Peter Firth Biography
Peter Firth is an English actor who was born as Peter Macintosh Firth in Bradford, the United Kingdom. Peter is best known for his role as Sir Harry Pearce in the BBC One show Spooks; he is the only actor to have appeared in every episode of the show’s ten-series lifespan.
Peter has given many other television and film performances, most notably as Alan Strang in Equus (1977), earning both a Golden Globe Award as well as an Academy Award nomination for the role.
Peter Firth Age
Peter is 69 years old as of 2022, he was born on 27 October 1953, Bradford, United Kingdom.
Peter Firth Height
Peter has a height of 5 feet 9 inches or 1.75 m.
Peter Firth Education
Peter attended Hanson School in Bradford.
Peter Firth Parents
Peter was born and raised by his parents in the United Kingdom. Our efforts to find out more about his family came to no avail as no such information is publicly available. His parents are the publicans’ Mavis (née Hudson) and Eric Macintosh Firth. Nevertheless, this section will be updated as soon as it is available.
Peter Firth Wife
Peter has been married three times and has 4 children: one from his first marriage with The Warp actress, Maya Sendall (Rory Firth) as well as three from his second. Peter married Alexandra Pigg on Christmas Eve 2017, the couple had briefly dated after they played a couple in Letter to Brezhnev. During an interview for BBC Breakfast in April the year 2017, they explained that they met again in the year 2010 and have been in a relationship since then. Peter lodged with Peter Shaffer throughout the Broadway run of Equus, in a father-son relationship.
Peter Firth Net Worth
Peter’s net worth is between $3 million dollars and $5 million dollars. This includes his Assets, Money, and Income. His primary source of income is his career as a Television actor.
Peter Firth Career
Peter was a leading child actor by the middle of the year 1969, having starred in the first series of The Flaxton Boys as Archie Weekes as well as then the following year in the series Here Come the Double Deckers, which featured child actors in the leading roles.
Peter played Scooper, the leader of the gang. In 1972 Peter also starred in the ITV (London Weekend Television) series The Adventures of Black Beauty, episode “The Runaway”, playing David Abbott.
In July 1973, Peter appeared at Laurence Olivier’s National Theatre, starring in the stage version of Peter Shaffer’s play Equus as a teenager being treated by a psychiatrist, as well as in October 1974 repeated the role in the Broadway production, receiving a Tony Award nomination for his performance as Alan Strang.
He starred in an episode of The Protectors, titled (Implicado), first screened in November 1973. Peter played Stephen Douglas, an innocent young man, alongside Patrick Mower as a drug dealer.
Peter Firth Movies and TV shows
- 2002 – 2011: Spooks
- 2016: Risen
- 2015: Spooks: The Greater Good
- 1985: Lifeforce
- 1990: The Hunt for Red October
- 2001: Pearl Harbor
- 1998: Mighty Joe Young
- 1977: Joseph Andrews
- 1995: An Awfully Big Adventure
- 1971: Here Come the Double Deckers
- 1985: Letter to Brezhnev
- 2005: The Greatest Game Ever Played
- 1999: Chill Factor
- 1979: Tess
- 1993: Shadowlands
- 1977: Equus
- 1991: Prisoner of Honor
- Since 2012: World Without End
- 2011: South Riding
- 1976: Aces High
- 1990: The Rescuers Down Under
- 1979: When You Comin’ Back, Red Ryder?
- 1997: The Garden Of Redemption
- 1972: Brother Sun, Sister Moon
- Since 2016: Victoria
- 1987: Northanger Abbey
- 1974: Diamonds on Wheels
- 2014: Undeniable
- 1997: Gaston’s War
- 1996: Merisairas
- 2000 – 2002: That’s Life
- 1982: Fire and Sword
- 2002: Me & Mrs. Jones
- 1984: White Elephant
- 1992: The Pleasure Principle
- 1989: Tree of Hands
- 1991: Murder in Eden
- Since 1995: Resort to Murder
- Marco Polo: The Missing Chapter
Peter Firth Books
- 11+ Mathematics
- Lord of the Seasons
- Basic Steps in Photography
- The Love that Moves the Sun: Searching for God
- Mathematics One (Multiple Choice)
- Key Series Mathematics One: National Curriculum Practice Tests
- Southern Water’s Bewl Water: Guide for Bank and Boat Anglers
- Anti Drink Organisations and the Working Class in North East Lancashire 1890-1914
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