Peter Gunn (actor)

Peter Gunn (born 13 February 1963) is an English actor. He has appeared in several TV series and TV films.

Peter Gunn
Born (1963-02-13) 13 February 1963 (age 58)
Years active1988–present

On British television, Gunn is known as the character Len Cosgrove in the BBC series Born and Bred as well as dozens of guest-starring and recurring roles in other television series and films such as Frost, Heartburn Hotel and Sunshine.[1] To American audiences, he is probably best known for portraying Oswald Granger in the 2009 film Hannah Montana: The Movie.

Peter has also appeared in Coronation Street as Brian Packham, former partner of Julie Carp and former Headmaster of Bessie Street School since 2010. He also starred on the ITV drama London's Burning series 12 in 2000. He played Pat Kennedy.

He has two sons, George and Tom.


Title Year Role Notes
Treacle 1988 Frankie Duffell Short film
Resurrected 1989 Bonner
Sharpe's Company 1994 Private Clayton TV film
Funny Bones 1995 Nicky
Blue Juice Terry Colcott
Soup 1996 Scientist Short film
When Saturday Comes Tommy
Twelfth Night Fabian
Brassed Off Simmo
The Mill on the Floss 1997 Reverend Stelling TV film
Roseanna's Grave Cop 1
Ever After: A Cinderella Story 1998 Captain Laurent
The Dark Room 1999 Bernard Weston TV film
Sword of Honour 2001 Sergeant Tozer
24 Hour Party People 2002 Farmer
Shipman DS John Ashley TV film
Birthday Girl Charlie Boyd
Int. Bedsit- Day 2007 Dan Short film
A Bunch of Amateurs 2008 Frank Dobbins Film selected for the Royal Film Performance of 2008
Hannah Montana: The Movie 2009 Oswald Granger People's Choice Award for Favorite Family Movie
Eric & Ernie 2011 Billy Crackers
United PC Gunstone Uncredited
Title Year Role Notes
Wonderworks: Young Charlie Chaplin 1989 Policeman 1 episode
Flying Lady Ned Kellet Episode: "Second Honeymoon"
The Paradise Club Eddy Gunn Episode: "Unfrocked in Babylon
The Return of Shelley Police Constable Episode: "Wages of Virtue"
El C.I.D. 1990 Melvin Episode: "Copping Out"
Never the Twain Policeman Episode: "There But for the Grace of God"
Harry Enfield's Television Programme Mike 1 episode
Love Hurts 1992 Devlin Episode: "Cured"
Pie in the Sky 1994 Dave Pyke Episode: "An Innocent Man"
The Inspector Alleyn Mysteries Sergeant Oliphant Episode: "Scales of Justice"
Shakespeare: The Animated Tales Voice of Touchstone and Messenger Episode: "As You Like It"
Hetty Wainthropp Investigates 1997 Bryan Episode: "A Rose by Any Other Name"
Grange Hill Mr. Frampton 1 episode
A Touch of Frost Sydney Snell Episode: "House Calls"
Holding On Len 2 episodes
The Bill 1994, 1995, 1997 David Roe / Paul Shaw / Barry Welsh Episodes: "Inquest", "Rock-A-Bye-Baby", "Straying"
Kiss me Kate 1998 Client Episode: "Mike"
Heartburn Hotel 1998–2000 Simon Thorpe Series regular
People Like Us 1999 Dean Trussler Episode: "The managing director"
Casualty 2000 Jim Roberts Episode: "Blood Brothers"
North Square Steve Blatter 1 episode
Office Gossip 2001 Bernard Episode: "Lucky in Love"
Heartbeat Eddie Ford Episode: "She's Leaving Home"
The Way We Live Now Inspector Brown 1 episode
Micawber 2002 Knapper Episode: "Micawber and the Aristocracy"
Holby City Daman Harris Episode: "Design for Living"
Born and Bred 2002–2005 Len Cosgrove Series regular; 36 episodes
Meades Eats 2003 Trevor Neville Episode: "Whose Food?"
Sugar Rush 2006 Mark's Father 1 episode
The Street 2007 Solicitor 1 episode
Coronation Street 2010–2013, 2015, 2016–present Brian Packham Series regular; 400+ episodes (so far)
Tracy Beaker Returns 2010 Service Station Manager 1 episode
Skins 2011 Owen Creevey (Alo's Father) 1 episode
Casualty 2015 Bryan Munnings Episode: "Excess Baggage"


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