Peter Eyre

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This article is about the actor. For the cricketer, see Peter Eyre (cricketer).
Peter Eyre
Born (1942-03-11) March 11, 1942 (age 73)
New York City, New York, USA

Peter Eyre (born 11 March 1942) is an American-born English actor.

Eyre was born in New York City, New York, the son of Dorothy Pelline (née Acton) and Edward Joseph Eyre, a banker.[1] He was sent to a public school in England at the age of twelve, and has been based in the country ever since. Although offered a place at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art at the age of only 18, he studied acting in Paris. His distinguished career in the theatre includes work with the Old Vic (his professional debut), the Royal Shakespeare Company, the Royal National Theatre, and the The Old Vic Theatre Company under the direction of Kevin Spacey.[2][3][4][5]



  1. ^ Peter Eyre Biography (1942-)
  2. ^ Koenig, Rhoda (9 February 2002). "Peter Eyre: Natural Eyre to the role". The Independent (London). Retrieved 2009-10-16. 
  3. ^ Rock, Malcolm (7 May 2007). "20 Questions With... Peter Eyre". London: Retrieved 2009-10-16. 
  4. ^ "The Situation" (PDF) (Press release). Shadow Distribution. Retrieved 2009-10-16. 
  5. ^ Kevin Quarmby blog :Interview with Peter Eyre, Richard II, Old Vic Theatre, London, September 2005 |

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