Peter Firth

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  • Birth Name: Peter Macintosh Firth
  • Birth Place: Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
  • Profession: Actor
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Fast Facts

  • Parents owned the local pub.
  • Was a child actor, starting on British television, appearing in the children's series Here Come the Double Deckers (1970).
  • Took weekend classes at the Bradford Playhouse.
  • Originated the role of Alan Strang in the West End premiere of Equus in 1973; he later transferred with the show to Broadway and appeared in the 1977 version of the film.
  • Replaced Tim Curry as Mozart during the original Broadway run of Amadeus.
  • Was the only actor to appear in all ten seasons of MI-5.

Awards

  • 1978, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: Winner
  • 1975, Tony — Actor (Dramatic): Nominee
  • 1977, Oscar — Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role: Nominee

Relationships

  • Maya Firth — Ex-wife
  • Lindsey Readman — Ex-wife
  • Mavis Firth — Mother
  • Eric Macintosh Firth — Father

Details

  • Birth Name: Peter Macintosh Firth
  • Birth Place: Bradford, West Yorkshire, England
  • Profession: Actor

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