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Peter Glenville (1913–1996)


A talented actor and distinguished stage director, Peter Glenville was the son of Shaun Glenville, the British music hall artist and noted pantomime dame. Born in London Glenville was educated at the Jesuit's Stonyhurst College where he appeared in a production of Hamlet in the 1930s where he was singled out by critics for his matinee idol looks. ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 1 win & 6 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Becket
Becket Director
(1964)
Summer and Smoke
Summer and Smoke Director
(1961)
Term of Trial
Term of Trial Director
(1962)
The Comedians
The Comedians Director
(1967)

Filmography

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 1966 Hotel Paradiso
Georges Feydeau (uncredited)
 1958 Me and the Colonel
British Submarine Commander (uncredited)
 1948 Good-Time Girl
Jimmy Rosso
 1944 Heaven Is Round the Corner
Donald McKay
 1942 Uncensored
Charles Neels
 1940 Two for Danger
Young Latin
 1940 Return to Yesterday
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1940 His Brother's Keeper
Hicky
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(December 25, 1963 to January 19, 1964) He adapted Georges Feydeau and Maurice Desvallieres' play, "Hotel Paradiso," at The Arena Stage Theatre in Washington D.C. Warren Enters was director. See more »
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Was nominated for Broadway's Tony Award four times: as Best Director, in 1957 for Terence Rattigan's "Separate Tables," and in 1959 for "Rashomon;" as Best Director (Musical) in 1960 for "Take Me Along;" and as Best Director (Dramatic) in 1963 for "Tchin-Tchin." See more »

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Scorpio

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