Originated the role of Dr. Watson on Broadway in Baker Street, a musical adventure of Sherlock Holmes.
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Peter Sallis OBE | Pete Sallis
5' 5" (1.65 m)
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[on John Gielgud
] John Gielgud was a personal favourite because he was such a stickler for the truth. When he saw me outside the Strand Theatre with Honor Blackman
when we were in Wait Until Dark he said hello and asked me what I was doing and I said 'I'm in this'. He said 'Ah, ah, I hear the girl is very good'. I could have been playing the butler for all he knew.
Peter was a ground crew Radio operator while he was in the RAF.