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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 9 August 1904Ipoh, Malaysia
Date of Death 24 February 1976Bognor Regis, West Sussex, England, UK
Height 5' 11" (1.8 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Peter Madden was born on August 9, 1904 in Ipoh, Malaysia. He was an actor, known for From Russia with Love (1963), Doctor Zhivago (1965) and The Message (1976). He died on February 24, 1976 in Bognor Regis, West Sussex, England.

Trade Mark (1)

His deep gravelly voice

Trivia (1)

Reedy, squinty-eyed, British character actor of glum countenance. Variously worked as a magician's assistant, a racing driver and stand-up comedian, before becoming a newsreader for the BBC. Subsequently acted in films, television and radio, often playing officious or bureaucratic types. Effective as Inspector Lestrade opposite Peter Cushing's Sherlock Holmes in the TV series of 1965-68.

Personal Quotes (1)

I'm generally cast as a baddie because I've got such a miserable bloody face. Thank God I never wanted to be a star.

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