Posts Tagged ‘Peter Graves’

Peter Graves Obituary

Sunday, March 14th, 2010


Peter Graves, Spymaster and Host, Is Dead at 83



By Michael Pollak
New York Times
March 15, 2010


Peter Graves, the cool spymaster of television’s “Mission Impossible” and the dignified host of the “Biography” series, who successfully spoofed his own gravitas in the “Airplane” movie farces, died Sunday. He was 83.


He died of a heart attack at his home in Pacific Palisades, Calif., said Fred Barman, his business manager.


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Peter Graves Walk of Fame Star

Friday, November 6th, 2009


Actor Peter Graves gets Walk of Fame star in LA


Peter Graves


Actor Peter Graves holds a replica plaque during dedication ceremonies for Graves’ star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on October 30, 2009 in Los Angeles. His movie career spanned classics such as “Stalag 17” to comedies such as “Airplane!”, but he is best remembered by many as the head of the “Mission: Impossible” force in the 1960s and 70s.     UPI/Jim Ruymen.