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Peter Cushing

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. 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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May 26, 1913 In Kenley, Surrey, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie The Man in the Iron Mask 1939-07-13
Latest Project:
Movie Hammer Horror 2007-09-24
Known For
Poster of Fear in the Night
Poster of Dracula - Les maitresses de Dracula
Poster of Le Chien des Baskerville
Poster of La Revanche de Frankenstein
Movie Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten Winston Smith 2007-05-24
Movie Hammer Horror Baron Victor Frankenstein 2007-09-24
Movie Vader Sessions Grand Moff Tarkin 2006-08-25
Movie 100 Years of Horror: The Count and Company Himself (archive footage) 1996-01-01
Movie Dalekmania Doctor Who (archive footage) 1995-07-24
Movie Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror narrator/himself 1994-08-06
Movie Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror Narrator / Himself 1994-08-06
Movie Peter Cushing: A One Way Ticket to Hollywood Himself 1989-06-04
Movie Hammer: The Studio That Dripped Blood Himself 1987-01-01
Movie Biggles Air Commodore Colonel William Raymond 1986-05-30
Movie Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues Professor Charles Copeland 1984-04-23
Movie Top secret ! Buchhändler 1984-06-08
Movie L'épée du vaillant Seneschal 1984-08-17
Movie Sherlock holmes est Les masques de la mort Sherlock Holmes 1984-12-23
Movie House of the Long Shadows Sebastian Grisbane 1983-06-17
Movie Asalto al casino 1981-09-14
Movie Le Mystère de l'île aux monstres William T. Kolderup 1981-04-03
Series Hammer House of Horror Unknown 1980-09-13
Movie A Tale of Two Cities Dr. Alexander Manette 1980-12-02
Series Bizarre, bizarre Unknown 1979-03-24
Movie Le trésor de la montagne sacrée Wazir Al Wuzara 1979-07-08
Movie Son of Hitler Heinrich Haussner 1978-02-01
Movie Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Grand Moff Tarkin 1977-05-25
Movie Die Standarte Baron Hackenberg 1977-11-25
Movie La Guerre des étoiles Grand Moff Tarkin 1977-05-25
Movie Le Commando des morts-vivants SS Commander 1977-07-15
Movie Les chats du diable Wilbur Gray 1977-08-24
Movie Centre Terre, septième continent Dr. Abner Perry 1976-07-01
Movie La Secte des morts-vivants Baron Corofax 1976-08-11
Movie The Great Houdinis Sir Arthur Conan Doyle 1976-10-08
Movie Trial by Combat Sir Edward Gifford 1976-08-31
Series Chapeau melon et bottes de cuir (1976) Unknown 1976-10-22
Movie The Ghoul Dr. Lawrence 1975-07-11
Movie Legend of the Werewolf Prof. Paul 1975-08-06
Series Cosmos 1999 Raan 1975-09-04
Movie Frissons d'outre-tombe The Proprietor 1974-02-23
Movie Shatter Paul Rattwood 1974-01-01
Movie Madhouse Herbert Flay 1974-03-01
Movie La Légende des sept vampires d'or Prof. Van Helsing 1974-07-11
Movie Le Mystère de la bête humaine Dr. Christopher Lundgren 1974-04-01
Movie La Grande Trouille MacGregor 1974-08-07
Movie La Chair Du Diable Emmanuel Hildern 1973-02-12
Movie Nothing But the Night Sir Mark Ashley 1973-01-01
Movie Frankenstein et le monstre de l'enfer Baron Victor Frankenstein aka Dr. Carl Victor 1973-03-31
Movie And Now The Screaming Starts Dr. Pope 1973-04-26
Movie Dracula vit toujours à Londres Prof. Lorrimer Van Helsing 1973-11-03
Movie Fear in the Night Michael Carmichael 1972-07-09
Movie Histoires d'outre-tombe Arthur Edward Grimsdyke 1972-03-09
Movie Le retour de l'abominable docteur Phibes Ship's Captain 1972-07-01
Movie Dracula 73 Professor Van Helsing 1972-09-27
Movie L'Asile Smith 1972-11-17
Movie Terreur dans le Shanghaï-Express Dr. Wells 1972-09-30
Movie La Maison qui tue Philip Grayson (segment 2 "Waxworks") 1971-06-16
Movie Je suis un monstre Frederick Utterson 1971-11-01
Movie Dracula - Les sévices de Dracula Gustav Weil 1971-10-03
Movie One More Time Dr. Frankenstein 1970-05-01
Movie Lâchez les monstres Major Heinrich Benedek 1970-02-13
Movie The Vampire Lovers General von Spielsdorf 1970-10-04
Movie Incense for the Damned Dr. Walter Goodrich 1970-12-11
Movie Frankenstein - Le retour de Frankenstein Baron Victor Frankenstein 1969-05-22
Movie le vampire a soif Detective Inspector Quennell 1968-02-01
Movie Corruption Sir John Rowan 1968-12-01
Movie Frankenstein créa la femme Baron Frankenstein 1967-03-15
Movie La Nuit de la Grande Chaleur Dr. Vernon Stone 1967-05-01
Movie Le jardin des tortures Lancelot Canning (segment 4 "The Man Who Collected Poe") 1967-11-01
Movie Les Daleks envahissent la Terre Doctor Who 1966-01-01
Movie L'Île de la terreur Dr. Brian Stanley 1966-06-20
Series Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes 1965-02-20
Movie La Déesse de feu Holly 1965-04-10
Movie Le train des épouvantes Dr. Sandor Schreck (segment "Dr. Terror") 1965-02-23
Movie Le Crane maléfique Dr. Christopher Maitland 1965-06-09
Movie Dr. Who et les Daleks Doctor Who 1965-08-23
Movie L'Empreinte de Frankenstein Baron Frankenstein 1964-04-08
Movie Gorgone, Déesse de la Terreur Dr. Namaroff 1964-10-18
Movie The Man Who Finally Died Doctor Peter von Brecht 1963-12-01
Movie Le Fascinant Capitaine Clegg Rev. Dr. Blyss 1962-06-13
Movie Les Pirates de la nuit 1961-01-01
Series Chapeau melon et bottes de cuir Unknown 1961-01-07
Movie Cash on Demand Fordyce 1961-10-01
Movie The Hellfire Club Merryweather 1961-02-03
Movie La Lame nue Mr. Evan Wrack 1961-06-30
Movie Suspect Professor Sewell 1960-01-01
Movie L'Impasse aux violences Dr. Robert Knox 1960-02-02
Movie Dracula - Les maitresses de Dracula Dr. J. Van Helsing 1960-01-01
Movie Cone of Silence Capt. Clive Judd 1960-05-09
Movie Le Serment de Robin des Bois Sheriff of Nottingham 1960-12-26
Movie John Paul Jones Capt. Richard Pearson 1959-06-16
Movie John Paul Jones Captain Richard Pearson 1959-06-16
Movie Le Chien des Baskerville Sherlock Holmes 1959-05-04
Movie La malédiction des pharaons John Banning 1959-09-29
Movie The Mummy John Banning 1959-12-16
Movie Violent Playground Priest 1958-01-14
Movie Le Cauchemar de Dracula Doctor Van Helsing 1958-05-08
Movie La Revanche de Frankenstein Dr. Victor Stein 1958-06-01
Movie Temps sans pitié Jeremy Clayton 1957-03-01
Movie Le Redoutable Homme des neiges Dr. John Rollason 1957-08-26
Movie Frankenstein s'est échappé ! Baron Viktor Frankenstein 1957-05-02
Movie Alexandre le Grand Memmon 1956-03-28
Movie Alexander the Great General Memnon 1956-08-31
Movie Vivre un grand amour Henry Miles 1955-02-23
Movie Magic Fire Otto Wesendonk 1955-06-30
Movie Le serment du chevalier noir Sir Palamides 1954-08-26
Movie 1984 Winston Smith 1954-12-12
Movie Moulin Rouge Marcel de la Voisier 1952-12-23
Movie Hamlet Osric 1948-03-25
Movie The Woman in the House Man Waking Up 1942-05-09
Movie They Dare Not Love Sub-Lieutenant Blackler (uncredited) 1941-05-16
Movie Vigil in the Night Joe Shand 1940-02-05
Movie Laddie Robert Pryor 1940-01-18
Movie Laurel et Hardy - Les As d'Oxford Student 1940-02-16
Movie Women in War Capt. Evans (uncredited) 1940-06-05
Movie Howard le révolté Leslie Stephens (uncredited) 1940-09-19
Movie The Man in the Iron Mask Second Officer 1939-07-13