Thomas Peacocke


Thomas Peacocke is a Canadian actor. He won the Genie Award for Best Actor at the 2nd Genie Awards in 1981, for his role in The Hounds of Notre Dame.[1]


Peacocke studied acting at the University of Alberta and directing at Carnegie Mellon University.


Peacocke began teaching drama at the University of Alberta in 1961. His roles have included Fr. MacKinnon in The Bay Boy, Herbert Hoover in The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue and Dick Collver in Love and Hate: The Story of Colin and JoAnn Thatcher, as well as television roles in North of 60, Street Legal, Chasing Rainbows and Blue Murder.

In 1995 he was appointed to the Order of Canada, Canada's highest civilian honour, for his contributions to Canadian theater, primarily because of his sustained excellence in producing young actors and playwrights of quality.[2]

Personal lifeEdit

He is the father of film and television director T. W. Peacocke.



Year Title Role Notes
1980 The Hounds of Notre Dame Athol Murray
1982 The Pedlar Father
1983 Running Brave Mr. Harris
1983 Chautauqua Girl Lecturer
1983 From Bears to Bartok Narrator Voice
1984 The Bay Boy Father McKinnon
1988 Cowboys Don't Cry Mr. Thorpe
1989 Justice Denied John MacIntyre
1994 Road to Saddle River Klan Leader
1996 The Sterilization of Leilani Muir Narrator Voice


Year Title Role Notes
1985 Consenting Adult Dr. Daniels Television film
1985 Striker's Mountain Elmer
1988 The People Across the Lake Sheriff Boignton
1988 Chasing Rainbows Chunky Blaine 3 episodes
1988, 1990 Danger Bay Basil Duval / Jensen 2 episodes
1989 The Ray Bradbury Theater David McLean Episode: "The Veldt"
1989 Love and Hate Dick Collver Television film
1990–1991 Street Legal William Davenport 6 episodes
1992 Mortal Sins Father John Bianchi Television film
1992, 1995 North of 60 Judge Comer 2 episodes
1996 The Angel of Pennsylvania Avenue Herbert Hoover Television film
1997 Seduction in a Small Town Judge Dennison
2004 Blue Murder Ross Entwhistle Episode: "Party Line"


  1. ^ Jay Scott, "Les Bons débarras sweeps the Genies". The Globe and Mail, March 13, 1981.
  2. ^ "Charles Thomas Peacocke, C.M., M.F.A." Order of Canada. Governor General of Canada. 30 April 2009. Retrieved 1 February 2015.

External linksEdit

  • Thomas Peacocke at IMDb