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Peter Glenville (1913–1996)

A talented actor and distinguished stage director, Peter Glenville was the son of Shaun Glenville, the British music hall artist and noted pantomime dame. Born in London Glenville was educated at the Jesuit's Stonyhurst College where he appeared in a production of Hamlet in the 1930s and was singled out by critics for his matinee idol looks. He ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 3 wins & 6 nominations. See more awards »


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Term of Trial Director
The Prisoner Director
Becket Director
Summer and Smoke Director


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 1966 Hotel Paradiso
Georges Feydeau (uncredited)
 1958 Me and the Colonel
British Submarine Commander (uncredited)
 1948 Good-Time Girl
Jimmy Rosso
 1945 Madonna of the Seven Moons
Sandro Barucci
 1944 Heaven Is Round the Corner
Donald McKay
 1942 Uncensored
Charles Neels
 1940 Two for Danger
Young Latin
 1940 Return to Yesterday
Undetermined Role (uncredited)
 1940 His Brother's Keeper
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(1988 to 1989 season) He translated Georges Feydeau and Maurice Desvallieres's play, "Hotel Paradiso," at the Trinity Repertory Company Theatre in Providence, Rhode Island with Howard London, Geraldine Librandi, Margot Dionne, Timothy Crowe, David PB Stephens, Becca Lish, Ed Shea, Adam Gertsacov, Paul Buxton, David A. Tulli, J.... See more »

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Directed 5 actors in Oscar nominated performances: Geraldine Page, Una Merkel, Richard Burton, Peter O'Toole, and John Gielgud. See more »

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