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Peter Burnell (1942–1987)

Peter Burnell is best known for his role as Mike Powers on the soap opera "The Doctors", a role Armand Assante took over when Burnell left the series. Burnell was an accomplished classical actor. During his career, he appeared as Shannon in Night of the Iguana, Edmund in Long Day's Journey into Night and the Gentleman Caller in Glass Menagerie, ... See full bio »

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Known For

The Doctors Mike Powers / Dr. Mike Powers
Without a Trace Reporter
Search for Tomorrow Richard Kent (1981)


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 1983 Without a Trace
 1979 Like Normal People (TV Movie)
Young Man at Y
 1979 Vega$ (TV Series)
- Demand and Supply (1979) ... Intern
 1978 Flying High (TV Series)
- The Vanishing Point (1978) ... Tony
 1977 The Best of Families (TV Mini Series)
Teddy Wheeler
- Episode #1.1 (1977) ... Teddy Wheeler
 1968-1973 The Doctors (TV Series)
Mike Powers / Dr. Mike Powers
- Episode #1.2783 (1973) ... Dr. Mike Powers (credit only)
- Episode #1.2772 (1973) ... Dr. Mike Powers (credit only)
- Episode #1.2767 (1973) ... Dr. Mike Powers (uncredited)
- Episode #1.2766 (1973) ... Dr. Mike Powers (uncredited)
- Episode #1.2765 (1973) ... Dr. Mike Powers (credit only)
 1956 As the World Turns (TV Series)
Hank Barton #1 (1969)
 1951 Search for Tomorrow (TV Series)
Richard Kent (1981)

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(1970's- 80'). Regional productions of Cyrano de Bergerac (as Christian), Butley, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf, Ubu Roi, Joe Egg. See more »

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Won Theater World Award in 1975 for "In Praise of Love ". See more »

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