Pete is married. His wife is a BBC drama assistant. They have two children.
Pete switched agents once because he asked Pete to change his last name.
In 2004 Pete was appointed OBE in the New Year's Honours List.
Pete often plays devious, menacing characters.
Before acting, Pete was a teacher.
Pete's father didn't believe that acting was a secure enough job for him.
Pete is 5'9" or 1.75m.
Pete: At the end of the day, acting is all about telling lies. We are professional impostors and the audience accept that. We've made this deal that we tell you a tale and a pack of lies, but there will be a truth in it. You may enjoy it, or it will disturb you.
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