Peter Byrne (actor)

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Peter Byrne
Born Peter James Byrne
(1928-01-29) 29 January 1928 (age 89)
West Ham, London, England
Occupation Actor/Director
Years active 1944, 1953–2013
Spouse(s) Renee Helen

Peter James Byrne (born 29 January 1928[1]) is an English actor and director.

He was born in West Ham, London, educated at grammar school and trained at the Italia Conti Stage School. He made his name by playing George Dixon's son-in-law Andy Crawford in the long-running BBC Television serial Dixon of Dock Green for twenty years from 1955. He was Director of Productions for the Bournemouth Theatre Company (1965–66).

Stage has included Boeing Boeing, There's a Girl in My Soup, Double Edge, The Unexpected Guest. Films include Reach for the Sky and Carry on Cabby. TV appearances included Mutiny at Spithead, The New Canadians and more than 300 appearances in Dixon of Dock Green. His father was a musician.


He is married to Renée Helen.

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Television appearances[edit]

Theatre appearances[edit]


  1. ^ GRO Register of Births: MAR 1928 4a 119 W. HAM – Peter J. Byrne, mmn = Massey


  • Byrne P: Double Edge,Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Guildford UK, 24 May – 4 June 1977
  • Byrne P:The Unexpected Guest, by Agatha Christie, Yvonne Arnaud Theatre Guildford UK, 31 July – 19 August 1978

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