Peter Woodward (born January 24, 1956, in London) is an English actor. He is the voice of Dick Dastardly in the 2017 revival of Wacky Races.


Peter Woodward was born into a family of actors. His father, Edward Woodward (star of the CBS series The Equalizer); brother, Tim, and sister, Sarah, are all well-known British actors.

Peter graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) and then joined the Royal Shakespeare Company, starring in many of their productions, including "The Winter's Tale," "The Comedy of Errors" and "A Midsummer Night's Dream."

Peter has also played a wide range of major character roles in films and television, including the role of the German officer Captain Stossel in the feature film The Brylcreem Boys (1998). As a member of the British Academy of Dramatic Combat, Peter is known in the film industry for his work as a fight arranger and as a post-production supervisor, writing the ADR dialogue for such films as 1492: Conquest of Paradise (1992),

20,000 Leagues Under the Sea (1997), The Scarlet Tunic (1998), Les Misérables (1998) and Ossessione fatale (1991).

Branching out, Peter recently formed a production company, Tripal Productions, with his father, Edward Woodward. For this company, Peter wrote and produced his first feature film, The House of Angelo (1997), with his father in the starring role as Angelo.

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