Peter Eyre Biography (1942-)

Born March 11, 1942, in New York, NY; son of Edward Joseph (a banker) and Dorothy Pelline (maiden name, Acton) Eyre. Addresses: Home: 12 South Terrace, London SW7 2TD, England.; Agent: Antony Harwood, Curtis Brown, 162-168 Regent St., London W1R 5TB, England.

Actor, writer
Birth Details
March 11, 1942
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Art director, Having a Wild Weekend (also known as Catch Us IfYou Can), Warner Bros., 1965
  • Cinna, the poet, Julius Caesar, American International Pictures, 1970
  • Priest, The Pied Piper (also known as The Pied Piper of Hamelin), Paramount, 1972
  • Otto Mahler, Mahler, 1974
  • George Tesman, Hedda, Brut Productions, 1975
  • Edward, La luna (also known as Luna), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1979
  • Casiodorus Rex, Dragonslayer, Paramount, 1981
  • Walter, Couples and Robbers, 1981
  • Reverend Borenius, Maurice, Cinecom, 1987
  • Gott, Just Ask for Diamond (also known as Diamond's Edge), Kings Road Entertainment, 1988
  • Norton Shaw, Mountains of the Moon, TriStar Pictures, 1990
  • Humphreys, Let Him Have It, 1991
  • Mr. Pope, Orlando, Sony Pictures Classics, 1992
  • Lord Halifax, The Remains of the Day, Columbia Pictures, 1993
  • Lord Apthorpe, Princess Caraboo, 1994
  • Sabartes, Surviving Picasso, Warner Bros., 1996
  • English tango fan, The Tango Lesson (also known as La lecon detango), Sony Pictures Classics, 1997
  • The Doge, Dangerous Beauty (also known as A Destiny of Her Own), Warner Bros., 1998
  • Jarvis, The Golden Bowl (also known as La coupe d'or),Lions Gate Films, 2000
  • Also appeared in The Honest Courtesan.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Various roles, The Last Machine, BBC, 1995
  • Miniseries
  • Main, Spyship, BBC, 1983
  • Basil Plante, The Two Mrs. Grenvilles, NBC, 1987
  • Roberts, Scarlett, CBS, 1994
  • Vizir, Joseph (also known as The Bible: Joseph and Joseph in Egypt), TNT, 1995
  • Forstater, The Vanishing Man, 1998
  • Chief physician, Merlin, NBC, 1998
  • Movies
  • Will Nugent, Sharpe's Gold, 1995
  • Forstater, The Vanishing Man, 1996
  • Simeon Landor, Dalziel and Pascoe: An Advancement of Learning (also known as Dalziel and Pascoe), BBC and Arts and Entertainment, 1996
  • Frogface footman, Alice in Wonderland, BBC, then ABC, 1999
  • The priest, Don Quixote, TNT, 2000
  • Specials
  • Eric Colston, Memento Mori, BBC, then PBS, 1992
  • Episodic
  • The registrar, "The One with Ross's Wedding: Parts 1 & 2," Friends, NBC, 1998
  • Leonard Pike, "Strangler's Wood," Midsomer Murders, 1999
  • Also appeared as Michael Durban, "For Love nor Money," Hetty Wainthropp Investigates.
  • Other
  • Appeared in A Misfortune; also appeared in The Death of Socrates, The Birds Fall Down, Doran's Box, Platonov, and A Misfortune, all BBC.
  • Stage Appearances
  • Thane, Macbeth, Old Vic Company, Dublin, Ireland, 1960
  • Tom Perry, The Tower, Hampstead Theatre Club, London, 1964
  • Alexeyev, Oblomov, Lyric Theatre-Hammersmith, London, 1964, re-titled Son of Oblomov, Comedy Theatre, London, 1964
  • Title role, Benito Cereno, Mermaid Theatre, London, 1967
  • Prince Arthur, Early Morning, Royal Court Theatre, London, 1968
  • Feste, Twelfth Night, Nottingham Playhouse, c. 1968-70
  • Banquo, Macbeth, Nottingham Playhouse, c. 1968-70
  • Konstantin, The Seagull, Nottingham Playhouse, c. 1968-70
  • Dinsdale, The Ruling Class, Nottingham Playhouse, c. 1968-70
  • Edgar, King Lear, Nottingham Playhouse, c. 1968-70
  • Prince Myshkin, The Idiot, Nottingham Playhouse, c. 1968-70
  • Title role, The Silence of St. Just, Gardener Centre, Brighton, England, 1971
  • Guildenstern, Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead, Liverpool, England, 1972
  • Konstantin, The Seagull, Chichester Festival, 1973
  • Major Tarver, Dandy Dick, Chichester Festival, 1973
  • Ivan, Notes from the Underground, Open Space Theatre, London, 1973
  • Oswald, Ghosts, Greenwich Theatre, London, 1974
  • Konstantin, The Seagull, Greenwich Theatre, 1974
  • Hamlet, Greenwich Theatre, 1974
  • Axel, Comrades, Royal Shakespeare Company at the Place, 1974
  • Peters, The Beast, Royal Shakespeare Company at the Place, 1974
  • Christian Maske, The Snob, Open Space Theatre, 1974
  • George Tesman, Hedda Gabler, Aldwych Theatre, London, 1975
  • Toozenbach, Three Sisters, Cambridge Theatre, London, 1976
  • The friend, Stevie, Vaudeville Theatre, London, 1977
  • Philip, News, Soho Poly, 1977
  • Raskolnikov, Crime and Punishment, Haymarket, Leicester, England,1978
  • Dolokbov, War and Peace, Haymarket, 1978
  • Cain, Abel and Cain, Haymarket, 1978
  • Jacques, As You Like It, Bristol Old Vic, 1978
  • The cardinal, The Duchess of Malfi, Birmingham Repertory, 1978
  • Alceste, The Misanthrope, Birmingham Repertory, 1979
  • Ferdinando, Country Life, Citizens Theatre, Glasgow, Scotland, 1979, then Lyric Theatre-Hammersmith, 1980
  • Polonius, Hamlet, London, then Belasco Theatre, New York City, 1995
  • Also appeared as Edgar, King Lear, Old Vic Theatre, London, England; and in The Red Noses and The Desert Air, both Royal Shakespeare Company.
  • Major Tours
  • Thane, Macbeth, Russian and Polish cities, 1961
  • George Tesman, Hedda Gabler, Royal Shakespeare Company, Canadian,American, and Australian cities, 1975
  • Stage Director
  • Stoop, Soho Poly, 1978
  • Translator
  • (With T. Alexander) Klus Mann, Siblings: The Children's Story,1992
  • Other
  • Contributed to various periodicals, including Vogue, Harpers, Vanity Fair, and Interview.

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