|Years active 1957-1999|
Name Peter Hughes
Spouse Erica Hughes
|Born May 20, 1922 (age 96) (1922-05-20) London, England|
Children Bettany Hughes, Simon Hughes
Movies The Great Muppet Caper, Evita, Love Is a Splendid Illusion
Similar People Simon Hughes, Bettany Hughes, Jim Henson, Tom Clegg, Alan Parker
Died 5 February 2019 (aged 96) London, England, UK
Peter Hughes (born 20 May 1922) was an English actor. In the 1950s, he was a stalwart of the Richmond Theatre repertory company with actress Anne Ridler. He played a recurring role as a bank manager in the BBC television series Bergerac and played General Franco in Alan Parker's 1996 film adaptation of Evita.
Other notable roles include an English tourist in Love Is a Splendid Illusion (1970), a Maitre D' in The Great Muppet Caper (1981), the P&O manager in David Lean's A Passage to India (1984) and a policeman in the John Boorman film Hope and Glory (1987). He also appeared in An Englishman's Castle (1978), a serial of alternative history in which the Nazis won World War II, and the TV miniseries Jack the Ripper (1988) starring Michael Caine.
He died in February 2019 at the age of 96.