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Peter Purves

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Biography

New Longton, Lancashire, England, UK
Peter Purves was born in New Longton, Lancashire on 10 February 1939. After leaving school he took a four-year teacher-training course. In 1961, after only one year as a teacher, he turned to acting, initially with the Barrow-in-Furness Repertory Company and later with the Wimbleton Theatre Company. His first TV role was in Z Cars (1962) and more TV work followed, including a play called Armchair Theatre: The Girl in the Picture (1964) and an episode of The Villains (1964). In 1965 he auditioned for the part of a Menoptra in the Doctor Who story "The Web Planet", but was turned down. Read more...

Actor

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The National Television Awards 2008 2008

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Christmas Mania 2005 2005

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The Underdog Show 2007

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The Dalek Tapes 2006

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Blue Peter 1958

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Court Martial 1965

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Animals 0

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