Peter Wilton Cushing
|Born||May 26, 1913|
|Died||Aug 11, 1994|
|Age||Died at 81|
|Top Roles||Leslie Stephens, Henry Miles, Student, Victor Frankenstein, Second Officer|
|Top Genres||Drama, Horror, Adventure, Science Fiction, Romance, War|
|Top Topics||Monster, Supernatural, True Story (based on)|
|Top Collaborators||Christopher Lee, Anthony Nelson Keys (Producer), Michael Carreras (Producer), Bernard Lee|
|Shares birthday with||John Wayne, Norma Talmadge, Al Jolson see more..|
Peter Cushing Overview:
Actor, Peter Cushing, was born Peter Wilton Cushing on May 26, 1913 in Kenley, England. Cushing died at the age of 81 on Aug 11, 1994 in Canterbury, England .
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Ranking The Hammer Frankenstein Films StarringBy Dan Day, Jr. on May 26, 2022 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog
On this day in 1913, was born. I usually write a Cushing-themed post on this day, and for this year I decided to rank the six Hammer films in which the actor portrayed Baron Frankenstein. Playing Victor Frankenstein in Hammer's first color Gothic film, THE CURSE OF FRANKENSTEIN, change... Read full article
British Path?: and His Toy Soldiers ( 1956 )By The Metzinger Sisters on Dec 17, 2020 From Silver Scenes - A Blog for Classic Film Lovers
This 1956 British Path? newsreel reveals that the inimitable English actor was a toy soldier enthusiast. As if he wasn't marvelous enough already! As you will see in this 2-minute clip, Cushing had a little corner of his study in his Kensington house set aside for his hobby. He painted... Read full article
On Blu-ray: Christopher Lee and in Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972)By KC on Nov 20, 2018 From Classic Movies
It must have been shocking for the period piece-adoring Hammer crowd to behold the hairy, groovy hippies dancing on pianos and making love under the dining room table in Dracula A.D. 1972 (1972). While there is the presence of Christopher Lee and to provide a reassuring bridge to the p... Read full article
TRIBUTE FROM THE FANTASTIQ FESTIVAL OF SCI-FI, FANTASY AND HORROR!By Richard on Aug 1, 2013 From Classic Horror Campaign
This news has come through from Tony Earnshaw, organiser of this year’s Fantastiq Festival of Sci-Fi, Fantasy and Horror in Derby. The first Fantastiq monograph is a 20-page centenary tribute to that gentle man of horror, . Illustrated with portraits and behind-the-scenes photogra... Read full article
THE ULTIMATE TRIBUTE!By Richard on Jul 30, 2013 From Classic Horror Campaign
If you’re a fan of the iconic British actor (and let’s face it, what classic horror film fan isn’t?) you’d better put the new book from Peveril Publishing on your wish list immediately! The Scrapbook by Wayne Kinsey and Tom Johnson is without doubt... Read full article
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Peter Cushing Quotes:
Dr. John Rollason: If they can deal with *us*, their secret's kept.
[Stanley strays a bit too far from the main group]
Dr. David West: Brian, hold it! Come back to the car. If there is something in there, we'd better not get too close until we know what we're up against.
Dr. Reginald Landers: What do you think is in there?
Dr. David West: I don't know. But let's not take any unnecessary risks.
Dr. Brian Stanley: Yes, especially with me!
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