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Pieter van der hurk

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Peter Hurkos, Dutch author. Honorary police chief, New Jersey, Redondo Beach, California, Palm Springs, California, Phoenix, Chicago, Syracuse, New York, Miami. Served with Dutch Underground, 1939-1945. Member American Federation of television and Radio Artists, Screen Actors Guild.


Hurkos, Peter was born on May 21, 1911 in Dordrecht, The Netherlands. Came to the United States, 1956, nauturalized, 1959.


  • book

  • Other Work

    • Author: Psychic, 1959. Psychic World of Peter Hurkos, 1970. I Have Many Lives, 1975.Actor appearing in The Boston Strangler, 1970, Mysterious Monsters, 1976, The Amazing World of Psychic Phenomena, 1978, Now I Lay Me Down to Sleep, 1979, Boxoffice, 1982. Television and radio appearances. Psychic detective on cases involving mission persons and murder victims including The Stone of Scone, London, The Boston Strangler, Missing The Silk King - Jim Thompson, The Ann Arbor (Michigan) Co-Ed Murders, The Sharon Tate Multiple Murders, Los Angeles, Ronald Hughes - The Missing Manson Attorney, Los Angeles.


Served with Dutch Underground, 1939-1945.


Son of Jacobus and Apolonia (Van Eijsden) Van der Hurk. | Second Marriage - Maria van Croonenbourgh, one daughter, Carola | Third Marriage to Stephany Farb, May 11, 1970, one daughter Gloria Ann | 4 other children from first marriage, Peter, Benny, Bea and Connie.

Jacobus - Dutch

Apolonia Van Eijsden - Dutch