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Peter Cushing

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. Description above from the Wikipedia article Peter Cushing, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
May 26, 1913 In Kenley, Surrey, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
14
First Appeared:
In the movie Hamlet 1948-05-04
Latest Project:
Movie Top Secret! 1984-06-08
Known For
Filmography
Movie Top Secret! Buchhändler 1984-06-08
Movie Arabian Adventure Wazir Al Wuzara 1979-11-21
Movie Shock Waves SS Commander 1977-07-15
Movie Star Wars Grand Moff Tarkin 1977-05-25
Movie Madhouse Herbert Flay 1974-03-01
Movie Asylum Smith 1972-11-17
Movie Twins of Evil Gustav Weil 1972-06-01
Movie Tales from the Crypt Arthur Edward Grimsdyke 1972-03-09
Movie The Vampire Lovers General von Spielsdorf 1970-10-04
Movie Scream and Scream Again Major Heinrich Benedek 1970-02-13
Movie The Mummy John Banning 1959-09-29
Movie Dracula Doctor Van Helsing 1958-05-08
Movie The Curse of Frankenstein Baron Viktor Frankenstein 1957-06-25
Movie Hamlet Osric 1948-05-04