Cult Movies

Peter Sumner passes away aged 74

It is Cult Faction’s sad duty to report that Australian actor, director and writer Peter Sumner has passed away at the age of 74 years old following a long illness.

Sumner appeared on the Cult Faction radar after he portrayed Death Star security officer Lt. Pol Treidum in Star Wars: Episode IV – A New Hope.

lt-pol-treidum

As well as Star Wars, Sumner appeared in My Brother Jack, Color Me Dead, The Link Men, Ned Kelly, Delta, Dynasty, Boney, Spyforce, The Evil Touch, The Lost Islands, Glenview High, Cop Shop, The Dismissal, All The Way, The Flying Doctors, Neighbours, Cluedo, Heartbreak High, Spellbinder, Outriders, and The Quarantine Hauntings.

He is survived by his wife Lynda and their three children Luke, Kate and Joanna.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s