How old was Peter Cushing in the movie Star Wars?

Peter Cushing was 63 in Star Wars when he played the character 'Grand Moff Tarkin'.

That was over 46 years ago in 1977.

In 1994 he died aged 81, starring in 120 films in his career, 31 of those after Star Wars was first released. If he were alive today he would be 110.

How old do you think he looks in the movie?

In Star Wars, I think Peter Cushing looks:

Did you know?

  • Director George Lucas has worked with Peter Cushing just once in his career.
  • Peter Cushing's first movie was as 'Second Officer' in The Man in the Iron Mask, released in 1939 when he was 25
  • Star Wars scores 8.21 out of 10 on TMDB.

The cast of Star Wars

Peter Cushing's other movies