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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 16 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Paper Moon
Paper Moon Director
(1973)
Targets
Targets Sammy Michaels
(1968)
Saint Jack
Saint Jack Eddie Schuman
(1979)

Filmography

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 2018 The Creatress (post-production)
Theo Mencken
 2018 The Other Side of the Wind (post-production)
Brooks Otterlake
 2017 Willie and Me (post-production)
Charley
 2017 Los Angeles Overnight
Vedor Ph.D.
 2017 Get Shorty (TV Series)
Giustino Moreweather
- Turnaround (2017) ... Giustino Moreweather
 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
 2000-2007 The Sopranos (TV Series)
Dr. Elliot Kupferberg / Elliot Kupferberg
- The Blue Comet (2007) ... Elliot Kupferberg
- The Second Coming (2007) ... Dr. Elliot Kupferberg
- Stage 5 (2007) ... Elliot Kupferberg
- Johnny Cakes (2006) ... Elliot Kupferberg
- All Happy Families (2004) ... Dr. Elliot Kupferberg
 2005-2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
George Merritt
- Bombshell (2007) ... George Merritt
- Sex Club (2005) ... George Merritt
 2007 The Dukes
Lou
 2007 The Simpsons (TV Series)
Psychologist
- Yokel Chords (2007) ... Psychologist (voice)
 2007 Dedication
Roger Spade
 2007 Broken English
Irving Mann
 2006 Infamous
Bennett Cerf
 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:

Book: "Who the Devil Made It" (interviews with film directors, including Howard Hawks, Edgar G. Ulmer and Leo McCarey). New York: Alfred A. Knopf, ISBN 0679447067 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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Personal Quote:

[on making The Last Picture Show (1971)] I hope I'm not repeating what happened to [Orson Welles]. You know, make a successful serious film like this early and then spend the rest of my life in decline. See more »

Trivia:

Bogdanovich's feature film "She's Funny That Way" was greeted with a standing ovation at the 2014 Venice Film Festival; since then, critics have been divided, with some finding it charming and funny and others deeming it overly old-fashioned. As a scholar of film history - the kind of dyed-in-the-wool cinephile who can tell you that the term "screwball comedy" was coined by "Hollywood's Daily ... See more »

Trademark:

Always seen wearing a neck scarf

Star Sign:

Leo

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