Rogues & Vagabonds

The Independent revisits the life of a notable figure. This week: Peter Cushing, from Friday 12 August 1994

Cushing in his 2016 CGI incarnation as the Grand Moff Tarkin in ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ ( Disney ) Cushing in his 2016 CGI incarnation as the Grand Moff Tarkin in ‘Rogue One: A Star Wars Story’ ( Disney )

Peter Cushing was one of the handful of actors who defined the horror movie. Whether playing Baron Frankenstein witnessing the awful results of his brilliance or Professor Van Helsing in hot pursuit of Count Dracula, he brought an air of refinement and nobility to…

via A Life in Focus: Peter Cushing, the actor who personified the horror genre | The Independent

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