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Peter Woods (III) (1930–1995)

Peter Woods was born on November 7, 1930 in Romford, Essex, England as Peter Holmes Wood. He was an actor, known for Out of Order (1987), Quiller (1975) and Pulaski: The TV Detective (1987). He was married to Emma Jean Steer and Kathleen Marian Smith. He died on March 22, 1995 in Yeovil, Somerset, England. See full bio »

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Known For

Out of Order
Out of Order Newsreader
Quiller Newsreader
Pulaski: The TV Detective
A Taste for Death
A Taste for Death TV Newsreader


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 1995 Who's the Greatest Cricketer? (Video)
Narrator (voice)
 1988 A Taste for Death (TV Mini-Series)
TV Newsreader
- Episode #1.2 (1988) ... TV Newsreader
 1987 Out of Order
 1987 Pulaski: The TV Detective (TV Series)
TV Presenter
- The Price of Fame (1987) ... TV Presenter
 1985 The Kenny Everett Television Show (TV Series)
- Episode #3.2 (1985) ... Various
 1984 Bananarama: Rough Justice (Video short)
BBC Newscaster
 1984 The Comic Strip Presents... (TV Series)
- Eddie Monsoon, a Life (1984) ... Interviewer
 1982 There's a Lot of It About (TV Series)
Various Characters
- Episode #1.1 (1982) ... Various Characters
 1975 Quiller (TV Series)
- The Price of Violence (1975) ... Newsreader
 1974 Monty Python's Flying Circus (TV Series)
BBC Presenter
- The Light Entertainment War (1974) ... BBC Presenter (uncredited)
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 1989 Blankety Blank (TV Series)
- Episode #12.11 (1989) ... Himself
 1989 The New Statesman (TV Series)
- The Wapping Conspiracy (1989) ... Himself
 1985 Vintage Quiz (TV Series)
- Episode dated 29 January 1985 (1985) ... Himself
 1982 There's a Lot of It About (TV Series)
- Episode #1.6 (1982) ... Himself
- Episode #1.2 (1982) ... Himself
 1977 The Morecambe & Wise Show (TV Series)
Himself - Performer: There Ain't Nothing Like a Dame
- 1977 Christmas Show (1977) ... Himself - Performer: There Ain't Nothing Like a Dame
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 2013 Morecambe & Wise: The Whole Story (TV Series documentary)
- Episode #1.2 (2013) ... Himself

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Well-known BBC TV newsreader in the 1970s and 1980s.

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In January 2011, Justin Webb, news reporter and presenter of BBC Radio Four's "Today" programme, revealed that his father was Peter Woods with whom his mother had an affair in the late 1950s which ended when Justin was born. See more »


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