Peter Cushing (1913–1994)

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KNOWN FOR 
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977) | The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) | The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)
AWARDS 
4 wins & 1 nomination More »
BORN 
May 26, 1913 (died Aug 11, 1994)
HEIGHT 
5' 11½" (1.82m)

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Past Film & Video (100 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
Past Television (39 titles)YEAREPISODE COUNT
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) In Memory Of (2 episodes, 2014), Grand Moff Tarkin (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014 2
  • Primary photo for The Hypnotic EyeThe Hypnotic Eye (TV Series) Dedicatee (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996 1
  • Primary photo for Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of DeathSherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death (TV Movie) Sherlock Holmes  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Helen Keller: The Miracle ContinuesHelen Keller: The Miracle Continues (TV Movie) Professor Charles Copeland  Less 1984
  • Primary photo for Tales of the UnexpectedTales of the Unexpected (TV Series) Von Baden (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983 1
  • Primary photo for A Tale of Two CitiesA Tale of Two Cities (TV Movie) Dr. Alexander Manette  Less 1980
  • Primary photo for Hammer House of HorrorHammer House of Horror (TV Series) Martin Blueck (1 episode, 1980)  Less 1980 1
  • Primary photo for The New AvengersThe New Avengers (TV Series) Von Claus (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for The Great HoudiniThe Great Houdini (TV Movie) Conan Doyle  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Space: 1999Space: 1999 (TV Series) Raan (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976 1
  • Primary photo for The Zoo GangThe Zoo Gang (TV Series) Judge Gautier (1 episode, 1974)  Less 1974 1
  • Primary photo for Orson Welles' Great MysteriesOrson Welles' Great Mysteries (TV Series) Count Gerard De Merret (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
  • Primary photo for The Morecambe & Wise ShowThe Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) Performer ("A Couple of Swells") (1 episode, 1973), Himself (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973 1
    • Episode #7.12 (Mar 23, 1973) Himself, Performer ("A Couple of Swells") (uncredited)  Less
  • Primary photo for Beyond the Water's EdgeBeyond the Water's Edge (TV Movie) Actor  Less 1972
  • Primary photo for Sherlock HolmesSherlock Holmes (TV Series) Sherlock Holmes (16 episodes, 1968)  Less 1968 16
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  • Primary photo for The AvengersThe Avengers (TV Series) Paul Beresford (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967 1
  • Primary photo for Thirty-Minute TheatreThirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series) Leonard (1 episode, 1965)  Less 1965 1
  • Primary photo for Story ParadeStory Parade (TV Series) Elijah Baley (1 episode, 1964)  Less 1964 1
  • Primary photo for Comedy PlayhouseComedy Playhouse (TV Series) Albert Fawkes (1 episode, 1963)  Less 1963 1
    • The Plan (Nov 2, 1963) Albert Fawkes  Less
  • Primary photo for The Spread of the EagleThe Spread of the Eagle (TV Mini-series) Caius Cassius (3 episodes, 1963)  Less 1963 3
  • Primary photo for ITV Television PlayhouseITV Television Playhouse (TV Series) Fred Parsons (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Drama 61-67Drama 61-67 (TV Series) Frederick James Parsons (1 episode, 1962)  Less 1962 1
  • Primary photo for Uncle HarryUncle Harry (TV Movie) Uncle Harry  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for The Winslow BoyThe Winslow Boy (TV Movie) Sir Robert Morton  Less 1958
  • Primary photo for Home at SevenHome at Seven (TV Movie) David Preston  Less 1957
  • Primary photo for BBC Sunday-Night TheatreBBC Sunday-Night Theatre (TV Series) Mr. Manningham / David Preston / The Prime Minister / Dr. John Rollason / Winston Smith / George Bryan 'Beau' Brummell / Prince Mikhail Alexandrovitch Ouratieff / Seppi Fredericks / Piotr Petrovsky / Antoine Vanier / Simpson / Cyril Beverly / Charles Appleby (13 episodes, 1951)  Less 1951–1957 13
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  • Primary photo for Richard of BordeauxRichard of Bordeaux (TV Movie) Richard II  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The Browning VersionThe Browning Version (TV Movie) Andrew Crocker-Harris  Less 1955
  • Primary photo for The Face of LoveThe Face of Love (TV Movie) Mardian Thersites  Less 1954
  • Primary photo for The Noble SpaniardThe Noble Spaniard (TV Movie) Duke of Hermanos  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for You Are ThereYou Are There (TV Series) Rudolf Hess (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for Rookery NookRookery Nook (TV Movie) Clive Popkiss  Less 1953
  • Primary photo for Wednesday TheatreWednesday Theatre (TV Series) Henry Robbins (1 episode, 1953)  Less 1953 1
  • Primary photo for Epitaph for a SpyEpitaph for a Spy (TV Mini-series) Josef Vadassey (6 episodes, 1953)  Less 1953 6
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  • Primary photo for The Silver SwanThe Silver Swan (TV Series) Lord Henriques (1 episode, 1952)  Less 1952 1
    • Francis (Dec 30, 1952) Lord Henriques  Less
  • Primary photo for AsmodéeAsmodée (TV Movie) Blaise Lebel  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for If This Be ErrorIf This Be Error (TV Movie) Nick Grant  Less 1952
  • Primary photo for Pride and PrejudicePride and Prejudice (TV Mini-series) Mr. Darcy (6 episodes, 1952)  Less 1952 6
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  • Primary photo for When We Are MarriedWhen We Are Married (TV Movie) Gerald Forbes  Less 1951
Self (29 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for 100 Years of Horror: The Count and Company100 Years of Horror: The Count and Company (Video) Himself  Less 1996
  • Primary photo for Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of HorrorFlesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror (TV Movie) Narrator / Himself (voice)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Behind the HeadlinesBehind the Headlines (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1992)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Pebble Mill at OnePebble Mill at One (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1986)  Less 1986–1991
  • Primary photo for This Is Your LifeThis Is Your Life (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1974)  Less 1974–1990
  • Primary photo for Peter Cushing: A One-Way Ticket to HollywoodPeter Cushing: A One-Way Ticket to Hollywood (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1989
  • Primary photo for WoganWogan (TV Series) Himself (6 episodes, 1986)  Less 1986–1988
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  • Primary photo for Hammer: The Studio That Dripped Blood!Hammer: The Studio That Dripped Blood! (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1987
  • Primary photo for EverymanEveryman (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1986)  Less 1986
  • Primary photo for Biggles: The Making of a MovieBiggles: The Making of a Movie (TV Movie) Himself / Air Commodore Colonel William Raymond  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Breakfast TimeBreakfast Time (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for The Morecambe & Wise ShowThe Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) Himself (2 episodes, 1978)  Less 1978–1980
  • Primary photo for Looks FamiliarLooks Familiar (TV Series) Himself - Guest / Himself (2 episodes, 1976)  Less 1976–1979
  • Primary photo for Clapper BoardClapper Board (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1977)  Less 1977
  • Primary photo for A Land Looking WestA Land Looking West (TV Series) Self  Less 1977– 
  • Primary photo for Jim'll Fix ItJim'll Fix It (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1976)  Less 1976
  • Primary photo for Taste for Adventure; Fists of FireTaste for Adventure; Fists of Fire (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1975
  • Primary photo for Heisse Ware aus HongkongHeisse Ware aus Hongkong (TV Movie) Himself  Less 1974
  • Primary photo for Film '72Film '72 (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1973)  Less 1973
  • Primary photo for The Morecambe & Wise ShowThe Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series) Himself (4 episodes, 1969)  Less 1969–1973
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  • Primary photo for Man AliveMan Alive (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for Wildlife SpectacularWildlife Spectacular (TV Movie) Himself - Presenter  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for TreffpunkteTreffpunkte (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1971)  Less 1971
  • Primary photo for CinemaCinema (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1967)  Less 1967
  • Primary photo for CribbinsCribbins (TV Movie) Himself - Guest Star  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for The 'She' StoryThe 'She' Story (Short) Himself  Less 1965
  • Primary photo for Safety FirstSafety First (Short) Self  Less 1941
  • Primary photo for The New TeacherThe New Teacher (Short) Self  Less 1941
  • Primary photo for We All HelpWe All Help (Short) Self  Less 1941
Archive Footage (60 titles)YEARBUDGETUS Gross / WORLDWIDE
  • Primary photo for Psychotronic Fiction The MoviePsychotronic Fiction The Movie Self (archive footage)  Less 2017
  • Primary photo for The Almost DoctorsThe Almost Doctors (TV Series) The Doctor (1 episode, 2017)  Less 2017
    • The 1960s (Jun 11, 2017) The Doctor (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for The Drunken PeasantsThe Drunken Peasants (TV Series) Peter Cushing / Grand Moff Tarkin (2 episodes, 2015)  Less 2015–2016
  • Primary photo for Dante's DomicileDante's Domicile (TV Series) Dr. Wells (1 episode, 2015)  Less 2015
    • Horror Express (Jun 24, 2015) Dr. Wells (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon FilmsElectric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films Sebastian Grisbane (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Edición Especial ColeccionistaEdición Especial Coleccionista (TV Series) Grand Moff Tarkin (1 episode, 2014)  Less 2014
  • Primary photo for Morecambe & Wise: The Whole StoryMorecambe & Wise: The Whole Story (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2013)  Less 2013
    • Episode #1.2 (Dec 1, 2013) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Cinemassacre's Monster MadnessCinemassacre's Monster Madness (TV Series) Baron Victor Frankenstein / Dr. Carl Victor / Baron Frankenstein / Doctor Victor Stein / Victor Frankenstein / Prof. Lorrimer Van Helsing / Professor Van Helsing / Doctor Van Helsing / Professor Laurence Van Helsing / Captain (13 episodes, 2007)  Less 2007–2013
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  • Primary photo for Making of the Evil of FrankensteinMaking of the Evil of Frankenstein (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2013 £1K
  • Primary photo for Taking Over the Asylum: The Making of Frankenstein and the Monster from HellTaking Over the Asylum: The Making of Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (Video) Baron Frankenstein (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2013
  • Primary photo for Frankenstein Reborn: The Making of a Hammer ClassicFrankenstein Reborn: The Making of a Hammer Classic (Video) Victor Frankenstein (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for The Flesh and the Fury: X-posing Twins of EvilThe Flesh and the Fury: X-posing Twins of Evil Gustav Weil (archive footage)  Less 2012
  • Primary photo for These Amazing ShadowsThese Amazing Shadows Grand Moff Tarkin (clip from Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2011 $250K
  • Primary photo for Halloween: The Inside StoryHalloween: The Inside Story (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for A History of Horror with Mark GatissA History of Horror with Mark Gatiss (TV Mini-series) Himself / Victor Frankenstein / Doctor Van Helsing / Doctor Victor Stein (1 episode, 2010)  Less 2010
    • Home Counties Horror (Oct 18, 2010) Himself / Victor Frankenstein / Doctor Van Helsing / Doctor Victor Stein (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Attack of the Octopus PeopleAttack of the Octopus People (Video) Doctor Welles (archive footage)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street LegacyNever Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy (Video) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2010
  • Primary photo for Elementary My Dear Watson: The Man Behind Sherlock HolmesElementary My Dear Watson: The Man Behind Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes (archive footage)  Less 2009
  • Primary photo for Morecambe & Wise: In Their Own WordsMorecambe & Wise: In Their Own Words (TV Movie) Himself (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2008
  • Primary photo for Lego Star Wars: The Complete SagaLego Star Wars: The Complete Saga (Video Game) Grand Moff Tarkin (archive sound) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Hammer HorrorHammer Horror (Video) Baron Victor Frankenstein (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Philip Madoc: A Villain for All SeasonsPhilip Madoc: A Villain for All Seasons (Video) Dr. Who (archive footage)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for British Film ForeverBritish Film Forever (TV Mini-series) Himself (1 episode, 2007)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Beloved CountBeloved Count (Video) Prof. Van Helsing (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2007
  • Primary photo for Joe Strummer: The Future Is UnwrittenJoe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten Winston Smith (archive footage)  Less 2007 $248K / $678K
  • Primary photo for The LostThe Lost Narrator (archive sound) (archive footage)  Less 2006 £3K $22K / —
  • Primary photo for Lego Star Wars II: The Original TrilogyLego Star Wars II: The Original Trilogy (Video Game) Grand Moff Tarkin (archive sound) (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2006
  • Primary photo for History's MysteriesHistory's Mysteries (TV Series) Dr. Frankenstein (1 episode, 2006)  Less 2006
    • Frankenstein (2006) Dr. Frankenstein (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for TimeshiftTimeshift (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 2005)  Less 2005
  • Primary photo for Star Wars: BattlefrontStar Wars: Battlefront (Video Game) Grand Moff Tarkin (archive footage)  Less 2004
  • Primary photo for CinemakerCinemaker (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2004 $500K
  • Primary photo for Inside the Fear FactoryInside the Fear Factory (Video) Self (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for Sherlock Holmes: The True StorySherlock Holmes: The True Story (TV Movie) Sherlock Holmes (archive footage)  Less 2003
  • Primary photo for The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a MonsterThe Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a Monster (Video) Dr. Frankenstein (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for Actor's Notebook: Christopher LeeActor's Notebook: Christopher Lee (Video) Sherlock Holmes (archive footage)  Less 2002
  • Primary photo for AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding MoviesAFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies (TV Special) Himself (archive footage)  Less 2001
  • Primary photo for Nightmare: The Birth of HorrorNightmare: The Birth of Horror (TV Series) Sherlock Holmes / Doctor Van Helsing / Baron Victor von Frankenstein (3 episodes, 1996)  Less 1996–1997
    • The Hound of the Baskervilles (Jan 9, 1997) Sherlock Holmes (archive footage)  Less
    • Dracula (Dec 18, 1996) Doctor Van Helsing (archive footage)  Less
    • Frankenstein (Dec 17, 1996) Baron Victor von Frankenstein (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for 100 Years of Horror100 Years of Horror (TV Series) Himself - Actor, 'The Brides of Dracula' (1 episode, 1996)  Less 1996
    • Dracula and His Disciples (1996) Himself - Actor, 'The Brides of Dracula' (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for Match of the SeventiesMatch of the Seventies (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1995)  Less 1995
    • 1972-73 (Aug 9, 1995) Himself (archive footage)  Less
  • Primary photo for DalekmaniaDalekmania (Video) Dr Who (archive footage)  Less 1995 £25K
  • Primary photo for The Vampire InterviewsThe Vampire Interviews (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The 67th Annual Academy AwardsThe 67th Annual Academy Awards (TV Special) Himself (Memorial Tribute) (archive footage)  Less 1995
  • Primary photo for The World of HammerThe World of Hammer (TV Series) Sheriff of Nottingham / Victor Frankenstein / Gustav Weil / Major Holly / Doctor Victor Stein / Baron Frankenstein / John Banning / Rev. Dr. Blyss / Dr. J. Van Helsing / Maj. Holly / Professor Laurence Van Helsing / Dr. John Rollason / Sherlock Holmes / Michael Carmichael (9 episodes, 1994)  Less 1994
    • Costumers (Nov 4, 1994) Sheriff of Nottingham (archive footage)  Less
    • Hammer (Oct 28, 1994) Victor Frankenstein / Gustav Weil (archive footage)  Less
    • Hammer Stars: Christopher Lee (Oct 21, 1994) Victor Frankenstein / Major Holly (archive footage)  Less
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  • Primary photo for It's Alive: The True Story of FrankensteinIt's Alive: The True Story of Frankenstein (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1994
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who: 30 Years in the TardisDoctor Who: 30 Years in the Tardis (TV Movie) Dr. Who (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1993
  • Primary photo for Doctor Who: Daleks - The Early YearsDoctor Who: Daleks - The Early Years (Video) Dr. Who (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for A Tribute to the Boys: Laurel & HardyA Tribute to the Boys: Laurel & Hardy (TV Special) Oxford Student (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1992
  • Primary photo for Frankenstein: A Cinematic ScrapbookFrankenstein: A Cinematic Scrapbook Victor Frankenstein / Dr. Carl Victor (archive footage)  Less 1991
  • Primary photo for Monsters & ManiacsMonsters & Maniacs (Video) Himself (archive footage)  Less 1988
  • Primary photo for The Laurel and Hardy ShowThe Laurel and Hardy Show (TV Series) Jones (1986)  Less 1986– 
  • Primary photo for The Best of All Time Horror ClassicsThe Best of All Time Horror Classics (Video) Van Helsing (archive footage)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for The Many Faces of Sherlock HolmesThe Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes (Video) Sherlock Holmes (archive footage)  Less 1985
  • Primary photo for Great PerformancesGreat Performances (TV Series) Himself (1 episode, 1983)  Less 1983
  • Primary photo for Coming SoonComing Soon (Video) edited from 'Brides of Dracula' (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1982
  • Primary photo for The Horror ShowThe Horror Show (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1979
  • Primary photo for Dracula: Prince of DarknessDracula: Prince of Darkness Doctor Van Helsing (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1966 £100K $796K / —
  • Primary photo for Horror!!!Horror!!! (TV Movie) Self (archive footage)  Less 1964
  • Primary photo for LolitaLolita Dr. Frankenstein (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1962 $2MM $9.2MM / —
  • Primary photo for Return from NowhereReturn from Nowhere (Short) Awakening Man (clip from 'Dreams') (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1944
  • Primary photo for The Woman in the HouseThe Woman in the House (Short) Man Waking Up (archive footage) (uncredited)  Less 1942

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