Peter Cushing

Highest Rated:
100% The Hound of the Baskervilles (1959)
Lowest Rated:
0% The Uncanny (1978)
Birthday:
May 26
Birthplace:
Kenley, Surrey, England
Bio:
Imperious, intellectual-looking British actor Peter Cushing studied for a theatrical career under the guidance of Cairns James at the Guildhall School of Music and Drama. Cushing supported himself as a clerk in a surveyor's office before making his first professional stage appearance in 1935. Four…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Satanic Blood-Thirsty Horror
  • Actor
-- 2008
18% Star Wars: The Clone Wars
  • Grand Moff Tarkin
$35.1M 2008
89% Joe Strummer: The Future Is Unwritten
  • Actor
$0.1M 2007
Cinemaker
  • Actor
-- 2004
The Legend of the 7 Golden Vampires
  • Prof. Van Helsing
-- 2003
Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell
  • Actor
-- 2003
Tales of Frankenstein
  • Actor
-- 2001
Flesh and Blood: The Hammer Heritage of Horror
  • Actor
-- 1994
41% Innocent Blood
  • Van Helsing
-- 1992
Monsters & Maniacs
  • Actor
-- 1988
Biggles
  • Col. Raymond
-- 1988
Masks of Death
  • Actor
-- 1986
76% Top Secret!
  • Bookstore Owner
-- 1984
The Masks of Death (Sherlock Holmes and the Masks of Death)
  • Sherlock Holmes
-- 1984
Silent Scream
  • Actor
-- 1984
Helen Keller: The Miracle Continues
  • Professor Charles Copeland
-- 1984
Sword of the Valiant - The Legend of Sir Gawain and the Green Knight
  • Seneschal
-- 1984
House of the Long Shadows
  • Sebastian
-- 1983
Mystery on Monster Island
  • Kolderup
-- 1981
A Tale of Two Cities
  • Dr. Manette
-- 1980
Arabian Adventure
  • Wazir Al Wazura
-- 1979
Son of Hitler (Hitler's Son)
  • Heinrich Haussner
-- 1978
Count Dracula & His Vampire Bride
  • Actor
-- 1978
0% The Uncanny
  • Wilbur Gray
-- 1978
Shock Waves
  • Scar
-- 1977
93% Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope
  • Grand Moff Tarkin
-- 1977
Land of the Minotaur
  • Baron Corofax
-- 1977
33% At the Earth's Core
  • Dr. Abner Perry
-- 1976
Choice of Weapons
  • Sir Edward Gifford
-- 1976
The Great Houdini
  • Actor
-- 1976
The Ghoul (The Thing in the Attic)
  • Dr. Lawrence
-- 1975
Night of the Ghoul
  • Actor
-- 1975
Devil's Undead
  • Actor
-- 1975
Legend of the Werewolf, (Plague of the Werewolves)
  • Paul Catflangue
-- 1975
Shatter
  • Paul Rattwood
-- 1975
The Seven Brothers Meet Dracula
  • Actor
-- 1974
Frankenstein and the Monster From Hell
  • Baron Frankenstein
-- 1974
Madhouse (The Madhouse of Dr. Fear)(Deathday)(The Revenge of Dr. Death)
  • Herbert
-- 1974
57% Horror Express
  • Dr. Wells
-- 1974
The Beast Must Die (Black Werewolf)
  • Dr. Christopher Lundgren
-- 1974
The Satanic Rites of Dracula
  • Actor
-- 1974
60% And Now the Screaming Starts
  • Dr. Pope
-- 1973
80% Creeping Flesh
  • Emmanuel Hildern
-- 1973
From Beyond the Grave
  • Proprietor
-- 1973
Dracula: The Satanic Rites
  • Prof. Lorrimer Van Helsing
-- 1973
60% Asylum
  • Smith
-- 1972
86% Tales from the Crypt
  • Grimsdyke
-- 1972
Nothing But the Night (The Devil's Undead) (The Resurrection Syndicate)
  • Sir Mark Ashley
-- 1972
Asylum (House of Crazies)
  • Actor
-- 1972
44% Dr. Phibes Rises Again!
  • Captain
-- 1972
25% Dracula A.D. 1972
  • Prof. Van Helsing
-- 1972
Fear in the Night (Dynasty of Fear) (Honeymoon of Fear)
  • Michael Carmichael
-- 1972
80% Twins of Evil
  • Gustav Weil
-- 1971
One More Time
  • Dr. Frankenstein
-- 1971
I, Monster
  • Utterson
-- 1971
78% The House That Dripped Blood
  • Philip
-- 1971
70% Scream and Scream Again (Screamer)
  • Maj. Benedict Heinrich
-- 1970
Incense for the Damned (Bloodsuckers)(Doctors Wear Scarlet)(Freedom Seekers)
  • Dr. Walter Goodrich
-- 1970
56% The Vampire Lovers
  • Gen. Spielsdorf
-- 1970
60% Frankenstein Must Be Destroyed
  • Baron Frankenstein
-- 1969
Blood Beast Terror
  • Actor
-- 1969
67% Corruption (Carnage)
  • Sir John Rowan
-- 1968
Torture Garden
  • Canning
-- 1968
The Mummy's Shroud
  • Narrator
-- 1967
Night of the Big Heat (Island of the Burning Damned)
  • Dr. Vernon Stone
-- 1967
60% Frankenstein Created Woman
  • Actor
-- 1967
Blood Beast Terror
  • Inspector Quennell
-- 1967
Dr. Who: Daleks' Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D.
  • Dr. Who
-- 1966
Island of Terror (Night of the Silicates) (The Creepers)
  • Dr. Brian Stanley
-- 1966
Dr. Terror's House of Horrors (The Blood Suckers)
  • Dr. Sandor Schreck
-- 1965
67% The Gorgon
  • Dr. Namaroff
-- 1965
She
  • Maj. Horace Holly
-- 1965
25% Doctor Who and the Daleks
  • Dr. Who
-- 1965
Dr. Who and the Daleks
  • Actor
-- 1965
The Skull
  • Prof. Christopher Maitland
-- 1965
50% The Evil of Frankenstein
  • Baron Frankenstein
-- 1964
The Man Who Finally Died
  • Actor
-- 1963
The Hellfire Club
  • Actor
-- 1963
Captain Clegg (Night Creatures)
  • Dr. Blyss
-- 1962
Cash On Demand
  • Fordyce
-- 1962
The Flesh and The Fiends
  • Dr. Robert Knox
-- 1961
Hellfire Club
  • Merryweather
-- 1961
The Naked Edge
  • Mr. Wrack
-- 1961
Sword of Sherwood Forest
  • Sheriff of Nottingham
-- 1960
73% The Brides of Dracula
  • Dr. Van Helsing
-- 1960
Trouble In The Sky
  • Capt. Clive Judd
-- 1960
100% The Mummy
  • John Banning
-- 1959
Flesh and the Fiends
  • Actor
-- 1959
John Paul Jones
  • Capt. Pearson
-- 1959
100% The Hound of the Baskervilles
  • Sherlock Holmes
-- 1959
Violent Playground
  • Priest
-- 1958
92% The Revenge of Frankenstein
  • Dr. Victor Stein
-- 1958
93% Horror of Dracula
  • Dr. Van Helsing
-- 1958
Abominable Snowman of the Himalayas
  • Dr. John Rollason
-- 1957
Time Without Pity
  • Jeremy Clayton
-- 1957
85% The Curse of Frankenstein
  • Baron Victor Frankenstein
-- 1957
0% Alexander the Great
  • Memnon
-- 1956
Magic Fire
  • Actor
-- 1956
The End of the Affair
  • Henry Miles
-- 1954
1984
  • Actor
-- 1954
The Black Knight
  • Sir Palamides
-- 1954
75% Moulin Rouge
  • Marcel de la Voisier
-- 1952
90% Hamlet
  • Osric
-- 1948
Vigil in the Night
  • Joe Shand
-- 1940
A Chump at Oxford
  • Jones
-- 1940
The Howards of Virginia (The Tree of Liberty)
  • Actor
-- 1940
Man in the Iron Mask
  • Bit Part
-- 1939
Violent Play Ground
  • Actor
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Quotes from Peter Cushing's Characters

    1. Dr. Robert Knox: So, they've decided to let the world judge me. Very courageous of them. It is time for my lecture. I have never missed a lecture Mitchell.
    2. Dr. Geoffrey Mitchell: No sir.
    3. Dr. Robert Knox: It will be quite a new experience talking to empty walls. At least they won't criticize me.
    From The Flesh and The Fiends. Submitted by Kevin R (5 months ago)
    1. Grand Moff Tarkin: Your sad devotion to that ancient religion has not given you the ability to conjure up the stolen data plans!
    From Star Wars: Episode IV - A New Hope. Submitted by Simon D (22 months ago)
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