Peter Cushing

Actor
IVA Star Rating : 70
Peter Wilton Cushing, OBE was an English actor best known for his roles in the Hammer Productions horror films of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, as well as his performance as Grand Moff Tarkin in Star Wars (1977). His acting career spanned over six decades and included appearances in more than 100 films, as well as many television, stage and radio roles. read more

Peter Wilton Cushing, OBE was an English actor best known for his roles in the Hammer Productions horror films of the 1950s, 1960s, and 1970s, as well as his performance as Grand Moff Tarkin in Star Wars (1977). His acting career spanned over six decades and included appearances in more than 100 films, as well as many television, stage and radio roles. Born in Kenley, Surrey, Cushing made his stage debut in 1935 and spent three years at a repertory theatre before moving to Hollywood to pursue a film career.

Birth Name

Peter Wilton Cushing

Born

Monday, 26 May 1913

Died

Thursday, 11 August 1994

Actor Filmography

The Skywalker Legacy Self (archive footage) 2020
Wild Session Dr. Wells 2019
Creepshow Dr. Wells 2019
Peter Cushing: In His Own Words Himself 2019
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films Sebastian Grisbane 2014
The Drunken Peasants Grand Moff Tarkin, Peter Cushing 2014
Dante's Domicile Dr. Wells 2013
The Flesh and the Fury: X-posing Twins of Evil Gustav Weil 2012
These Amazing Shadows Grand Moff Tarkin (clip from Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)) 2011
Halloween: The Inside Story (archive footage) 2010
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

The Skywalker Legacy Self (archive footage) 2020
Wild Session Dr. Wells 2019
Creepshow Dr. Wells 2019
Peter Cushing: In His Own Words Himself 2019
Electric Boogaloo: The Wild, Untold Story of Cannon Films Sebastian Grisbane 2014
The Drunken Peasants Grand Moff Tarkin, Peter Cushing 2014
Dante's Domicile Dr. Wells 2013
The Flesh and the Fury: X-posing Twins of Evil Gustav Weil 2012
These Amazing Shadows Grand Moff Tarkin (clip from Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope (1977)) 2011
Halloween: The Inside Story (archive footage) 2010
A History of Horror with Mark Gatiss Self / Victor Frankenstein / Doctor Van Helsing / Doctor Victor Stein 2010
Attack of the Octopus People Doctor Welles (archive footage) / Dr. Welles 2010
Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy Self 2010
Elementary My Dear Watson: The Man Behind Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes 2009
Fanex Files: Hammer Films 2008
Cinemassacre's Monster Madness Baron Frankenstein, Doctor Van Helsing, Doctor Victor Stein, Prof. Lorrimer Van Helsing, Professor Laurence Van Helsing, Professor Van Helsing, Victor Frankenstein, Baron Victor Frankenstein / Dr. Carl Victor, Captain, Doctor Van Helsing / Prof. Lorrimer Van Helsing / Victor Frankenstein / Doctor Victor Stein / Baron Frankenstein 2007
British Film Forever Self 2007
Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten Winston Smith 2007
Famous Monster: Forrest J Ackerman Himself (archive footage) 2007
Cinemaker Self 2004
Timeshift Himself (archive footage) 2002
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Thrills: America's Most Heart-Pounding Movies Self 2001
The Frankenstein Files: How Hollywood Made a Monster Dr. Frankenstein 1999
History's Mysteries Dr. Frankenstein 1998
100 Years of Horror Self - Actor, 'The Brides of Dracula' 1996
100 Years of Horror: The Count and Company Self 1996
Dalekmania Doctor Who (archive footage) / Dr Who 1995
The 67th Annual Academy Awards Self (Memorial Tribute) 1995
It's Alive: The True Story of Frankenstein (archive footage) 1994
Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror Narrator / Himself / Self 1994
Frankenstein: A Cinematic Scrapbook Victor Frankenstein / Dr. Carl Victor 1991
Peter Cushing: A One-Way Ticket to Hollywood Himself / Self 1989
Monsters & Maniacs Self 1988
Biggles: Adventures in Time Air Commodore Colonel William Raymond 1986
The Many Faces of Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes (archive footage) / Sherlock Holmes 1985
Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death Sherlock Holmes 1984
Sword of the Valiant Seneschal - Gaspar / Seneschal 1984
Top Secret! Bookstore Proprietor 1984
House of the Long Shadows Sebastian Grisbane 1983
Coming Soon edited from 'Brides of Dracula' 1982
Mystery on Monster Island William T. Kolderup 1981
A Tale of Two Cities Dr. Alexander Manette 1980
Hammer House of Horror Martin Blueck 1980
Arabian Adventure Wazir Al Wuzara 1979
Tales of the Unexpected Von Baden 1979
The Horror Show (archive footage) 1979
The Uncanny Wilbur / Wilbur Gray 1977
Shock Waves SS Commander 1977
Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope Grand Moff Tarkin 1977
The Standard Baron Hackenberg / Baron von Hackenberg 1977
The Great Houdini Sir Arthur Conan Doyle / Conan Doyle 1976
The New Avengers Von Claus 1976
The Devil's Men Baron Corofax 1976
At the Earth's Core Dr. Abner Perry 1976
Space: 1999 Raan 1975
Legend of the Werewolf Professor Paul / Prof. Paul 1975
The Ghoul Doctor Lawrence / Dr. Lawrence 1975
The Big Scare MacGregor 1974
The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires Professor Lawrence Van Helsing / Prof. Van Helsing 1974
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell Baron Frankenstein / Baron Victor Frankenstein aka Dr. Carl Victor 1974
The Zoo Gang Judge Gautier 1974
The Beast Must Die Dr. Christopher Lundgren 1974
Madhouse Herbert Flay 1974
From Beyond the Grave The Proprietor 1974
Shatter Paul Rattwood 1974
The Satanic Rites of Dracula Prof. Lorrimer Van Helsing / Professor Lorrimer Van Helsing 1973
Orson Welles' Great Mysteries Count Gerard De Merret 1973
And Now the Screaming Starts! Dr. Pope 1973
The Creeping Flesh Emmanuel Hildern 1973
Nothing But the Night Sir Mark Ashley 1973
Horror Express Dr. Wells 1972
Fear in the Night The Headmaster / Michael Carmichael 1972
Asylum Smith / Smith (segment "The Weird Tailor") 1972
Dr. Phibes Rises Again Captain / Ship's Captain 1972
Dracula A.D. 1972 Professor Lorrimer Van Helsing / Professor Van Helsing 1972
Tales from the Crypt Grimsdyke (segment "Poetic Justice") / Arthur Edward Grimsdyke 1972
I, Monster Frederick Utterson / Utterson 1971
Twins of Evil Gustav Weil 1971
Parkinson Self 1971
The House That Dripped Blood Philip Grayson (segment 2 "Waxworks") / Philip (segment "Waxworks") 1971
Incense for the Damned Dr. Walter Goodrich 1970
The Vampire Lovers General von Spielsdorf 1970
One More Time Dr. Frankenstein 1970
Scream and Scream Again Major Heinrich Benedek 1970
Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed Baron Frankenstein / Baron Victor Frankenstein 1969
Corruption Sir John Rowan 1968
The Blood Beast Terror Inspector Quennell / Detective Inspector Quennell 1968
Torture Garden Lancelot Canning (segment 4 "The Man Who Collected Poe") 1967
Night of the Big Heat Dr. Vernon Stone 1967
Frankenstein Created Woman Baron Frankenstein 1967
Some May Live John Meredith 1967
Daleks' Invasion Earth 2150 A.D. Dr. Who / Doctor Who 1966
Island of Terror Dr. Brian Stanley 1966
Dracula: Prince of Darkness Doctor Van Helsing / Doctor Van Helsing (archive footage) 1966
Thirty-Minute Theatre Leonard 1965
The Skull Christopher Maitland / Dr. Christopher Maitland 1965
Dr. Who and the Daleks Dr. Who / Doctor Who 1965
She Holly 1965
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors Dr. Terror / Dr. Sandor Schreck (segment "Dr. Terror") 1965
The Gorgon Dr. Namaroff 1964
Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes 1964
The Evil of Frankenstein Baron Frankenstein 1964
The Man Who Finally Died Dr. Peter von Brecht / Doctor Peter von Brecht 1963
The Devil's Agent (scenes deleted) 1962
Lolita Dr. Frankenstein 1962
Night Creatures Rev. Dr. Blyss / Reverend Dr. Blyss 1962
Cash on Demand Harry Fordyce 1961
Comedy Playhouse Albert Fawkes 1961
The Naked Edge Mr. Evan Wrack 1961
The Hellfire Club Mr. Merryweather / Merryweather 1961
The Avengers Paul Beresford 1961
Fury at Smugglers' Bay Squire Trevenyan 1961
Sword of Sherwood Forest Sheriff of Nottingham 1960
The Brides of Dracula Doctor Van Helsing / Dr. J. Van Helsing 1960
Trouble in the Sky Capt. Judd / Capt. Clive Judd 1960
The Flesh and the Fiends Dr. Robert Knox 1960
The Risk Professor Sewell 1960
The Mummy John Banning 1959
John Paul Jones Capt. Richard Pearson / Captain Richard Pearson 1959
The Hound of the Baskervilles Sherlock Holmes 1959
The Revenge of Frankenstein Doctor Victor Stein / Dr. Victor Stein 1958
Horror of Dracula Doctor Van Helsing 1958
Violent Playground Priest / Father Laidlaw 1958
The Abominable Snowman Dr. Rollason / Dr. John Rollason 1957
The Curse of Frankenstein Victor Frankenstein / Baron Viktor Frankenstein 1957
Time Without Pity Jeremy Clayton 1957
Alexander the Great Gen. Memnon / Memmon 1956
This Is Your Life Self 1955
Magic Fire Otto Wesendonk 1955
The End of the Affair Henry Miles 1955
The Black Knight Sir Palamides 1954
You Are There Rudolf Hess 1953
Moulin Rouge Marcel de la Voisier 1952
Hamlet Osric 1948
The Woman in the House Man Waking Up (archive footage) 1942
They Dare Not Love Sub-Lieutenant Blackler 1941
The Howards of Virginia Leslie Stephens 1940
Women in War Capt. Evans 1940
Vigil in the Night Joe Shand 1940
A Chump at Oxford Student / Student Jones 1940
Laddie Robert Pryor 1940
The Man in the Iron Mask Second Officer 1939
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