Peter Egan Biography (1946-)

Born September 28, 1946, in London, England; son of Michael Thomas and Doris(maiden name, Pilk) Egan; married Myra Frances (an actress), February 13, 1976; children: Rebecca.

Favorite Roles Hamlet; Captain Stanhope in Journey's End; and "any good leading part."

Nationality
British
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor, director
Birth Details
September 28, 1946
London, England

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Stage Appearances
  • (Stage debut) Macbeth, Chichester Festival Theatre, Chichester, England, 1966
  • Dandy, The Italian Straw Hat, Chichester Festival Theatre, 1967
  • Title role, Hamlet, Clare, The Maids, both Palace Court Theatre, Bournemouth, England, 1967
  • Millais, Ordeal By Marriage, Arnaud Theatre, Guildford, England, 1967
  • Proteus, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Open Air Theatre, London, 1968
  • Romeo, Romeo and Juliet, Everyman Theatre, Cheltenham, England, 1969
  • (London debut) Valentine, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Royal Shakespeare Company, Aldwych Theatre, 1970
  • Valentine, Two Gentlemen of Verona, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-on-Avon, 1970
  • Richmond, first murderer, Richard III, Royal Shakespeare Company,Stratford-on-Avon, 1970
  • Osric, Hamlet, Royal Shakespeare Company, Stratford-on-Avon, 1970
  • Jack Absolute, The Rivals, Chichester Festival Theatre, 1971
  • Apollodorus, Caesar and Cleopatra, Chichester Festival Theatre, 1971
  • Alexander, Cher Antoine, Chichester Festival Theatre, 1971
  • Captain Stanhope, Journey's End, Mermaid Theatre, then Cambridge Theatre, both London, 1972
  • John Shand, What Every Woman Knows, Albery Theatre, London, 1974
  • Cheviot Hill, Engaged, National Theatre, London, 1975
  • Sergius, Arms and the Man, Oxford Playhouse, Oxford, England, 1976
  • Charles Rolls, Rolls Hyphen Royce, Shaftesbury Theatre, London, 1977
  • Henry Carr, Travesties, Sheffield, England, 1978
  • The Crucible, Sheffield, England, 1978
  • Valentine, You Never Can Tell, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, London,1979
  • Sergius, Arms and the Man, Lyric Hammersmith Theatre, 1981
  • Jimmy, Dejavu, Comedy Theater, England, 1992
  • Stage Director
  • Landmarks, Lyric Studio, London, 1979
  • A Midsummer Night's Dream, Mills College, Oakland, CA, 1983
  • Major Tours
  • Sergius, Arms and the Man, U.K. cities, 1976; A Perfect Gentleman, U.K. cities, 1977
  • Film Appearances
  • (Film debut) Bill Denton, One Brief Summer, 1969
  • Cantrip, The Hireling, Columbia, 1973
  • Toby Meres, Callan (also known as The Neutralizer and This Is Callan), 1974
  • Williams, Hollis's assistant, Hennessey, American International, 1975
  • Duke of Sutherland, Chariots of Fire, Warner Bros., 1981
  • Lord Walton, Bean, Gramercy, 1997
  • 2001: A Space Travesty, Herald Film Company, 2000
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Hog, Big Breadwinner Hog, 1968
  • The Organisation (also known as The Organization), 1971
  • The Inheritors, 1974
  • Paul Ryman, Ever Decreasing Circles, 1984
  • David Braithwaite, Joint Account, 1989
  • The Ambassador, 1998
  • Dr. Hook, Cry Wolf, 1999
  • Movies
  • Seth Starkadder, Cold Comfort Farm, 1967
  • Heydrich, To Catch a King, HBO, 1984
  • Jack Ruskin, A Day in Summer, 1989
  • Dennis Guant, The Price of the Bride, 1990
  • Frederick, MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday, ABC, 1994
  • Harry Blunden, Vanity Dies Hard (also known as Ruth Rendell Mysteries: Vanity Dies Hard), 1994
  • Peter Villiers, new minister, Gobble, 1996
  • Edward Ellison, The Cater Street Hangman, Arts and Entertainment,1998
  • Miniseries
  • Earl of Southampton, Elizabeth R, PBS, 1971
  • Millais, The Love School, 1974
  • Oscar Wilde, "Lillie," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1978
  • George, Prince of Wales, The Prince Regent, BBC, 1978
  • Fothergill, "Reilly: Ace of Spies," Mystery, PBS, 1982 , then Thames Television, 1984
  • Henry Simcox, "Paradise Postponed," Masterpiece Theatre, PBS, 1985
  • Adam Fairley, A Woman of Substance, syndicated, 1985
  • Magnus Pym, A Perfect Spy (also known as John Le Carre's APerfect Spy), BBC, 1986
  • Specials
  • Sir Edward Gwithian, The Peacock Spring, PBS, 1995
  • Richard Darrow, A Touch of Frost: Private Lives, Arts and Entertainment, 1999
  • Other Television Appearances
  • Appeared in The Dark Side of the Sun; The Greeks.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Taped Readings
  • The Complete Sonnets by William Shakespeare, Penguin Audiobook, 1995

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