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Peter Egan (I)


Peter Egan was born on September 28, 1946 in London, England as Peter Joseph Egan. He is an actor, known for Bean (1997), Death at a Funeral (2007) and Chariots of Fire (1981). He has been married to Myra Frances since February 13, 1977. They have one child. See full bio »

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Known For

Bean
Bean Lord Walton
(1997)
Death at a Funeral
(2007)
Chariots of Fire
Chariots of Fire Duke of Sutherland
(1981)
The Wedding Date
The Wedding Date Victor Ellis
(2005)

Filmography

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 2015-2018 Unforgotten (TV Series)
Martin Hughes
- Episode #3.1 (2018) ... Martin Hughes (unconfirmed)
- Episode #2.6 (2017) ... Martin Hughes
- Episode #2.5 (2017) ... Martin Hughes
- Episode #2.4 (2017) ... Martin Hughes
- Episode #2.3 (2017) ... Martin Hughes
 2017 Hold the Sunset (TV Series)
Mr. Dugdale
- Episode #1.6 ... Mr. Dugdale
- Episode #1.5 ... Mr. Dugdale
- Episode #1.4 ... Mr. Dugdale
- Episode #1.3 ... Mr. Dugdale
- Episode #1.2 ... Mr. Dugdale
 2016 Our Ex-Wife (TV Series)
George
- Pilot (2016) ... George
 2016 iAnimal: Through the Eyes of a Pig (Short)
Narrator (voice)
 2012-2015 Downton Abbey (TV Series)
Hugh 'Shrimpie' MacClare, Marquess of Flintshire
- Christmas Special (2015) ... Hugh 'Shrimpie' MacClare, Marquess of Flintshire
- Episode #5.8 (2014) ... Hugh 'Shrimpie' MacClare, Marquess of Flintshire
- Episode #5.4 (2014) ... Hugh 'Shrimpie' MacClare, Marquess of Flintshire
- A Journey to the Highlands (2012) ... Hugh 'Shrimpie' MacClare, Marquess of Flintshire
 2014 Dragon Age: Inquisition (Video Game)
Additional Voices (voice)
 2014 Moving On (TV Series)
Eric
- Madge (2014) ... Eric
 2014 Grantchester (TV Series)
Archie Johnson
- Episode #1.5 (2014) ... Archie Johnson
 2013 Babies (Short)
Shape
 2012 Reiton-kyôju VS Gyakuten saiban (Video Game)
The Judge (English version, voice)
 2012 Blades of Time (Video Game) (voice)
 2011 Forza Motorsport 4 (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 2011 Wiedzmin 2: Zabójcy królów (Video Game)
King Henselt (English version, voice)
 2011 Midsomer Murders (TV Series)
Norman Swanscombe
- Not in My Back Yard (2011) ... Norman Swanscombe
 2010 Dante's Inferno (Video Game)
King Richard I / The Bishop of Florence / Background Shade / ... (voice)
 2009 Forza Motorsport 3 (Video Game)
Narrator (voice)
 2007 Death at a Funeral
Victor
 2006 Home Again (TV Series)
Graham
- Horn of Plenty (2006) ... Graham
- Protection (2006) ... Graham
- Solitary Pleasures (2006) ... Graham
- Too Much Inflammation (2006) ... Graham
- Refuse (2006) ... Graham
 2005 Whatever Love Means (TV Movie)
Prince Phillip
 2005 Jericho (TV Series)
Philip Pickering
- The Hollow Men (2005) ... Philip Pickering
 2005 Man to Man
Gyllenhaal
 2005 The Wedding Date
Victor Ellis
 2004 My Family (TV Series)
Geoffrey Dutton
- Going Dental (2004) ... Geoffrey Dutton
 2004 The I Inside
Doctor Truman
 2003 The Inspector Lynley Mysteries (TV Series)
Dr. Trenarrow
- A Suitable Vengeance (2003) ... Dr. Trenarrow
 2002 The King's Beard
King Cuthbert (voice)
 2000 2001: A Space Travesty
Dr. Griffin Pratt
 2000 Cry Wolf (TV Series)
Dr. Anthony Hook
- Episode #1.5 (2000) ... Dr. Anthony Hook
 1999 The Ambassador (TV Series)
Michael Cochrane
- Cost Price (1999) ... Michael Cochrane
- Vacant Possession (1999) ... Michael Cochrane
- The Road to Nowhere (1999) ... Michael Cochrane
 1999 A Touch of Frost (TV Series)
Richard Darrow
- Private Lives (1999) ... Richard Darrow
 1998 The Cater Street Hangman (TV Movie)
Edward Ellison
 1997 Bean
Lord Walton
 1997 Gobble (TV Movie)
Peter Villiers, new Minister
 1996 The Peacock Spring (TV Movie)
Sir Edward Gwithian
 1995 Chiller (TV Series)
Richard Cramer
- The Man Who Didn't Believe in Ghosts (1995) ... Richard Cramer
 1994 MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday (TV Movie)
Frederick Moran
 1991-1994 Ruth Rendell Mysteries (TV Series)
Harry Blunden / Rev. Henry Archery
- Vanity Dies Hard: Part 3 (1994) ... Harry Blunden
- Vanity Dies Hard: Part 2 (1994) ... Harry Blunden
- Vanity Dies Hard: Part 1 (1994) ... Harry Blunden
- A New Lease of Death: Part Three (1991) ... Rev. Henry Archery
- A New Lease of Death: Part Two (1991) ... Rev. Henry Archery
 1994 The Chief (TV Series)
Simon Duval
- Episode #4.10 (1994) ... Simon Duval
 1990 The Price of the Bride (TV Movie)
Dennis Guant
 1989-1990 Joint Account (TV Series)
David Braithwaite
- Episode #2.10 (1990) ... David Braithwaite
- Episode #2.9 (1990) ... David Braithwaite
- Episode #2.8 (1990) ... David Braithwaite
- Episode #2.7 (1990) ... David Braithwaite
- Episode #2.6 (1990) ... David Braithwaite
 1984-1989 Ever Decreasing Circles (TV Series)
Paul Ryman
- Moving On (1989) ... Paul Ryman
- Half an Office (1987) ... Paul Ryman
- Jumping to Conclusions (1987) ... Paul Ryman
- The Footpath (1987) ... Paul Ryman
- Neighbourhood Watch (1987) ... Paul Ryman
 1989 A Day in Summer (TV Movie)
Jack Ruskin
 1987 A Perfect Spy (TV Mini-Series)
Magnus Pym
- Episode #1.7 (1987) ... Magnus Pym
- Episode #1.6 (1987) ... Magnus Pym
- Episode #1.5 (1987) ... Magnus Pym
- Episode #1.4 (1987) ... Magnus Pym
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Magnus Pym
 1986 Paradise Postponed (TV Mini-Series)
Henry Simcox
- The Simcox Inheritance (1986) ... Henry Simcox
- Faith Unfaithful (1986) ... Henry Simcox
- The Gods of the Copy Book Headings (1986) ... Henry Simcox
- Enigma Variations (1986) ... Henry Simcox
- And a Happy New Year to You, Too! (1986) ... Henry Simcox
 1985 A Woman of Substance (TV Mini-Series)
Adam Fairley
- Episode #1.3 (1985) ... Adam Fairley
- Episode #1.2 (1985) ... Adam Fairley
- Seires (1985) ... Adam Fairley
 1978-1984 Crown Court (TV Series)
Nigel Steed QC
- Love and War: Part 1 (1984) ... Nigel Steed QC
- Black and Blue: Part 1 (1978) ... Nigel Steed QC
 1984 To Catch a King (TV Movie)
Reinhard Heydrich
 1983 The Dark Side of the Sun (TV Mini-Series)
Raoul Lavalliere
- Harvest of Fear (1983) ... Raoul Lavalliere
- The Summoning (1983) ... Raoul Lavalliere
- The Face of Asmodeus (1983) ... Raoul Lavalliere
- No Stranger by Night (1983) ... Raoul Lavalliere
- A Time Out of Mind (1983) ... Raoul Lavalliere
 1983 Reilly: Ace of Spies (TV Mini-Series)
Fothergill
- Dreadnoughts and Crosses (1983) ... Fothergill
- Anna (1983) ... Fothergill
- The Visiting Fireman (1983) ... Fothergill
- An Affair with a Married Woman (1983) ... Fothergill
 1983 Arms and the Man (TV Movie)
Sergius
 1982 Saturday Night Thriller (TV Series)
Steve Baker
- Strangled (1982) ... Steve Baker
 1982 Tales of the Unexpected (TV Series)
Keith
- Pattern of Guilt (1982) ... Keith
 1981 Chariots of Fire
Duke of Sutherland
 1981 Play for Today (TV Series)
Purdie
- Dear Brutus (1981) ... Purdie
 1980 The Greeks: A Journey in Space and Time (TV Series)
Alcibiades
- The Classical Age (1980) ... Alcibiades
 1979 Prince Regent (TV Mini-Series)
George, Prince of Wales
- Defeat and Victory (1979) ... George, Prince of Wales
- Milk and Honey (1979) ... George, Prince of Wales
- God Save the King (1979) ... George, Prince of Wales
- Father and Son (1979) ... George, Prince of Wales
- The Trouble with Women (1979) ... George, Prince of Wales
 1978 Lillie (TV Mini-Series)
Oscar Wilde
- Mr. Jersey (1978) ... Oscar Wilde
- Home on the Range (1978) ... Oscar Wilde
- America (1978) ... Oscar Wilde
- Going on the Stage (1978) ... Oscar Wilde
- The Sailor Prince (1978) ... Oscar Wilde
 1977-1978 BBC2 Play of the Week (TV Series)
Copyist / Peter
- The Copyist (1978) ... Copyist
- The Kitchen (1977) ... Peter
 1977 The Cedar Tree (TV Series)
Ralph Marsh
- A Good Living: Part 2 (1977) ... Ralph Marsh
- A Good Living: Part 1 (1977) ... Ralph Marsh
 1977 The Velvet Glove (TV Series)
Eddy
- Happy in War (1977) ... Eddy
 1977 Leap in the Dark (TV Series)
John Godley
- Dream Me a Winner (1977) ... John Godley
 1976 Victorian Scandals (TV Series)
Henry James Prince
- Beloved (1976) ... Henry James Prince
 1976 Time and Time Again (TV Movie)
Peter
 1976 Plays for Britain (TV Series)
Bunny / Trevor / Miss Trevor / ...
- The Lifeswappers (1976) ... Bunny / Trevor / Miss Trevor / ...
 1975 Hennessy
Williams
 1975 The Love School (TV Series)
John Everett Millais
- Seeking the Bubbles (1975) ... John Everett Millais
- An Impeccable Elopement (1975) ... John Everett Millais
- The Brotherhood (1975) ... John Everett Millais
 1974 Bellamira (TV Movie)
Lionel
 1974 The Inheritors (TV Series)
Michael Gethin
- Double, Double... (1974) ... Michael Gethin
- The Axeman Cometh (1974) ... Michael Gethin
- Far Be It from Me (1974) ... Michael Gethin
- Did Machiavelli Have Welsh Blood? (1974) ... Michael Gethin
- Fathers and Sons (1974) ... Michael Gethin
 1974 Callan
Toby Meres
 1974 Zodiac (TV Series)
Tony Weston
- The Horns of the Moon (1974) ... Tony Weston
 1970-1974 BBC Play of the Month (TV Series)
Freddie / Faulkland
- The Deep Blue Sea (1974) ... Freddie
- The Rivals (1970) ... Faulkland
 1973 The Hireling
Captain Hugh Cantrip
 1972 The Pathfinders (TV Series)
F / O Mike O'Farrell
- Our Daffodils Are Better Than Your Daffodils (1972) ... F / O Mike O'Farrell
 1972 The Organization (TV Series)
Richard Pershore
- Mr Pulman and Mr Pershore (1972) ... Richard Pershore
- Veronica and Mr Pulman (1972) ... Richard Pershore
- Peter Frame and Veronica (1972) ... Richard Pershore
- Rodney Spurling and Peter Frame (1972) ... Richard Pershore
- Eve and Rodney Spurling (1972) ... Richard Pershore
 1971 Elizabeth R (TV Mini-Series)
Earl of Southampton
- Sweet England's Pride (1971) ... Earl of Southampton
 1971 One Brief Summer
Bill Denton
 1969 W. Somerset Maugham (TV Series)
Tito
- Mother Love (1969) ... Tito
 1968 Cold Comfort Farm (TV Mini-Series)
Seth Starkadder
- Doom (1968) ... Seth Starkadder
- Woodshed (1968) ... Seth Starkadder
- Folk (1968) ... Seth Starkadder
 1968 ITV Playhouse (TV Series)
Peter Morris
- Murder: An Even Chance (1968) ... Peter Morris
 1967 Mogul (TV Series)
Reporter
- Who Buys Who? (1967) ... Reporter
 1967 Seven Deadly Virtues (TV Series)
The young anarchist
- The Man with Two Heads (1967) ... The young anarchist
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He acted in William Shakespeare's play, "Hamlet", at the Barbican Theatre in London, England with Michael Maloney, Frances Tomelty, Robert Demeger, Adam Dodd, Laura Rees, Jim Hooper, Brendan O'Hea and Tristram Wymark in the cast. Yukio Ninagawa was the director. See more »

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Height:

6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Personal Quote:

I don't know why we're discussing gay marriage. The people who seem to be so against it, divorcees and triple-married people who are saying we must support the sanctity of marriage, I find very confusing.

Trivia:

Learned to speak in Received Pronunciation English during his time at RADA. See more »

Trademark:

His well-spoken English accent

Star Sign:

Libra

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