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Peter Bogdanovich

Peter Bogdanovich was conceived in Europe but born in Kingston, New York. He is the son of immigrants fleeing the Nazis, Herma (Robinson) and Borislav Bogdanovich, a painter and pianist. His father was a Serbian Orthodox Christian, and his mother was from a rich Austrian Jewish family. Peter originally was an actor in the 1950s, studying his craft ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 15 wins & 10 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Wet Paint (announced)
Shepherd Leaden
 2015 The Tell-Tale Heart (completed)
The Old Man
 2015 Day for Night (post-production)
Vedor Ph.D.
 2015 Pearly Gates
 2014 While We're Young
 2013 Are You Here
Judge Harlan Plath
 2013/III Cold Turkey
 2013 The Between
 2011 Rizzoli & Isles (TV Series)
Arnold Whistler
- Burning Down the House (2011) ... Arnold Whistler
 2010 Queen of the Lot
Pedja Sapir
 2010 Abandoned (Video)
Dr. Markus Bensley
 2008 Humboldt County
Professor Hadley
 2007 The Doorman
 2007 The Fifth Patient
Edward Birani
 2007 The Dukes
 2007 The Simpsons (TV Series)
- Yokel Chords (2007) ... Psychologist (voice)
 2007 Dedication
Roger Spade
 2004 8 Simple Rules (TV Series)
Dr. Lohr
- Daddy's Girl (2004) ... Dr. Lohr
 2003 Getting the Moon (Video short)
 2003 Out of Order (TV Mini-Series)
- Put Me in Order (2003) ... Zach
- Follow the Rat (2003) ... Zach
- Losing My Religion (2003) ... Zach
- The Art of Loss (2003) ... Zach
- Pilot: Part Two (2003) ... Zach
 2001 Festival in Cannes
 2000 Rated X (TV Movie)
Film Professor
 1999 Coming Soon
 1999 Claire Makes It Big (Short)
Arturo Mulligan
 1998 Lick the Star (Short)
 1998 54
Elaine's Patron (as Peter Bogdonovich)
 1997 Highball
 1997 Bella Mafia (TV Movie)
Vito Giancamo
 1997 Mr. Jealousy
Dr. Howard Poke
 1994 Picture Windows (TV Series)
- Song of Songs (1994) ... Lucca
 1981 They All Laughed
Disk Jockey (uncredited)
 1979 Saint Jack
Eddie Schuman
 1977 Opening Night
Peter Bogdanovich (uncredited)
 1971 The Last Picture Show
DJ (voice, uncredited)
 1968 Targets
Sammy Michaels
 1967/II The Trip (uncredited)
 1966 The Wild Angels
Townsman in Fight at 'Loser's Funeral (uncredited)
 1958 Kraft Theatre (TV Series)
- Fifty Grand (1958)
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1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 9 Interviews | 11 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Peter Bogdonovich | Derek Thomas


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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I think one of the reasons younger people don't like older films, films made say before the '60s, is that they've never seen them on a big screen, ever. If you don't see a film on a big screen, you haven't really seen it. You've seen a version of it, but you haven't seen it. That's my feeling, but I'm old-fashioned. See more »


An extensive interview with Fritz Lang resulted in the book "Fritz Lang in America" published by Praesger in 1967. See more »


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