Peter Firth

Born Oct 27, 1953

Peter Firth is an English actor. He is best known for his role as Sir Harry Pearce in the BBC One show Spooks, of which he is the only actor to have starred in every episode of the show's 10 series lifespan. He is also known for playing a variety of starring roles in film and on television from the 1970s to present day.… Read More

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1953 Birth Born on October 27, 1953.


1970 16 Years Old He was a leading child actor by the middle of 1970, having starred in the first series of The Flaxton Boys as Archie Weekes and in the series Here Come the Double Deckers, which featured child actors in the leading roles. … Read More
1973 19 Years Old In July 1973 Firth appeared at Laurence Olivier's National Theatre, starring in the stage version of Peter Shaffer's play Equus as a teenager being treated by a psychiatrist, and in October 1974 repeated the role in the Broadway production, receiving a Tony Award nomination for his performance as Alan Strang. … Read More


1981 27 Years Old In May 1981 he appeared on Broadway again in Peter Shaffer's Amadeus as Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, replacing Tim Curry. … Read More


1994 40 Years Old In 1994, in the Fourth Season of Heartbeat, he played Dr. Radcliffe who partnered with Dr. Rowan (Niamh Cusack) in Whitby. … Read More


2011 57 Years Old He was also Snaith in the three-part series "South Riding" in 2011. … Read More


2014 60 Years Old In 2014 Firth played the part of the character Andrew Rawlins in Undeniable, a two-part series made for the ITV network.
2015 61 Years Old In 2015 he played Jacob Marley in four episodes of the BBC television series Dickensian.
2016 62 Years Old In 2016 Firth played the part of Ernest Augustus, Duke of Cumberland and King of Hanover in ITV's sumptuous drama series 'Victoria'. … Read More
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