Peter Graves

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Peter Graves
Birth name Peter Duesler Aurness
Born March 18, 1926 in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
Died March 14, 2010 in Pacific Palisades, California, USA from a heart attack
Notable Roles Jim Phelps in Mission: Impossible
Notable Episodes
Awards star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
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Peter Graves was an American actor, best known for his role as Jim Phelps on Mission: Impossible.

Contents

Biography

Roles

Starring Roles

Series Role Year(s) Season(s)
Fury Jim Newton 1955–1960
Whiplash Christopher Cobb 1960–1961 1
Court Martial Frank Whittaker 1965–1966 1
Mission: Impossible Jim Phelps 1967–1973 2 3 4 5 6 7

Guest Starring Roles

Series Role Episode Airdate
Route 66 David Leland Fisk 2x20 - You Never Had It So Good February 23, 1962
Route 66 Peter Hale 2x31 - Hell Is Empty, All the Devils Are Here May 25, 1962
The Farmer's Daughter Congressman McDermott 1x21 - The Playboy of Capitol Hill February 12, 1964
The Virginian Robert Gaynor 2x21 - A Matter of Destiny February 19, 1964
Laredo Ben Conrad 1x18 - That's Noway, Thataway January 20, 1966
Branded Senator Keith Ashley 2x28 - The Assassins (1) March 27, 1966
Branded Senator Keith Ashley 2x29 - The Assassins (2) April 3, 1966
Run for Your Life Jim Carlson 2x05 - The Dark Beyond the Door October 10, 1966
Daniel Boone Logan Harris 3x06 - Run a Crooked Mile October 20, 1966
Twelve O'Clock High Captain Dula 3x16 - A Long Time Dead January 6, 1967
The F.B.I. Manning Fryes 2x21 - Rope of Gold February 12, 1967
Buck Rogers in the 25th Century Noah Cooper 1x08 - Return of the Fighting 69th October 25, 1979
Simon & Simon Wade Christian 1x01 - Details at Eleven November 24, 1981
Murder, She Wrote Dr. Edmund Gerard 1x05 - Lovers and Other Killers November 18, 1984
Life with Lucy Ben Marshall 1x03 - Love Among the Two-by-Fours October 4, 1986
The Golden Girls Jerry Scott 7x06 - Mother Load October 26, 1991
7th Heaven John Camden 1x14 - Seven Is Enough February 3, 1997
7th Heaven John Camden 1x19 - It's About George... April 28, 1997
Diagnosis Murder Himself 5x09 - Must Kill TV November 6, 1997
7th Heaven John Camden 2x11 - Lead, Follow or Get out of the Way January 12, 1998
7th Heaven John Camden 2x22 - ... and Girlfriends May 11, 1998
7th Heaven John Camden 4x01 - The Tattle Tale Heart September 20, 1999
7th Heaven John Camden 5x02 - Help October 9, 2000
7th Heaven John Camden 6x01 - Changes September 24, 2001
7th Heaven John Camden 6x20 - The Known Soldier May 6, 2002
7th Heaven John Camden 6x22 - Holy War (2) May 20, 2002
House, M.D. Myron 1x20 - Love Hurts May 10, 2005
7th Heaven John Camden 10x02 - Home Run September 26, 2005
Cold Case Anton Bikker '06 3x21 - The Hen House April 30, 2006
7th Heaven John Camden 11x15 - Tit for Tat February 11, 2007

Specials and Made-for-TV Movies

Title Role Airdate Series/Banner
The Underground Man Lew Archer May 6, 1974 NBC Monday Night at the Movies

Talk, News and Game Show Appearances

Director

Series Episode Airdate
Gunsmoke 11x26 - Which Dr. March 19, 1966
Mission: Impossible 7x11 - Kidnap December 2, 1972

Memorable Moments

Awards and Accolades

Golden Globe Awards

(1 Win in 3 Nominations)

  • Won: Best TV Actor - Drama (1971)
Mission: Impossible

Trivia