Peter Noone - Biography
Peter Blair Denis Bernard Noone is a multi-talented entertainer, who has been delighting
audiences nearly all his life. He was born in Manchester, England, where he studied voice
and acting at St. Bede’s College and the Manchester School of Music and Drama. As a
child, he played “Stanley Fairclough” in the long-running British soap opera Coronation
Street. He was also featured in the television series Knight Errant, Family Solicitor and
Monro’s Saki Stories.
At the age of fifteen, Peter achieved international fame as “Herman”, lead singer of the
legendary pop band Herman’s Hermits. His classic hits include: “I’m Into Something
Good”, “Mrs. Brown, you’ve Got A Lovely Daughter”, “I’m Henry VIII, I Am”,
“Silhouettes”, “Can’t You Hear My Heartbeat”, “Wonderful World”, “Just A Little Bit
Better”, “There’s A Kind of Hush”, “A Must To Avoid”, “Listen People”, “No Milk
Today” “The End of the World” “Leaning On A Lamp Post”, and “Dandy”. Ultimately,
Herman’s Hermits sold over fifty-two million recordings. In all, fourteen singles and
seven albums went gold.
As “Herman”, the photogenic Noone graced the cover of nearly every international
publication including Time Magazine. He performed on hundreds of television shows and
appeared with such luminaries as Ed Sullivan, Jackie Gleason, Dean Martin and Danny
Kaye. He was cast as the engaging “Duke of Cheshire” in ABC’s musical version of The
Canterville Ghost. Soon thereafter, he portrayed the title role in Hallmark Hall of Fame’s
Pinocchio. He also starred in three highly successful feature films for M-G-M: Mrs.
Brown, You’ve Got A Lovely Daughter, Hold On! and When The Boys Meet The
With characteristic zeal, Peter took on leading roles in full-scale theatrical productions of
Dick Wittington, Aladdin and Sinbad The Sailor. These live stage spectaculars were
mounted at major theatres throughout Great Britain and Noone received critical acclaim for
his outstanding work. In the eighties, Peter starred on Broadway in the New York
Shakespeare Festival’s production of Gilbert and Sullivan’s The Pirates of Penzance. He
won rave reviews for his superb portrayal of the dashing, young hero, “Frederic”. His
performance was so well received, that he went on to reprise the role at the world-famous
Drury Lane Theatre in London. Noone charmed audiences worldwide as he continued to
play “Frederic” with both the U.S. National Touring Company and the International
Touring Company of “Pirates”.
Peter’s acting career flourished with guest-starring roles in prime-time television series
such as: Married With Children, My Two Dads, Dave’s World, Easy Street, Too
Close For Comfort, and Laverne and Shirley. In a memorable episode of Quantum
Leap, he shed his “nice guy” image to portray “Dwayne”, a scheming promoter with
murderous intentions. He starred as “Apoo”, a frustrated African relief worker, in the Los
Angeles stage premiere of Topokana Martyr’s Day and as Alfred Von Wilmers in the
U.S. National Tour of the smash Broadway hit Romance, Romance.
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