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Name  Peter Sumner
Children  Kate Sumner,Joanna Sumner and Luke Sumner.
Role  Actor
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Spouse  Christina Mary Monsarrat (m. 1967),Lynda Stoner(m.1982-2016)
Movies and TV shows  Spyforce, The Dark Redemption, The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith, Middle Age Spread, Certain Women
Similar People  Roger Mirams, Lynda Stoner, Henri Safran, Fred Schepisi

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Peter Sumner (born 29 January 1942-22 November 2016) was an Australian actor, director, and writer. He was born Peter Sumner-Potts in Sydney, Australia.

His credits include parts in such films as Color Me Dead (1969), Ned Kelly (1970), The Chant of Jimmie Blacksmith (1978), The Survivor (1981) and Bush Christmas (1983), as well as a starring role in television series Spyforce along with his portrayal of Bill Hayden in The Dismissal. In an interview in 1978 for the Sir Joseph Banks high school newspaper, he revealed that he had an uncredited role off stage, controlling the Dianoga Monster (garbage compactor monster) in Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope. Sumner played Arnie in the first series of the British science fiction drama television series Jeopardy in 2002, filmed in Australia.

Sumner is a follower of Meher Baba and directed a TV documentary, Baba's Birthday, shot in India, produced by Sensory Image, with music by Pete Townshend.The documentary follows Sumner's son, Luke Sumner, as he journeys to India in search of spiritual meaning.

Sumner was a high school teacher before he started acting. He is divorced from fellow actor Lynda Stoner. They have a son named Luke.

Sumner also served a stint as a presenter on Play School, mainly acting as a stand-in if John Hamblin was doing other work or on holiday.

He died after a long illness on 22 November 2016.

References

Peter Sumner Wikipedia


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