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Peter Graves (Peter Duesler Aurness)

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Biography

Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Peter Graves was born Peter Duesler Arness on March 18, 1926 on Minneapolis, Minnesota. While growing up in Minnesota, he excelled at sports and music (as a saxophonist), and by age 16, he was a radio announcer at WMIN in Minneapolis. After two years in the United States Air Force, he studied drama at the University of Minnesota and then headed to Hollywood, where he first appeared on television and later made his film debut in Rogue River (1951). Numerous film appearances followed, especially in Westerns. Read more...

Actor

Character: Sgt. Frank Price

Stalag 17 1953

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Character: Arnold Dix

Beneath the 12-Mile Reef 1953

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Character: Trooper Tolson

War Paint 1953

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Character: Cpl. Rudolph Heinz

The Long Gray Line 1955

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Character: Capt. Bob Elliott

The Court-Martial of Billy Mitchell 1955

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Character: Heesman

Robbers' Roost 1955

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Character: Dr. Ed Wainwright

Beginning of the End 1957

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Character: Capt. Stimpson

Texas Across the River 1966

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Character: Jason Meredith

The Ballad of Josie 1967

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Character: Host of Civil Defense Film

Looney Tunes: Back in Action 2003

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Character: Hal Whitman

With You in Spirit 2003

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Character: Himself

Men in Black II 2002

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Character: Himself

House on Haunted Hill 1999

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Character: Capt. Ferris

Number One with a Bullet 1987

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Character: Harland Dobbs

Savannah Smiles 1982

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Character: Uncle George Vickery

Jack's Family Adventure 2010

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Character: Himself - Host

Behind the Legend: Timon 2004

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Character: Palmer Kirby

War and Remembrance 1988

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Character: Palmer 'Fred' Kirby

The Winds of War 1983

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Character: Congressman McDermott

The Farmer's Daughter 1963

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Character: Himself

The Dean Martin Show 1965

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Character: Maj. Frank Whittaker

Court Martial 1965

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Character: Maj. Frank Whitaker

Kraft Suspense Theatre 1963

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Character: Lee Fisk

Route 66 1960

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Character: Major Noah Cooper

Buck Rogers in the 25th Century 1979

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Character: Capt. Dula

12 O'Clock High 1964

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Character: Mark Needham

The Alfred Hitchcock Hour 1962

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Character: Himself

Funny Face 1971

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Character: Himself - Winner: Outstanding Informational Series

The 49th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1997

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Character: Sheldon

Tax Day 0

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Character: Himself

Disaster Movies 0

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Character: Anton Bikker - 2006

The Hen House 0

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Character: Himself

Episode #7.35 0

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Character: Instructor Voice

Clarabelle's Big Secret 0

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