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Peppard in BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S.
About George Peppard (1928 – 1994)
George Peppard was born in Detroit, Michigan, the son of an opera singer and a building contractor. He served in the Marine Corps from 1946 to 1948. He then studied civil engineering at Purdue University, transferring to the Carnegie Institute of Technology.
Peppard moved to New York City and studied at The Actor's Studio with Lee Strasberg. He appeared on Broadway, until he signed a Hollywood contract and a pear red in THE STRANGE ONE in 1957.
In 1957 George Peppard's film debut was in THE STRANGE ONE, as a military cadet.
His most memorable role came in 1961, with BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S, in an adaptation of Truman Capote's novel, about a lively young New Yorker social butterfly, engaged in lucrative love affairs (played by Audrey Hepburn) who becomes romantically entangled with a handsome, new neighbor who is being kept by an older woman.
In 1962, he was an ensemble member of the cast of HOW THE WEST WAS WON, as Zeb Rawlings. George Peppard was in several blockbuster hits in the 60's: HOW THE WEST WAS WON, THE VICTORS, THE CARPETBAGGERS, and OPERATION CROSSBOW. In the 1966 movie, THE BLUE MAX Peppard played a dare devil German pilot in World War .
George Peppard acted in, directed and produced the drama FIVE DAYS FROM HOME (1979), about an con who escapes to visit his son in the hospital.
In 1981 Peppard began shoot DYNASTY, but due to differences with the producers, he was fired and his part reassigned to John Forsythe.
In 1982, George Peppard starred in the television action show THE A-TEAM, which ran from 1983 to 1987.
George Peppard was married 5 times.
George Peppard's notable movie credits include...
THE TIGRESS (1992)
WELCOME TO OBLIVION (1990)
SILENCE LIKE GLASS (1989)
DISORGANIZED CRIME (1989)
THE A-TEAM (1983-1987 TV series)
FIVE DAYS FROM HOME (1979)
NEWMANS LAW (1974)
THE EXECUTIONER (1970)
HOW THE WEST WAS WON (1962)
PORK CHOP HILL (1959)
THE STRANGE ONE (1957)
George Peppard in BATTLE BEYOND THE STARS.
George Peppard with Audrey Hepburn in BREAKFAST AT TIFFANY'S.
George Peppard in BANACEK (TV Series).
George Peppard in THE BLUE MAX (1966).