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Peter Cushing (Peter Wilton Cushing)

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Biography

Kenley, Surrey [now in Croydon, London], England, UK
Peter Wilton Cushing was born on May 26, 1913 in Kenley, Surrey, England, to Nellie Maria (King) and George Edward Cushing, a quantity surveyor. He and his older brother David were raised first in Dulwich Village, a south London suburb, and then later back in Surrey. At an early age, Cushing was attracted to acting, inspired by his favorite aunt, who was a stage actress. While at school, Cushing pursued his acting interest in acting and also drawing, a talent he put to good use later in his first job as a government surveyor's assistant in Surrey. Read more...

Actor

Character: Leslie Stephens

The Howards of Virginia 1940

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Character: Marcel de la Voisier

Moulin Rouge 1952

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Character: Sir Palamides

The Black Knight 1954

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Character: Otto Wesendonk

Magic Fire 1955

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Character: Capt. Richard Pearson

John Paul Jones 1959

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Character: 'Dr. Terror' / Dr. W. R. Schreck

Dr. Terror's House of Horrors 1965

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Character: General von Spielsdorf

The Vampire Lovers 1970

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Character: Major Heinrich Benedek

Scream and Scream Again 1970

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Character: Arthur Edward Grimsdyke

Tales from the Crypt 1972

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Character: Smith

Asylum 1972

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Character: Air Commodore Colonel William Raymond

Biggles 1986

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Character: Professor Charles Copeland

Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues 1984

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Character: Doctor Welles

Attack of the Octopus People 2010

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Character: Dr. Abraham van Helsing

Horror of Dracula 1958

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Character: General Memnon

Alexander the Great 1956

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Character: Sebastian Grisbane

House of the Long Shadows 1983

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Character: Osric

Hamlet 1948

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Character: Himself

Clapper Board 1972

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Character: Wazir Al Wuzara

Arabian Adventure 1979

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Character: Frederick James Parsons

Drama 61-67 1961

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Character: Himself

Episode #1.2 0

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Character: Doctor Van Helsing / Prof. Lorrimer Van Helsing / Victor Frankenstein / Doctor Victor Stein / Baron Frankenstein

Hammer Films 0

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Character: Prof. Lorrimer Van Helsing

The Satanic Rites of Dracula 0

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