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Peter McEnery (b. 21 February 1940, Walsall, England, UK) is an English stage and film actor. His daughter Kate, by his first marriage to British actress Julie Peasgood, is an actress.
He reportedly gave Hayley Mills her first kiss while filming The Moon-Spinners. As an actor for the Royal Shakespeare Company, he acted the title role in Ron Daniel's 1979 production of Pericles, Prince of Tyre at The Other Place and played several roles in the 1982 epic production of Nicholas Nickleby for the same company. In 1981 he played Oberon in the BBC Television Shakespeare production of A Midsummer Night's Dream.
Peter McEnery played Edwin Clayhanger in the television dramatisation of the novels by Arnold Bennett. He played the part to perfection with outstanding support from Janet Suzman, Harry Andrews and Clive Swift. His first wife, Julie Peasgood, played Ada in this production, a maid in the Clayhanger household.
His brother is actor John McEnery.
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