The Info List - Peter McEnery

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Peter Robert McEnery (born 21 February 1940) is an English stage and film actor. McEnery was born in Walsall, Staffordshire, to Charles and Ada Mary (née Brinson) McEnery. He was educated at Ellesmere College, Shropshire. His younger brother is actor John McEnery. Peter McEnery was noted for having given Hayley Mills
Hayley Mills
her first "grown-up" screen kiss in the 1964 film The Moon-Spinners.[1] As an actor for the Royal Shakespeare Company, he played the title role in Ron Daniel's 1979 production of Pericles, Prince of Tyre
Pericles, Prince of Tyre
at The Other Place and played several roles in the 1982 epic production of Nicholas Nickleby for the same company. In 1981 he played Oberon
in the BBC Television Shakespeare
BBC Television Shakespeare
production of A Midsummer Night's Dream. He played Edwin Clayhanger in the television dramatisation of the novels by Arnold Bennett
Arnold Bennett
with support from Janet Suzman, Harry Andrews and Clive Swift.[citation needed]


1 Family 2 Filmography 3 Television 4 References 5 External links

Family[edit] His first wife, actress Julie Peasgood, played Ada in this production, a maid in the Clayhanger household. His daughter Kate, by his first marriage to Peasgood, is an actress. Filmography[edit]

Tunes of Glory
Tunes of Glory
– 2nd Lieutenant David MacKinnon, 1960 Beat Girl – Tony, 1960 Victim – 'Boy' Barrett, 1961 The Moon-Spinners
The Moon-Spinners
– Mark Camford, 1964 The Fighting Prince of Donegal
The Fighting Prince of Donegal
– "Red" Hugh O'Donnell, 1966 The Game Is Over – Maxime Saccard, 1966 I Killed Rasputin – Felix Yusupov, 1967 Negatives – Theo, 1968 Better a Widow – Tom Proby, 1968 Entertaining Mr Sloane – Sloane, 1970 The Adventures of Gerard
The Adventures of Gerard
– Etienne Gerard, 1970 Atlantic Wall – Jeff, 1970 Tales That Witness Madness
Tales That Witness Madness
– Timothy Patrick, 1973 Footprints on the Moon – Henry, 1975 The Cat and the Canary – Charlie Wilder, 1979


Clayhanger The Aphrodite Inheritance, mini-series, David Collier, BBC, 1979 The Hammer House of Horror (The Mark of Satan) Edwyn 1980 A Midsummer Night's Dream, Oberon, BBC, 1981 The Collectors, BBC, 1986 The Mistress, BBC, 1987 Inspector Morse, ITV, 1988


^ "The Day Hayley got in a Hearse", Photoplay, August 1964.

External links[edit]

Peter McEnery on IMDb

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WorldCat Identities VIAF: 10047561 LCCN: no95042041 ISNI: 0000 0001 1459 7598 GND: 105128791X SUDOC: 060793481 BNF: cb14027510h (data) SNAC: w6kd4z61

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