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Born in Llanmaes, South Wales, UK

Mini Bio (2)

Peter Karrie was born on 10th August 1946, he grew up in South Wales. His first success was as the lead singer of the band 'Peter and the Wolves'. Peter later toured the country as a singer and then went to London as a busker before he got his first role in a show. He has stared in most major musicals (Jesus Christ Superstar, Les Misérables, The Phantom of the Opera), often as the main roles. He is best known for the role as the Phantom in Lord Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical 'The Phantom of the Opera'. He was twice voted the favourite Phantom of members of the international Phantom Appreciation Society. The Vancouver Sun described his performance in the role as "definitive". He has appeared in concerts around the world, on television and on the radio. His own Beyond the Mask concert tour has been an international success, receiving excellent reviews. He has hosted his own radio and TV show in Wales. He created the title role in Bernard J. Taylor's dark musical 'Nosferatu'. The role was specifically written for Karrie, with his vocal range in mind. Karrie's TV show in Wales is called 'Young at Heart' and he has previously presented his own show 'Karrie on Karrie'. He appeared on Welsh TV's 'Children in Need' and at the 'Music Under the Stars' concert at the Faenol Festival in 2001. Peter Karrie is married with six children.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Peter Karrie was born on August 10th, 1946, in South Wales. His first success as a singer/performer as the lead singer in the band 'Peter and the Wolves', which opened concerts for bands such as 'The Rolling Stones'. He then toured the country as a singer, before going to London to busk. He later went onto to lend his operatic baritone/tenor to many of the major musicals. He has starred in: Les Misérables (as Jean Valjean), Jesus Christ Superstar (as Simon and later Judas), Chess (as the American), Evita (as Che), Dean (as James Dean) and Fire Angel (as Angelo). He created the role of John Blackthorn in Shogun. He is best known for his terrific performances as the Phantom in Andrew Lloyd Webber's hit musical 'The Phantom of the Opera'. He has twice been voted 'Most Popular Phantom' by members of the International Phantom Appreciation Society. He has performed the role in London, Toronto, Vancouver, Singapore, Hong Kong and on the recent UK national tour. He has appeared in concerts around the world, on television and on the radio. His one man concert 'Beyond the Mask' has been an international success, selling out many venues and receiving excellent reviews. He has also hosted his own programme on Radio Wales and recently hosted his own television show. Peter Karrie is married to his second wife, and has two children and four from his previous marriage.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (2)

? (? - ?) ( divorced) ( 4 children)
Jane Karrie (198? - present) ( 2 children)

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