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Peter Turgeon (1919–2000)

Peter Turgeon was born on December 25, 1919 in New York City, New York, USA as Boyd Higginson Turgeon. He was an actor and writer, known for General Hospital (1963), Airport (1970) and American Gigolo (1980). He was married to Virginia Wright Richardson Turgeon. He died on October 6, 2000 in Stony Brook, New York. See full bio »

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Known For

General Hospital
General Hospital Mr. Arnold
Airport Marcus Rathbone
American Gigolo
American Gigolo Julian's Lawyer
Muscle Beach Party


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 1989 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Harold Cooley
- Leave It to Geezer (1989) ... Harold Cooley
 1980 American Gigolo
Julian's Lawyer
 1979 Anatomy of a Seduction (TV Movie)
 1979 The Jeffersons (TV Series)
Bill Walters
- The Hold Out (1979) ... Bill Walters
 1975 Hot L Baltimore (TV Series)
Chapman Packer
- Mrs. Bellotti's Boyfriend (1975) ... Chapman Packer
 1972 The Possession of Joel Delaney
Detective Brady
 1969 Some Kind of a Nut
Thomas Allen Defoe
 1969 Me, Natalie
 1969 Last Summer
Mr. Caudell (uncredited)
 1968 De Düva: The Dove (Short)
Uncle Anders
 1968 What's So Bad About Feeling Good?
Security Expert (uncredited)
 1966 Hawk (TV Series)
Mr. Samson
- The Theory of the Innocent Bystander (1966) ... Mr. Samson
 1964 The DuPont Show of the Week (TV Series)
Director of Intelligence
- Ambassador at Large (1964) ... Director of Intelligence
 1962-1964 The Defenders (TV Series)
Dr. Harold Abel / Dr. Schwimmer
- May Day! May Day! (1964) ... Dr. Harold Abel
- The Bedside Murder (1962) ... Dr. Schwimmer
 1964 Muscle Beach Party
 1964 The World of Henry Orient
Orchestra Member (uncredited)
 1964 The Patty Duke Show (TV Series)
Bennett Blake
- Auld Lang Syne (1964) ... Bennett Blake
 1963 The Doctors and the Nurses (TV Series)
- Strike (1963) ... Hunt
 1963 General Hospital (TV Series)
Mr. Arnold
 1961-1962 Naked City (TV Series)
Attorney Kongdon / Thomas Yale / Bob Tower
- The Rydecker Case (1962) ... Attorney Kongdon
- Take and Put (1961) ... Thomas Yale
- The Deadly Guinea Pig (1961) ... Bob Tower
 1955-1961 Armstrong Circle Theatre (TV Series)
Carl Zachary / Pelahm
- Spin a Crooked Record (1961) ... Carl Zachary
- Lost $2 Billion: The Story of Hurricane Diane (1955) ... Pelahm (as Peter Turgeson)
 1959 Startime (TV Series)
- The Wicked Scheme of Jebal Deeks (1959) ... Auditor
 1957 The Phil Silvers Show (TV Series)
Sam Baker
- Bilko Buys a Club (1957) ... Sam Baker
 1956-1957 The Big Story (TV Series)
Guy Richards / Pete / Cliff Russell
- The Mad Bomber (1957) ... Guy Richards
- The Human Element (1956) ... Pete
- The Small of Death ... Cliff Russell
 1955-1956 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- One Way West (1956)
- A Night to Remember (1956) ... Woolner
- A Night to Remember (1956) ... Woolner
- It's Only Money (1955)
 1956 Studio One in Hollywood (TV Series)
Humphreys - Reporter
- The Arena (1956) ... Humphreys - Reporter
 1956 Star Tonight (TV Series)
Pa Kirby
- Happy Journey (1956) ... Pa Kirby
 1955 Ponds Theater (TV Series)
- Erricka (1955)
 1953 Goodyear Playhouse (TV Series)
- Wings on My Feet (1953)
 1952 Mister Peepers (TV Series)
Jack Peterson
- The Hollywood Film Company (1952) ... Jack Peterson
 1950 Musical Comedy Time (TV Series)
- Whoopee (1950)
Show Show Writer (1 credit)

Personal Details

Other Works:

He acted in Leslie Stevens' play, "The Marriage Go-Round," at the Paper Mill Playhouse in Millburn, New Jersey with Arlene Dahl, Scott McKay and Julie Newmar in the cast. Bill Ross was director. See more »

Alternate Names:

Peter Turgeson


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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On stage from 1940 in 'Life With Father'. His theatrical career was interrupted by wartime service in the U.S.Army Air Corps. Resumed in 1946 with the Broadway revue 'Call Me Mister', followed by 'Inside U.S.A.' with Beatrice Lillie and 'The Beggar's Opera' with Shirley Jones. On Broadway with 'A Thurber Carnival' (1960), 'Send Me No Flowers' (1960-1961) and 'Little Me' (1962-1963), with Sid ... See more »



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