The broadcasting press guild awards 1986 featuring interviews with producer michael wearing and actor bob peck. Only an actor of immense calibre could compete with joe don baker as jedburgh. Celebrated tv noir edge of darkness propelled director martin campbell into the hollywood big time. Bob peck as ronald craven a detectives search for his daughters murderer takes him to the. A good television thriller is very hard to find but edge of darkness promises to be one of the best, wrote celia brayfield in the times, the central character is played by bob peck, who has the gift of looking tragic and intelligent simultaneously. The baftas 1986 including interviews with bob peck and joe don baker. London ap british actor bob peck, who played a game warden in steven spielbergs 1993 dinosaur adventure jurassic park, has died of cancer.
Even after reaching a wide audience in the highly praised television nuclear. Bob peck biowiki, net worth, married 2018 british actor bob peck was born in leeds in north england on august 23, 1945. Script error robert peck 23 august 1945 4 april 1999 was an english stage, television and film actor who was best known for his roles as ronald craven in the television serial edge of darkness and as gamekeeper robert muldoon in the film jurassic park. For the american football player, see bob peck american football. As 80s thriller edge of darkness is remastered for a new generation. Bob peck, joanne whalley, joe don baker, martin campbell. He later starred in numerous television dramas, including the popular 1985 television series edge.
Learn about bob s life, his birthday, zodiac sign, and real facts here. Bob peck 1945 1999 posted on july 30, 2012 by mrstillsmiling most likely a rather unknown actor to the general public until you bring up his performance as safari experthunter robert muldoon in steven spielbergs jurassic park. An established stage actor having put in the hours with the rsc, peck had done very little. I am quite taken aback to see jurassic park mentioned before edge of darkness. Cast includes bob peck as ronald craven, joanne whalley as emma craven. Actor sir ian mckellen has said that bob peck is the actor he learned the most from. Steven spielberg enjoyed the series so much that he watched it eight times. Edge of darkness download ebook pdf, epub, tuebl, mobi. Edge of darkness compassionate leave ronald craven. The actor bob peck, who has died of cancer aged 53, was incapable of telling anything but the truth when he was on stage and screen. Bob peck, 53, actor of stage and screen the new york times.
Peck was also well known in the uk for his role in the bbc series edge of darkness. Edge of darkness is a british television drama serial produced by bbc television in. Bob peck appeared in films as diverse as smillas sense of snow 1997 and jurassic park 1993, playing game warden robert muldoon. Robert bob peck 23 august 1945 4 april 1999 was an english stage, television and film actor who was best known for his roles as ronald craven in the television serial edge of darkness and as gamekeeper robert muldoon in the film jurassic park. He attended leeds modern school and then graduated from leeds college of art. Cancer kills actor bob peck actor bob peck, star of the television thriller edge of darkness, has died of cancer aged 53. He was probably best known to british audiences for his role as ronald craven in the acclaimed 1985 bbc drama serial edge of darkness. Video taken from channel 4 programme the 50 greatest television dramas 2007. Meticulously following the trail of clues, craven uncovers a dark conspiracy involving the government and the powerful american ceo of a nuclear power plant. When edge of darkness was given a decent dvd release courtesy of the bbc. Despite that, he will always be identified with the role of griefstricken police detective ronald craven in troy kennedy martins british tv drama edge of darkness 1985. Featuring contributions from writer, cast and production team. He was born in the year of the rooster, which means. Bob peck 19450823 male leeds, west yorkshire, england, uk homepage robert peck was an english stage, television and film actor who was best known for his roles as ronald craven in the television serial edge of darkness and as gamekeeper robert muldoon in the film jurassic park.
Bob peck thursday, 23rd august 1945 sunday, 4th april 1999 leeds england. Bob peck stars as london police detective ron craven, whose politicalactivist daughter is murdered right before his eyes. Bob peck movie actor life, age, zodiac birthday celebs. The performances by bob peck, joanne whalley, and a host of familiar bbc faces are uniformly excellent.
Although the end of edge of darkness is sf of a sort, it is somewhat. Ronald craven was played by bob peck, an actor who was well known in. Edge of darkness also created a brand new star, a more or less unknown theatre actor called bob peck, who up to then had filled only minor roles on tv. In the script book of the series kennedy martin set the scene himself. Even after reaching a wide audience in the highly praised television nuclear thriller edge of darkness, the yorkshireman remained shy and glad to be lowprofile, preferring to get on with performing rather than giving interviews. Polizist ronald craven bob peck verliert bei einem anschlag vor seinen augen tochter emma joanne whalley. Bob peck was an unstarry actor who brought a compelling integrity and authority to his many screen and stage roles. Peck acted for the royal shakespeare company and the national theatre. Bob peck was 39 when he undertook the role of ronnie craven. This site is like a library, use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want.
Bob peck is most known for his role as ronald craven in the 1985 bbc television series, edge of darkness. It took me a while to recognize american actor kenneth nelson, of boys in the. Peck started as an actor with the national theater and the royal shakespeare company, performing in plays like nicholas nickleby, king lear and the tempest. Edge of darknessedge of darkness besttvseriesofalltime. Bob peck as ronald craven in edge of darkness yorkshire bradford police officer ronald craven is returning home with his daughter emma having picked her up from a meeting of an environmental organisation at her university campus. Lovelocks book that describes a dark marsh grass that grew on the surface of. Just watched the edge of darkness with bob peck as ronald craven and thatcher as herself.
In britain, he was best known for his role in the 1985 television series, edge of darkness 1985. Infobox television show name edge of darkness genre drama thriller science fiction writer troy kennedy martin director martin campbell starring bob peck. Best actor 1986 edge of darkness awards bob peck 23 august 1945 4 april 1999 was an english stage, television, and film actor who came to acting relatively late in life. Celebrated tv noir edge of darkness propelled director martin. British actor bob peck was born in leeds in north england on august 23, 1945. Even joe don baker is good as the american cia agent darius jedburgh or jedborough, as a scottish character calls him. Robert peck 23 august 1945 4 april 1999 was an english stage, television and film actor best known for his roles as ronald craven in the television serial edge of darkness and as gamekeeper robert muldoon in the film jurassic park. A television and stage actor in britain, peck died in london sunday after fighting the disease for several years. He had no formal training as an actor and had instead studied art and design. Accompanied by a haunting musical score by michael kamen and eric clapton, edge of darkness builds on the legacy of tinker, tailor, soldier, spy and smileys people to become quite simply the best television thriller ever.
Why you should be watching masterful 1985 tv series edge. Bob peck was bornon august 23, 1945 in leeds, yorkshire, england, united kingdom, is actor. Click download or read online button to get edge of darkness book now. Bob peck this gallery contains 17 images divided over 3 titles robert peck was an english stage, television and film actor who was best known for his roles as ronald craven in the television serial edge of darkness and as gamekeeper robert muldoon in the film jurassic park. He was, as a critic once noted, a preternaturally honest actor. He was diagnosed with the disease several years ago and died on sunday.122 663 1446 291 430 1132 1549 1101 145 18 1034 1286 587 1539 320 454 865 1019 311 865 1157 267 753 732 36 275 282 517 1331 132