Peter Chelsom is a Actor, Director, Scriptwriter and Producer British born on 20 april 1956 at Blackpool (United-kingdom)
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Peter Chelsom (born 20 April 1956) is a British actor and film director. He has directed among others such films as Shall We Dance? and Hannah Montana: The Movie
Chelsom was born in Blackpool, Lancashire, the son of antiques shop owners Kay and Reginald Chelsom. He studied at the Central School of Drama in London. He worked as an actor for the Royal Shakespeare Company as well as taking part in numerous film and television productions including A Woman of Substance which also included Jenny Seagrove and Deborah Kerr. While acting he developed a growing interest in writing and directing. From 1985-98 he ran the television film course at Central School of Drama and later taught at both the Actors' Institute and Cornell University.
In 2001, he directed one of the highest loss making films ever made: Town & Country.