"Peter Wilton Cushing", Order of the British Empire/OBE was an English actor known for his many appearances in Hammer Film Productions/Hammer Films, in which he played the sinister scientist Victor Frankenstein/Baron Frankenstein, Sherlock Holmes and the vampire hunter Abraham Van Helsing/Dr. Van Helsing, among many other roles. He appeared frequently opposite Christopher Lee, and occasionally Vincent Price. A familiar face on both sides of the Atlantic Ocean/Atlantic, Cushing's best-known roles outside the Hammer productions include Grand Moff Tarkin in Star Wars (film)/Star Wars (1977) and Dr. Who (Dalek films)/Dr. Who in Dr. Who and the Daleks (1965) and Daleks – Invasion Earth: 2150 A.D. (1966), films based on the Doctor Who television series.If you enjoy these quotes, be sure to check out other famous actors! More Peter Cushing on Wikipedia.