Peter Madden rose to fame as an actor, gracing the silver screen many times over the course of his career. Madden's earliest roles were in film, including the Howard Keel action picture "Floods of Fear" (1958), "Exodus" (1960) and "Saturday Night and Sunday Morning" (1961) with Albert Finney. He also appeared in the dramatic adaptation "A Kind of Loving" (1962) with Alan Bates, the drama "The Loneliness of the Long Distance Runner" (1962) with Tom Courtenay and the Bing Crosby comedy "The Road to Hong Kong" (1962). His passion for acting continued to his roles in projects like the Susan Hayward dramatic adaptation "Stolen Hours" (1963), "From Russia With Love" (1964) and "Nothing But the Best" (1964) with Alan Bates. He also appeared in the Gina Lollobrigida drama "Woman of Straw" (1964), the dramatic adaptation "Doctor Zhivago" (1965) with Geraldine Chaplin and the horror feature "Frankenstein Created Woman" (1967) with Peter Cushing. Film continued to be his passion as he played roles in the Robert Stephens comedic adventure "The Private Life of Sherlock Holmes" (1970), "On the Buses" (1971) and the comedy "One of Our Dinosaurs Is Missing" (1975) with Helen Hayes. He also appeared in "Mohammad Messenger of God" (1976) with Anthony Quinn. Madden last worked on the action movie "Virus" (1999) with Jamie Lee Curtis.