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Peter Hobbs (I) (1918–2011)

Peter Hobbs was born on January 18, 1918 in Etretat, France. He was an actor, known for Sleeper (1973), The Andromeda Strain (1971) and The Man with Two Brains (1983). He was married to Carolyn Adams and Patience Cleveland. He died on January 2, 2011 in Santa Monica, California, USA. See full bio »

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 1992 True Colors (TV Series)
Haywood
- Affirmative Reaction (1992) ... Haywood
 1991 Princesses (TV Series)
Reverend Hudson
- Pilot (1991) ... Reverend Hudson
 1990 Without Her Consent (TV Movie)
 1990 The Famous Teddy Z (TV Series)
- Engineer Bob (1990)
 1989 Empty Nest (TV Series)
Dr. Garrison
- Man of the Year (1989) ... Dr. Garrison
 1988 Amen (TV Series)
Judge
- Court of Love (1988) ... Judge
 1988 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Steven Henderson
- Chariots of Meyer (1988) ... Steven Henderson
 1988 The Town Bully (TV Movie)
 1988 Day by Day (TV Series)
Joe Snyder
- How Now, Dow Jones (1988) ... Joe Snyder
 1988 Who's the Boss? (TV Series)
Mr. Mackey
- The Matriculator (1988) ... Mr. Mackey
 1987 In the Mood
The Judge
 1987 The Bronx Zoo (TV Series)
Victor Gianelli
- Changes (1987) ... Victor Gianelli
 1987 Nutcracker: Money, Madness & Murder (TV Mini-Series)
 1986 The Paper Chase (TV Series)
 1986 A Winner Never Quits (TV Movie)
McGregor
 1986 The Colbys (TV Series)
Judge Harmond
- The Honeymoon (1986) ... Judge Harmond
 1986 Child's Cry (TV Movie)
Judge Dietrich
 1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series)
Bennett Gershe (segment "To See the Invisible Man")
- The Elevator/To See the Invisible Man/Tooth and Consequences (1986) ... Bennett Gershe (segment "To See the Invisible Man")
 1986 Newhart (TV Series)
Doc Wylie
- Stephanie Nightingale (1986) ... Doc Wylie
 1986 Hunter (TV Series)
Dr. Spender
- Burned (1986) ... Dr. Spender
 1985 Family Ties (TV Series)
Professor Jenkins
- My Tutor (1985) ... Professor Jenkins
 1985 Hollywood Beat (TV Series)
Doctor
- Baby Blues (1985) ... Doctor
 1979-1985 Diff'rent Strokes (TV Series)
Sid Franklin / Mr. Robinson
- Arnold's Job (1985) ... Sid Franklin
- The Girls School (1979) ... Mr. Robinson
 1985 Promises to Keep (TV Movie)
Doctor
 1985 Crazy Like a Fox (TV Series)
 1984 The Next One
Barnaby
 1984 Riptide (TV Series)
Arthur Truman
- Diamonds Are for Never (1984) ... Arthur Truman
 1981-1984 Knots Landing (TV Series)
Ed Marcus / Judge Harley Simpson
- Second Chances (1984) ... Ed Marcus
- Moving In (1981) ... Judge Harley Simpson
 1984 Nickel Mountain
Dr. Costard
 1983 The Facts of Life (TV Series)
Mr. Stevens
- The Chain Letter (1983) ... Mr. Stevens
 1983 Remington Steele (TV Series)
Sam Fischer
- Love Among the Steele (1983) ... Sam Fischer
 1983 The Dukes of Hazzard (TV Series)
Emerson Craig
- A Baby for the Dukes (1983) ... Emerson Craig
 1983 Special Bulletin (TV Movie)
Jonathan E. Herman
 1983 Dynasty (TV Series)
Justice of the Peace
- Fathers and Sons (1983) ... Justice of the Peace
 1982-1983 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Ben Alden / Sam Owens
- Emily by Hart (1983) ... Ben Alden
- Hart, Line, and Sinker (1982) ... Sam Owens
 1983 Kentucky Woman (TV Movie)
Doc James Bartholomew
 1983 St. Elsewhere (TV Series)
Mr. Ullman
- Hearts (1983) ... Mr. Ullman
 1982 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
Dr. Lehman
- Stan the Man (1982) ... Dr. Lehman
 1982 Dallas (TV Series)
Judge Karns
- Jock's Will (1982) ... Judge Karns
 1982 Beyond Witch Mountain (TV Movie)
Dr. Peter Morton
 1982 Walt Disney's Wonderful World of Color (TV Series)
Dr. Peter Morton
- Beyond Witch Mountain (1982) ... Dr. Peter Morton
 1982 Private Benjamin (TV Series)
Cunningham
 1982 Prime Suspect (TV Movie)
Farmer
 1982 Marian Rose White (TV Movie)
Dr. Smith
 1982 Washington Mistress (TV Movie)
Mr. Parker
 1978-1981 M*A*S*H (TV Series)
Col. Drake / Gen. Waldo Kent
- Potter's Retirement (1978) ... Gen. Waldo Kent
 1981 One Day at a Time (TV Series)
Professor
- Dinner at Seven: Part 2 (1981) ... Professor
 1981 Pen 'n' Inc. (TV Movie)
T.W. Winson
 1977-1981 Lou Grant (TV Series)
George Driscoll
- Marathon (1979) ... George Driscoll
- Spies (1978) ... George Driscoll
- Cophouse (1977) ... George Driscoll
 1981 The Incredible Hulk (TV Series)
Dr. Hart
- The Harder They Fall (1981) ... Dr. Hart
 1981 The Misadventures of Sheriff Lobo (TV Series)
Bomber Dreyfuss
- Airsick - 1981 (1981) ... Bomber Dreyfuss
 1981 Secrets of Midland Heights (TV Series)
Henry Johnson
- Facing Facts (1981) ... Henry Johnson
 1980 Nine to Five
Doctor at St. Ambrose Hospital
 1980 Any Which Way You Can
Motel Clerk
 1977-1980 Barney Miller (TV Series)
Phillip Brauer / Charlie Prevette / Roy McManus
- Dietrich's Arrest: Part 1 (1980) ... Roy McManus
- Wojo's Girl: Part 2 (1979) ... Phillip Brauer (credit only)
 1980 The White Shadow (TV Series)
Dr. McCabe
- Reunion: Part 2 (1980) ... Dr. McCabe
- Reunion: Part 1 (1980) ... Dr. McCabe
 1980 Beulah Land (TV Mini-Series)
Governor
 1980 Scout's Honor (TV Movie)
The President
 1980 Act of Love (TV Movie)
Judge Traviera
 1980 Belle Starr (TV Movie)
Jenkins
 1980 Dan August: Murder, My Friend (TV Movie)
Mayor
 1980 The Yeagers (TV Series)
Chief
- Only the Strong Survive (1980) ... Chief
 1979 The Rockford Files (TV Series)
Walter Winterwood
- The Big Cheese (1979) ... Walter Winterwood
 1979 Mrs. Columbo (TV Series)
- Falling Star (1979)
 1979 The Two Worlds of Jennie Logan (TV Movie)
Old John
 1979 The Lady in Red
Pops Geissler
 1979 Ike: The War Years (TV Mini-Series)
Admiral
 1979/I Elvis (TV Movie)
Jim Denny
 1977-1979 Quincy M.E. (TV Series)
Dr. Peterson / Dr. Benton
- A Question of Death (1979) ... Dr. Peterson
- A Question of Time (1977) ... Dr. Benton
 1979 Salvage 1 (TV Series)
Veternarian
- Harry's Doll (1979) ... Veternarian
 1978 Rhoda (TV Series)
Mr. Parsons
- Rhoda Cheats (1978) ... Mr. Parsons
 1975-1978 Kojak (TV Series)
Kyle Becker / Cortazzo
- Justice for All (1978) ... Kyle Becker
- Over the Water (1975) ... Cortazzo
 1977 Fish (TV Series)
Drunk
- Fish Behind Bars: Part 2 (1977) ... Drunk
 1975-1977 Happy Days (TV Series)
Mr. Dugan / Doctor
- The Book of Records (1977) ... Mr. Dugan
- Fearless Fonzarelli: Part 2 (1975) ... Doctor
 1977 Wizards
General (voice)
 1972-1976 The Streets of San Francisco (TV Series)
Karl Krafts / Dr. Marvin Borrman
- Judgment Day (1976) ... Karl Krafts
- The Bullet (1972) ... Dr. Marvin Borrman
 1975-1976 Ellery Queen (TV Series)
Medical Examiner, Dr. Steiner / Dr. Steiner
- The Adventure of the Judas Tree (1976) ... Medical Examiner, Dr. Steiner
- The Adventure of Veronica's Veils (1975) ... Dr. Steiner
 1976 Joe Forrester (TV Series)
 1974-1975 Barnaby Jones (TV Series)
Walter Morgan / Elliott Plowman
- Portrait of Evil (1975) ... Walter Morgan
- Odd Man Loses (1974) ... Elliott Plowman
 1975 Starsky and Hutch (TV Series)
Coroner
- Pariah (1975) ... Coroner
 1975 Mary Tyler Moore (TV Series)
Al
- Murray in Love (1975) ... Al
 1975 Lincoln (TV Mini-Series)
Congressman
 1975 Attack on Terror: The FBI vs. the Ku Klux Klan (TV Movie)
Judge Davidson
 1972-1975 The Odd Couple (TV Series)
Lawyer / Emcee / Simpson / ...
- The Rent Strike (1975) ... Lawyer
- The Bigger They Are (1974) ... Emcee
- The Odd Candidate (1974) ... Simpson
- Oscar's Promotion (1972) ... Nathaniel Talbot
 1974 Death Sentence (TV Movie)
Judge
 1973 Sleeper
Dr. Dean
 1973 Heavy Traffic (voice)
 1973 The Delphi Bureau (TV Series)
Ewbank
- The Day of Justice Project (1973) ... Ewbank
 1970-1973 The Doris Day Show (TV Series)
Mr. Roberts / Mr. Donovan
- Meant for Each Other (1973) ... Mr. Roberts
- Cousin Charlie (1970) ... Mr. Donovan
 1973 Bridget Loves Bernie (TV Series)
Henderson
- To Teach or Not to Teach (1973) ... Henderson
 1972 Mod Squad (TV Series)
Dr. Kerr
- Crime Club (1972) ... Dr. Kerr
 1972 All in the Family (TV Series)
Judge Francis J. Polanski
- Flashback - Mike and Gloria's Wedding: Part 2 (1972) ... Judge Francis J. Polanski
 1966-1972 The F.B.I. (TV Series)
Butler / SAC Anthony Harper / SRA Anthony Harper / ...
- The Franklin Papers (1972) ... Butler
- Gamble with Death (1969) ... SAC Anthony Harper
- The Widow (1968) ... SRA Anthony Harper
- The Mechanized Accomplice (1968) ... SRA Andrew Rea
- Overload (1967) ... SAC Manning
 1972 Say Goodbye, Maggie Cole (TV Movie)
Pathologist
 1972 Call Her Mom (TV Movie)
Trustee #2
 1972 The Bold Ones: The Lawyers (TV Series)
Uncle Charles
- Lisa, I Hardly Knew You (1972) ... Uncle Charles
 1972 Bonanza (TV Series)
Judge Hill
- The Lonely Man (1972) ... Judge Hill
 1971 Star Spangled Girl
Man in car
 1970-1971 Marcus Welby, M.D. (TV Series)
Dr. Lerner / Mr. Craddock
- Don't Phase Me Out (1971) ... Dr. Lerner
- The Daredevil Gesture (1970) ... Mr. Craddock
 1971 Mannix (TV Series)
Packer
- Days Beyond Recall (1971) ... Packer
 1971 The Steagle
Dr. Payne
 1971 The Andromeda Strain
General Sparks
 1971 Dan August (TV Series)
Mayor
- Bullet for a Hero (1971) ... Mayor
 1970 But I Don't Want to Get Married! (TV Movie)
Max
 1969 Bright Promise (TV Series)
Albert Porter (1969)
 1969 Daddy's Gone A-Hunting
Cathy's Doctor (uncredited)
 1969 Lassie (TV Series)
Ted Worth
- To Catch a Crow (1969) ... Ted Worth
 1969 It Takes a Thief (TV Series)
Mr. Cook
- The Naked Billionaire (1969) ... Mr. Cook
 1967-1968 Judd for the Defense (TV Series)
Bernard Ellis / Roy Sprague
- The Sound of the Plastic Axe (1968) ... Bernard Ellis
- The Money Farm (1967) ... Roy Sprague
 1967-1968 The Andy Griffith Show (TV Series)
Mr. Lockridge / Mr. Tracy
- Helen's Past (1968) ... Mr. Lockridge
- Big Brother (1967) ... Mr. Tracy
 1967-1968 The Big Valley (TV Series)
Cliff Hyatt / Marshal Steve Macklin
- Days of Wrath (1968) ... Cliff Hyatt
- Night of the Executioner (1967) ... Marshal Steve Macklin
 1967 Good Morning, World (TV Series)
Dr. Zinnato
- The Man Who Came to Din Din (1967) ... Dr. Zinnato
 1967 The Invaders (TV Series)
Colonel
- Summit Meeting: Part I (1967) ... Colonel
 1967 Thirty-Minute Theatre (TV Series)
Freddie Spears
- The Isle Is Full of Noises (1967) ... Freddie Spears
 1967 Run for Your Life (TV Series)
Henry Gower
- East of the Equator (1967) ... Henry Gower
 1965-1966 Gomer Pyle: USMC (TV Series)
Chaplain
 1964-1965 The Dick Van Dyke Show (TV Series)
Dr. Gormsley / Bill Sampson / Captain Lebost
- Go Tell the Birds and the Bees (1965) ... Dr. Gormsley
- Stretch Petrie vs. Kid Schenk (1964) ... Bill Sampson
- Honeymoons Are for the Lucky (1964) ... Captain Lebost
 1965 Days of Our Lives (TV Series)
Dr. Lawrence Andrews (1968-1969)
 1964-1965 Perry Mason (TV Series)
James Hyatt / Gregory Pelham
- The Case of the Cheating Chancellor (1965) ... James Hyatt
- The Case of the Careless Kidnapper (1964) ... Gregory Pelham
 1965 Profiles in Courage (TV Series)
- George W. Norris (1965)
 1965 Mister Ed (TV Series)
Major Wade
- Ed the Sentry (1965) ... Major Wade
 1965 The Donna Reed Show (TV Series)
Frank Robbins
- The Gift Shop (1965) ... Frank Robbins
 1964 The Bill Dana Show (TV Series)
Dr. Carson
- Tonsils for Two (1964) ... Dr. Carson
 1964 Good Neighbor Sam
Phil Reisner
 1964 The New Interns
Dr. Duane
 1964 The Killers
Instructor
 1964 The Farmer's Daughter (TV Series)
Senator Mason
- The Morley Report (1964) ... Senator Mason
 1963 Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre (TV Series)
Teacher
- The Candidate (1963) ... Teacher
 1954 The Secret Storm (TV Series)
Peter Ames #1 (1954-1962) (original cast)
 1953 The Big Story (TV Series)
Jack Setters
 1953 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
 1953 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- The Accident (1953)
 1953 Suspense (TV Series)
Cooper
- The Kiss-Off (1953) ... Cooper
 1952 The Web (TV Series)
- Rx Death (1952)
- The Brass Ring (1952)
 1952 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series)
John Claggart
- Billy Budd (1952) ... John Claggart
 1951 Out There (TV Series)
- The Man (1951)
 1950 The Magnavox Theatre (TV Series)
- The Fog (1950)
 1949 Lost Boundaries
Eddie Clark (uncredited)
 1948 Musical Miracle (Short)
Man Standing in the Wings (uncredited)

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Stage: Appeared (as "Bertrand de Poulengy" and "the Electrician") in the original production of Maxwell Anderson's play-within-a-play about Joan of Arc, "Joan of Lorraine". See more »
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American character actor with stage experience. On Broadway in 'Joan of Lorraine' (1946-1947) and 'The Teahouse of the August Moon' (1953-1956). Saw action in Europe during World War II and fought in the Battle of the Bulge. Had an extensive career in films and television, often playing judges, doctors, officers and other authority figures.

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