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Peter Gawthorne (I) (1884–1962)

Peter Gawthorne was born on September 1, 1884 in Queen's County, Ireland. He was an actor, known for The Amazing Adventure (1936), 'Pimpernel' Smith (1941) and Good Morning, Boys (1937). He died on March 17, 1962 in London, England. See full bio »

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(age 77) in London, England, UK

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 1956 Adventure Theater (TV Series)
Sir Frederick
- The Thief of London (1956) ... Sir Frederick
 1954 Tale of Three Women
Sir Frederick (segment "Thief of London' story)
 1954 Paid to Kill
Bowman (uncredited)
 1953 Knights of the Round Table
Bishop (uncredited)
 1952 Brighthaven Express
Mortimer Harvey (uncredited)
 1951 Death Is a Number
James Gregson
 1950 The Fighting Pimpernel
Chauvelin's Butler (uncredited)
 1950 Soho Conspiracy
Father Shaney
 1949 High Jinks in Society
Jenkins
 1949 Kind Hearts and Coronets
First Lord Delivering Verdict (uncredited)
 1948 Nothing Venture
Scotland Yard Official
 1946 This Man Is Mine
Businessman
 1945 Query
One of Crossley's Guests
 1944 The Hundred Pound Window
Van Rayden
 1944 Bell-Bottom George
Adm. Sir William Coltham
 1943 We'll Meet Again
Compere (uncredited)
 1943 Women Aren't Angels
H.G. Colonel (uncredited)
 1942 Much Too Shy
Counsel
 1942 The Young Mr. Pitt
Admiral (uncredited)
 1942 Spitfire
Board Member (uncredited)
 1942 Let the People Sing
Major Shiptonthorpe
 1942 Wings and the Woman
RAF Officer
 1941 I Thank You
Dr. Pope
 1941 Bombsight Stolen
Senior RAF Officer (uncredited)
 1941 'Pimpernel' Smith
Sidimir Koslowski
 1941 Love on the Dole
Police Supt (uncredited)
 1941 Old Mother Riley's Ghosts
Mr. Cartwright
 1941 Crook's Tour
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1941 Mail Train
Colonel
 1941 Gasbags
Commanding Officer
 1940 Two for Danger
Assistant commissioner
 1940 Three Silent Men
General Bullington
 1940 Band Waggon
Claude Pilkington
 1940 Laugh It Off
General
 1940 They Came by Night
Commissionaire (uncredited)
 1940 Where's That Fire?
Fire Chief
 1939 The Torso Murder Mystery
Sir John
 1939 What Would You Do, Chums?
Sir Douglas Gordon KC
 1939 Among Human Wolves
Gen. von Reimer
 1939 Goodbye, Mr. Chips
Army General (uncredited)
 1939 Flying Fifty-Five
Jonas Urquhart
 1939 Sword of Honour
Lord Carhampton
 1939 Ask a Policeman
Chief Constable
 1939 Home from Home
Governor
 1939 Inspector Hornleigh
Chancellor (uncredited)
 1939 Dangerous Masquerade
Conray
 1938 Hey! Hey! USA
Captain (uncredited)
 1938 Alf's Button Afloat
Capt. Driscol R.N.
 1938 Convict 99
Sir Cyril
 1938 Scruffy
Chairman
 1938 Easy Riches
Stacey Lang
 1937 Remember When
Sir Joseph Wilmot
 1937 The Last Adventurers
Fergus Arkell
 1937 Jericho
Court Martial President (uncredited)
 1937 Gangway
Assistant Commissioner Sir Brian Moore (uncredited)
 1937 Dangerous Secrets
Chairman of Steel Company
 1937 Under a Cloud
Sir Edmond Jessyl
 1937 Father Steps Out
Mr. Fitzwilliam
 1937 The Face Behind the Scar
Sir Herbert Tompkin (uncredited)
 1936 Windbag the Sailor
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1936 Crime Over London (uncredited)
 1936 Everybody Dance
Sir Rowland Morton
 1936 East Meets West
Stanton
 1936 The Man Behind the Mask
Lord Slade
 1936 The Amazing Adventure
Sir James Alroyd
 1936 Two Who Dared
President of Court Martial
 1936 Pot Luck
Chief Constable
 1936 Wolf's Clothing
Sir Hector
 1935 No Limit
Mr. Higgins
 1935 Crime Unlimited
A.D. Newall
 1935 Man of the Moment
Mr. Barton
 1935 The Crouching Beast
Kadir Pasha
 1935 Stormy Weather
Police Inspector
 1935 Me and Marlborough
Staff Colonel
 1935 Boys Will Be Boys
Bit Role (uncredited)
 1935 The Divine Spark
Felice Romani
 1935 Who's Your Father
Capt. Medway
 1935 Murder at Monte Carlo
Duprez
 1934 Something Always Happens
Mr. Hatch
 1934 Dirty Work
Inspector Barlow
 1934 The Iron Duke
Duke of Richmond
 1934 My Old Dutch
Mr. Paraday
 1934 The Camels Are Coming
Col. Fairley
 1934 Money Mad
Sir John Leyland
 1934 Girls Please!
Van Hoffenheim
 1934 Mr. Stringfellow Says No
Prime Minister
 1934 Two Hearts in Waltz Time
Mr. Joseph
 1934 Grand Prix
John McIntyre
 1933 The House of Trent
Lord Fairdown
 1933 Leave It to Smith
Rolls
 1933 Prince of Arcadia
Equerry
 1933 Perfect Understanding
Butler
 1932 His Lordship
Ferguson, the Butler
 1932 The Flag Lieutenant
Maj. Thesiger
 1932 The Phantom Fiend
Lord Southcliff
 1932 C.O.D.
Detective
 1932 Night and Day
Mr. Brown
 1931 I Like Your Nerve
Roberts - Lattimer's Butler (uncredited)
 1931 Charlie Chan Carries On
Inspector Duff
 1931 The Man Who Came Back
Griggs
 1930 Those Three French Girls
Parker
 1930 Temple Tower
Marrhews
 1929 Sunnyside Up
Lake the Butler
 1929 One Hysterical Night
Mr. Bixby
 1929 His Glorious Night
General Ettingen
 1929 Behind That Curtain
British Police Inspector

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He acted in Szirmai, Arthur Wimperis, and Lauri Wylie's musical, "Princess Charming," at the Palace Theatre in London, England with W.H. Berry, Alice Delysia, Winnie Melville, Ardath De Sales, John Clarke, Eileen Redcott, Edmund Willard, George Grossmith, E. O'Bryen, and C. Penrose in the cast. See more »
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Trivia:

Stocky, silver-maned Irish character actor with long stage experience from 1906. Most often seen as stern, often volatile or pompous authority figures. Comic foil to Will Hay and other comedians during the 1930's and 40's.

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Virgo

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