Peter Wight (actor)

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Peter Wight
Born1950 (age 7071)
Years active1978–present

Peter Wight (born 1950), sometimes credited as Peter Wright, is an English actor.


Acting career

His television credits include: Our Zoo , Z-Cars , Meantime , Anna Lee , Life on Mars , Holby City , Where the Heart Is , Jane Eyre (1997), Early Doors , Midsomer Murders , Monday Monday , Party Animals , Hit & Miss , The Paradise , The Crown , Brief Encounters and This Time with Alan Partridge . He also appeared in the 2011 miniseries series Case Sensitive and the 2012 series Public Enemies . [1]

Film appearances include Naked , Secrets & Lies , FairyTale: A True Story , Vera Drake , Pride & Prejudice , Babel , All or Nothing , A Bunch of Amateurs , Another Year , Mr. Turner , Hot Fuzz , Persuasion , and Trespass Against Us . [1]

His stage career includes In the Republic of Happiness at the Jerwood Theatre Downstairs at the Royal Court in 2012/13, [2] and in Electra by Sophocles opposite Kristin Scott Thomas and Liz White at the Old Vic Theatre in 2014. [3]

Selected stage credits


1959 Journey to the Center of the Earth Laird of GlendarickUncredited
1978 Secret Army Squadron Leader KennedyEpisode: "Lucky Piece"
1979 The Bitch Ricky
1979Palm BeachRupert Roberts
1987Personal ServicesDetective Gibson
1993 Naked Brian
1996 Hamish Macbeth Sydney BraithwaiteEpisode: "Radio Lochdubh"
1997 FairyTale: A True Story Newspaper Editor
2000The Blind DateD. I. Harry Jenkins
2000 Shiner Det. Insp. Grant
2001 Lucky Break Officer George Barratt
2001 The Fourth Angel M.P.
2002 The Gathering Dave Elford
2003 Three Blind Mice Tomlinson
2003The StatementInspector Cholet
2004 Silent Witness Lucas GarnerEpisode: "Death by Water"
2004 Vera Drake Det. Inspector Webster
2005 Pride & Prejudice Mr. Gardiner
2005 Heidi Pastor
2005 The Secret Life of Words DullmanUncredited
2005 Waking the Dead Donald HuntEpisode: "Undertow"
2005 Lassie Dr. Jarrett
2006 Babel Tom
2007 Hot Fuzz Roy Porter
2007 Flood Johnson - Transport Chief
2007 Dalziel and Pascoe Charles JohnsonEpisode: "Demons on Our Shoulders"
2007 Atonement Police Inspector
2008 Cass Cecil
2008 A Bunch of Amateurs Mike Bell
2010 Another Year Ken
2010 Womb Ralph
2011 Ghosted Hawkins
2011 Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Tory Grandee - Angus Butler
2011 My Week with Marilyn Lucy's Father
2012 Best Laid Plans Roger
2012 Hard Boiled Sweets Jimmy The Gent
2012The Casebook of Eddie BrewerRay Riddle
2012 Kon-Tiki Spinden
2013 The Look of Love Police Inspector
2014 Mr. Turner Joseph Gillott
2015 The Program Sunday Times Editor
2016 Trespass Against Us Dog Owner
2016 Ethel & Ernest Detective Sergeant BurnleyVoice
2017 The Sense of an Ending Colin Simpson
2017 Another Mother's Son Rene
2018 Only You Andrew

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  1. 1 2 "Peter Wight". IMDb . Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  2. Billington, Michael (13 December 2012). "In the Republic of Happiness – review". The Guardian . Retrieved 15 June 2018.
  3. Benedict, David (2 October 2014). "London Theater Review: Kristin Scott Thomas in 'Electra'". Variety . Retrieved 15 June 2018.