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Peter Arne (1920–1983)

Peter Arne was for a short time the perfect villain in British film. After a couple of roles in war movies (The Purple Plain (1954) and The Cockleshell Heroes (1955)) and a Tarzan movie (Tarzan and the Lost Safari (1957)) he became a villain in Strangers' Meeting (1957). From than on he continued to play sinister types in The Moonraker (1958), ... See full bio »

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(age 62) in London, England, UK

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 1985 Tangiers
Malen
 1983 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Brooks Kerr
- Two Harts Are Better Than One (1983) ... Brooks Kerr
 1982 Victor Victoria
Labisse
 1981 Prisoners of Conscience (TV Series)
Bram Fischer
- Nelson Mandela (1981) ... Bram Fischer
 1981 The Little World of Don Camillo (TV Series)
Morazzi
- Part 9 (1981) ... Morazzi
- Part 7 (1981) ... Morazzi
- Part 4 (1981) ... Morazzi
 1981 To Serve Them All My Days (TV Series)
Dr. Farrington / Doctor Farrington
- Part Thirteen (1981) ... Dr. Farrington
- Part Eleven (1981) ... Doctor Farrington
 1980 BBC2 Playhouse (TV Series)
Art Gallery Manager
- Hallelujah, Mary Plum (1980) ... Art Gallery Manager
 1979 Secret Army (TV Series)
Colonel von Schalk
- The Execution (1979) ... Colonel von Schalk
- Bridgehead (1979) ... Colonel von Schalk
 1979 The Passage
Guide
 1979 Agatha
Hotel Manager
 1978 Tycoon (TV Series)
Gottlieb Fischer
- Out of the Speaking Dark (1978) ... Gottlieb Fischer
 1977 Providence
Nils
 1976 The Expert (TV Series)
Dr. Hamad
- Blood Line (1976) ... Dr. Hamad
 1975 Quiller (TV Series)
Neumann
- Night of the Father (1975) ... Neumann
 1975 The Venturers (TV Series)
Kosmos
- Dangerous and the Lonely Hearts (1975) ... Kosmos
 1973 The Fox (TV Movie)
Father
 1973 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Colonel Davidoff
- The Secret of the Foxhunter (1973) ... Colonel Davidoff
 1972 The Stallion (TV Movie)
The Man
 1972 The Protectors (TV Series)
Mario Giocvetti
- The Numbers Game (1972) ... Mario Giocvetti
 1972 Softly Softly: Task Force (TV Series)
Billy Baxter
- Execution (1972) ... Billy Baxter
 1972 Pope Joan
Richard
 1972 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Ernest Leggatt
- Where Did I Leave My Shining Armour? (1972) ... Ernest Leggatt
 1972 Nobody Ordered Love
Leo Richardstone
 1971 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Gavin
- The Shattered Eye (1971) ... Gavin
 1971 Take Three Girls (TV Series)
- Release (1971)
 1971 When Eight Bells Toll
Capt. Imrie
 1970 Special Branch (TV Series)
Anatoli Golovin
- The Pleasure of Your Company (1970) ... Anatoli Golovin
 1970 Department S (TV Series)
Slovic / Segres
- The Soup of the Day (1970) ... Segres
 1969 The Wednesday Play (TV Series)
Peter Steiner
- All Out for Kangaroo Valley (1969) ... Peter Steiner
 1969 The Tingaree Affair (TV Mini-Series)
High Commissioner Ferrera
- The Attack (1969) ... High Commissioner Ferrera
 1969 The Oblong Box
Trench
 1968 The Champions (TV Series)
Margoli
- Operation Deep-Freeze (1968) ... Margoli
 1968 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
Rudnik
- The Boston Square (1968) ... Rudnik
 1967 Battle Beneath the Earth
Arnold Kramer
 1962-1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Philip Rick / The Old Visitor
- Poor Cherry (1967) ... Philip Rick
- Night Conspirators (1962) ... The Old Visitor
 1967 This Way for Murder (TV Mini-Series)
Worth
- Episode #1.1 (1967) ... Worth
 1967 The Baron (TV Series)
Mario Navini
- The Long Long Day (1967) ... Mario Navini
 1966 The Sandwich Man
Gentleman in Rolls Royce
 1961-1966 The Avengers (TV Series)
Leonard Martin Pasold / Julius Redfern / Cosmo Gallion / ...
- Room Without a View (1966) ... Leonard Martin Pasold
- The Golden Eggs (1963) ... Julius Redfern
- Warlock (1963) ... Cosmo Gallion
- Death on the Slipway (1961) ... Kolchek
 1964-1965 Secret Agent (TV Series)
General G'Niore / Chi Ling / John Richardson
- The Mercenaries (1965) ... General G'Niore
- A Very Dangerous Game (1965) ... Chi Ling
- Colony Three (1964) ... John Richardson
 1964 The Saint (TV Series)
Pablo Enriquez
- The Revolution Racket (1964) ... Pablo Enriquez
 1964 The Black Torment
Seymour
 1963 The Victors
 1963 The Model Murder Case
Hammond Barker
 1963 The Sentimental Agent (TV Series)
Stirink
- All That Jazz (1963) ... Stirink
 1963 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Abdul Rhabat
- Deadline for Dummy (1963) ... Abdul Rhabat
 1963 Zero One (TV Series)
Tom
- Hurricane (1963) ... Tom
 1963 Crane (TV Series)
Michael Harrington
- The Golden Attraction (1963) ... Michael Harrington
 1963 Alcoa Premiere (TV Series)
Nathaniel Sweet
- Hornblower (1963) ... Nathaniel Sweet
 1962 The Third Man (TV Series)
Local police chief
- The Unexpected Mr. Lime (1962) ... Local police chief
 1962 Man of the World (TV Series)
Chang
- The Frontier (1962) ... Chang
 1962 The Pirates of Blood River
Hench, a pirate
 1961 Danger Man (TV Series)
Major Hassler
- Find and Destroy (1961) ... Major Hassler
 1961 The Hellfire Club
Thomas, Earl of Netherden
 1960 Sands of the Desert
Sheikh El Jabez
 1960 Conspiracy of Hearts
Lt. Schmidt
 1960 Scent of Mystery
Robert Fleming
 1955-1959 The Vise (TV Series)
Customs Officer / Jevons
- The Sally Ankers Story (1959) ... Customs Officer
- Death in White (1955) ... Jevons
 1959 Breakout
Capitano Benucci
 1958 Intent to Kill
Kral
 1958 Ice Cold in Alex
British Officer at Oasis
 1958 The Moonraker
Edmund Tyler
 1957 Strangers' Meeting
Harry Belair
 1957 Overseas Press Club - Exclusive! (TV Series)
Father Maggiore
- Father Tiger (1957) ... Father Maggiore
 1957 Joyous Errand (TV Series)
Richard Kendal
- Episode #1.5 (1957) ... Richard Kendal
- Episode #1.4 (1957) ... Richard Kendal
- Episode #1.3 (1957) ... Richard Kendal
- Episode #1.2 (1957) ... Richard Kendal
- Episode #1.1 (1957) ... Richard Kendal
 1957 High Tide at Noon
Owen MacKenzie
 1957 Tarzan and the Lost Safari
Dick Penrod
 1956-1957 Assignment Foreign Legion (TV Series)
Father Prousteau / Andre
- As We Forgive (1957) ... Father Prousteau
- The Search (1956) ... Andre
 1955 The Cockleshell Heroes
Marine Stevens
 1955 Murder Anonymous (Short)
Douglas Sheldon
 1955 The Atomic Man
Dr. Stephen Rayner / Jarvis
 1954 Mystery on Bird Island
Henri
 1954 The Purple Plain
Flight Lieutenant (uncredited)
 1944 For Those in Peril
Junior officer (uncredited)

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Played the dual role of Dr. Sanson Carrasco/ The "Duke" in the first London stage production of "Man of La Mancha", in 1968.
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Peter Arne had been cast to play the part of "Range" in the "Doctor Who" episode "Frontios" in 1983. He had just returned from a costume fitting when he was bludgeoned to death in his apartment with a log from the fireplace. The role was later filled by William Lucas.

The prime suspect in Arne's murder was a schoolteacher from Italy who had been living rough in a local park, for whom Arne had been... See more »

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