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Peter Graves (I) (1926–2010)

Peter Graves was born Peter Duesler Arness on March 18, 1926 on Minneapolis, Minnesota. While growing up in Minnesota, he excelled at sports and music (as a saxophonist), and by age 16, he was a radio announcer at WMIN in Minneapolis. After two years in the United States Air Force, he studied drama at the University of Minnesota and then headed to... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 2 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

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Unsold pilot: In 1964, he starred in an unsold pilot called "Mr. Kingston", a proposed ABC drama series set on a luxury liner and where he played the ship's executive officer. His co-star, Walter Pidgeon, played the ship's captain. His other co-star was Ina Balin. See more »

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Some people just stand out on the screen. Bob certainly did. [commenting on Airplane! co-star Robert Stack]


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