Peter Egan is the actor who portrayed the Marquess of Flintshire, nicknamed Shrimpie, in Downton Abbey. Peter Egan was born on September 28, 1946 in London, England as Peter Joseph Egan.

He is an actor, known for Death at a Funeral (2007), Bean (1997) and Chariots of Fire (1981). He also starred in Grantchester, as did Anna Chancellor, Oliver Dimsdale, and Sarah Crowden.

He has been married to actress Myra Frances since February 13, 1977, and is the father of actress Rebecca Egan.

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