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Peter Egan

Highest Rated:   85% Chariots of Fire (1981)
Lowest Rated:   11% The Wedding Date (2005)
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At age 16, worked as a set designer for an amateur theatre company, who cast him in their production of Arsenic and Old Lace. Claims his learned his "posh" accent while studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Played Osric in Hamlet directed by Trevor Nunn for the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1970. Received his first television role in the BBC adaptation of Cold Comfort Farm, playing the oversexed Seth Starkadder. Received a Best Actor award in 1972 from the London Theatre Critics' Awards for his role in Journey's End. An active campaigner for animal rights, serving as an ambassador for Animals Asia Foundation, a charity working to end cruelty to animals across Asia.

Highest Rated Movies

Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
No Score Yet Man to Man
  • Actor
2009
62% Death at a Funeral
  • Victor
$8.5M 2007
No Score Yet Man to Man
  • Gyllenhaal
2005
11% The Wedding Date
  • Victor Ellis
$32M 2005
43% The I Inside
  • Dr. Truman
2005
No Score Yet The King's Beard
  • King Cuthbert
2002
No Score Yet 2001: A Space Travesty
  • Dr. Griffen Pratt
2002
No Score Yet The Cater Street Hangman
  • Edward Ellison
1998
41% Bean
  • Lord Walton
1997
No Score Yet MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday
  • Actor
1994
No Score Yet Titmuss Regained
  • Henry Simcox
1991
No Score Yet Price of the Bride
  • Dennis Guant
1989
No Score Yet Perfect Spy
  • Magnus Pym
1988
No Score Yet Paradise Postponed
  • Henry Simcox
1986
No Score Yet To Catch a King
  • Heydrich
1984
85% Chariots of Fire
  • Duke of Sutherland
1981
No Score Yet Lillie
  • Actor
1979
No Score Yet Hennessy
  • Williams
1975
No Score Yet Callan
  • Actor
1975
No Score Yet The Hireling
  • Cantrip
1973
No Score Yet One Brief Summer
  • Bill Denton
1970

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
74% After Life
2019
  • Actor
  • 2020
56% Hold the Sunset
2018
  • Mr Dugdale
  • 2020
  • 2019
  • 2018
75% The Spanish Princess
2018-2019
  • General Howard
  • 2019
No Score Yet Midsomer Murders
  • Norman Swanscombe
  • 2018
No Score Yet Downton Abbey
2010
  • Actor
  • 2016
No Score Yet Grantchester on Masterpiece
2015
  • Archie Johnson
  • 2016
  • 2015
86% Downton Abbey
2011-2016
  • Hugh "Shrimpie" MacClare, Marquess of Flintshire Hugh 'Shrimpie' Flintshire Shrimpie Flintshire
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2014
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet Masterpiece
1971-2014
  • Hugh "Shrimpie" MacClare, Marquess of Flintshire
  • 2013
  • 2012
58% The Dresden Files
2007
  • Screenwriter
  • 2007
No Score Yet Mystery!
1980-2007
  • Dr. Trenarrow Philip Pickering
  • 2007
  • 2004
No Score Yet The Wild Thornberrys
1998-2004
  • Screenwriter
  • Director
  • 2003
  • 2000
No Score Yet Moving On
2009
  • Actor
No Score Yet Tales of the Unexpected
1979-1988
  • Keith Briscoe
91% Unforgotten
2018-2019
  • Martin

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