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Peter Copley

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Peter Copley (1915-2008)
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Peter Copley

Born: Thu 20th May 1915
Died: Tue 7th October 2008 (age: 93)

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Peter Copley was a British televisionfilm and stage actor.

He appeared in the 1975 story Pyramids of Mars

Copley was born in BusheyHertfordshire, son of the printmakers, John Copley and Ethel Gabain.

After changing his mind about joining the Royal Navy, he studied at the Old Vic School and started out as a stage actor, in 1932. He made his first film appearance in 1934, going on to play a wide variety of characters from the villainous to the meek and mild. In 1946 he appeared on stage in "Cyrano de Bergerac" at the New Theatre in London. Away from acting, Peter Copley was called to the bar in 1963, and was a sharp-witted legal expert and part-time lawyer who successfully handled several court cases in the 1960s.

TV credits include: ThorndykeDanger ManThe SaintThe AvengersThe Forsyte SagaThe TroubleshootersThe ChampionsDepartment SDoomwatchZ CarsFall of EaglesSurvivorsBless Me, Father (episode "A Legend Comes to Stay"), Father Brown Mysteries (episode "The Curse of the Golden Cross"), Sutherland's LawTales of the Unexpected,Miss MarpleLovejoyThe BillCadfael and One Foot in the Grave.

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