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Peter Brown

Actor

Born - 6 October 1935, New York City, USA
Died - 22 March 2016

Clean-cut, light-haired actor, playing all-American boys and upright types for Warners in films and TV series (Cheyenne, Lawman, 77 Sunset Strip, Laredo) of the 1950s and early 1960s. Later he freelanced in more subsidiary roles, often as forthright figures of authority. Born Pierre de Lapp, he assembled early stage experience, but was actually working at a petrol station to make ends meet when spotted for Warner Brothers. He made his debut for them in The Young Invaders/Darby's Rangers (1957) and was kept busy: Too Much, Too Soon (1958), Marjorie Morningstar (1958), The City Jungle (1959), Westbound (1959), Merrill's Marauders (1962). Freelancing, he made Summer Magic (1963), A Tiger Walks (1964), Kitten with a Whip (1964), Three Guns for Texas (1967), Attack at Dawn (1970), Piranha (1972), Foxy Brown (1974), Sunburst (1975), Top of the Hill (1980), The Concrete Jungle (1982), The Messenger (1986), Deathstone (1990), Fists of Iron (1995), Asylum (1997), Wasteland Justice (1999), The Wedding Planner (2001), Hollywood - It's a Dog's Life (2003), Three Bad Men (2005), Hell to Pay (2005), his last, and a huge amount of television. The actress Diane Jergens was the first of his five wives. He died from cancer.