6 feet and 2 inches Peter Bowles is an American actor and TV personality. He is famous for his recurring role as the Duke of Wellington in the award-winning ITV series Victoria. His films including The Legend of Hell House (1973), For the Love of Benji (1977), The Disappearance (1977), Try This One for Size (1989), The Steal (1995), Colour Me Kubrick (2005), The Bank Job (2008), and Alan in Hong Khaou’s Lilting (2014) makes her the idol of the Hollywood film Industry.
Bio, Age, and wiki of Peter Bowles
The birthname of the handsome English actor of stage and television Peter is Peter John Bowles. Later he got famous by his stage name is Peter Bowles. He celebrates his birthday every year on 16 October. In 1936, he had opened his eyes in London, England. Peter is the son of Sarah Jane (née Harrison) and Herbert Reginald Bowles. His father was a chauffeur and butler at a stately home in Warwickshire but upon the outbreak of the Second World War, he was seconded to work as an engineer at Rolls-Royce and moved the family to Nottingham. Belonging to the white ethnicity while he holds a British Nationality. He had grown up with his parents and sibling in his hometown.
Educational Background of Peter Bowles
The handsome hunk was enrolled in the Mapperley Plains Primary School then the Nottingham High Pavement Grammar School. There he was taught English by the novelist Stanley Middleton. After completing his school level he won a scholarship to train as an actor at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA), where he is still an associate. Besides this, there are no details on his further educational Background including his academic qualification and his University name.
Wife, Wedding, and Family of Peter Bowles
While talking about the marital life of the handsome Peter Bowles. He is a married man, he tied is knot with Susan Bennett. The pair exchanged their vows in 1961. Further, they are the parents of three children. While there are no details on his offspring’s name and their profession. As of now, there is no news of their divorce and upcoming child. It seems that he is creating personal memories with his family members.
Peter Bowles’s Career
Talking about the career of Peter Bowles he had started his career journey from the Old Vic Company in 1956 playing small parts in Macbeth, Romeo, and Juliet, Troilus and Cressida, and Richard II. Later he played in many performances at the Bristol Old Vic. In the following year, he appeared in the villain role in such shows as The Avengers (Bowles featured in four series), Danger Man, The Saint, The Persuaders! and The Prisoner (in which he played ‘A’).
Apart from the villain role he worked in the comedy series such as To the Manor Born, Only When I Laugh, The Bounder and Executive Stress followed; however, he turned down the role of Jerry in The Good Life. His career took off when he had performed in the Running Late. His performance was also admired by Sir Peter Hall, who over the next twenty years chose Bowles for eight plays he produced in London’s West End theatres. Bowles’ first leading role in London was offered after playing Byron in Alan Bridges’ TV film Shelley. Further, he was featured in many films including Live Now, Pay Later (1962), The Informers (1963), Three Hats for Lisa (1965), Michelangelo Antonioni’s Blowup (1966), The Charge of the Light Brigade (1968), Laughter in the Dark (1969), Eyewitness (1970).
Net worth and Salary of Peter Bowles
Age As an American actor and TV personality, he had earned a huge name and fame in his lifetime career. The net worth of the handsome hunk has been estimated at around USD 2.5 million. In 1955, he won the Madge Kendal Prize and ITV Personality of the Year in 1983. In the same year, he was also rewarded with the Male Comedy Star Award and The Golden Gate Award in 1993. While his exact annual salary is under review yet. there is no doubt that his net worth and salary will sure increase in the upcoming years.