David Peel was an actor who had a successful Hollywood career. Peel began his acting career appearing in various films, such as the Dirk Bogarde action film "They Who Dare" (1954) and the Peter Cushing horror flick "The Brides of Dracula" (1960). He continued to work steadily in film throughout the seventies and the early 2000s, appearing in "Please Stand By" (1972), "Nashville" (1975) with David Arkin and the Cheech Marin comedy "Rude Awakening" (1989). Peel also created music for "Steal This Movie" (2000) with Vincent D'Onofrio. Peel most recently appeared on the documentary "The U.S. vs. John Lennon" (2006) with Carl Bernstein.