encounter1 - - -
Total2 61 years, 2 months 30 years, 7 months -


First Name Peter
Middle Name Duesler
Last Name Aurness (Graves)
Full Name at Birth Peter Duesler Aurness
Alternative Name Peter Duesler Aurness
Age 83 (age at death) years
Birthday 18th March, 1926
Birthplace Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Died 14th March, 2010
Place of Death Pacific Palisades, California, USA
Cause of Death Heart Attack
Buried Cremated
Height 6' 1" (185 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
University University of Minnesota
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Mission: Impossible, Airplane
Year(s) Active 1942–2010, 1951–2010
Father Rolf Cirkler Aurness
Mother Ruth Duesler
Brother James Arness

Peter Graves (born Peter Duesler Aurness; March 18, 1926 – March 14, 2010) was an American film and television actor. He was best known for his role as Jim Phelps in the CBS television series Mission: Impossible from 1967 to 1973 (original) and from 1988 to 1990 (revival). His elder brother was actor James Arness. Graves was also known for his portrayal of airline pilot Captain Clarence Oveur in the 1980 comedy film Airplane! and its 1982 sequel Airplane II: The Sequel.

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Peter Graves83 PiscesActor
Joan Endress-Spouse
Betty Kelly78 VirgoSinger


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
KellyFemale19th October, 195171 years oldJoan Endress
ClaudiaFemale1st November, 195468 years oldJoan Endress
AmandaFemale21st May, 195864 years oldJoan Endress


The Official Walkthrough of Darkstar2010NarratorTV Show
Jack's Family Adventure2009Uncle George VickeryTV Movie
Leisure Suit Larry: Box Office Bust2008Clark Tasslemuff (voice)Unknown
Darkstar: The Interactive Movie2006Narrator (voice)Unknown
American Dad!2005Mr. PibbTV Show
Minoriteam2005Sheldon MillerTV Show
House M.D.2004MyronTV Show
Looney Tunes: Back in Action2003Host of Civil Defense Film (uncredited)Movie
Cold Case2003Anton Bikker - 2006TV Show
With You in Spirit2003Hal WhitmanTV Movie
Men in Black II2002Peter GravesMovie
These Old Broads2001BillTV Movie
House of Mouse2001Instructor Voice (segment 'How to Be a Spy')TV Show
House on Haunted Hill1999Peter GravesMovie
The Angry Beavers1997General Warning, NarratorTV Show
7th Heaven1996John 'The Colonel' CamdenTV Show
Burke's Law1994General PrescottTV Show
Addams Family Values1993HostMovie
Diagnosis Murder1993Doctor on TV, Peter GravesTV Show
War and Remembrance1988Palmer KirbyTV Show
Mission: Impossible1988Jim PhelpsTV Show
Number One with a Bullet1987Capt. FerrisMovie
If It's Tuesday, It Still Must Be Belgium1987Mr. WainwrightTV Movie
Biography1987Narrator, Self HostTV Show
The Law and Harry McGraw1987Oliver PrestonTV Show
Best of Friends1987Nick AdamsTV Movie
Life with Lucy1986Ben MarshallTV Show
The Golden Girls1985Jerry KennedyTV Show
Mad Mission 3: Our Man from Bond Street1984Tom CollinsMovie
Fox Mystery Theater1984Vicar John BrayTV Show
Murder, She Wrote1984Dr. Edmund GerardTV Show
The Winds of War1983Palmer 'Fred' KirbyTV Show
Airplane II: The Sequel1982Captain Clarence OveurMovie
Savannah Smiles1982Harland DobbsMovie
Simon & Simon1981Wade ChristianTV Show
300 Miles for Stephanie1981Captain McIntyreTV Movie
The Guns and the Fury1981Mark JanserMovie
Airplane!1980Captain Clarence OveurMovie
The Memory of Eva Ryker1980Mike RogersTV Movie
The Clonus Horror1979Jeff KnightMovie
Survival Run1979KandarisMovie
Death Car on the Freeway1979Lieutenant HallerTV Movie
The Rebels1979George WashingtonTV Show
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century1979Major Noah CooperTV Show
Matt and Jenny1979Jake WinfieldTV Show
High Seas Hijack1978Elliott Rhoades (English version only)Movie
Missile X: The Neutron Bomb Incident1978Alec FranklinMovie
The Gift of the Magi1978O. HenryTV Movie
SST: Death Flight1977Paul WhitleyTV Movie
Fantasy Island1977Captain Hendrik Von Horten, George Galloway, Ned J. ScottTV Show
The Love Boat1977Carl Lawrence, Leonard Culver, Rev. Gerald WhitneyTV Show
Sidecar Racers1975CarsonMovie
Dead Man on the Run1975Jim GideonTV Movie
Scream of the Wolf1974John WetherbyTV Movie
Where Have All the People Gone1974Steven AndersTV Movie
The Underground Man1974Lew ArcherTV Movie
The President's Plane Is Missing1973Mark JonesTV Movie
Call to Danger1973Doug WarfieldTV Movie
The Tim Conway Comedy Hour1970VariousTV Show
The Five Man Army1969DutchmanMovie
Sergeant Ryker1968Maj. WhitakerMovie
Premiere1968Jim KingsleyTV Show
Call to Danger1968Jim KingsleyTV Movie
The Ballad of Josie1967Jason MeredithMovie
Valley of Mystery1967Ben BarstowTV Movie
The Invaders1967Gavin LewisTV Show
Texas Across the River1966Capt. Rodney StimpsonMovie
Mission: Impossible1966James Phelps, Jim PhelpsTV Show
A Rage to Live1965Jack HollisterMovie
The Eye Creatures1965Narrator of USAF Briefing Film (uncredited)TV Movie
Branded1965Senator Keith AshleyTV Show
Laredo1965Ben ConradTV Show
Run for Your Life1965Jim CarlsonTV Show
The F.B.I.1965Manning FryesTV Show
Court Martial1965Maj. Frank Whittaker, Major Frank WhittakerTV Show
12 O'Clock High1964Capt. Cal DulaTV Show
Daniel Boone1964Logan HarrisTV Show
Mr. Kingston1964TV Movie
Kraft Suspense Theatre1963Maj. Frank WhitakerTV Show
The Farmer's Daughter1963Congressman McDermottTV Show
The Great Adventure1963Daniel BooneTV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962Mark NeedhamTV Show
The Virginian1962Robert GaynorTV Show
Las Vegas Beat1961Bill BallinTV Movie
Route 661960Lee Fisk, Peter HaleTV Show
Whiplash1960Chris Cobb, Christopher CobbTV Show
A Stranger in My Arms1959Donald BeasleyMovie
Cimarron City1958Jens SeidengaardTV Show
Wolf Larsen1958Van WeydenMovie
Bayou1957Martin DavisMovie
Beginning of the End1957Dr. Ed WainwrightMovie
Death in Small Doses1957Tom KaylorMovie
It Conquered the World1956Dr. Paul NelsonMovie
Canyon River1956Bob AndrewsMovie
Hold Back the Night1956Lt. Lee CouzensMovie
Fort Yuma1955Lt. Ben KeeganMovie
Robbers' Roost1955HeesmanMovie
The Naked Street1955Joe McFarlandMovie
The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell1955Capt. Bob ElliottMovie
The Long Gray Line1955Cpl. Rudolph HeinzMovie
The Night of the Hunter1955Ben HarperMovie
Wichita1955Morgan EarpMovie
Fury1955Cyrus, Jim NewtonTV Show
Matinee Theatre1955Christopher NewmanTV Show
The Millionaire1955Paul HartleyTV Show
TV Reader's Digest1955Expectant FatherTV Show
Celebrity Playhouse1955TV Show
The Man Who Tore Down the Wall1955Dr. James EwingTV Movie
Black Tuesday1954Peter ManningMovie
Killers from Space1954Dr. Doug Paul MartinMovie
The Raid1954Capt. Frank DwyerMovie
The Yellow Tomahawk1954Walt SawyerMovie
Climax!1954Stanley, Steve BaxterTV Show
Studio 571954Jim BaileyTV Show
The Magical World of Disney1954Marshal NeimeyerTV Show
A Man of Many Ideas1954John WanamakerTV Movie
Beneath the 12-Mile Reef1953Arnold DixMovie
East of Sumatra1953CowboyMovie
Stalag 171953Sgt. Frank PriceMovie
War Paint1953Trooper TolsonMovie
The Pepsi-Cola Playhouse1953Fred CrainTV Show
Where's Raymond?1953TV Show
Your Favorite Story1953TV Show
Your Play Time1953TV Show
Red Planet Mars1952Chris CronynMovie
Cavalcade of America1952Maj. Tom HowieTV Show
Biff Baker, U.S.A.1952TV Show
The Congregation1952Movie
Chevron Theatre1952TV Show
Angels in the Outfield1951Radio Announcer (uncredited)Movie
Schlitz Playhouse1951Rocky KentTV Show
The Red Skelton Hour1951Minor RoleTV Show
Fort Defiance1951Ned TallonMovie
Rogue River1951Pete DandridgeMovie
Up Front1951MP (uncredited)Movie
Gruen Guild Theater1951Agent FieldingTV Show
Lux Video Theatre1950Joel BarkerTV Show
Fireside Theatre1949Eddie, Lonnie Berghoff, RobertTV Show
Studio One in Hollywood1948Glenn WillisTV Show
Winning Your Wings1942Bomber Crew member (uncredited)Short Film
Christmas in SwedenOffscreen narrator (unconfirmed, uncredited)Short Film
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Posted commentsView all comments (4)

bringthegoldaysbackbringthegoldaysbackOct 1, 2018

Wish he was my uncle!

LITTLE KOJAKJan 25, 2011

After I wrote to Gloria Pall asking if her adulterous relationship with Peter Graves in 1955 had any negative impact on his relationship with his brother, James Arness, she wrote back vehemently denying she had ever had any type of relationship with peter. She then accused me of having a 'twisted' mind and to never write to her again. Thus, I urge WDW to immediately delete her name and picture from the "Relationships" listings

greg conklinDec 19, 2009

how can i get an autographed photo of mr. graves ?

Betty J. HogeorgesMar 19, 2008

I know Peter Graves` birthday is March 18, 1926, and it is also my birthday, the same day and year. I wish him a Happy 82nd Birthday!

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