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Peter Cushing

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Birthday
26, 1913
Birthplace
Surrey, England
Death Date
Aug 11, 1994 (81)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
26, 1913
Birthplace
Surrey, England
Death Date
Aug 11, 1994 (81)

About

He appeared in several horror films and was in Lawrence Olivier's Hamlet. As a Hammer Film actor, he portrayed Baron Frankenstein, Dr. Van Helsing, and Sherlock Holmes.

Before Fame

His first job was as a surveyor's assistant in Surrey, England.

Trivia

He appeared in Star Wars and portrayed The Doctor in Dr. Who films in 1965 & 1966.

Family Life

He married actress Helen Beck in 1943. Their marriage lasted until her death in 1970.

Associated With

He became best friends with Christopher Lee.