BiographyLondon, England, UK
Peter Porteous trained at the Central School of Speech and Drama which, when he was there in the 1950s, occupied premises in the Royal Albert Hall. He made his London theatre debut in 1960 at the Aldwich Theatre in Brouhaha, playing opposite Peter Sellers, Lionel Jeffries and Leo McKern. He played a pygmy, blacked up and wearing a kilt! He played numerous Shakespearian roles and major roles in plays by Tennessee Williams, Arthur Millar, Albert Camus,Harold Pinter and Tom Murphy. Read more... Jean Seburg. Sadly, Peter died on 12th August 2005 at Denville Hall, Northwood, Middlesex, the Retirement /Nursing Home for actors run by the Actors' Benevolent Fund.