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Peter Hughes (actor)

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Years active  1957-1999
Name  Peter Hughes

Role  Actor
Spouse  Erica Hughes
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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.

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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.

Personal life

Obituary: Peter Hughes – familiar face on stage and screen

Hughes was married to Erica; their daughter Bettany is a historian and their son Simon is a cricketer and journalist.

Death

He died in February 2019 at the age of 96.

References

Peter Hughes (actor) Wikipedia


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