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Peter Vere-Jones (1939–2021)


Peter Vere-Jones was born on October 21, 1939 in Cheshire, England. He was an actor, known for Dead Alive (1992), Bad Taste (1987) and The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug (2013). He died on January 26, 2021 in New Zealand. See full bio »

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(age 81) in New Zealand

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Known For

Dead Alive Undertaker
(1992)
Bad Taste Lord Crumb
(1987)
Meet the Feebles Bletch / Arfur the Worm
(1989)

Filmography

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 2013 The Hobbit: The Desolation of Smaug
Spider (voice)
 2010 Legend of the Seeker (TV Series)
Carracticus Zorander
- Vengeance (2010) ... Carracticus Zorander
 2005 The Knock (Short)
Psychiatrist (uncredited)
 2002 Der Liebe entgegen (TV Movie)
Anwalt Alan Smith
 2002 Revelations (TV Series)
Buchanan
- Friendly Islands (2002) ... Buchanan
 2000 Dark Knight (TV Series)
Abbot Goodwin
- Games Master (2000) ... Abbot Goodwin
 1999 A Twist in the Tale (TV Series)
Grandad
- The Skeleton in the Cupboard (1999) ... Grandad
 1998 The Legend of William Tell (TV Series)
The Master
- Master of Doubt (1998) ... The Master
 1998 The Adventures of Swiss Family Robinson (TV Series)
Captain Blacker
- Paradise Lost: Part 3 (1998) ... Captain Blacker
- Paradise Lost: Part 2 (1998) ... Captain Blacker
- Paradise Lost: Part 1 (1998) ... Captain Blacker
 1997 The Enid Blyton Secret Series (TV Series)
Uncle Henry
- The Secret Island (1997) ... Uncle Henry (as Peter Vere Jones)
 1997 Duggan (TV Series)
Arthur Jamieson
- Death in Paradise (1997) ... Arthur Jamieson
 1997 Hercules: The Legendary Journeys (TV Series)
Zeus
- Judgment Day (1997) ... Zeus
 1996 Xena: Warrior Princess (TV Series)
King Silvus
- A Solstice Carol (1996) ... King Silvus
 1995 Fallout (TV Mini-Series)
Gerald Hensley
- Part Two (1995) ... Gerald Hensley
- Part One (1995) ... Gerald Hensley
 1993 Typhon's People (TV Movie)
U.K. Bank Manager
 1992 Secrets
Jock
 1992 Dead Alive
Undertaker
 1992 Shortland Street (TV Series)
Laurence Buchanan (1999)
 1990 The Grasscutter (TV Movie)
Kepple (as Peter Vere Jones)
 1989 Meet the Feebles
Bletch / Arfur the Worm (voice, as Peter Vere Jones)
 1987 Bad Taste
Lord Crumb (voice)
 1985 Dangerous Orphans
Handesman
 1985 Roche (TV Series)
Jim Donaldson
- Men Alone (1985) ... Jim Donaldson
 1984 Mortimer's Patch (TV Series)
Lionel Foster
- Ash Wednesday (1984) ... Lionel Foster
 1983 Savage Islands
Gunboat Captain
 1982 Casualties of Peace (TV Movie)
Bill
 1982 Loose Enz (TV Series)
 1981 Bad Blood
Mr. Ogier
 1981 Pictures
Walter Burton
 1979 Children of Fire Mountain (TV Series)
James Gregory
- The Taniwha (1979) ... James Gregory
- The Ghost of Doomy Dwyer (1979) ... James Gregory
- Initiation (1979) ... James Gregory
- Heroes (1979) ... James Gregory
- Dark Secrets (1979) ... James Gregory
 1977 The Mackenzie Affair (TV Mini-Series)
Highlander
- Tancred (1977) ... Highlander
 1977 Moynihan (TV Series)
 1973 Rangi's Catch
Mr. Murray
 1971-1972 Pukemanu (TV Series)
Mark Gold
- Never Play Favourites (1972) ... Mark Gold
- The Match (1972) ... Mark Gold
- Charlie's Rock (1971) ... Mark Gold
- Vested Interests (1971) ... Mark Gold
- What would uncle Harry Say? (1971) ... Mark Gold
 1971 The Killing of Kane (TV Movie)
Kimble Bent
 1969 The Alpha Plan (TV Series)
Edward Harris
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