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Peter Byrne (actor)

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Occupation  Actor/director
Role  Actor
Name  Peter Byrne
Spouse(s)  Renee Helen
Years active  1944, 1953–2013

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Full Name  Peter James Byrne
Born  29 January 1928 (age 90) (1928-01-29) West Ham, London, England
Movies and TV shows  Dixon of Dock Green, Bread, The Large Rope, Happy Ever Afters, Evil Angels
Similar People  Jack Warner, Pete Byrne, Victor Maddern, Ted Willis - Baron Willis, Wolf Rilla
Died  14 May 2018 (aged 90) Northwood, London, England


He died at the Denville Hall nursing home on 14 May 2018, aged 90.


English actor and director Peter Byrne Died at 90

Peter James Byrne (29 January 1928 – 14 May 2018) was an English actor and Director.

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He was born in West Ham, Essex, educated at grammar school and trained at the Italia Conti Stage School. He made his name by playing George Dixon's son-in-law Andy Crawford in the long-running BBC Television serial Dixon of Dock Green for twenty years from 1955. He was Director of Productions for the Bournemouth Theatre Company (1965–66).

Stage has included Boeing Boeing, There's a Girl in My Soup, Double Edge, The Unexpected Guest. Films include Reach for the Sky and Carry On Cabby. TV appearances included Mutiny at Spithead, The New Canadians and more than 300 appearances in Dixon of Dock Green. His father was a musician.


He was married to Renée Helen.

Cinema appearances

  • The Large Rope (1953) - Jeff Stribling
  • Reach for the Sky (1956) - Civilian Pilot Witnessing Bader's Crash (uncredited)
  • Watch Your Stern (1960) - Sailor
  • Raising the Wind (1961) - 1st Horn
  • The Iron Maiden (1962) - Race Stater (uncredited)
  • Carry On Cabby (1963) - Bridegroom
  • Television appearances

  • Dixon of Dock Green (1955–1975) - Detective Andy Crawford
  • Mutiny at Spithead
  • The New Canadians
  • Looks Familiar
  • Blake's 7 (1981) - Justin
  • Bread (1981-1991) - Derek
  • The Pattern of Marriage
  • Cinderella
  • References

    Peter Byrne (actor) Wikipedia

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