11 Facts About Peter Firth


Peter Macintosh Firth was born on 27 October 1953 and is an English actor.


Peter Firth is best known for his role as Sir Harry Pearce in the BBC One programme Spooks; he is the only actor to have appeared in every episode of the programme's ten-series lifespan.


Peter Firth has given many other television and film performances, most notably as Alan Strang in Equus, earning both a Golden Globe Award and an Academy Award nomination for the role.


Peter Firth was a leading child actor by the middle of 1969, having starred in the first series of The Flaxton Boys as Archie Weekes and then the following year in the series Here Come the Double Deckers, both of which featured child actors in the leading roles.


Peter Firth played Stephen Douglas, an innocent young man, alongside Patrick Mower as a drug dealer.


Peter Firth played the lead role in the film adaptation of Henry Fielding's Joseph Andrews.


Peter Firth starred in two science-fiction episodes of the BBC's Play for Today anthology series as the eponymous time-traveller in the romantic The Flipside of Dominick Hide, and its sequel, Another Flip for Dominick.


Peter Firth had a starring role in Tales Of The Unexpected in 1981.


Peter Firth portrayed the Emperor Vespasian in "The Jewish Revolt" episode of the BBC series Ancient Rome: The Rise and Fall of an Empire.


Peter Firth was Snaith in the three-part series South Riding in 2011.


In 2014, Peter Firth played the part of the character Andrew Rawlins in Undeniable, a two-part series made for the ITV network.