Peter Egan

Peter Egan

British actor
Peter Joseph Egan is a British actor and animal rights activist. He is known for his television roles, including Hogarth in Big Breadwinner Hog, the future George IV of the United Kingdom in Prince Regent ; smooth neighbour Paul Ryman in the sitcom Ever Decreasing Circles ; and Hugh "Shrimpie" MacClare, Marquess of Flintshire, in Downton Abbey .Wikipedia
BornSeptember 28, 1946
HometownHampstead, United Kingdom
Height6'2" (1.88m)
SpouseMyra Frances (m 1972 - 2021)
ChildrenRebecca Egan
ParentsMichael Thomas Egan , Doris Egan

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Peter Brook dead: Legendary theatre director dies aged 97

  • Legendary theatre director Peter Brook has died at the age of 97. Brook was best known for his production of A Midsummer Night’s Dream which was performed in a white cube. Downton Abbey actor, Peter Egan paid tribute to the theatre director, saying: “A giant, a genius and the greatest theatre director has gone.”


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