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Daniel Peacock

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Daniel Peacock
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Daniel Peacock

Born: Thursday 2nd October 1958 (age: 62)


Daniel Peacock is an English actor, writer and director best known for his work with the team of The Comic Strip Presents.... He is also known as Danny Peacock. He attended Ashmole School in Southgate, London.

He attended the Central School of Speech & Drama before leaving early to pursue a career as a comedian in an act called the 'Diamond Brothers'. Soon after this he moved into acting and writing and his credits as an actor include the following television series: The Young OnesLittle ArmadillosOnly Fools and HorsesRobin of SherwoodThe BillDoctor WhoCasualty and One Foot in the Grave

Film appearances include: The SupergrassPorridgeQuadropheniaGandhiI Bought a Vampire MotorcycleParty Party,gandhi as a young teen : Whoops ApocalypseRobin Hood: Prince of Thieves and Carry On Columbus. He also played young Jacques Clouseau in Trail of the Pink Panther and he appeared in The Jewel of the Nile as the special effects maestro.

TV He was one of the regular cast in Nick Hyde and Glen Cardno's Valentine Park for ATV Network starring Ken JonesDavid Thewlis and Liz Smith (which was filmed in Nottingham), and wrote Men of the World (starring John Simmand David Threlfall), CavegirlHarry and CoshMud (TV series)Very Big Very Soon for Central TV starring Paul ShaneSheila WhiteShaun Curry and Tim Wilton, as well as adapting Teenage Health Freak for TV.

He appeared in a series of musical adverts in the 1980s for the Do It All chain of DIY stores along with another Comic Strip actor, Ron Tarr, and the Birds Eye Steakhouse advertisement featuring the song "We Hope It's Chips", sung to the tune of "Que Sera Sera".

His credits as a director include the metaseries Harry and CoshMorris 2274Billie: Girl from the Future and Cavegirl.

He is the son of actor Trevor Peacock (of The Vicar of Dibley known as 'Jim Trott'). 

Biography from the Wikipedia article, licensed under CC-BY-SA