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Peter Burnell (1942–1987)

Peter Burnell is best known for his role as Mike Powers on the soap opera "The Doctors", a role Armand Assante took over when Burnell left the series. Burnell was an accomplished classical actor. During his career, he appeared as Shannon in Night of the Iguana, Jamie in Long Day's Journey into Night and the Gentleman Caller in Glass Menagerie, all... See full bio »

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 1983 Without a Trace
 1979 Like Normal People (TV Movie)
Young Man at Y
 1979 Vega$ (TV Series)
- Demand and Supply (1979) ... Intern
 1978 Flying High (TV Series)
- The Vanishing Point (1978) ... Tony
 1968-1971 The Doctors (TV Series)
Mike Powers / Dr. Mike Powers
- Episode #1.2182 (1971) ... Mike Powers (credit only)
- Episode #1.2181 (1971) ... Mike Powers (uncredited)
- Episode #1.2179 (1971) ... Mike Powers (credit only)
- Episode #1.2178 (1971) ... Mike Powers (credit only)
- Episode #1.2177 (1971) ... Mike Powers (credit only)
 1956 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Hank Barton #1 (1969)

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(1970's- 80'). Regional productions of Cyrano de Bergerac (as Christian), Butley, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Ubu Roi, Joe Egg. See more »

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Was the original Teddy Wheeler in the 1977 mini-series, "The Best of Families," but he was replaced thereon by Victor Garber. See more »

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