Peter Cushing

Peter Cushing

Known for: Acting
Birthday: 1913-05-26
Deathday: 1994-08-11 (81 years old)

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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.


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Filmography

All 142

Movies 129

TV Shows 13

Self 12

Narrator 1

ArchiveFootage
Manson & Dracula: Closer Than We Think

Manson & Dracula: Closer Than We Think (2022)

Movie
Dr. Who: Classic Movie Double Bill

Dr. Who: Classic Movie Double Bill (2022)

Movie
Self
AGFA MYSTERY MIXTAPE #2: LATER IN L.A.

AGFA MYSTERY MIXTAPE #2: LATER IN L.A. (2020)

Movie
Self (archive footage)
The Skywalker Legacy

The Skywalker Legacy (2020)

Movie
Self
Peter Cushing: In His Own Words

Peter Cushing: In His Own Words (2020)

Movie
Self
Dark Glamour: The Blood and Guts of Hammer Productions

Dark Glamour: The Blood and Guts of Hammer Productions (2017)

Movie
(archive footage)
Halloween: The Inside Story

Halloween: The Inside Story (2010)

Movie
Dr. Welles
Attack of the Octopus People

Attack of the Octopus People (2010)

Movie
Sherlock Holmes
Elementary My Dear Watson: The Man Behind Sherlock Holmes

Elementary My Dear Watson: The Man Behind Sherlock Holmes (2009)

Movie
Self
Fanex Files: Hammer Films

Fanex Files: Hammer Films (2008)

Movie
Self (archive footage)
Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman

Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman (2007)

Movie
Grand Moff Tarkin (archive footage)
The Story of Star Wars

The Story of Star Wars (2004)

Movie
ArchiveFootage
Inside the Fear Factory

Inside the Fear Factory (2003)

Movie
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes: The True Story

Sherlock Holmes: The True Story (2003)

Movie
Doctor Who (archive footage)
Dalekmania

Dalekmania (1995)

Movie
Maj. Holly
The World of Hammer: Lands Before Time

The World of Hammer: Lands Before Time (1994)

Movie
Professor Lawrence Van Helsing
The World of Hammer: Dracula and the Undead

The World of Hammer: Dracula and the Undead (1994)

Movie
The World of Hammer

The World of Hammer (1994)

TV Show
Narrator / Self
Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror

Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror (1994)

Movie
Victor Frankenstein / Dr. Carl Victor (archive footage)
Frankenstein: A Cinematic Scrapbook

Frankenstein: A Cinematic Scrapbook (1991)

Movie
Self
Peter Cushing: A One Way Ticket to Hollywood

Peter Cushing: A One Way Ticket to Hollywood (1989)

Movie
Self
Monsters & Maniacs

Monsters & Maniacs (1988)

Movie
Himself
Hammer: The Studio That Dripped Blood

Hammer: The Studio That Dripped Blood (1987)

Movie
Air Commodore Colonel William Raymond
Biggles

Biggles (1986)

Movie
Sherlock Holmes
The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes

The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes (1985)

Movie
Sherlock Holmes
The Masks of Death

The Masks of Death (1984)

Movie
Seneschal
Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight

Sword of the Valiant: The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight (1984)

Movie
Bookstore Proprietor
Top Secret!

Top Secret! (1984)

Movie
5.78
Professor Charles Copeland
Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues

Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues (1984)

Movie
Sebastian Grisbane
House of the Long Shadows

House of the Long Shadows (1983)

Movie
Self
Wogan

Wogan (1982)

TV Show
Sir Thomas Bedford
Black Jack

Black Jack (1981)

Movie
William T. Kolderup
Mystery on Monster Island

Mystery on Monster Island (1981)

Movie
Dr. Alexander Manette
A Tale of Two Cities

A Tale of Two Cities (1980)

Movie
Martin Blueck
Hammer House of Horror

Hammer House of Horror (1980)

TV Show
Wazir Al Wuzara
Arabian Adventure

Arabian Adventure (1979)

Movie
Von Baden
Tales of the Unexpected

Tales of the Unexpected (1979)

TV Show
(archive footage)
The Horror Show

The Horror Show (1979)

Movie
Heinrich Haussner
Son of Hitler

Son of Hitler (1979)

Movie
Commissioner Potts
A Touch of the Sun

A Touch of the Sun (1979)

Movie
Baron Hackenberg
The Standard

The Standard (1977)

Movie
Wilbur
The Uncanny

The Uncanny (1977)

Movie
SS Commander
Shock Waves

Shock Waves (1977)

Movie
6.5
Grand Moff Tarkin
Star Wars

Star Wars (1977)

Movie
6.1
Von Claus
The New Avengers

The New Avengers (1976)

TV Show
6
Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
The Great Houdinis

The Great Houdinis (1976)

Movie
Baron Corofax
The Devil's Men

The Devil's Men (1976)

Movie
Dr. Abner Perry
At the Earth's Core

At the Earth's Core (1976)

Movie
6
Sir Edward Gifford
Trial by Combat

Trial by Combat (1976)

Movie
Raan
Space: 1999

Space: 1999 (1975)

TV Show
6
Professor Paul Cataflanque
Legend of the Werewolf

Legend of the Werewolf (1975)

Movie
Doctor Lawrence
The Ghoul

The Ghoul (1975)

Movie
Self
Fists of Fire

Fists of Fire (1975)

Movie
Paul Rattwood
Shatter

Shatter (1974)

Movie
6
MacGregor
Tender Dracula

Tender Dracula (1974)

Movie
Professor Lawrence Van Helsing
The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires

The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires (1974)

Movie
5.26
Herbert Flay
Madhouse

Madhouse (1974)

Movie
2.67
Judge Gautier
The Zoo Gang

The Zoo Gang (1974)

TV Show
Dr. Christopher Lundgren
The Beast Must Die

The Beast Must Die (1974)

Movie
Baron Frankenstein
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell

Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1974)

Movie
4.6
The Proprietor
From Beyond the Grave

From Beyond the Grave (1974)

Movie
6
Professor Lorrimer Van Helsing
The Satanic Rites of Dracula

The Satanic Rites of Dracula (1973)

Movie
5.33
Count Gerard De Merret
Orson Welles' Great Mysteries

Orson Welles' Great Mysteries (1973)

TV Show
Dr. Pope
And Now the Screaming Starts!

And Now the Screaming Starts! (1973)

Movie
4
Sir Mark Ashley
Nothing But the Night

Nothing But the Night (1973)

Movie
Emmanuel Hildern
The Creeping Flesh

The Creeping Flesh (1973)

Movie
6
(archive footage)
Heiße Ware aus Hong Kong

Heiße Ware aus Hong Kong (1973)

Movie
Smith (segment "The Weird Tailor")
Asylum

Asylum (1972)

Movie
Dr. Wells
Horror Express

Horror Express (1972)

Movie
4.33
The Headmaster / Michael Carmichael
Fear in the Night

Fear in the Night (1972)

Movie
Captain
Dr. Phibes Rises Again

Dr. Phibes Rises Again (1972)

Movie
1
Professor Lorrimer Van Helsing
Dracula A.D. 1972

Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)

Movie
5.61
Grimsdyke (segment "Poetic Justice")
Tales from the Crypt

Tales from the Crypt (1972)

Movie
5.26
Frederick Utterson
I, Monster

I, Monster (1971)

Movie
Gustav Weil
Twins of Evil

Twins of Evil (1971)

Movie
4.83
Dr. Walter Goodrich
Incense for the Damned

Incense for the Damned (1971)

Movie
Philip (segment "Waxworks")
The House That Dripped Blood

The House That Dripped Blood (1971)

Movie
6
General von Spielsdorf
The Vampire Lovers

The Vampire Lovers (1970)

Movie
5.42
Self
Treffpunkte

Treffpunkte (1970)

TV Show
Dr. Frankenstein
One More Time

One More Time (1970)

Movie
Major Heinrich Benedek
Scream and Scream Again

Scream and Scream Again (1970)

Movie
6
Baron Victor Frankenstein
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed

Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed (1969)

Movie
5.65
Sir John Rowan
Corruption

Corruption (1968)

Movie
6
Inspector Quennell
The Blood Beast Terror

The Blood Beast Terror (1968)

Movie
Lancelot Canning (segment 4 "The Man Who Collected Poe")
Torture Garden

Torture Garden (1967)

Movie
Dr. Vernon Stone
Night of the Big Heat

Night of the Big Heat (1967)

Movie
Baron Frankenstein
Frankenstein Created Woman

Frankenstein Created Woman (1967)

Movie
5.86
John Meredith
Some May Live

Some May Live (1967)

Movie
Doctor Who
Daleks' Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D.

Daleks' Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D. (1966)

Movie
6
Dr. Brian Stanley
Island of Terror

Island of Terror (1966)

Movie
5.67
Doctor Van Helsing (archive footage)
Dracula: Prince of Darkness

Dracula: Prince of Darkness (1966)

Movie
5.55
Christopher Maitland
The Skull

The Skull (1965)

Movie
Doctor Who
Dr. Who and the Daleks

Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965)

Movie
4
Holly
She

She (1965)

Movie
Dr. Sandor Schreck aka 'Dr. Terror'
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors

Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (1965)

Movie
Dr. Namaroff
The Gorgon

The Gorgon (1964)

Movie
6
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes

Sherlock Holmes (1964)

TV Show
6.2
Baron Frankenstein
The Evil of Frankenstein

The Evil of Frankenstein (1964)

Movie
4
Dr. Peter von Brecht
The Man Who Finally Died

The Man Who Finally Died (1963)

Movie
Dr. Blyss
Captain Clegg

Captain Clegg (1962)

Movie
3.75
Harry Fordyce
Cash on Demand

Cash on Demand (1961)

Movie
Mr. Evan Wrack
The Naked Edge

The Naked Edge (1961)

Movie
Mr. Merryweather
The Hellfire Club

The Hellfire Club (1961)

Movie
Paul Beresford
The Avengers

The Avengers (1961)

TV Show
6
Squire Trevenyan
Fury at Smugglers' Bay

Fury at Smugglers' Bay (1961)

Movie
Sheriff of Nottingham
Sword of Sherwood Forest

Sword of Sherwood Forest (1960)

Movie
Professor Sewell
Suspect

Suspect (1960)

Movie
Doctor Van Helsing
The Brides of Dracula

The Brides of Dracula (1960)

Movie
5.29
Capt. Judd
Cone of Silence

Cone of Silence (1960)

Movie
Dr. Robert Knox
The Flesh and the Fiends

The Flesh and the Fiends (1960)

Movie
John Banning
The Mummy

The Mummy (1959)

Movie
5.08
Captain Richard Pearson
John Paul Jones

John Paul Jones (1959)

Movie
Sherlock Holmes
The Hound of the Baskervilles

The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)

Movie
4.75
Doctor Victor Stein
The Revenge of Frankenstein

The Revenge of Frankenstein (1958)

Movie
5.35
Doctor Van Helsing
Dracula

Dracula (1958)

Movie
5.68
Priest
Violent Playground

Violent Playground (1958)

Movie
Dr. Rollason
The Abominable Snowman

The Abominable Snowman (1957)

Movie
Victor Frankenstein
The Curse of Frankenstein

The Curse of Frankenstein (1957)

Movie
5.05
Jeremy Clayton
Time Without Pity

Time Without Pity (1957)

Movie
Memmon
Alexander the Great

Alexander the Great (1956)

Movie
Otto Wesendonk
Magic Fire

Magic Fire (1955)

Movie
Henry Miles
The End of the Affair

The End of the Affair (1955)

Movie
Winston Smith
Nineteen Eighty-Four

Nineteen Eighty-Four (1954)

Movie
Sir Palamides
The Black Knight

The Black Knight (1954)

Movie
Marcel de la Voisier
Moulin Rouge

Moulin Rouge (1952)

Movie
6
Mr. Darcy
Pride and Prejudice

Pride and Prejudice (1952)

TV Show
Gerald Forbes
When We Are Married

When We Are Married (1951)

Movie
Winston Smith
Sunday Night Theatre

Sunday Night Theatre (1950)

TV Show
Osric
Hamlet

Hamlet (1948)

Movie
The doctor
It Might Be You

It Might Be You (1946)

Movie
Awakening Man (clip from 'Dreams')
Return from Nowhere

Return from Nowhere (1944)

Movie
Man Waking Up (archive footage)
The Woman in the House

The Woman in the House (1942)

Movie
Props
49th Parallel

49th Parallel (1941)

Movie
Sub-Lieutenant Blackler
They Dare Not Love

They Dare Not Love (1941)

Movie
First Dreamer
Dreams

Dreams (1940)

Movie
Leslie Stephens
The Howards of Virginia

The Howards of Virginia (1940)

Movie
Capt. Evans
Women in War

Women in War (1940)

Movie
Robert Clive of India
The Hidden Master

The Hidden Master (1940)

Movie
Joe Shand
Vigil in the Night

Vigil in the Night (1940)

Movie
Student
A Chump at Oxford

A Chump at Oxford (1940)

Movie
10
Robert Pryor
Laddie

Laddie (1940)

Movie
Second Officer
The Man in the Iron Mask

The Man in the Iron Mask (1939)

Movie

Ratings

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Information

Known for
Acting

Gender
Male

Birthday
1913-05-26

Deathday
1994-08-11 (81 years old)

Birth name
Peter Wilton Cushing

Place of birth
Kenley, United Kingdom

Citizenships
United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland, United Kingdom

Residences
Purley · Kenley · Dulwich · Whitstable, United Kingdom, Hollywood, United States of America

Also known as
Peter Wilton Cushing

Awards
Sitges Film Festival Best Actor award, Officer of the Order of the British Empire, British Academy Television Award for Best Actor


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