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Peter Burton (I) (1921–1989)

Peter Burton was born on April 4, 1921 in Bromley, England. He is known for his work on A Clockwork Orange (1971), Dr. No (1962) and Sink the Bismarck! (1960). He died on November 21, 1989 in London, England. See full bio »


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 1990 Number One Gun
 1990 Press Gang (TV Series)
Mr. Campbell
 1987 One by One (TV Series)
Golf club secretary
- Remember the Humble Guinea-Pig (1987) ... Golf club secretary
 1986 C.A.T.S. Eyes (TV Series)
- Passage Hawk (1986) ... Doctor
 1985 The Doctor and the Devils
 1984 The Jigsaw Man
Douglas Ransom
 1983 The Nation's Health (TV Series)
David Marvill
- Collapse (1983) ... David Marvill
 1983 The Scarlet and the Black (TV Movie)
Sir D'Arcy Osborne
 1981 Inchon
Adm. Sherman
 1980 The Professionals (TV Series)
- Involvement (1980) ... Conroy
 1980 Richard's Things
 1979 The Bitch
Hotel Night Manager
 1978 Return of the Saint (TV Series)
Doctor Evans
- The Arrangement (1978) ... Doctor Evans
 1978 Out (TV Series)
Card Player
- Not Just Pennies (1978) ... Card Player
 1972 Lovebox
Charles Lambert (Charles and Margery) (as Peter Burdon)
 1971 A Clockwork Orange
Junior Minister - Minister Frederick's Aid
 1971 Carry on at Your Convenience
Hotel Manager
 1970-1971 UFO (TV Series)
Dr. Murray / Perry
- Computer Affair (1971) ... Dr. Murray
- Ordeal (1971) ... Perry
- Close Up (1970) ... Dr. Murray (uncredited)
 1971 Brett (TV Series)
- Investment - Long Term (1971) ... Boone
 1971 All the Right Noises
Stage Manager
 1970 Hell Boats
Admiral's Aide
 1968 Amsterdam Affair
Herman Ketelboer
 1967 Berserk
 1967 Man in a Suitcase (TV Series)
- The Sitting Pigeon (1967) ... Anderson
 1967 The Saint (TV Series)
- The Gadget Lovers (1967) ... Molliere
 1966 Judith
 1966 The Avengers (TV Series)
- Small Game for Big Hunters (1966) ... Fleming
 1963 That Kind of Girl
Elliot Collier
 1962 The Swingin' Maiden
Thompson's Salesman
 1961 ITV Television Playhouse (TV Series)
Sir Ben Cheviot
- Flight 447 Delayed (1961) ... Sir Ben Cheviot
 1961 Roommates
1st Viola
 1961 Make Mine a Double
2nd pilot
 1961 The Pursuers (TV Series)
Paul De Bois
- Breakout (1961) ... Paul De Bois
 1960 On Trial (TV Series)
Henry Matthews QC
 1960 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
The Commodore
- The Patchwork Quilt (1960) ... The Commodore
 1960 Sink the Bismarck!
Captain (First Destroyer)
 1958 A Night to Remember
1st Class Steward (uncredited)
 1958 O.S.S. (TV Series)
Spanish Major
- Operation Eel (1958) ... Spanish Major
 1958 White Hunter (TV Series)
- The Girl Hunt (1958) ... Chauvet
 1957 The Betrayal
Tony Adams
 1956 Child in the House
Howard Forbes (uncredited)
 1956 Reach for the Sky
Peter / Coltishall Officer (uncredited)
 1956 The Third Key
 1956 Spin a Dark Web
Inspector Collis
 1955 Value for Money
Hotel Receptionist (uncredited)
 1955 Three Cases of Murder
Under Secretary for Foreign Affairs (segment "Lord Mountdrago")
 1954 The Green Scarf
 1954 The Gentle Falcon (TV Series)
2nd Messenger / 1st Courtier
- Home at Last (1954)
- Farewell Richard (1954) ... 2nd Messenger
- A Strange Tournament (1954) ... 1st Courtier
 1954 They Who Dare
Marine Barrett
 1953 The Heart of the Matter
Perrot (uncredited)
 1953 Paratrooper
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1952 The Stolen Plans
Dr. Foster
 1952 The Frightened Bride
Graham Moore
 1950 The Wooden Horse
 1950 What the Butler Saw
Bill Fenton
 1950 They Were Not Divided
Minor Role (uncredited)
 1950 Family Affairs (TV Series)
Captain Heddle
- Ah! The Peace of It All (1950) ... Captain Heddle
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He was the first actor to portray 'Q' in the James Bond film series (although he was billed as Major Boothroyd). He was unavailable for From Russia with Love (1963) and was replaced by Desmond Llewelyn, who played the character till his death in 1999.

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