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Peter Wight

Peter Wight is a British character actor of stage, film and TV who is perhaps best known for his work with Mike Leigh on films such as Meantime, Naked, Vera Drake, Another Year and Mr Turner. Wight regularly plays a police officer - most notably in the BBC sitcom Early Doors and in the mid 90s BBC drama Out of the Blue, as well as films like Shiner, Atonement and The Look of Love - and has had numerous period roles in dramas such as Jane Eyre, Pride and Prejudice, Persuasion, and Our Mutual Friend. His other films include Hot Fuzz, Babel, Cass, and The Sense of an Ending.

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Jan 1, 1950 In Worthing, Sussex, England, UK
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the movie Early Days
Latest Project:
Movie Uncle Vanya 2020-10-27
Known For
Poster of Atonement
Poster of Hot Fuzz
Poster of Babel
Poster of The Second Coming
Movie Early Days Kate’s Dad 2022
Movie Uncle Vanya Telegin 2020-10-27
Movie Only You Andrew 2019-07-12
Movie Hamlet Polonius 2018-03-31
Movie The Sense of an Ending Colin Simpson 2017-03-10
Movie Another Mother's Son Rene 2017-03-24
Movie Brakes Alan 2017-11-24
Series Brief Encounters Brian 2016-07-04
Movie Trespass Against Us Dog Owner 2016-10-14
Movie Ethel & Ernest Detective Sergeant Burnley (voice) 2016-10-15
Movie The Program Sunday Times editor 2015-09-16
Series Our Zoo Albert Mottershead 2014-09-03
Movie Mr. Turner Joseph Gillot 2014-10-31
Movie The Security Men Kenneth 2013-04-12
Movie The Look of Love Police Inspector 2013-04-26
Movie Salmon Fishing in the Yemen Tory Grandee - Angus Butler 2012-03-09
Movie Hard Boiled Sweets Jimmy The Gent 2012-03-09
Movie The Casebook of Eddie Brewer Ray Riddle 2012-03-18
Movie Best Laid Plans Roger 2012-02-03
Series Public Enemies Ken Whiteley 2012-01-04
Series The Paradise Edmund Lovett 2012-09-25
Series Room at the Top Mr. Hoylake 2012-09-26
Movie Kon-Tiki Spinden 2012-08-24
Series Titanic Joseph Rushton 2012-03-21
Series Hit & Miss Unknown 2012-05-22
Series The Reckoning Frederick Taylor 2011-01-06
Series Case Sensitive Robbie Proust 2011-05-02
Movie Ghosted Unknown 2011-06-27
Movie My Week With Marilyn Lucy's Father 2011-11-23
Movie Money 2010-05-23
Movie Another Year Ken 2010-11-05
Series Accused Unknown 2010-11-15
Movie Womb Ralph 2010-07-15
Series Boy Meets Girl Unknown 2009-05-01
Series Monday Monday 2009-07-13
Movie A Bunch of Amateurs Mike Bell 2008-11-17
Movie Cass Cecil 2008-01-08
Series Sunshine Philip 2008-10-07
Series Lark Rise to Candleford Unknown 2008-01-13
Movie Hot Fuzz Roy Porter 2007-02-14
Series Party Animals George Morgan 2007-01-31
Movie Persuasion Admiral Croft 2007-04-01
Movie Flood Johnson - Transport Chief 2007-08-24
Movie Atonement Police Inspector 2007-09-07
Series Hotel Babylon Unknown 2006-01-19
Movie Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa! Charlie Williams 2006-03-16
Movie Babel Tom 2006-09-08
Movie Uncle Adolf Heinrich Hoffman 2005-01-03
Movie Lassie Dr. Jarrett 2005-12-16
Movie Heidi Pastor 2005-08-19
Movie Pride & Prejudice Mr. Gardiner 2005-09-16
Movie Vera Drake Det. Inspector Webster 2004-10-22
Series Murder Prevention Unknown 2004-10-30
Series Early Doors Nige 2003-05-12
Series The Second Coming Chief Supt. Len Chadwick 2003-02-09
Series Fortysomething Nobby 2003-06-29
Movie Three Blind Mice Tomlinson 2003-10-08
Movie The Brides in the Bath Charles Burnham 2003-12-31
Series Charles II: The Power and The Passion Ormonde 2003-11-16
Movie The Statement Inspector Cholet 2003-12-12
Series Ultimate Force Unknown 2002-09-16
Movie The Gathering Dave Elford 2001-06-23
Movie Lucky Break George Barratt 2001-08-24
Movie The Fourth Angel M.P. 2001-08-15
Movie Care 2000-10-08
Series Waking the Dead Unknown 2000-09-04
Movie Shiner Det. Insp. Grant 2000-09-22
Series Our Mutual Friend Unknown 1998-03-09
Movie Jane Eyre Clergyman 1997-03-09
Movie FairyTale: A True Story Newspaper Editor 1997-10-24
Series Midsomer Murders Unknown 1997-03-23
Series Silent Witness Unknown 1996-02-21
Series Dalziel and Pascoe Unknown 1996-03-16
Movie Secrets & Lies Father in family group 1996-05-24
Series Out of the Blue Unknown 1995-05-23
Series Hamish Macbeth Sydney Braithwaite 1995-03-26
Series Devil's Advocate Inspector Costello 1995-01-04
Series Anna Lee 1994-02-27
Movie Meat 1994-09-25
Movie Speaking In Tongues Unknown 1994-07-27
Movie Naked Brian 1993-09-14
Series Heartbeat Unknown 1992-04-10
Movie Scanners III: The Takeover Mark Dragon 1992-01-31
Movie Sleepers Village Policeman 1991-04-10
Movie Codename: Kyril Evans 1988-03-29
Movie Will You Love Me Tomorrow Unknown 1987-01-18
Movie Personal Services Detective Gibson 1987-02-12
Series Casualty Trevor 1986-09-06
Movie Meantime Estate Manager 1983-10-16
Series Shine on Harvey Moon Unknown 1982-01-08
Movie Murphy's Stroke Betting Office Clerk 1980-05-21
Movie The Bitch Ricky 1979-01-01
Series Secret Army Unknown 1977-09-07
Movie Sunshine City Unknown 1973-09-12