Peter Breck

American actor

Joseph Peter Breck (March 13, 1929 – February 6, 2012) was an American actor and personality who is known for his roles in The Big Valley, Shock Corridor, Black Saddle, The Beatniks, and in the Crawling Hand.

Breck in January 1959

Breck was born on March 13, 1929 in Rochester, New York. He was raised in Houston, Texas. He studied at the University of Houston. Breck was married to Diana Breck from 1960 until his death in 2012. They had one son, Christopher. Breck died on February 6, 2012 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada from dementia, aged 82.[1]


  1. Barnes, Mike. "'Big Valley' star Peter Breck Dies at 82". The Hollywood Reporter.

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