Peter HammondDirector | Actor
Peter Charles Hammond Hill was an English actor and television director. Peter Charles Hammond Hill was born in Victoria, Central London. His father, Charles, was an art restorer and his mother, Ada, a nurse. After attending Harrow School of Art, he started work as a scenic artist at Sheffield Repertory Theatre. Following this, he turned to acting to "earn some cash", where he adopted the stage name of Peter Hammond. He first appeared in a West End production at the age of 17.
Hammond made his film début in Waterloo Road (1945) and went on to carve a career playing handsome boy-next-door types throughout the late 1940s and early 1950s, most notably as Peter Hawtrey in The Huggetts Trilogy – Here Come the Huggetts (1948), Vote for Huggett and The Huggetts Abroad (both 1949). [Source: Wikipedia]