Peter Wight

Peter Wight

  • Born on
    • January 1st, 1950
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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Acting (52 Credits)

2018Only You as Andrew
2017Another Mother's Son as Rene
2017The Sense of an Ending as Colin Simpson
2016Brief Encounters as Brian
2016Ethel & Ernest as Detective Sergeant Burnley (voice)
2016Trespass Against Us as Dog Owner
2015The Program as Sunday Times editor
2014Our Zoo as Albert Mottershead
2014Mr. Turner as Joseph Gillot
2013The Look of Love as Police Inspector
2012Titanic as Joseph Rushton
2012Hit & MissWatch Free
2012The Paradise as Edmund Lovett
2012Public Enemies as Ken Whiteley
2012Best Laid Plans as Roger
2012Hard Boiled Sweets as Jimmy The Gent
2012Kon-Tiki as Spinden
2011Case Sensitive as Robbie Proust
2011Salmon Fishing in the Yemen as Tory Grandee - Angus Butler
2011My Week with Marilyn as Lucy's Father
2010Another Year as Ken
2010Womb as Ralph
2008Cass as Cecil
2008A Bunch of Amateurs as Mike Bell
2007Persuasion as Admiral Croft
2007Atonement as Police Inspector
2007Flood as Johnson - Transport Chief
2007Hot Fuzz as Roy Porter
2006Kenneth Williams: Fantabulosa! as Charlie WilliamsWatch Free
2006Babel as Tom
2005Heidi as Pastor
2005Pride & Prejudice as Mr. Gardiner
2005Lassie as Dr. Jarrett
2004Vera Drake as Det. Inspector Webster
2003Early Doors as Nige
2003The Second Coming as Chief Supt. Len Chadwick
20033 Blind Mice as Tomlinson
2003The Statement as Inspector Cholet
2002The Gathering as Dave Elford
2001Lucky Break as George Barratt
2001The Fourth Angel as M.P.
2000Shiner as Det. Insp. Grant
1998Our Mutual Friend
1997Jane Eyre as Clergyman
1997FairyTale: A True Story as Newspaper Editor
1996Secrets & Lies as Father in family group
1993Naked as Brian
1991Scanners III: The Takeover as Mark Dragon
1987Personal Services as Detective Gibson
1983Meantime as Estate Manager
1979The Bitch as Ricky


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