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Peter Cookson (I) (1913–1990)

Peter Cookson was born on May 8, 1913 in Milwaukie, Oregon, USA. He was an actor, known for Fear (1946), The Scarlet Horseman (1946) and G.I. Honeymoon (1945). He was married to Beatrice Straight. He died on January 6, 1990 in Southfield, Massachusetts, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

Fear
Fear Larry Crain
(1946)
The Scarlet Horseman
The Scarlet Horseman Kirk Norris
(1946)
G.I. Honeymoon
G.I. Honeymoon Lt. Robert 'Bob' Gordon
(1945)
Detective Kitty O'Day
Detective Kitty O'Day Johnny Jones
(1944)

Filmography

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 1958 The Investigator (TV Series)
A Debonair Bachelor
- Episode #1.7 (1958) ... A Debonair Bachelor
 1952-1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
Bruis / Mr. Knightley
- A Boy Called Ciske (1958) ... Bruis
- Emma (1954) ... Mr. Knightley
 1958 Matinee Theatre (TV Series)
James
- The Europeans (1958) ... James
 1957 The United States Steel Hour (TV Series)
 1955-1957 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
 1957 Telephone Time (TV Series)
Paul Wallace
- Parents of a Stranger (1957) ... Paul Wallace
 1957 The Millionaire (TV Series)
Alan Bruce
- The Nancy Wellington Story (1957) ... Alan Bruce
 1955 Star Tonight (TV Series)
- Gallant Lady (1955)
 1955 Appointment with Adventure (TV Series)
 1954 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Jamison Wyatt
- The Secret Self (1954) ... Jamison Wyatt
 1952-1954 Suspense (TV Series)
Maj. de Spain / Jack Trent
- The Red Signal (1952) ... Jack Trent
 1954 Justice (TV Series)
- The Spinster (1954)
 1952 Broadway Television Theatre (TV Series)
Nathaniel Dunham
- The Fortune Hunter (1952) ... Nathaniel Dunham
 1951-1952 The Web (TV Series)
- Hear Footsteps (1952)
 1951 Lights Out (TV Series)
- Follow Me (1951)
 1951 The Billy Rose Show (TV Series)
- Yogi Your Way (1951)
 1946 Don't Gamble with Strangers
Bob Randall
 1946 Strange Conquest
William Sommers
 1946 Fear
Larry Crain
 1946 The Scarlet Horseman
Kirk Norris
 1945 G.I. Honeymoon
Lt. Robert 'Bob' Gordon
 1944 The Girl Who Dared
Rufus Blair
 1944 Strange Confession
Soldier
 1943 A Guy Named Joe
Sgt. Hanson (uncredited)
 1943 Swingtime Johnny
Jonathan
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Personal Details

Other Works:

The Innocents (1950). Drama. Written by William Archibald. Music by Alex North. Lighting and Scenic Design by Jo Mielziner. Directed by Peter Glenville. Playhouse Theatre: 1 Feb 1950- 3 June 1950 (141 performances). Cast: Beatrice Straight, David Cole, Isobel Elsom, Iris Mann. Produced by Peter Cookson. Note: Filmed as The ... See more »
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Trivia:

Husband to Beatrice Straight; father to Tony Cookson.

Star Sign:

Taurus

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