Person Details

Birthday: 1913-05-26 20:25:19

Death: 1994-08-11 20:25:19

Aliases: Peter Wilton Cushing

Gender: Male

Place of birth: Kenley, Surrey, England, UK

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Movie Involvements: 100

TV Involvements: 4


Most Famous Work

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

Most Famous Work

Star Wars
Average
8

Star Wars

(1997) Grand Moff Tarkin
Horror Express
Average
6

Horror Express

(1973) Dr. Wells
Dracula
Average
7

Dracula

(1958) Doctor Van Helsing
Space: 1999
Average
8

Space: 1999

(1975) Raan
The Hound of the Baskervilles
Average
7

The Hound of the Baskervilles

(1959) Sherlock Holmes
The Vampire Lovers
Average
7

The Vampire Lovers

(1970) General von Spielsdorf
The Curse of Frankenstein
Average
7

The Curse of Frankenstein

(1957) Baron Viktor Frankenstein
Tales from the Crypt
Average
7

Tales from the Crypt

(1972) Arthur Edward Grimsdyke

Acting

Year Character Movie/Tv
2020 Himself
Himself (archive footage)
2017 Himself / Various Roles (archive footage)
2010 Doctor Welles (archive footage)
2004 Grand Moff Tarkin (archive footage)
1996 Himself (archive footage)
1995 Doctor Who (archive footage)
1994 Professor Lawrence Van Helsing
Narrator / Himself
1989 Himself
1987 Himself
1986 Air Commodore Colonel William Raymond
1985 Sherlock Holmes (archive footage)
1984 Sherlock Holmes
Seneschal
Bookstore Proprietor
Professor Charles Copeland
1983 Sebastian Grisbane
1982 Himself
1981 N/A
William T. Kolderup
1980 Dr. Alexander Manette
N/A
1979 Wazir Al Wuzara
N/A
Heinrich Haussner
N/A
1977 Baron Hackenberg
Wilbur Gray
SS Commander
Grand Moff Tarkin
1976 N/A
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
Baron Corofax
Dr. Abner Perry
Sir Edward Gifford
1975 Raan
Prof. Paul
Dr. Lawrence
Himself
1974 MacGregor
Prof. Van Helsing
Baron Victor Frankenstein aka Dr. Carl Victor
Dr. Christopher Lundgren
Herbert Flay
The Proprietor
Paul Rattwood
1973 Prof. Lorrimer Van Helsing
N/A
Dr. Pope
Emmanuel Hildern
Sir Mark Ashley
1972 Smith
Dr. Wells
Professor Van Helsing
Michael Carmichael
Ship's Captain
Arthur Edward Grimsdyke
1971 Frederick Utterson
Gustav Weil
Philip Grayson (segment 2 "Waxworks")
1970 Dr. Walter Goodrich
General von Spielsdorf
Dr. Frankenstein
Major Heinrich Benedek
1969 Baron Victor Frankenstein
1968 Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes
Sir John Rowan
Detective Inspector Quennell
1967 Lancelot Canning (segment 4 "The Man Who Collected Poe")
Dr. Vernon Stone
Baron Frankenstein
N/A
1966 Dr. Brian Stanley
Doctor Who
1965 Doctor Who
Dr. Christopher Maitland
Holly
Dr. Sandor Schreck (segment "Dr. Terror")
1964 Dr. Namaroff
Sherlock Holmes
Baron Frankenstein
1963 Doctor Peter von Brecht
1962 Rev. Dr. Blyss
1961 Harry Fordyce
Mr. Evan Wrack
Merryweather
N/A
Squire Trevenyan
1960 Sheriff of Nottingham
Dr. J. Van Helsing
Capt. Clive Judd
Dr. Robert Knox
Professor Sewell
1959 John Banning
Captain Richard Pearson
Sherlock Holmes
1958 Dr. Victor Stein
Doctor Van Helsing
Priest
1957 Dr. John Rollason
Baron Viktor Frankenstein
Jeremy Clayton
1956 Memmon
1955 N/A
Otto Wesendonk
Henry Miles
1954 Winston Smith
Sir Palamides
1952 Marcel de la Voisier
Mr. Darcy
1948 Osric
1946 The doctor
1942 Man Waking Up
1941 Sub-Lieutenant Blackler (uncredited)
1940 Leslie Stephens (uncredited)
Capt. Evans (uncredited)
Robert Clive of India (uncredited)
Student
Joe Shand
Robert Pryor
1939 Second Officer
Winston Smith
Year Character Movie/Tv

Art

Year Role Movie/Tv
1941 Props
Year Role Movie/Tv

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