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House Peters (1880–1967)

Born in Bristol, England. As a youth sailed around the world, worked in South Africa as a mining technician and served in the Boer War. Established England and America as a stage actor, he was hired by Jesse L. Lasky and quickly became a leading light of the silent film. His son, House Peters Jr., was also an actor and appeared with him in at ... See full bio »

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Known For

Raffles
Raffles Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman
(1925)
The Storm Breaker
The Storm Breaker John Strong
(1925)
Head Winds
Head Winds Peter Rosslyn
(1925)
Silk Husbands and Calico Wives
(1920)

Filmography

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 1961 This Is the Life (TV Series)
Carl
- Song in the Night (1961) ... Carl
 1953 Treasure of the Golden Condor
Magistrate (uncredited)
 1952 O. Henry's Full House
Dave Bascom (segment "The Clarion Call") (uncredited)
 1952 The Old West
Parson Jonathan Brooks (as House Peters Sr.)
 1928 Rose-Marie
Sergeant Malone
 1926 Prisoners of the Storm
'Bucky' Malone
 1926 The Combat
Blaze Burke
 1925 Counsel for the Defense
Arnold Peters
 1925 The Storm Breaker
John Strong
 1925 Head Winds
Peter Rosslyn
 1924 The Tornado
Tornado
 1923 Held to Answer
John Hampstead
 1923 Don't Marry for Money
Peter Smith
 1923 Lost and Found on a South Sea Island
Capt. Blackbird
 1922 Rich Men's Wives
John Masters
 1922 Human Hearts
Tom Logan
 1921 The Man from Lost River
Barnes
 1921 The Invisible Power
Sid Chambers
 1921 Lying Lips
Blair Cornwall
 1920 Silk Husbands and Calico Wives
Deane Kendall
 1920 Isobel or The Trail's End
Sgt. William MacVeigh
 1920 The Leopard Woman
John Culbertson
 1919 You Never Know Your Luck
J.G. Kerry
 1919 The Forfeit
Jeffrey Masters
 1917 Heir of the Ages
Hugh Payne
 1917 The Highway of Hope
Steve King
 1917 The Lonesome Chap
Stuart Kirkwood
 1917 As Men Love
Paul Russell
 1917 Happiness of Three Women
Billy Craig
 1916 The Velvet Paw
Robert Moorehead
 1916 The Rail Rider
Jim Lewis
 1916 The Closed Road
Frank Sargeant
 1916 The Hand of Peril
James Kestner
 1915 The Winged Idol
Jack Leonard
 1915 Between Men
Gregg Lewiston
 1915 Stolen Goods
Richard Carlton
 1915 The Captive
Muhamud Hassan
 1915 The Unafraid (Short)
Stefan Balsic
 1915 The Warrens of Virginia
Ned Burton
 1915 Mignon
Wilhelm Meister
 1915 The Girl of the Golden West
Ramerrez
 1914 Salomy Jane
Jack Dart, The Man
 1914/I The Brute (Short)
Billy West
 1914 Clothes
Arnold West
 1914 The Pride of Jennico
Basil Jennico
 1913 Leah Kleschna
Paul Sylvain
 1913 The Port of Doom
Kate's Father
 1913 An Hour Before Dawn
Kate's Father - the Ex-Detective
 1913 Chelsea 7750
Prof. Grimble
 1913 In the Bishop's Carriage
Obermuller
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Alternate Names:

House Peters Sr.
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Children: Ian Peters, Patricia Peters and House Peters Jr..

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The Star of a Thousand Emotions

Star Sign:

Pisces

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