Peter Egan

Highest Rated: 84% Chariots of Fire (1981)
Lowest Rated: 11% The Wedding Date (2005)
Birthday: Sep 28, 1946
Birthplace: Not Available
At age 16, worked as a set designer for an amateur theatre company, who cast him in their production of Arsenic and Old Lace. Claims his learned his "posh" accent while studying at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art. Played Osric in Hamlet directed by Trevor Nunn for the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1970. Received his first television role in the BBC adaptation of Cold Comfort Farm, playing the oversexed Seth Starkadder. Received a Best Actor award in 1972 from the London Theatre Critics' Awards for his role in Journey's End. An active campaigner for animal rights, serving as an ambassador for Animals Asia Foundation, a charity working to end cruelty to animals across Asia.

Highest Rated Movies



No Score Yet Man to Man Actor 2009
61% Death at a Funeral Victor $8.5M 2007
No Score Yet Man to Man Gyllenhaal 2005
11% The Wedding Date Victor Ellis $32.1M 2005
43% The I Inside Dr. Truman 2005
No Score Yet The King's Beard King Cuthbert 2002
No Score Yet 2001: A Space Travesty Dr. Griffen Pratt 2002
No Score Yet The Cater Street Hangman Edward Ellison 1998
41% Bean Lord Walton 1997
No Score Yet MacGyver: Trail to Doomsday Actor 1994
No Score Yet Titmuss Regained Henry Simcox 1991
No Score Yet Price of the Bride Dennis Guant 1989
No Score Yet Perfect Spy Magnus Pym 1988
No Score Yet Paradise Postponed Henry Simcox 1986
No Score Yet A Woman of Substance Actor 1984
No Score Yet To Catch a King Heydrich 1984
84% Chariots of Fire Duke of Sutherland 1981
No Score Yet Lillie Actor 1979
No Score Yet Hennessy Williams 1975
No Score Yet Callan Actor 1975
No Score Yet The Hireling Cantrip 1973
No Score Yet One Brief Summer Bill Denton 1970


No Score Yet Midsomer Murders
  • 2018
No Score Yet Downton Abbey
  • 2016
86% Downton Abbey
Hugh "Shrimpie" MacClare, Marquess of Flintshire Hugh 'Shrimpie' Flintshire Shrimpie Flintshire
  • 2016
  • 2015
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet Grantchester on Masterpiece
Archie Johnson
  • 2015
No Score Yet Masterpiece
Hugh "Shrimpie" MacClare, Marquess of Flintshire
  • 2013
  • 2012
No Score Yet Mystery!
Dr. Trenarrow Philip Pickering
  • 2007
  • 2004
No Score Yet The Wild Thornberrys
Director Screenwriter
  • 2003
  • 2000
56% Hold the Sunset
Mr Dugdale
No Score Yet Moving On
No Score Yet Tales of the Unexpected
Keith Briscoe
91% Unforgotten