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Peter Coyote

Peter Coyote was born on October 10, 1941 in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA as Rachmil Pinchus Ben Mosha Cohon. He is an actor, known for E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), A Walk to Remember (2002) and Bitter Moon (1992). He has been married to Stefanie Pleet since 1998. He was previously married to Marilyn McCann. See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 3 wins & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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2 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | 2 Pictorials | See more »

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6' 3" (1.91 m)

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I'm a Zen-Buddhist student first, actor second. If I can't reconcile the two lives, I'll stop acting. I spend more time off-screen than on.


Along with Glenn Close, he narrarated the opening ceremony of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Utah. See more »


Dulcet voice (hence several narrative roles)

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