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Peter Halliday

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Biography

near Llangollen, Wales, UK
One of the UK's most prolific television actors for 50 years, Peter Halliday was the son of an auctioneer and estate agent. He was schooled in Shropshire. Halliday failed his exam as apprentice auctioneer, worked briefly for Rolls-Royce, then served in the British Army during the Second World War, based in Iraq, Palestine and Egypt, until 1947. He graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in 1949. He became a member of the Shakespeare Memorial Theatre, which later became the Royal Shakespeare Company. He achieved his greatest fame in the BBC's science-fiction television drama A for Andromeda (1961). Read more...

Actor

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Character: Guani's Secretary

The Battle of the River Plate 1956

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Character: Vicar

Lassie 2005

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Character: Sir Kenneth Calman

Hear the Silence 2003

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Character: Carshena

Esther 1999

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Character: Canon Tufnell

The Remains of the Day 1993

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Character: Ted

Perfect 2001

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Character: Lord Justice Swinton Thomas

Anybody's Nightmare 2001

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Character: Rowing Husband

Sunday Bloody Sunday 1971

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Character: Chief Insp. Gordon

The Sweeney 1975

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Character: Wing Co. Cannock

Colditz 1972

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Character: Father Hart

A Great Deliverance 0

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Character: Papa Sturgeon

Micawber Learns the Truth 0

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