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Peter Adamson (I) (1930–2002)

Peter Adamson was born on February 16, 1930 in Liverpool, England. He was an actor, known for Coronation Street (1960), Violent Love (1967) and Coronation Street: First Dry Run (1960). He died on January 17, 2002 in Lincolnshire, England. See full bio »

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Coronation Street
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Violent Love
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 1969 All Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie)
 1967 Violent Love
 1960 Coronation Street: First Dry Run (TV Movie)
Harry Bailey
 1959 Knight Errant Limited (TV Series)
Taxi Driver
- Find a Girl from Nowhere (1959) ... Taxi Driver
 1959 Skyport (TV Series)
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 1969 Coronation Street (TV Series) (1 episode)
- Episode #1.939 (1969) ... ("Edelweiss")
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 1981 This Is Your Life (TV Series documentary)
- Peter Adamson (1981) ... Himself
 1977 Look Who's Talking (TV Series)
Himself - Interviewee
- Peter Adamson (1977) ... Himself - Interviewee
 1972 Spectrum (TV Series documentary)
- Coronation Street Special (1972) ... Himself
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He acted in John Vanbrugh's play, "The Relapse", at the Mermaid Theatre in London, England in a British Actors Theatre Company production with Kate O'Mara, Roy Marsden, Raymond Mason, Michael Thomas, Richard Heffer and Laura Cox in the cast. See more »


5' 9" (1.75 m)

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He was charged with indecently assaulting two girls at a public swimming pool. Despite being cleared by a jury, he was sacked from Coronation Street (1960) after he sold his story to a national newspaper. Script writers for the show killed him off when he suffered a heart attack at the wheel of his car. His exit from "Coronation Street" led to a collapse in his personal life. A year after the ... See more »


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