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Peter Denyer (1947–2009)

Peter Denyer was born on 20th August 1947 in Dartford, Kent, England. His first professional acting role at the age of 19, credited him as "3rd Workman" in "The Stirrings in Sheffield on Saturday Night" at The Playhouse in Sheffield in 1966. He is best remembered as the dim-witted but likeable "Dennis Dunstable" in the popular London Weekend ... See full bio »

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Known For

Dear John
Dear John Ralph
(1986-1987)
Please Sir!
Please Sir! Dennis Dunstable
(1968-1971)
Agony
Agony Michael / Graham Simpson
(1979-1981)
Please Sir!
Please Sir! Dennis Dunstable
(1971)

Filmography

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 1990 On the Up (TV Series)
Mr. Burton
- Mr. Burton (1990) ... Mr. Burton
 1989 The Bill (TV Series)
Radford
- A Good Result (1989) ... Radford
 1986-1987 Dear John (TV Series)
Ralph
- Kate Returns (1987) ... Ralph
- Once Bitten (1987) ... Ralph
- Torquay (1987) ... Ralph
- Sanctuary (1987) ... Ralph
- Problems with Toby (1987) ... Ralph
 1981 Thicker Than Water (TV Series)
Malcolm Lockwood
 1979-1981 Agony (TV Series)
Michael / Graham Simpson
- Rings Off Their Fingers (1981) ... Graham Simpson
- Arrivals and Departures (1981) ... Michael
- From Here to Maternity (1981) ... Michael
- A Woman Alone (1980) ... Michael
- Second Time Around (1980) ... Michael
 1980 How's Your Father? (TV Series)
Vet
- The One That Got Away (1980) ... Vet
 1980 Life Begins at Forty (TV Series)
The Plumber
- The Open-Plan Plan (1980) ... The Plumber
 1979 Emmerdale Farm (TV Series)
Neil 'Batty' Batt / Batty
- Episode #1.502 (1979) ... Neil 'Batty' Batt
- Episode #1.501 (1979) ... Neil 'Batty' Batt
- Episode #1.500 (1979) ... Neil 'Batty' Batt
- Episode #1.499 (1979) ... Neil 'Batty' Batt
- Episode #1.498 (1979) ... Neil 'Batty' Batt
 1975 Dixon of Dock Green (TV Series)
Phil Bremmer
- Baubles, Bangles and Beads (1975) ... Phil Bremmer
 1974 Crown Court (TV Series)
Peter Fisher
- Pot of Basil: Part 3 (1974) ... Peter Fisher
- Pot of Basil: Part 2 (1974) ... Peter Fisher
- Pot of Basil: Part 1 (1974) ... Peter Fisher
 1974 Moody and Pegg (TV Series)
George
- His and Hers (1974) ... George
- She: The Belle of the Ball (1974) ... George
- He: The Lover (1974) ... George
- She: The Diplomat (1974) ... George
- His or Hers? (1974) ... George
 1971-1973 The Fenn Street Gang (TV Series)
Dennis Dunstable
- Absent Friends (1973) ... Dennis Dunstable
- Business Deficiency (1973) ... Dennis Dunstable
- How to Handle a Woman (1973) ... Dennis Dunstable
- Is Anybody There? (1973) ... Dennis Dunstable
- Dypsomania on Sea (1973) ... Dennis Dunstable
 1972 All Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie)
Dennis Dunstable
 1968-1971 Please Sir! (TV Series)
Dennis Dunstable
- Old Fennians Day (1971) ... Dennis Dunstable
- And Everyone Came Too (1970) ... Dennis Dunstable
- Peace in Our Time (1970) ... Dennis Dunstable
- Situations Vacant (1970) ... Dennis Dunstable
- The Facts of Life (1970) ... Dennis Dunstable
 1971 Please Sir!
Dennis Dunstable
 1971 Armchair Theatre (TV Series)
Cracker
- Office Party (1971) ... Cracker
 1970 Father Dear Father (TV Series)
Youth
- It's Never Too Late (1970) ... Youth
 1970 Frost on Sunday (TV Series)
Dennis Dunstable
 1969 All Star Comedy Carnival (TV Movie)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

He performed in the pantomime, "The Sleeping Beauty", at the Theatre Royal in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England with 'James Hornsby (I), Vivienne Ross, Trevor Jones, Alexa Povah, Malcolm Farquhar, Samantha Young, Claire Jacobs, Michael Vivian, Glynn Sweet, Catherine Kenny and Sarah Cremer in the cast.

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Height:

5' 8" (1.73 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I looked stupider than anyone else at the auditions - referring to him getting the part of "Dennis Dunstable" on Please Sir! (1968).

Trivia:

Gave up acting, and is now Britain's premier writer of pantomimes. See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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