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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 & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Targets
Targets Sammy Michaels
(1968)
Hitchcock/Truffaut
(2015)
Paper Moon
Paper Moon Director
(1973)

Filmography

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 2018 The Creatress (announced)
Theo Mencken
 2017 Willie and Me (post-production)
Charley
 2017 Los Angeles Overnight (completed)
Vedor Ph.D.
 2016 Documentary Now! (TV Series)
Peter Bogdanovich
 2016 6 Love Stories
Duane Crawford
 2016/II Between Us
 2016 The Tell-Tale Heart
The Old Man
 2016 Durant's Never Closes
George
 2015 Pearly Gates
Marty
 2014 While We're Young
Speaker
 2013 Are You Here
Judge Harlan Plath
 2013/III Cold Turkey
Poppy
 2013/II Don't Let Me Go
Man
 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
 2010 How I Met Your Mother (TV Series)
Peter Bogdanovich
- Robots vs. Wrestlers (2010) ... Peter Bogdanovich
 2008 Humboldt County
Professor Hadley
 2007 The Doorman
Peter
 2007 The Fifth Patient
Edward Birani
 2007 The Dukes
Lou
 2007 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Psychologist
- 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)
Zach
- 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
Milo
 2000 Rated X (TV Movie)
Film Professor
 1999 Coming Soon
Bartholomew
 1999 Claire Makes It Big (Short)
Arturo Mulligan
 1998 Lick the Star (Short)
Principal
 1998 54
Elaine's Patron (as Peter Bogdonovich)
 1997 Highball
Frank
 1997 Bella Mafia (TV Movie)
Vito Giancamo
 1997 Mr. Jealousy
Dr. Howard Poke
 1994 Picture Windows (TV Series)
Lucca
- 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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Personal Details

Other Works:

Stage: Directed/produced off-Broadway revival of "Once in a Lifetime" by Moss Hart See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Biographical Movie | 3 Print Biographies | 9 Interviews | 11 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Alternate Names:

Peter Bogdonovich | Derek Thomas

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[ on The Last Picture Show (1971)] We had such a bunch of good actors in that film. [The scene in which] Cloris Leachman [who won the best supporting actress Oscar for her role] throws that coffee pot and yells at Timothy Bottoms - Cloris did it brilliantly. She wanted to rehearse it and I kept saying, "I don't want to rehearse it; I want to see it for the first time when we actually roll." I had... See more »

Trivia:

Bogdanovich's own story has been a remarkable if often tumultuous one - a story not entirely unlike Welles' own in its extremes of success and failure. Bogdanovich rocketed to fame in his 30s with a trio of beloved classics, "The Last Picture Show" (story-screenplay 1972) and "What's Up Doc" (story-screenplay, director 1972), "Paper Moon" (director 1973) and later with "At Long Last Love" (... See more »

Trademark:

Always seen wearing a neck scarf

Star Sign:

Leo

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