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* ''Film/TwinsOfEvil'' (1972) as Gustav Weil



* ''Film/TwinsOfEvil'' (1972) as Gustav Weil

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* ''Film/TwinsOfEvil'' (1972) as Gustav Weil


Cushing often played characters who were either very driven or villainous, but Cushing in RealLife was a very kindly gentleman who was [[HappilyMarried devoted to his wife]] and friends. When she died, he was so distraught that he tried to kill himself by running up and down the stairs in a fit of depression, knowing that he had a heart condition. Near the end of his life, he was given a surprise by Creator/JimmySavile on his show ''Jim'll Fix It'' -- a breed of rose was named after his late wife. It caused him to burst into tears on camera. Creator/CarrieFisher recalled that she could not generate the level of hatred that Princess Leia would have been feeling towards Grand Moff Tarkin as he was so incredibly charming and polite[[note]]and also because he wore bedroom slippers for tight shots as the riding boots the costumers had procured were too small and hurt his feet[[/note]], and had particular trouble saying the line about "recognizing [his] foul stench" when he smelled pleasantly of pipe tobacco and lavender.

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Cushing often played characters who were either very driven or villainous, but Cushing in RealLife was [[MeanCharacterNiceActor a very kindly gentleman gentleman]] who was [[HappilyMarried devoted to his wife]] and friends. When she died, he was so distraught that he tried to kill himself by running up and down the stairs in a fit of depression, knowing that he had a heart condition. Near the end of his life, he was given a surprise by Creator/JimmySavile on his show ''Jim'll Fix It'' -- a breed of rose was named after his late wife. It caused him to burst into tears on camera. Creator/CarrieFisher recalled that she could not generate the level of hatred that Princess Leia would have been feeling towards Grand Moff Tarkin as he was so incredibly charming and polite[[note]]and also because he wore bedroom slippers for tight shots as the riding boots the costumers had procured were too small and hurt his feet[[/note]], and had particular trouble saying the line about "recognizing [his] foul stench" when he smelled pleasantly of pipe tobacco and lavender.


* ''Film/BigglesAdventuresInTime'' (1986) as Air Commodore William Raymond

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* ''Film/BigglesAdventuresInTime'' (1986) as Air Commodore William RaymondRaymond
* ''Film/RogueOne'' (2016) as Grand Moff Tarkin (Posthumous release; CGI recreation used for likeness)


* ''Film/TheEvilOfFrankenstein'' (1964) as Victor Frankenstein

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* ''Film/TheEvilOfFrankenstein'' (1964) as Victor FrankensteinStein


* ''Film/TheAbomnibleSnowman'' (1957) as Dr. Rollason

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* ''Film/TheAbomnibleSnowman'' ''Film/TheAbominableSnowman'' (1957) as Dr. Rollason


* ''Literature/AtTheEarthsCore'' (1976) as Dr. Abner Perry

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* ''Literature/AtTheEarthsCore'' (1976) as Dr. Abner PerryPerry
* ''Film/StarWars'' (1977) as Grand Moff Tarkin
* ''Film/ShockWaves'' (1977) as SS Commander
* ''Film/TheUncanny'' (1977) as Wilbur
* ''Film/JulesVernesMysteryOnMonsterIsland'' (1981) as William T. Kolderup
* ''Film/TopSecret'' (1984) as Bookstore Proprietor
* ''Film/BigglesAdventuresInTime'' (1986) as Air Commodore William Raymond


* ''Film/{{Asylum}}'' (1972) as Mr. Smith

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* ''Film/{{Asylum}}'' (1972) as Mr. SmithSmith
* ''Film/HorrorExpress'' (1972) as Dr. Wells
* ''Film/AndNowTheScreamingStarts'' (1973) as Dr. Pope
* ''Film/TheSatanicRitesOfDracula'' (1973) as Lorrimer Van Helsing
* ''Film/FromBeyondTheGrave'' (1974) as Antique Shop Proprietor
* ''Film/FrankensteinAndTheMonsterFromHell'' (1974) as Baron Frankenstein
* ''Film/TheBeastMustDie'' (1974) as Dr. Christopher Lundgren
* ''Film/Madhouse1974'' as Herbert Flay
* ''Film/TheLegendOfThe7GoldenVampires'' (1974) as Professor Van Helsing
* ''Literature/AtTheEarthsCore'' (1976) as Dr. Abner Perry


* ''Film/DaleksInvasionEarth2150AD'' (1966) as Dr. Who

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* ''Film/DaleksInvasionEarth2150AD'' (1966) as Dr. WhoWho
* ''Film/FrankensteinCreatedWoman'' (1967) as Baron Frankenstein
* ''Film/NightOfTheBigHeat'' (1967) as Dr. Vernon Stone
* ''Film/TortureGarden'' (1967) as Lancelot Canning
* ''Film/TheBloodBeastTerror'' (1968) as Detective Inspector Quennell
* ''Film/FrankensteinMustBeDestroyed'' (1969) as Baron Frankenstein
* ''Film/ScreamAndScreamAgain'' (1970) as Major Heinrich Benedek
* ''Film/TheVampireLovers'' (1970) as General von Spielsdorf
* ''Film/TheHouseThatDrippedBlood'' (1971) as Philip Grayson
* ''Film/IMonster'' (1971) as Frederick Utterson
* ''Film/TalesFromTheCrypt'' (1972) as Arthur Edward Grimsdyke
* ''Film/DraculaAD1972'' (1972) as Lawrence Van Helsing and Lorrimer Van Helsing
* ''Film/DrPhibesRisesAgain'' (1972) as Captain
* ''Film/{{Asylum}}'' (1972) as Mr. Smith


* ''Literature/TheHoundOfTheBaskervilles'' (1959) as Sherlock Holmes

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* ''Literature/TheHoundOfTheBaskervilles'' (1959) as Sherlock HolmesHolmes
* ''Film/TheMummy1959'' as John Banning
* ''Film/TheBridesOfDracula'' as Doctor Van Helsing
* ''Film/CaptainClegg'' (1962) as Parson Blyss
* ''Film/TheEvilOfFrankenstein'' (1964) as Victor Frankenstein
* ''Film/TheGorgon'' (1964) as Dr. Namaroff
* ''Film/DrTerrorsHouseOfHorrors'' (1965) as 'Dr. Terror' / Dr. W. R. Schreck
* ''Film/She1965'' (1965) as Major Holly
* ''Film/DrWhoAndTheDaleks'' (1965) as Dr. Who
* ''Film/IslandOfTerror'' (1966) as Dr. Brian Stanley
* ''Film/DaleksInvasionEarth2150AD'' (1966) as Dr. Who


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* ''Film/TheHowardsOfVirginia'' (1940) as Leslie Stephens (uncredited)
* ''Film/Hamlet1948'' as Osric
* ''Film/MoulinRouge1952'' as Marcel de la Voisier
* ''Literature/TheEndOfTheAffair''(1955) as Henry Miles
* ''Film/AlexanderTheGreat1956'' as General Memnon
* ''Film/TheCurseOfFrankenstein'' (1957) as Victor Frankenstein
* ''Film/TheAbomnibleSnowman'' (1957) as Dr. Rollason
* ''Film/HorrorOfDracula'' (1958) as Doctor Van Helsing
* ''Literature/TheHoundOfTheBaskervilles'' (1959) as Sherlock Holmes


Peter Wilton Cushing, [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever OBE]] (May 26, 1913 -- August 11, 1994) was an English actor famous for his roles in horror films. He starred opposite Creator/ChristopherLee as Victor Frankenstein in the 1957 Film/HammerHorror film ''Film/TheCurseOfFrankenstein'' and as Van Helsing in 1958's ''Dracula'' (called ''Film/HorrorOfDracula'' in the US). The two would become lifelong friends and appear together in films throughout the years.FN

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Peter Wilton Cushing, [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever OBE]] (May 26, 1913 -- August 11, 1994) was an English actor famous for his roles in horror films. He starred opposite Creator/ChristopherLee as Victor Frankenstein in the 1957 Film/HammerHorror film ''Film/TheCurseOfFrankenstein'' and as Van Helsing in 1958's ''Dracula'' (called ''Film/HorrorOfDracula'' in the US). The two would become lifelong friends and appear together in films throughout the years.FN
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Peter Wilton Cushing, [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever OBE]] (May 26, 1913 -- August 11, 1994) was an English actor famous for his roles in horror films. He starred opposite Creator/ChristopherLee as Victor Frankenstein in the 1957 Film/HammerHorror film ''Film/TheCurseOfFrankenstein'' and as Van Helsing in 1958's ''Dracula'' (called ''Film/HorrorOfDracula'' in the US). The two would become lifelong friends and appear together in films throughout the years.

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Peter Wilton Cushing, [[UsefulNotes/KnightFever OBE]] (May 26, 1913 -- August 11, 1994) was an English actor famous for his roles in horror films. He starred opposite Creator/ChristopherLee as Victor Frankenstein in the 1957 Film/HammerHorror film ''Film/TheCurseOfFrankenstein'' and as Van Helsing in 1958's ''Dracula'' (called ''Film/HorrorOfDracula'' in the US). The two would become lifelong friends and appear together in films throughout the years.
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Cushing often played characters who were either very driven or villainous, but Cushing in RealLife was a very kindly gentleman who was [[HappilyMarried devoted to his wife]] and friends. When she died, he was so distraught that he tried to kill himself by running up and down the stairs in a fit of depression, knowing that he had a heart condition. Near the end of his life, he was given a surprise by Creator/JimmySavile[[note]]No, not that kind. Lee would have '''''killed''''' him![[/note]] on his show ''Jim'll Fix It'' -- a breed of rose was named after his late wife. It caused him to burst into tears on camera. Creator/CarrieFisher recalled that she could not generate the level of hatred that Princess Leia would have been feeling towards Grand Moff Tarkin as he was so incredibly charming and polite[[note]]and also because he wore bedroom slippers for tight shots as the riding boots the costumers had procured were too small and hurt his feet[[/note]], and had particular trouble saying the line about "recognizing [his] foul stench" when he smelled pleasantly of pipe tobacco and lavender.

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Cushing often played characters who were either very driven or villainous, but Cushing in RealLife was a very kindly gentleman who was [[HappilyMarried devoted to his wife]] and friends. When she died, he was so distraught that he tried to kill himself by running up and down the stairs in a fit of depression, knowing that he had a heart condition. Near the end of his life, he was given a surprise by Creator/JimmySavile[[note]]No, not that kind. Lee would have '''''killed''''' him![[/note]] Creator/JimmySavile on his show ''Jim'll Fix It'' -- a breed of rose was named after his late wife. It caused him to burst into tears on camera. Creator/CarrieFisher recalled that she could not generate the level of hatred that Princess Leia would have been feeling towards Grand Moff Tarkin as he was so incredibly charming and polite[[note]]and also because he wore bedroom slippers for tight shots as the riding boots the costumers had procured were too small and hurt his feet[[/note]], and had particular trouble saying the line about "recognizing [his] foul stench" when he smelled pleasantly of pipe tobacco and lavender.


He also played Series/DoctorWho[[note]]As in, for these movies, the character ''was'' [[IAmNotShazam actually called "Doctor Who", instead of the canon "The Doctor"]][[/note]] in [[TheFilmOfTheSeries two non-canon films]], ''Film/DrWhoAndTheDaleks'' and ''Film/DaleksInvasionEarth2150AD''. He is also recognisable for playing Grand Moff Tarkin in the first ''Franchise/StarWars'' film, ''Film/ANewHope''[[note]]He certainly didn't grouse about his role like Creator/AlecGuiness with his aggravated snobbery. Indeed, he relished the influx of new fans to his work[[/note]]. A digital recreation of his likeness was utilized to have Tarkin appear in ''Film/RogueOne'' in 2016, with Guy Henry serving as the motion-capture actor giving the actual performance.

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He also played Series/DoctorWho[[note]]As in, for these movies, the character ''was'' [[IAmNotShazam actually called "Doctor Who", instead of the canon "The Doctor"]][[/note]] in [[TheFilmOfTheSeries two non-canon films]], ''Film/DrWhoAndTheDaleks'' and ''Film/DaleksInvasionEarth2150AD''. He is also recognisable for playing Grand Moff Tarkin in the first ''Franchise/StarWars'' film, ''Film/ANewHope''[[note]]He certainly didn't grouse about his role like Creator/AlecGuiness Creator/AlecGuinness with his aggravated snobbery. Indeed, he Cushing relished the influx of new fans to his work[[/note]]. A digital recreation of his likeness was utilized to have Tarkin appear in ''Film/RogueOne'' in 2016, with Guy Henry serving as the motion-capture actor giving the actual performance.


He also played Series/DoctorWho[[note]]As in, for these movies, the character ''was'' [[IAmNotShazam actually called "Doctor Who", instead of the canon "The Doctor"]][[/note]] in [[TheFilmOfTheSeries two non-canon films]], ''Film/DrWhoAndTheDaleks'' and ''Film/DaleksInvasionEarth2150AD''. He is also recognisable for playing Grand Moff Tarkin in the first ''Franchise/StarWars'' film, ''Film/ANewHope''. A digital recreation of his likeness was utilized to have Tarkin appear in ''Film/RogueOne'' in 2016, with Guy Henry serving as the motion-capture actor giving the actual performance.

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He also played Series/DoctorWho[[note]]As in, for these movies, the character ''was'' [[IAmNotShazam actually called "Doctor Who", instead of the canon "The Doctor"]][[/note]] in [[TheFilmOfTheSeries two non-canon films]], ''Film/DrWhoAndTheDaleks'' and ''Film/DaleksInvasionEarth2150AD''. He is also recognisable for playing Grand Moff Tarkin in the first ''Franchise/StarWars'' film, ''Film/ANewHope''.''Film/ANewHope''[[note]]He certainly didn't grouse about his role like Creator/AlecGuiness with his aggravated snobbery. Indeed, he relished the influx of new fans to his work[[/note]]. A digital recreation of his likeness was utilized to have Tarkin appear in ''Film/RogueOne'' in 2016, with Guy Henry serving as the motion-capture actor giving the actual performance.

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