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PeterJones
Peter Jones
Born: 12 June 1920
Died: 10 April 2000 (aged 79)
Occupation: Actor
Known For: The Book


Peter Jones was an English actor, screenwriter and broadcaster. He voiced the Guide in the first radio series of the Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, and in the 1981 television series and LP album adaptions.

His other roles in radio included starring in the BBC radio comedy In All Directions, and as as Mervyn Bunter in the Lord Peter Wimsey stories.

Jones also had acting roles on TV, in The Goodies, Holby CityThe BillMidsomer MurdersMinder and two episodes of The Avengers. His film roles include parts in Private's Progress (1956), School for Scoundrels (1960), Just like a Woman (1967), The Return of the Pink Panther (1975) and Chariots of Fire (1981).

He is survived by his three children.

Appearances Edit

Radio Edit

As The Book

Primary Phase Edit

Secondary Phase Edit

Television Edit

As The Book

He also appeared as himself in the Making of The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy documentary.

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