|Born||Gordon Peter Wilkinson
29 November 1926
Durham, County Durham, England
Peters starred in a BBC TV comedy series in 1973 called The Gordon Peters Show. It was a situation comedy in which he played a character with his own name. It was not a success and only lasted one season.
As a child, he sang in the choir of Durham Cathedral. He later enrolled at Durham Commercial College to learn bookkeeping. He worked as a junior clerk before volunteering for the Royal Navy.
Peters has had many roles in other television shows, including Oh Brother!, two episodes of Hi-de-Hi!, four episodes of Dad's Army, two episodes of Are You Being Served?, one episode of Grace & Favour (also called Are You Being Served? Again! in the United States), three episodes of One Foot in the Grave, five episodes of Never the Twain, one episode of Little Britain, one episode of Keeping Up Appearances and one episode of HBO's Tales from the Crypt.
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