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Peter Bowles was born on October 16, 1936 in London, England. He is an actor and writer, known for The Bank Job (2008), Blow-Up (1966) and Only When I Laugh (1979). He has been married to Susan Bennett since April 8, 1961. They have three children. See full bio »
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Known For

The Bank Job
The Bank Job Miles Urquart
(2008)
Blow-Up
Blow-Up Ron
(1966)
Only When I Laugh
Only When I Laugh Glover / Archie Glover
(1979-1982)

Filmography

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 2017/IV Together (post-production)
Philip
 2016-2017 Victoria (TV Series)
Duke of Wellington
- The Luxury of Conscience (2017) ... Duke of Wellington
- A Soldier's Daughter (2017) ... Duke of Wellington
- Engine of Change (2016) ... Duke of Wellington
- The Queen's Husband (2016) ... Duke of Wellington
- An Ordinary Woman (2016) ... Duke of Wellington
 2017 We Are Tourists
William
 2016 Murder (TV Mini-Series)
Greville Cotterall
- Lost Weekend (2016) ... Greville Cotterall
 2016 The Life of Rock with Brian Pern (TV Mini-Series)
Brian Pern's Father
- Episode #3.3 (2016) ... Brian Pern's Father
 2016 Not Waving (Short)
Archie
 2015 Citizen Khan (TV Series)
Lord Anstruther
- Farley Manor (2015) ... Lord Anstruther
 2015 Meet Pursuit Delange: The Movie
Sir Edward Mead
 2014 Peterman
Old Boy
 2014 Lilting
Alan
 2011 The Sarah Jane Adventures (TV Series)
Lionel Carson
- The Man Who Never Was: Part 2 (2011) ... Lionel Carson
- The Man Who Never Was: Part 1 (2011) ... Lionel Carson
 2011 Love's Kitchen
Max Templeton
 2008 Agatha Christie's Poirot (TV Series)
Sir Roderick Horsfield
- Third Girl (2008) ... Sir Roderick Horsfield
 2008 The Bank Job
Miles Urquart
 2008 Freebird
The Chairman
 2007 Ballet Shoes (TV Movie)
Sir Donald Houghton
 1979-2007 To the Manor Born (TV Series)
Richard DeVere
- Episode #4.0 (2007) ... Richard DeVere
- Back to the Manor (1981) ... Richard DeVere
- Connections in High Places (1981) ... Richard DeVere
- Cosmetics (1981) ... Richard DeVere
- Birds Vs. Bees (1981) ... Richard DeVere
 2005 Jericho (TV Series)
Fleming
- The Hollow Men (2005) ... Fleming
- The Killing of Johnny Swan (2005) ... Fleming
 2005 Color Me Kubrick
Cyril
 2003 Holby City (TV Series)
Bernie Farraday
- Love Nor Money (2003) ... Bernie Farraday
 2001 In Love and War (TV Movie)
Melville
 2000 One of the Hollywood Ten
Jack Warner
 2000 Randall & Hopkirk (Deceased) (TV Series)
Captain Graves
- The Best Years of Your Death (2000) ... Captain Graves
 1999 Tumbled (Short)
Mr. Gilzean
 1998 Little White Lies (TV Movie)
Oliver
 1995 The Steal
Lord Childwell
 1993 Passport to Murder (TV Movie)
Inspector Bullion
 1978-1992 Rumpole of the Bailey (TV Series)
Guthrie Featherstone / Guthrie Featherstone, Q.C. M.P. / Mr. Justice Featherstone / ...
- Rumpole on Trial (1992) ... Mr. Justice Featherstone
- Rumpole and the Miscarriage of Justice (1992) ... Mr. Justice Featherstone
- Rumpole and the Summer of Discontent (1991) ... Mr. Justice Featherstone
- Rumpole and the Tap End (1988) ... Sir Guthrie Featherstone Q.C.
- Rumpole and the Judge's Elbow (1987) ... Sir Guthrie Featherstone, Q.C.
 1992 Screen One (TV Series)
George Grant
- Running Late (1992) ... George Grant
 1990-1992 Perfect Scoundrels (TV Series)
Guy Buchanan
- The Goodbye Look (1992) ... Guy Buchanan
- Let No Man Put Asunder (1992) ... Guy Buchanan
- The Long Way Home (1992) ... Guy Buchanan
- Last of the Few (1992) ... Guy Buchanan
- Dirty Tricks (1992) ... Guy Buchanan
 1989 Try This One for Size
Igor
 1987-1988 Executive Stress (TV Series)
Donald Fairchild
- Episode #3.6 (1988) ... Donald Fairchild
- Episode #3.5 (1988) ... Donald Fairchild
- Episode #3.4 (1988) ... Donald Fairchild
- Episode #3.3 (1988) ... Donald Fairchild
- Episode #3.2 (1988) ... Donald Fairchild
 1988 Beryl Markham: A Shadow on the Sun (TV Movie)
Lord Jack Carberry
 1985-1986 Lytton's Diary (TV Series)
Neville Lytton
- What a Wonderful World (1986) ... Neville Lytton
- National Hero (1986) ... Neville Lytton
- The Miracle Man (1986) ... Neville Lytton
- The Ancien Regime (1986) ... Neville Lytton
- Rules of Engagement (1986) ... Neville Lytton
 1983-1985 The Irish R.M. (TV Series)
Maj. Sinclair Yeates
- The Devil You Know (1985) ... Maj. Sinclair Yeates
- Lisheen Races (1985) ... Maj. Sinclair Yeates
- In the Curranhilty Country (1985) ... Maj. Sinclair Yeates
- A Friend of Her Youth (1985) ... Maj. Sinclair Yeates
- Apollo Riggs (1985) ... Maj. Sinclair Yeates
 1982-1983 The Bounder (TV Series)
Howard Booth
- Unreasonable Behaviour (1983) ... Howard Booth
- A Genuine Simpson (1983) ... Howard Booth
- Third Party (1983) ... Howard Booth
- Love Me, Love My Dog (1983) ... Howard Booth
- Raffles (1983) ... Howard Booth
 1983 Storyboard (TV Series)
Neville Lytton
- Lytton's Diary (1983) ... Neville Lytton
 1979-1982 Only When I Laugh (TV Series)
Glover / Archie Glover
- The Reunion (1982) ... Glover
- Escape (1982) ... Glover
- In Sickness & in Health (1982) ... Glover
- All in the Mind (1982) ... Glover
 1981 Vice Versa (TV Series)
Paul Bultitude
- The Reckoning (1981) ... Paul Bultitude
- The Escape (1981) ... Paul Bultitude
- The Letter (1981) ... Paul Bultitude
- The Fight (1981) ... Paul Bultitude
- The Trial (1981) ... Paul Bultitude
 1980 Nanny Knows Best (TV Series)
Billy Benson
 1979 Turtle's Progress (TV Series)
Superintendent Percy Weston
- Episode #1.3 (1979) ... Superintendent Percy Weston
 1979 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Major Haddock
- Neck (1979) ... Major Haddock
 1978 Bless Me Father (TV Series)
Fred Bowlby
- The Doomsday Chair (1978) ... Fred Bowlby
 1978 The Sunday Drama (TV Series)
Prince Borodski
- The Marrying Kind (1978) ... Prince Borodski
 1978 Pennies from Heaven (TV Mini-Series)
Prosecuting Counsel
- Says My Heart (1978) ... Prosecuting Counsel
 1978 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Inspector Hounslow
- Flint (1978) ... Inspector Hounslow
 1977 Stigma (TV Short)
Peter
 1977 The Disappearance
Jefferies
 1977 For the Love of Benji
Ronald
 1977 Rising Damp (TV Series)
Hilary
- Stage Struck (1977) ... Hilary
 1977 A Roof Over My Head (TV Series)
Jack Askew
- A Roof Over My Head (1977) ... Jack Askew
 1976 I, Claudius (TV Mini-Series)
Caractacus
- Old King Log (1976) ... Caractacus
 1976 The Crezz (TV Series)
Ken Green
- The Battle of Harvey Street (1976) ... Ken Green
- Bent Doubles (1976) ... Ken Green
- Voices from the Past (1976) ... Ken Green
- Fire Down Below (1976) ... Ken Green
- Night Manoeuvres (1976) ... Ken Green
 1975 Space: 1999 (TV Series)
Balor
- End of Eternity (1975) ... Balor
 1975 Churchill's People (TV Series)
Thistlewood
- Death of Liberty (1975) ... Thistlewood
 1975 Comedy Playhouse (TV Series)
Patrick
- Only on Sunday (1975) ... Patrick
 1975 Survivors (TV Series)
David Grant
- The Fourth Horseman (1975) ... David Grant
 1975 Thriller (TV Series)
Supt. Lucas
- The Double Kill (1975) ... Supt. Lucas
 1965-1975 Public Eye (TV Series)
Anthony Croxley / Freddy
- They All Sound Simple at First (1975) ... Anthony Croxley
- A Harsh World for Zealots (1965) ... Freddy
 1974 Good Girl (TV Series)
Colin Peale
- If You Can Dream (1974) ... Colin Peale
- Does the Road Wind Uphill? (1974) ... Colin Peale
- Be Good, Sweet Maid (1974) ... Colin Peale
- A Ministering Angel Thou (1974) ... Colin Peale
- How Doth the Little Busy Bee? (1974) ... Colin Peale
 1974 Special Branch (TV Series)
Igor
- Downwind of Angels (1974) ... Igor
 1974 Napoleon and Love (TV Mini-Series)
Capt. Murat
- Louise (1974) ... Capt. Murat
- Maria Luisa (1974) ... Capt. Murat
- Maria Walewska (1974) ... Capt. Murat
- Eleonore (1974) ... Capt. Murat
- Georgina (1974) ... Capt. Murat
 1973 Thinking Man As Hero (TV Movie)
Frank Cordroy
 1973 Murder Must Advertise (TV Mini-Series)
Major Todd Milligan
- Episode #1.4 (1973) ... Major Todd Milligan
- Episode #1.3 (1973) ... Major Todd Milligan
- Episode #1.2 (1973) ... Major Todd Milligan
 1973 Omnibus (TV Series documentary)
Oscar
- The Runaway (1973) ... Oscar
 1973 Arthur of the Britons (TV Series)
Hecla
- Rowena (1973) ... Hecla
 1973 The Legend of Hell House
Hanley
 1973 Cheri (TV Series)
Patron
- Episode #1.4 (1973) ... Patron
- Episode #1.1 (1973) ... Patron
 1973 Crown Court (TV Series)
Gerald Somerville
- Beware of the Dog: Part 3 (1973) ... Gerald Somerville
- Beware of the Dog: Part 2 (1973) ... Gerald Somerville
- Beware of the Dog: Part 1 (1973) ... Gerald Somerville
 1973 The Adventures of Black Beauty (TV Series)
Mr. Duffield
- Wild Justice (1973) ... Mr. Duffield
 1973 The Offence
Detective Inspector Cameron
 1972 The Protectors (TV Series)
Gregor Kofax
- Triple Cross (1972) ... Gregor Kofax
 1972 Harriet's Back in Town (TV Series)
Jack
- Episode #1.16 (1972) ... Jack
- Episode #1.15 (1972) ... Jack
 1972/I Endless Night
Reuben
 1972 Shelley (TV Movie)
Byron
 1972 Alexander the Greatest (TV Series)
Paul Clutton-Browne
- Renata's Secret Affair (1972) ... Paul Clutton-Browne
 1972 The Shadow of the Tower (TV Mini-Series)
Bernard de Vignolles
- A Fly in the Ointment (1972) ... Bernard de Vignolles
 1971 ITV Saturday Night Theatre (TV Series)
Jack Campbell-Barnes
- Who Killed Santa Claus (1971) ... Jack Campbell-Barnes
 1971 The Persuaders! (TV Series)
Mitchell
- Element of Risk (1971) ... Mitchell
 1971 The Rivals of Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Inspector Saunders
- The Woman in the Big Hat (1971) ... Inspector Saunders
 1971 Brett (TV Series)
William Saxby / Saxby
- All the King's Men (1971) ... William Saxby
- All the King's Horses... (1971) ... William Saxby
- The Day of the Dead (1971) ... William Saxby
- The Streets of Laredo (1971) ... William Saxby
- The Saxby Route (1971) ... William Saxby
 1971 The Ten Commandments (TV Series)
Tommy Radd
- Black Eye on Sunday (1971) ... Tommy Radd
 1971 Hadleigh (TV Series)
Robert Charlton
- Breakdown (1971) ... Robert Charlton
 1969-1970 Happy Ever After (TV Series)
Michael / Tony Bulstrode
- The Ambassador (1970) ... Michael
- The Party Piece (1969) ... Tony Bulstrode
 1970 The Main Chance (TV Series)
Roger Lamb
- The Best Legal System in the World (1970) ... Roger Lamb
 1970 Ryan International (TV Series)
Alain
- The Dead Live Longer (1970) ... Alain
 1970 Sudden Terror
Victor Grazzini
 1969 Take Three Girls (TV Series)
Jeremy Mandl-Fry
- Start Working (1969) ... Jeremy Mandl-Fry
- Stop Acting (1969) ... Jeremy Mandl-Fry
 1969 Taste of Excitement
Guardi
 1969 Softly Softly (TV Series)
Conn
- One Thing Leads to Another (1969) ... Conn
 1969 The Gold Robbers (TV Mini-Series)
Stockbroker
- The Kill (1969) ... Stockbroker
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Robert Crosbie
- The Letter (1969) ... Robert Crosbie
 1969 Laughter in the Dark
Paul
 1969 The Assassination Bureau
Jealous lover at 'La Belle Amie' (uncredited)
 1969 Department S (TV Series)
Borowitsch
- Six Days (1969) ... Borowitsch
 1968 Sherlock Holmes (TV Series)
Joseph Harrison
- The Naval Treaty (1968) ... Joseph Harrison
 1965-1968 Love Story (TV Series)
Brian / Jack Everett
- Never Sup at Home (1965) ... Jack Everett
 1968 Champion House (TV Series)
Degnos
- The Golden Fleece (1968) ... Degnos
 1963-1968 The Avengers (TV Series)
Ezdorf / Thyssen / John Harvey / ...
- Get-A-Way! (1968) ... Ezdorf
- Escape in Time (1967) ... Thyssen
- Dial a Deadly Number (1965) ... John Harvey
- Second Sight (1963) ... Neil Anstice
 1968 The Charge of the Light Brigade
Paymaster Capt. Duberly
 1968 Dr. Finlay's Casebook (TV Series)
Professor Baxter
- The Dynamizer (1968) ... Professor Baxter
 1967 The Prisoner (TV Series)
'A'
- A. B. and C. (1967) ... 'A'
 1967 Sir Arthur Conan Doyle (TV Series)
Harvey Deacon
- Playing with Fire (1967) ... Harvey Deacon
 1967 Mogul (TV Series)
Abbas Ramzi
- My Daughter Knows Her Way Around (1967) ... Abbas Ramzi
 1967 Adam Adamant Lives! (TV Series)
D.K. Davies
- Another Little Drink (1967) ... D.K. Davies
 1958-1967 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Toby Meres / Sgt. Howlett / Morgan / ...
- A Magnum for Schneider (1967) ... Toby Meres
- Don't Utter a Note (1966) ... Sgt. Howlett
- The Pretty English Girls (1964) ... Morgan
- Thank You and Goodnight (1962) ... Pete
- Underground (1958) ... Simpson
 1967 The Baron (TV Series)
Jim Gaynor / Menendez
- You Can't Win Them All (1967) ... Jim Gaynor
- Time to Kill (1967) ... Menendez
 1964-1967 The Saint (TV Series)
Serge / Maurice Kerr
- The Art Collectors (1967) ... Serge
- Lida (1964) ... Maurice Kerr
 1966 Isadora Duncan, the Biggest Dancer in the World (TV Movie documentary)
Paris Singer
 1966 Blow-Up
Ron
 1966 The Informer (TV Series)
Jack Hart
- Two for Joy (1966) ... Jack Hart
- One for Sorrow (1966) ... Jack Hart
 1966 Redcap (TV Series)
Butros
- Buckingham Palace (1966) ... Butros
 1966 Sunday Night (TV Series documentary)
Melville
 1966 Emergency-Ward 10 (TV Series)
Philip Royston
- Episode #1.888 (1966) ... Philip Royston
- Episode #1.887 (1966) ... Philip Royston
- Episode #1.886 (1966) ... Philip Royston
- Episode #1.885 (1966) ... Philip Royston
- Episode #1.884 (1966) ... Philip Royston
 1965 Out of the Unknown (TV Series)
Policeman
- Some Lapse of Time (1965) ... Policeman
 1965 The Edgar Wallace Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Joe
- Dead Man's Chest (1965) ... Joe
 1965 Famous Gossips (TV Series)
Garçon de café
- Oscar Wilde: Monsieur Sebastian Melmoth (1965) ... Garçon de café
 1965 Six of the Best (TV Series)
Tom Brown
- Me and My Big Mouth (1965) ... Tom Brown
 1965 Jury Room (TV Series)
Detective-Inspector - Witness
- The Side of Mercy (1965) ... Detective-Inspector - Witness
 1964-1965 No Hiding Place (TV Series)
Machin / Joe Bask
- A Fistful of Trouble (1965) ... Machin
- Real Class (1964) ... Joe Bask
 1963-1965 Crane (TV Series)
Vincent Morrow / Nikkolai Drax
- A Cargo of Cornflour (1965) ... Vincent Morrow
- Three Days to Die (1963) ... Nikkolai Drax
 1965 Three Hats for Lisa
Pepper
 1964 Secret Agent (TV Series)
Gamal
- Fish on the Hook (1964) ... Gamal
 1961-1964 ITV Play of the Week (TV Series)
Razumikhin / Lieutenant Myers
- Crime and Punishment (1964) ... Razumikhin
- Conflict in the Sun (1961) ... Lieutenant Myers
 1964 The Protectors (TV Series)
Dr. Fothergill
- The Bottle Shop (1964) ... Dr. Fothergill
 1964 Drama 61-67 (TV Series)
Capt. Buckley
- Studio '64: The Crunch (1964) ... Capt. Buckley
 1963 Underworld Informers
Peter the Pole (uncredited)
 1963 It Happened Like This (TV Series)
Edwardes
- Superstitions (1963) ... Edwardes
 1962 Live Now - Pay Later
Reginald Parker
 1961 Magnolia Street (TV Series)
Benny Edelman
- Episode #1.6 (1961) ... Benny Edelman
- Episode #1.5 (1961) ... Benny Edelman
- Episode #1.4 (1961) ... Benny Edelman
- Episode #1.3 (1961) ... Benny Edelman
- Episode #1.2 (1961) ... Benny Edelman
 1961 Wings of Death (Short)
Williams
 1961 Doctor Knock (TV Series)
1st Countryman
- Act 2 (1961) ... 1st Countryman
 1959 The Last Chronicle of Barset (TV Series)
Constable
- How Did He Get It? (1959) ... Constable
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Other Works:

He acted in Noël Coward's play, "Hay Fever", at the Theatre Royal Haymarket in London, England with Judi Dench, Belinda Lang, Kim Medcalf, William Chubb, Charles Edwards and Dan Stevens in the cast. Peter Hall was the director. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 2 Interviews | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

PeterBowles

Height:

6' 2½" (1.9 m)
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Trivia:

Friends with actors Bryan Pringle and James Villiers for many years. See more »

Star Sign:

Libra

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