17 May 1946 |
Peter Hinwood (born 17 May 1946) is an English actor. Hinwood worked as both a photographer and a professional model while he was pursuing his acting career. Hinwood is mostly noted for his film appearance as the well-oiled, muscular and mostly mute creation Rocky Horror in the 1975 cult classic, The Rocky Horror Picture Show. Rocky's singing voice was dubbed in post-production by Australian singer Trevor White. Both Hinwood and White were interviewed by Scott Michaels for his 2002 book Rocky Horror: From Concept to Cult.
His portrayal of Dr. Frank-N-Furter's "creation" was the most significant role of Hinwood's limited acting career. Hinwood had previously played the Greek god Hermes in the Adventures of Ulysses mini-series on British television in the late 1960s. He performed in one other horror film before Rocky Horror, as "Guy" in Roddy McDowall's macabre Tam Lin. After Rocky Horror, he capped his cinematic career with a bit role in Paul Humfress and Derek Jarman's homoerotic Roman historical drama, Sebastiane.
He is now an antiques dealer in London.
Hinwood told People magazine in 2000 that there were three reasons why he chose not to continue to milk his Horror moment. "One, I can't act. Two, I cringe with embarrassment every time I see myself on film. Three, I relish a quiet, peaceful life." Hinwood also revealed that in 1994 he had rediscovered the gold hot pants he wore in the film and sold them through an auction house for nearly $1,000. They are now part of the Hard Rock memorabilia collection, and were for a time displayed in their Myrtle Beach, South Carolina restaurant. At present the shorts can currently be viewed at the Orlando Hard Rock.
4/9/11 Peter Hinwood's Fine Antiques (4711 Convention)
The Friday Nite Specials cast of Aberdeen, New Jersey presents 'Peter Hinwood's Fine Antiques' at the 4711 Rocky Horror convention in Atlantic City. Check ou...
Rose Tint My World - The Rocky Horror Picture Show (Lyrics)
A lyric video with pictures of my favorite song from the amazing Rocky Horror Picture Show starring Richard O'Brien,Tim Curry, Susan Sarandon, Barry Bostwick...
Peter Hinwood Googles Himself.
Uh Oh! Seems like ol' Pete found the preshow of him wigging out in his antiques store and is none too pleased!
"(You Gotta) Fight For Your Right (To Rocky)" - Official Promo for RKO Con 2013
The second official promo video for RKO Con 2013. COMING IN 2013, AUGUST 22nd-25th - PROVIDENCE, RI Ladies and gentlemen, and rich weirdos of all ages - The ...
A few words with (fake) Peter Hinwood regarding RKO CON!
Uh oh! Looks like Crazy Ol' Pete found out that he wasn't invited to RKO CON and he isn't happy.... RKO CON Providence RI, August 22-25, 2013 www.rkocon.com ...
Pierre Le Tan-Peter Hinwood
The Rocky Horror Picture Show "Sweet Transvestite"
The Rocky Horror Picture Show "Sweet Transvestite" Tim Curry: Dr. Frank-N-Furter Susan Sarandon: Janet Weiss Barry Bostwick: Brad Majors Richard O'Brien: Rif...
Sebastiane de Derek Jarman
adpatação polêmica e ousada da história do famoso mártir cristão Sebastiane. No ano de 300 antes de Cristo, durante o reinado do imperador Diocleciano, uma s...
"Rose Tint My World / Floorshow" Fan Video
Fan video of "Rose Tint My World / Floorshow" by Peter Hinwood, Barry Bostwick, Little Nell & Susan Sarandon. Created using Video Star: http://VideoStarApp.c...
Rocky Redux 2009 - Somebody Super Like Beef
The April Fool's "Redux" show was an opportunity to spare the crowd from the unique lip-synching capabilities of Peter Hinwood... the creation and "The Sword...
Wed, 29 Oct 2014 23:00:00 -0700
Peter Hinwood, who played Rocky, was an underwear model and had never acted before. All of his speaking lines were cut, and his singing voice was dubbed over with a different singer. • Richard O'Brien, who played Riff Raff, wrote the film, the original ...
Wed, 26 Nov 2014 03:37:30 -0800
Avançamos tecnologicamente, superamos enfermidades e estudamos a fundo a nossa origem, no entanto, entra ano e sai ano e parte da sociedade não consegue deixar de lado o tal do preconceito. A história nos mostra atrocidades cometidas por essa ...
Thu, 14 Aug 2014 05:33:45 -0700
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Tue, 17 Jun 2014 11:48:31 -0700
Rocky Horror (Peter Hinwood): Muscular and blond, Rocky is Dr. Frank-N-Furter's creation with an intentionally healthy sex drive. Rocky, built in seven days with the sole purpose of entertaining his creator, shares a brain with Frank-N-Furter's former ...
Tue, 29 Jul 2014 10:32:08 -0700
It's hard to imagine a movie that has the cult standing to get a load of middle-aged men cramming themselves into lingerie, but The Rocky Horror Picture Show does just that on the regular! When I first laid eyes on this all-singing, all-dancing ...
Thu, 03 Jul 2014 12:38:22 -0700
Susan Sarandon has been making memorable movies for decades, playing victims and damsels in distress in her youth and, later in her career, iron-willed portraits of strength, all threaded through with irrepressible sensuality. And with five Oscar ...
New York Daily News
New York Daily News
Sat, 04 Jan 2014 23:03:01 -0800
The fiend Eckhart most resembles is Peter Hinwood's creature in “The Rocky Horror Picture Show” (1975). Then on May 16, “Godzilla” does the time warp again in another eponymous film for the giant lizard. The new movie stars Elizabeth Olsen, Aaron ...
New York Times
Tue, 01 Oct 2013 09:38:39 -0700
The former actor and antiques dealer Peter Hinwood's drawing room, a mix of exotic artifacts and 18th-century objects. Fritz Von Der Schulenburg © The World of Interiors. The travel writer Patrick Leigh Fermor, photographed on horseback in Northern ...
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